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Section Head, Breast Surgery & Breast Cancer Program

Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio
Closing date
Oct 24, 2020

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The Department of General Surgery at Cleveland Clinic is currently seeking applicants for the Section Head of Breast Services and Co-Director of Breast Cancer Program. Candidates should be Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery with fellowship training in Surgical Oncology or Breast Surgery, able to obtain an Ohio medical license and meet hospital credentialing requirements.

The Cleveland Clinic Breast Center is comprised of surgical and medical breast specialists, and psychologist that is a national referral center. A full array of services ranges from initial screening and diagnosis to innovative breast cancer treatment and management of high risk patients for breast cancer. The Breast Center has achieved Full Accreditation from the American College of Surgeons' National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC).

The Breast Cancer Program is a partnership with Taussig Cancer Center comprising a multidisciplinary physician team of breast surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, radiologists and plastic surgeons who all work together to provide customized, coordinated care for patients.

The ideal candidate for the Section Head of Breast Services and Co-Director of Breast Cancer Program should be a recognized leader within Surgical Oncology or Breast Surgery as an outstanding clinician, educator and scholar, who supports research and education within a multi-specialty organization. The Section Head will have ultimate responsibility for the clinical, educational, research and fiscal oversight within the Breast Center in order to achieve personal and institutional successes. The position includes an Endowed Chair in Breast Cancer research, and a faculty appointment at a rank commensurate with experience with the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University.

Cleveland Clinic is a nonprofit, multi-specialty academic medical center that integrates clinical and hospital care with research and education. Today, with nearly 1,400 beds on Cleveland Clinic Main Campus and 5,895 beds system-wide, Cleveland Clinic is one of the largest and most respected hospitals in the country.

Rich and diverse cultural opportunities establish Cleveland as a vibrant and versatile metropolitan area with an excellent lifestyle. The Cleveland area boasts beautiful and affordable neighborhoods that provide an ideal place for families to live and work. A variety of indoor and outdoor activities, excellent school systems, vibrant arts scene, active civic groups and abundant shopping locations are just a few of the many qualities the city and surrounding suburbs have to offer.

Interested candidates should apply online and include a CV and cover letter with your application. Your cover letter can be addressed to:

Matthew Walsh, MD, Chair, Department of General Surgery & Chair, Academic Department of Surgery

For more information please visit our website:

Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Smoke/drug free environment.

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