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Shands Hospital temporarily stops liver and pancreas transplants

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Liver and pancreas transplant programs are voluntarily and temporarily inactivated at Shands at the University of Florida. UF and Shands leaders made the decision after three surgeons left the program for opportunities in larger cities. WUFT-FM’s Corey Bachman talked with Shands Healthcare CEO Tim Goldfarb who says it takes a few steps to inactivate the program.

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