Neurosurgeon - Chief of Neurosurgery Spine Service

West Virginia University School of Medicine
Morgantown, West Virginia
Jul 16, 2021
Jul 16, 2022
Full Time
Position Type

The West Virginia University School of Medicine, Department of Neurological Surgery, is seeking a board-certified neurosurgeon with fellowship training in spine, or comparable experience, to lead our team as Chief of Neurosurgery Spine Service. The Department continues to expand, and the demand for our services is high. The successful candidate will be expected to build an integrated clinical spine surgery program and collaborate closely with the orthopaedic spine service. The candidate should be proficient in the surgical management of spinal trauma, complex spinal instrumentation, minimally invasive spinal techniques and other innovative spinal surgical procedures. The Service Chief will provide overall direction for the clinical, training, education and research activities of Neurosurgery Spine. Responsibilities will include providing excellent patient care, teaching medical students and neurosurgery residents, and pursuing collaborative academic activities.

Successful candidates must have an MD, MD/PhD or DO degree (the employer accepts foreign educational equivalent) and be eligible to obtain an unrestricted West Virginia medical license. Candidates should qualify for rank of associate or full professor in the Department of Neurosurgery and must have completed an accredited neurosurgery residency program. Faculty rank and salary will be commensurate with credentials.

The West Virginia University Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute, led by Dr. Ali Rezai, has expanded the departments of neuroscience, neurology, neurosurgery, neuroradiology, and behavioral medicine and psychiatry, integrating multiple disciplines and forming a team of specialists. This team coordinates a comprehensive approach, optimizing the diagnosis, management, and treatment of those impacted by neurological disorders.

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. Through our sixteen hospitals, five institutes, and more than 1000 physicians, specialists, and sub-specialists, WVU Medicine provides comprehensive healthcare services to all of West Virginia, Southeast Ohio, Western Maryland, and Southwest Pennsylvania.

Morgantown is consistently rated as one of the best small metropolitan areas in the country for both lifestyle and business climate with a growing economy with opportunities for employment. 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.

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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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