Gastroenterologist WVU / Weirton Medical Center

West Virginia University School of Medicine
Weirton, West Virginia
Jan 06, 2021
Jan 06, 2022
Full Time
Position Type

West Virginia University School of Medicine and the Department of Medicine is actively recruiting a board certified/eligible Gastroenterologist qualified for appointment at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor rank.

You will join our expanding Gastroenterology & Hepatology Section, committed to providing the best care to the people in the state of West Virginia and surrounding regions. The position is supported by WVU s Academic Medical Center and is located at Weirton Medical Center in Weirton WV.

Weirton Medical Center is a 238-bed acute care facility serving the Northern panhandle of West Virginia, Eastern Ohio, and suburbs of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Weirton Medical Center. The city of Weirton is rich with small town charm, security and warmth, while offering cultural, educational, and economic benefits of a metropolitan area. Consistently rated as one of the safest cities in the United States, the community is a mere 35 minute drive from the heart of downtown Pittsburgh and all the amenities a large city has to offer, as well as the convenience of a 20 minute drive to the Pittsburgh International Airport.

In addition to providing excellent patient care, the successful candidate will also be actively involved in the teaching of 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.

Qualified applicants must have an MD or DO degree or foreign equivalent and be eligible to obtain an unrestricted West Virginia medical license. Candidates must have completed an accredited internal medicine residency program and gastroenterology fellowship at the time of appointment. 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.

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 WVU Health System is comprised of thirteen member hospitals and six hospitals under management agreements, anchored by its flagship hospital, J.W Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, a 700+ bed academic medical center that offers tertiary and quaternary care. WVU Medicine has more than 1,000 active medical staff members and 18,000 employees who serve hundreds of thousands of people each year from across the state of West Virginia and the nation.

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 Annette Belcher, Sr. Physician Recruiter,

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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