Spine Neurosurgeon

Employer
Westchester Medical Center Advanced Physician Services
Location
Valhalla, New York
Posted
Sep 29, 2021
Closes
Sep 29, 2022
Ref
2116576
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

The Department of Neurosurgery at Westchester Medical Center is seeking a board-eligible/board- certified neurosurgeon with advanced training and/or experience in spine surgery.  Candidates are expected to be able to obtain an active New York medical license.  Responsibilities include maintaining a productive surgical practice in spinal disease and disorders, teaching and mentoring neurosurgical residents and fellows, advancing knowledge in the field through publication and presentation of discoveries and best practices in patient care, and participating in translational research within the department to identify new therapies for patients with traumatic spinal cord injuries and neurological cancers.

The candidate would be integral to the further expansion of a rapidly growing academic neurosurgical department and multidisciplinary spine center. The Department of Neurosurgery has an excellent collaborative relationship with orthopedics, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, and an integrated pain management practice.  The Department of Neurosurgery also has significant institutional resources for both inpatient and outpatient growth allocated by hospital administration including a newly constructed outpatient pavilion, ambulatory surgery center, Globus ExcelsiusGPS™ robot, Medtronic O-arm spinal navigation system, and Zeiss microscopes. The ideal candidate must possess a strong interest in clinical care, teaching, research, and programmatic development. Subspecialty interests within spine surgery will be strongly supported especially an interest in minimally invasive techniques (MIS) including robotic spine surgery and endoscopic spine surgery. 

Company Info

As part of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network, the Surgeon will join the region's most advanced medical care and tertiary/quaternary referral hospital WMCHealth is a 1,900-bed healthcare system headquartered in Valhalla, New York, with 10 hospitals on seven campuses spanning 6,200 square miles of the Hudson Valley. WMCHealth employs more than 12,000 people and has nearly 3,000 attending physicians. From Level I, Level II and Pediatric Trauma Centers, the region's only acute care children's hospital, an academic medical center, several community hospitals, dozens of specialized institutes and centers, a state-of-the-art Telemedicine program, skilled nursing, assisted living facilities, home care services and one of the largest mental health systems in New York State, today WMC Health is the pre-eminent provider of integrated healthcare in the Hudson Valley.

WMCHealth offers a generous compensation package with performance and quality measures. In addition, we offer exceptional work/life balance, a comprehensive benefits package, malpractice insurance, paid vacation, and a generous stipend for Continuing Medical Education – including paid time off.

As a teaching hospital of New York Medical College, the candidate will have close interaction with the program's fellows, residents, and medical students. With a collegial atmosphere, educational opportunities will be available at both the Westchester Medical Center and MidHudson Regional Hospital campuses.

 

Westchester Medical Center Advanced Physician Services is an equal opportunity employer. 

Contact

For further consideration for this opportunity, please send your curriculum vitae to Pasang Lama at Pasang.Lama@WMCHealth.org.

WMCHealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Westchester Medical Center Health Network to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age (40 or older), marital status, genetic information or carrier status, disability (mental or physical), citizenship status, pregnancy, military service or veteran status, arrest or criminal accusation, domestic violence victim status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

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