Academic Orthopaedic Surgeon

Employer
The University of Kansas Health System
Location
Kansas City, Kansas
Posted
Mar 22, 2021
Closes
Mar 22, 2022
Ref
2077233
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

The University of Kansas Health System is seeking an Academic Orthopaedic Surgeon to join our team of nationally recognized surgical experts. This position is for an Orthopedic Adult Reconstruction fellowship trained faculty physician, who is Board Certified or Board Eligible and is interested in the further development of a robust joint program and has areas of interest around advanced technologies, and a sub-interest in knee arthroplasty. The Orthopedic Department of the University of Kansas Health System in the Kansas City, Kansas consist of 20 fellowship trained orthopedic surgeons with expertise in all orthopedic subspecialties. Providers include multiple non operative physicians and APP s. The department educates medical students, residents, and fellows. Surgical facilities consist of a well-equipped ASC, surgical specialty hospital, and a large academic hospital. recourses including personnel for clinical and laboratory research are available. Compensation is very competitive with an attractive start up package.

About the position and program

  • Opportunity for a total joint hip and knee reconstructive surgeon to help grow and expand our program
  • Successful candidate will have fellowship training and expertise in all aspects of hip and knee joint replacement surgery with a specialization in knee replacement surgery
  • Training and Proficiency in Robotic surgical treatment modalities is highly desired
  • Will be involved in clinical teaching of residents and fellows, as well as clinical research opportunities
  • Multidisciplinary care given in a highly collaborative environment

About the University of Kansas Health System

  • 910-bed academic medical center
  • 11th consecutive year ranking with US News & World Report s Best Hospital designation
  • Opened a brand-new surgical tower in 2017
  • Consistently earns national recognition for outstanding quality and safety
  • Magnet designation in nursing

About Kansas City

  • The Kansas City metro area has a bi-state population of greater than 2 million
  • Affordable housing, including downtown lofts, suburban neighborhoods and rural properties
  • Excellent school systems at all levels
  • A robust arts scene, including symphony, ballet, theater and museums
  • Sports enthusiasts can enjoy a variety of professional and collegiate sports
  • Outdoor activities abound with more than 600 parks and 24 public lakes

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