Abdominal Transplant Surgeon

Advocate Aurora Health, Inc.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Aug 27, 2020
Aug 27, 2021
Full Time
Position Type

Excellent opportunity for a recently trained abdominal transplant surgeon to join a highly respected center in beautiful Milwaukee!

Join a successful, cohesive and growing Abdominal Transplant and Hepatobiliary program under the leadership of Dr. Ajay Sahajpal. This position is located at our quaternary care facility, Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.    

Training and experience required:

  • Completion of an accredited general surgery residency program
  • A fellowship in an ASTS accredited multi-organ transplant surgery program
  • Demonstration of current experience in liver, kidney and pancreatic transplant as well as cadaveric organ procurement. 
  • Interest in hepatobiliary surgery would be welcomed. 
  • Patient centered with outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to function well as part of a multi-disciplinary team 

 Program Overview:

  • Excellent work life balance
  • Cohesive team of transplant specialists includes a comprehensive support staff, dedicated transplant Hepatologists, Nephrologists, Anesthesia, ICU and Infectious Disease specialists
  • Surgeons perform kidney, pancreas and liver transplantation, living kidney donation as well as complex hepatobiliary surgery
  • The Liver Program is modest in size and has excellent quality outcomes within Region 7 and nationally
  • This is the only liver program in the newly expanded Advocate Aurora Health System
  • Investigator-initiated research and clinical trials through our research institute
  • Teaching opportunities as both medical students and GI fellows rotate through the service
  • Opportunity for an adjunct faculty appointment through UW School of Medicine and Public Health  

What Advocate Aurora Offers:

  • An integrated, supportive organization
  • A patient-centered environment focused on providing quality health care to all patients
  • State-of-the-art technology
  • Competitive compensation
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Paid occurrence-based medical liability insurance
  • Relocation assistance up to $12,000

About Milwaukee, Wisconsin’s largest city

With a county-wide population of nearly a million, Milwaukee offers the best of everything you’d expect to find in a major city while retaining a hometown feel in its many and diverse neighborhoods. Culturally, Milwaukee has many options, ranging from performing arts centers, theaters and museums -- including an internationally designed lakefront art museum -- to one of the nation’s top 10 zoos. Sophisticated, scenic, affordable and event-filled, Milwaukee has an impressive array of public and private schools, including UW-Milwaukee and Marquette University, award-winning restaurants, world-class shopping, and one of the most convenient and “user-friendly” international airports in the world.

About Advocate Aurora Health
Advocate Aurora Health’s combined strength and stability drives us forward. Our integrated delivery model allows our clinicians to offer state-of-the-art, top tier quality care throughout eastern Wisconsin and northern and central Illinois.

Our supportive staff and leadership are committed to an autonomous practice environment and continuously strive to be on the forefront of managing the changing healthcare landscape, advances in technology and innovative approaches to providing impeccable outcomes for our patients.

Whether you’re looking to practice in the heart of a dynamic city such as Chicago or Milwaukee, a multi-specialty clinic in the suburbs, or a charming small town, Advocate Aurora Health has an opportunity for you.




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