Director of Breast Surgery, Staten Island University Hospital

Northwell Health Physician Partners
Staten Island, New York
Closing date
Aug 31, 2022

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Northwell Health Surgery Service Line and Staten Island University Hospital are seeking a Director of Breast Surgery with proven leadership and management skills in addition to strong clinical credentials. The Director plays a key role in physician recruitment efforts and business planning for growth and expansion. You will work closely with leadership from Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Radiology, Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, and the full complement of medical and surgical specialties who are involved in the care of cancer patients.

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications and experience:

Education and Experience

  • D. Degree or equivalent from an accredited College of Medicine
  • Completion of general surgical residency and a fellowship in breast surgery.
  • Board certification in general surgery
  • Experience as a department or division head, preferably in a major medical center or health system
  • Experience teaching residents and medical students.
  • Nationally recognized clinical, basic and/or translational research program with an established record of publication in high impact journals
  • Outstanding communication and management skills, and an ability to work collaboratively with medical staff, hospital management, and staff
  • Active participation in relevant national societies

Staten Island University Hospital is a 714-bed teaching hospital that spans two campuses and provides a vast array of services in health and wellness. Our 17-acre North campus houses Staten Island s most modern emergency department, a state-of-the-art education center and a medical arts pavilion. Our South campus boasts its own emergency department and offers a range of specialty programs, including geriatric psychiatry, behavioral health and substance abuse services. The Department of Surgery at SIUH consists of 40 full-time and 6 part-time Physicians spanning the surgical disciplines of general vascular, breast, colorectal, bariatric, minimally invasive, hernia, trauma, plastics, pediatrics, podiatry, orthopedics, and ophthalmology.

The Comprehensive Breast Center resides within our main campus at SIUH North and houses a team consisting of breast surgeons, plastic surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, nurse navigators and lymphedema therapists. The office is newly renovated and is state of the art from top to bottom. It is one flight up from the ambulatory surgery center and a short walk to the main operating room in the adjacent main hospital building.

At Northwell Health, the largest private employer in New York State, we strive to improve the health of the patients we seek to serve in our 23 hospitals and 830+ outpatient facilities. In this position, you will join 4,800 physicians and partner with a network of 76,000 employees to elevate surgical and cancer care for our Health System. This is a unique opportunity to identify and build a disease-centric programmatic team that spans all levels and functions of the organization.

Established in 2008, the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell was founded by two equal partners: Hofstra University and Northwell Health. The School of Medicine is built upon the strong clinical and graduate medical education programs of Northwell, as well as the robust research and academic programs of both Hofstra and Northwell s Feinstein Institute for Medical Research. Currently, the Zucker School of Medicine ranks among top medical schools nationwide for primary care (2018 U.S. News & World Report s Best Graduate Schools). The institution comprises more than 2,400 faculty members across 25 academic departments, and enrolls a diverse community of approximately 400 students.

For additional information and to apply, please contact: Romaine Walton, Physician Recruitment,


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