Academic Pediatric Neurosurgery Opportunities in Southern California

Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group
Loma Linda, California
Jan 29, 2019
Jan 29, 2020
Full Time
Position Type

Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group, Department of Neurosurgery, is seeking Board Certified Pediatric Neurosurgeon to join our team, with the possibility of a leadership role. 

The positions include a very busy practice with an eclectic mix of cases from general neurosurgical to complex cranial. We are looking for a qualified surgeon who loves to teach and conduct research. The candidate should be eager to participate in the mission of Loma Linda University Health (LLUH) to continue the healing ministry of Jesus Christ.

The ideal candidate is a Board Certified neurosurgeon interested in taking the program further. This individual will hold a faculty appointment through the Department of Neurosurgery at Loma Linda University School of Medicine. On-call duties are general and averages approximately 1 in 5. The department is well represented in its collegial and friendly faculty, representing all major religions and faiths, with almost every subspecialty represented. 

The Department of Neurosurgery currently has 8 adult surgeons, 2 pediatric surgeons, and 14 advanced practice providers. Loma Linda University Medical Center is a tertiary care center with Level 1 trauma accreditation serving a population in excess of 4 million. There is a full complement of services lines, including interventional neurosurgery and proton beam therapy.

For over 100 years, Loma Linda University Health has been dedicated to excellence in health care, research, and education. Today we are building a new hospital and expanding our children’s hospital to continue meeting the health needs of our community. The new towers will be state-of-the-art, allowing for the newest advances in technology and patient care. We are also greatly expanding and enhancing our already robust research enterprise through a new collaborative research center and program endowments. 

Loma Linda University Health continues to lead in integrating a faith-based approach to whole person health care. As a Seventh-day Adventist organization, our mission is to follow the healing and teaching ministry of Jesus Christ 'to make man whole.' Together, we strive for Compassion, Integrity, Excellence, Teamwork, and Wholeness.

Loma Linda University is located between Los Angeles and Palm Springs in an area known as the Inland Empire. Nestled at the foot of the San Bernardino mountains, we have convenient access to beach cities, skiing hiking and a variety of other outdoor activities. This region also has excellent private and public-school systems. 

This opportunity is not eligible for a J1 Waiver.


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