Colorectal Surgeon

Westchester Medical Center Advanced Physician Services
Poughkeepsie, New York
Jul 08, 2019
Jul 07, 2020
Part Time
Position Type

The Department of Surgery, section of Colorectal Surgery at MidHudson Regional Hospital and Westchester Medical Center, members of the WMCHealth Network, are accepting applications for a full-time Colorectal Surgeon. This position will be primarily based at MidHusdon Regional Hospital and Westchester Medical Center, or some combination therein and will provide a spectrum of Colorectal Surgery services as well as actively participate in broader colorectal multidisciplinary teams such as Colorectal Tumor Board, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Team, Treatment Planning Conference, and research meetings. This position involves provided comprehensive surgical services in the treatment of colon and rectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, pelvic floor and anal rectal pathologies, and minimally invasive approaches to colorectal surgery. In addition to clinical practice, the candidate is expected to participate in the teaching of surgery residents and medical students. The candidate is expected to develop an area of scholarly expertise and the faculty rank will be commensurate with experience with credentials.


Candidate must have an MD, or DO degree, must be eligible or have an active New York State license and must be board-eligible or certified in Colorectal Surgery.

Company Info:

WMCHealth offers a generous compensation package with performance and quality measures. In addition, we offer exceptional work/life balance, a comprehensive benefits package, malpractice insurance, paid vacation and a generous stipend for Continuing Medical Education – including paid time off.

As part of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network, the Colorectal Surgeon will join the region’s most advanced medical care and referral hospital.  WMCHealth is a 1,700-bed healthcare system headquartered in Valhalla, NY, with 10 hospitals on eight campuses spanning 6,200 square miles of the Hudson Valley. We employ more than 12,000 people and have nearly 3,000 attending physicians. With Level I, Level II and pediatric trauma centers, the region’s only acute-care children’s hospital, an academic medical center, several community hospitals, dozens of specialized institutes and centers, skilled nursing, assisted living facilities, homecare services and one of the largest mental health systems in New York State, WMCHealth is the preeminent healthcare provider in the Hudson Valley.

How to apply:

Candidates should send curriculum vitae to Rifat Latifi, M.D., FACS, Director, Department of Surgery at For more information or to have a recruiter reach out to you directly please click here.

WMCHealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Westchester Medical Center Health Network to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age (40 or older), marital status, genetic information or carrier status, disability (mental or physical), citizenship status, pregnancy, military service or veteran status, arrest or criminal accusation, domestic violence victim status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

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