Sutures and service

Veteran and trauma surgeon Robert Borrego, MD ’84, gives back through a dedication to teaching and patient care

By: Danielle Ivanov
A headshot photo of University of Florida College of Medicine alumnus doctor Robert Borrego smiling in a suit. UF College of Medicine alumnus Robert Borrego, MD ’84.
Ten University of Florida College of Medicine class of 1984 students posing for a black and white photo. Borrego, bottom right, and fellow classmates posing for a yearbook photo.
University of Florida College of Medicine alumnus doctor Robert Borrego, left, in military uniform with two other service members. The trio is standing in front of a metal ladder. Borrego, left, smiling in his Army uniform with two fellow service members.
“I feel privileged to be a trauma surgeon, to have been part of the military and to take care of people every single day.”
Robert Borrego, MD ’84
University of Florida College of Medicine alumnus doctor Robert Borrego hauling a shark up a beach. Borrego hauling a shark on a beach.