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Specialties & Research

Dr. Kevin Behrns, MD is board certified in Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 12 areas:
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Biliary Tract Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Diseases
  • Liver Removal (Hepatectomy)
  • Morbid Obesity
  • Pancreas inflammation (Pancreatitis)
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Diseases

Education & Awards

Dr. Behrns graduated from Mayo Medical School, Rochester. He has 8 awards.

Anthony a meyer mentor of the year award 2003 university of north carolina
Edward m copeland mentor award 2009 university of florida
Lester r dragstedt physician scientist award 2007 university of florida
Teaching scholar 2002 university of north carolina
Alpha omega alpha honor society 1999 university of north carolina
Teaching scholar 1999 university of north carolina
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2004 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer (2005 - 2007, 2009 - 2012, 2014 - 2015)


Dr. Behrns has 12 hospital affiliations:

  • Shands Hospital at The Univ. of Florida 
  • Shands at AGH 

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Additional Information
Dr. Kevin Behrns MD is a male Surgeon, has 23 years of experience and practices in Surgery.
Where does Dr. Kevin Behrns practice?
Dr. Kevin Behrns has 2 office locations.
Dr. Kevin Behrns practices Surgery near Gainesville, FL.
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