Liver and Kidney Transplant Surgeon Opportunity in San Antonio, TX

Employer
HCA Healthcare - San Antonio Division
Location
San Antonio, Texas
Posted
Nov 12, 2020
Closes
Nov 12, 2021
Ref
2063312
Specialty
Surgery
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
Texas Transplant Physician Group, a department of Methodist Hospital | Specialty and Transplant and located in San Antonio, Texas, is searching for an outstanding, highly motivated multi-organ surgeon to join our liver and kidney transplant program.

Clinical responsibilities include a focus to expand liver transplant program and to assist the kidney transplant program.

Position and Candidate details:
  • Candidates must be ABS board certified and have completed an ASTS accredited fellowship (Accreditation of the fellowship in liver transplantation is mandatory, and accreditation of hepatobiliary surgery is preferred)
  • Must be eligible for an unrestricted Texas Medical License
  • The ability to independently perform deceased donor liver and kidney transplantation is required
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have experience with split liver transplants, DCD liver transplants and who may satisfy the UNOS requirements for live donor liver surgeon.
  • Successful candidates will have experience and a passion for leadership, program building and working in a multidisciplinary approach with colleagues in numerous specialties
Incentive/Benefits Package:
  • Employed opportunity
  • Enjoy a collaborative environment with a group of physicians with more than 60 years of combined expertise in all areas of disease management, transplant services and procedures
  • Competitive compensation and recruitment package to include benefits and CME
About Methodist Hospital - Specialty & Transplant Liver Disease and Transplant Program:
  • The Liver Disease and Transplant Program at Texas Transplant Institute, on the campus of Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital, is nationally recognized for its successful outcomes
  • Consistently ranked Best in Texas for survival rates greater than 95% for one-year and three-year survival
  • Since the program's founding in 2001, the expert medical staff have completed over 700+ liver transplants
  • On a percentage basis, we have transplanted more medically urgent patients than any other transplant program in Texas
  • For more detailed information visit the UNOS website; the code for our program is TXHS, https://sahealth.com/specialties/transplant-services/
About Methodist Hospital Specialty & Transplant Kidney program:
  • The kidney transplant program at Texas Transplant Institute, on the campus of Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital, is the 4th largest kidney transplant program in the U.S. and cares for more than 3,000 patients throughout Texas.
  • The kidney transplant program is the largest living donor transplant program in the U.S.
  • The kidney transplant program is the largest single center paired donor program in the U.S.
  • The kidney transplant program is the largest Hispanic transplant program in the U.S.
  • https://sahealth.com/specialties/kidney-transplant/
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