Krista Terracina, MD

Krista P Terracina, MD

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Biography

Krista Pennington Terracina, MD, is board-certified in general surgery, and serves as an assistant professor at the University of Florida College of Medicine’s Department of Surgery. Dr. Terracina attended medical school at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, Louisiana, and moved thereafter to Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia to complete her residency. During her residency, Dr. Terracina completed a postdoctoral fellowship in cancer biology at the Massey Cancer Center in Richmond, and became administrative chief resident. Following this she completed a fellowship in colon and rectal surgery at MedStar Washington Hospital Center in Washington D.C.

At UF Health, Dr. Terracina specializes in colon and rectal surgery. She is a member of the Association for Academy Surgery, the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, the American College of Surgeons, and the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery. She has also been granted several awards, including the resident teaching award, administrative chief resident award, and Virginia Commonwealth University Humanism in Medicine and Excellence in Teaching Award.

Education

Fellowship
Medstar Washington Hospital Center
2018-2019

Administrative Chief Residency
Virginia Commonwealth University
2017-2018

Postdoctoral Fellowship
Massey Cancer Center
2013-2015

Residency
Virginia Commonwealth University
2012-2017

Intern
Virginia Commonwealth University
2011-2012

Medical School
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center of Medicine
2007-2011

Board Certification

  • Board Certified in General Surgery - American Board of Surgery

Honors and Awards

Resident Teaching Award
VCU Department of Surgery
2018

Administrative Chief Resident Award
VCU Department of Surgery
2018

VCU Humanism in Medicine and Excellence
VCU Department of Surgery
2017

Humera Surigcal Society David M. Hume Resident Research Award Winner
Humera Surgical Society
2015

ACS Resident and Associate's Society Annual Essay Contest Winner
ACS
2015