UF Health Jacksonville’s clinical programs of distinction offer integrated multidisciplinary care, medical and community education, and clinical research.
Neurology and Neurosurgery
The UF Health Neuroscience Institute in Jacksonville brings together a team of highly skilled neurologists and neurosurgeons who provide comprehensive care for patients suffering from diseases of the brain, spinal cord and nervous system, including brain tumors, aneurysms, epilepsy, movement disorders, multiple sclerosis, neuromuscular disease, sleep disorders, stroke and spinal disease and injury. The largest integrated neuromedicine practice in Northeast Florida, it is also one of the most advanced, with most faculty having completed fellowship training in subspecialty fields.
UF Health Jacksonville is renowned for treating patients with complex diseases and being on the forefront of advancing the science of interventional cardiology. The UF Health Cardiovascular Center in Jacksonville offers fully integrated, comprehensive heart programs, including a coronary interventional program, nuclear program, electrophysiology program, noninvasive program and peripheral interventional program.
At the UF Health Cancer Center, multidisciplinary teams of surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists and other cancer specialists work together using the latest diagnostic and therapeutic innovations to optimize cancer treatment outcomes. In addition to offering standard cancer treatment options, the UF Health Proton Therapy Institute, located on the UF Health Jacksonville campus, offers patients with certain cancers leading-edge treatment with minimal side effects.
When UF Health TraumaOne began in 1983, it was the first trauma program in Florida. Today, it is still the only adult and pediatric Level I trauma program in Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia, with more than 4,000 patients treated annually. In 2018, TraumaOne received official verification from the American College of Surgeons, a distinction given only to trauma centers that meet the most stringent criteria. TraumaOne integrates a Level I trauma center, a three-helicopter aeromedical transport service, and professional and community trauma prevention and education.
UF Health Proton Therapy Institute
Located on the UF Health Jacksonville downtown campus, the UF Health Proton Therapy Institute, which opened in 2006, is one of few facilities in the U.S. equipped to treat cancer with protons. Proton therapy greatly reduces damage to surrounding tissue, which is a significant improvement over traditional radiation therapy. Since opening, the institute has treated more than 7,200 patients from Florida, the U.S. and 32 countries. Of the 27 proton therapy centers in the U.S., the UF Health Proton Therapy Institute is one of 11 — and the only one in Jacksonville — to earn the American College of Radiology seal of accreditation, representing the highest level of quality and patient safety.
UF Health Wildlight
The UF Health Wildlight medical office building will open in Nassau County in late 2019 as part of the new Wildlight master-planned community. As part of an agreement with Raydient Places + Properties, UF and UF Health will construct health and fitness facilities in Wildlight and spearhead programs and services aimed at promoting healthier living throughout the new community.