Hand Specialist

Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri
Oct 27, 2021
Oct 27, 2022
Full Time
Position Type
Clinical faculty opportunity in nationally-ranked academic orthopedic practice.

Washington University School of Medicine’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery— Hand and Microsurgery Division — seeks a full-time clinical faculty member (rank commensurate with experience), to join our high-volume practice. This position reports to the division chief.


Clinical: Clinical responsibilities of this position include developing a full-time hand/microsurgery academic clinical practice.
  • Washington University School of Medicine enjoys strong brand awareness and has a reputation for providing  premier clinical care regionally and nationally.
  • The hand division at Washington University Orthopedics has a regional, national and international reputation for  excellence in care, including all conditions of the hand, wrist, elbow and forearm in patients of all ages.
  • We treat the simplest to the most complex conditions, including patients of our Complex Nerve Clinic, Limb
  • Preservation Clinic and Young Athlete Center.
Academic Instruction: Academic responsibilities include active participation in, and commitment to, orthopedic fellow  and resident education, including:
  • Clinical training and teaching.
  • Participating in conferences, journal clubs and related activities.
Research: The faculty member will conduct research (clinical, basic science, translational and/or biomechanics), working with researchers within the department and across Washington University School of Medicine. Our research coordinators have a long history of research contribution, with a focus on treatment strategies and outcomes for hand conditions.


Required: All applicants must have completed an orthopedic surgery residency and a hand fellowship training program, or be in the process of completing fellowship. All applicants must be board certified or board eligible, and must be eligible to obtain a permanent Missouri medical license.

Additional Qualifications: A dedication to excellence in patient care and teaching, and an interest in clinical, basic science, translational and/or biomechanics research.

About Washington University Orthopedics


Our mission is to have a national and international impact on orthopedics through excellence in clinical care, education, research and leadership. Our vision is to grow our impact on patients and our community by improving access and outcomes, to expand our geographic footprint, to train the next generation of orthopedic surgical leaders, and to transform the future of orthopedic care through discovery and innovation.


Washington University provides comprehensive and competitive benefits, including:
  • Competitive compensation plus productivity earning potential
  • Year-end bonus based on division profitability
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children
  • Discretionary allowance for approved professional and education expenses
  • Free MetroLink/bus pass
  • Free life insurance
  • Health, dental, vision insurance
  • Health savings account (HSA)
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Flex spending plan

For a summary of benefits, visit hr.wustl.edu

Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,
national origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.

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