Academic Orthopedic Spine Surgeon

Syracuse, New York
Competitive salary commensurate with experience using VA's market based physician pay system
Jan 08, 2019
Feb 07, 2019
Full Time
Position Type
Academic/Teaching, Permanent

Academic Orthopedic Spine Surgeon – Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Syracuse, New York has an opening for a full-time Academic Orthopedic Spine Surgeon.  Completion of a spine surgery fellowship is required. Duties and responsibilities will include, but not limited to, participating in and/or managing all aspects of the Orthopedic Spine Program to include clinical, administrative, and academic components.  The incumbent will manage a broad range of orthopedic spine surgical interventions including surgery, providing pre-op and post-op care as indicated for major and minor procedures, as well as, consultation for inpatients and outpatients.

Candidates should have five years or more of practice experience and demonstrated proficiency in navigated minimally invasive spine surgery and endoscopic spinal surgery.  Serves as a leader or active member on medical center committees as requested and will provide education to colleagues, residents, fellows, and other ancillary staff.  The successful candidate will be required to participate in a shared rotation of night and on-call coverage.   Applicants must possess a current and unrestricted license in any state and must qualify for an academic appointment at the affiliate SUNY Upstate Medical University.  The VA offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience using VA’s market based physician pay system, and a generous federal benefits package.   

Interested candidates should e-mail a cover letter and current CV referencing job number 19-OSS by close of business February 11, 2019 to , Human Resources/05, VAMC, 800 Irving Avenue, Syracuse, New York 13210. 

Information on the Syracuse VAMC can be found at

Position is subject to random drug testing.  Equal Opportunity Employer.