Microsurgeon / Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon

Summa Health
Akron, Ohio
Nov 03, 2021
Nov 03, 2022
Full Time
Position Type

Summa Health Medical Group is seeking a Microsurgeon to join our rapidly growing employed Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery team. We currently have 4 fellowship trained physicians covering all disciplines of Plastic Surgery. We are looking for a highly motivated and team-oriented provider to help advance our Plastic Surgery Division to the next level as we expand services.

Our program has an independent Plastic Surgery residency program with 2 residents per year, a total of 6 residents. Scholarship activity include a weekly didactic conference, monthly journal club and a biannual cadaver lab. Summa Health values research, which is supported by a dedicated research department that collaborates closely with the Plastic Surgery Division.

Summa Health Medical Group is a multi-specialty group practice of 350+ physicians employed by the Summa Health System. Comprised of 2 hospitals and 20+ health centers, Summa Health is one of the largest integrated Healthcare Delivery Systems in the state. Our team has an efficient outpatient center and plans for additional Ambulatory Surgery Centers.

Opportunity Highlights

  • Primarily reconstructive practice; maxillofacial, hand surgery, skin cancer reconstruction, extremity salvage, head and neck cancer reconstruction, lymphedema surgery, wound care, and cosmetic surgery (if interested).
  • Strong coordination of care between PCP, Breast surgeons, ENT surgeons, General and Trauma surgeons, Oncology, Radiology, OR
  • Employed position offering competitive compensation, benefit package and incentives such as sign on bonus, student loan assistance and relocation
  • Active involvement in medical student, resident and fellow education
  • 1:6 weekend practice call
  • Epic System’s EMR

Candidate Requirements

  • Board Certified/Board Eligible in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Fellowship training or recent experience in Microsurgery, required
  • Unrestricted Ohio licensure or willingness to obtain
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Commitment to quality care in a patient centered, team-based environment

Community Information

Rising from the rolling hills of the Western Reserve along the Ohio & Erie Canal, Akron is a vital heartland city at the center of multiple major transportation routes, only 40 minutes to Cleveland and 1.5 hours to both Columbus and Pittsburgh. Akron is surrounded by lush greenery and adjacent to Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Akron and surrounding communities offer affordable living, a vibrant arts scene and world class shopping. Northeast Ohio offers many quality primary and secondary education options.

EOE/AA Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

Summa Health is a tobacco-free workplace and has a nicotine-free hiring policy. 

COVID-19 vaccine required for all Summa Health employees.

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