University of Florida

P.O. Box 100265
United States
Phone: 352-273-9000

University of Florida faculty practicing at Shands Hospital at UF, and the Evelyn F. and William L. McKnight Brain Institute at UF offer a broad range of services for patients with pituitary tumors and associated disorders. Continuing the tradition of founder, Dr. Albert L. Rhoton, Jr., the program is directed by Dr. Steven N. Roper. The UF Pituitary Surgery Program has treated over 1,000 patients with pituitary tumors, most commonly through an endonasal approach that avoids an incision under the lip or on the nasal septum.

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Services include:

Pituitary Tumor Microsurgery

Stereotactic Unidose and Fractionated

(LINAC) Radiosurgery

Pediatric and Adult Endocrinology

Reproductive Endocrinology & Fertility


Neurointerventional Radiology


Conventional Radiation Therapy





Shands Consultation Center
Physician Referral Line: 1-800-633-2122 ext. 39000

To make an appointment for yourself, please call our office in Gainesville at (352) 273-9000 OR (800) 346-3275

Shands at the University of Florida
Neurosurgical Specialties
1600 SW Archer Road, 1st Floor, Room 1097
Gainesville, FL 32610

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