Plastic Surgeon

West Virginia University School of Medicine
Morgantown, West Virginia
Jan 05, 2021
Jan 05, 2022
Full Time
Position Type

West Virginia University School of Medicine and the Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery, is actively recruiting full-time faculty plastic surgeon specializing in microsurgery. The surgeon will be qualified for appointment at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor rank. The successful candidate will be expected to practice in Morgantown, West Virginia.

Duties: The successful candidate will practice in the area of plastic surgery. In addition to providing excellent patient care, the successful candidate will also be actively involved in teaching medical students, residents, and fellows.  For appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor rank, it is expected that candidates sustain an outstanding, extramurally supported research program.

Qualifications: Applicants must have an MD or DO degree or foreign equivalent and be eligible to obtain an unrestricted West Virginia medical license.  Candidates must be board certified/eligible in plastic surgery by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and must have completed an accredited plastic surgery program. Candidates with a proven microvascular background and interest in lower extremity adult reconstruction are encouraged to apply, as well as those who specialize in craniofacial, breast, and/or general plastic surgery. For appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor rank, a demonstrated track-record of leadership, excellent communication skills, and publications in high-impact journals are required. All qualifications must be met by the time of appointment.

You will join a highly skilled surgical team making an extraordinary difference in the lives of patients across our entire state. Ours is a collaborative atmosphere that encourages growth and evolution as you practice advanced medicine in a highly satisfying academic setting.  The Department of Surgery is committed to the mission of building an outstanding academic department and to recruiting highly qualified faculty to accomplish this goal. Successful candidates will embody the clinical, educational, and research missions of the Department of Surgery.

WVU Medicine is West Virginia University’s affiliated health system, West Virginia’s largest private employer, and a national leader in patient safety and quality. The health system includes 11 hospitals with the flagship academic medical center, West Virginia University/ J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital, located in Morgantown. We also provide management services to five additional hospitals. WVU Medicine includes five institutes – the WVU Cancer Institute, the WVU Critical Care and Trauma Institute, the WVU Eye Institute, the WVU Heart and Vascular Institute, and the WVU Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute.

Morgantown is consistently rated as one of the best small metropolitan areas in the country for both lifestyle and business climate.  The area offers the cultural diversity and amenities of a large city in a safe, family-friendly environment. There is also an excellent school system and an abundance of beautiful homes and recreational activities.

Build your legacy as you serve, teach, learn and make a difference from day one.  To learn more, visit and apply online at

For additional questions, please contact Mariana Ford, Senior Physician Recruiter and Talent Advisor, at

West Virginia University & University Health Associates are an AA/EO employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran – and WVU is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity.

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