Abdominal Transplant Surgeon

Einstein Healthcare Network
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Mar 22, 2021
Mar 22, 2022
Full Time
Position Type

Founded in 1866 as the Jewish Hospital, Einstein Healthcare Network (EHN), its physicians and its staff have been leaders in medicine for over 150 years. Today EHN is a $1.2 billion growth oriented, not-for-profit health system, anchored by the largest independent academic medical center in Philadelphia. Included in the network are Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia ,the primary tertiary (level 1 trauma) and teaching hospital in the city, the world-renowned Moss Rehabilitation Hospital at Elkins Park (the #1rehabiiilitation hospital in the state, Einstein Medical Center Montgomery, a newly built (2013) state-of-the art hospital in Montgomery county, Einstein Medical Center Elkins Park, a community hospital that also houses select surgical specialty programs, Willowcrest skilled nursing facility, Einstein Care Partners (ACO) and 3 physician companies with over 550 employed physicians. The network employs over 8,500 people, cares for over 42,000 admissions, 160,000 ED visits, 780,000 outpatient visits, and performs approximately 70 transplants per year in the kidney and pancreas programs.

The Department of Transplantation at Einstein Healthcare Network is seeking a full-time abdominal transplant surgeon.

In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Patient management (inpatient and outpatient for pre- and post-transplant patients) assessment for transplant, and immunosuppression management.
  • Performing clinical activities relative to adult kidney and pancreas transplant surgery including:
    • transplant nephrectomy, laparoscopic living donor nephrectomy, laparoscopic surgery in transplant candidates, and also participate in liver transplants.
  • A general surgery caseload with:
    • vascular access cases and other abdominal general surgery work
  • Participating in strategic planning for the continued growth of the program, participation in the quality assurance and performance improvement initiatives and engagement in research activities.
  • Familiarity with UNOS and CMS transplant regulations is a requirement
  • A focus on kidney transplant
  • New graduates may be considered on a case by case basis.
Applicants are invited to send a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to
c/o Tracy Drufovka
Radi F. Zaki, MD
Robert G. Somers MD, Chair Department of Surgery
Co-Chairman, Department of Digestive Disease and Transplantation
Director, Division of Liver Transplant Surgery
Albert Einstein Medical Center, 5401 Old York Road, Klein Suite 505
Philadelphia, PA 19141

Minimum Requirements:

  • 0-5 years of experience
  • Understand the intricacies of building a successful kidney transplant program
  • Have a demonstrated track record of clinical excellence and academic contributions
  • MD/DO From an Accredited US Medical School or foreign equivalent
  • Successful completion of an ACGME accredited General Surgery residency
  • Successful completion of an ACGME accredited Transplant fellowship
  • Ability to Obtain a PA medical license
  • Necessary certifications as required


  • Salary Commensurate with Experience
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Plans
  • Pension Plan, 403(b), 457, Structured Portfolio Investment Plans
  • PTO (32)
  • CME (5), $3000 Allowance
  • Sick Leave (12)
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Malpractice Insurance w/ Tail
  • Life Insurance
  • Verizon / AT&T Discount 22%

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