Shands at UF serves as the state’s major referral hospital and the primary training location for UF health professional students. Since its opening in 1958, this 576-bed, not-for-profit hospital has become one of the most comprehensive in the Southeast, specializing in tertiary care for critically ill patients. The hospital’s 144 intensive care beds represent the highest ratio of intensive care to acute care beds in the state.
The Department of Radiology at Shands UF is subspecialized, with faculty in Neuroradiology, Angio/Interventional, Pediatric, Musculoskeletal, Nuclear Medicine and Body Imaging. Neuroradiology has specialists in imaging, interventional and ENT. The Body Imaging section includes subspecialists in mammography, ultrasound, GI/GU, CT, chest, and MRI.
The department also offers evening and overnight call coverage for Shands at Alachua General Hospital and Shands at Lake Shore via PACS.