Total Joint Orthopaedic Surgeon Faculty Opportunity

UTMB Health
League City, Texas
Closing date
Jul 24, 2023

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Surgery, Surgery, Orthopedic
Full Time
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Total Joint Orthopaedic Surgeon Faculty Opportunity

University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB)

League City, Texas

UTMB Health - Innovative and Compassionate Patient Care – State-of-the-art Facilities:

UTMB Health is a billion-dollar health science center comprised of four schools (the School of Medicine, the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, the School of Health Professions, and the School of Nursing), three institutes and over 10 exceptional research centers. UTMB was the first academic health center in Texas and is home to the state’s first schools of medicine, nursing, and allied health sciences. For 125 years, the university has maintained a forward-thinking spirit that has enabled it to serve its students, its patients, and the people in Texas and beyond.  

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation (DOSR) - has a long-standing tradition of excellence in research and education. DOSR operates at three campus locations in the region including League City, Clear Lake, and Galveston.

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation is seeking a highly motivated, fellowship-trained candidates for the position of as a Total Joint Replacement Surgeon. This position will join our group in providing Joint Reconstruction services emphasizing in reconstructive surgery of the hip, including proximal femoral and pelvic osteotomies, arthroplasty, fixation of pelvic fractures, as well as knee reconstruction and replacement surgery.  Faculty also participate in the resident and fellowship education programs.  Leadership opportunities are available within the Department and Institution.

Position Requirements:

  • M.D. or D.O. from an accredited medical school.
  • Residency training in Orthopaedic Surgery.
  • Board Certified or Board Eligible in Orthopaedic Surgery.
  • Joint Fellowship training and certification.
  • Ability to obtain a valid unrestricted Texas state medical license.

Income Package:  Salary is commensurate with Academic rank, experience, and qualifications.  In addition, UTMB offers a superior benefits package, an excellent retirement program, a relocation allowance as well as other potential incentives.     

Living in South Houston and Galveston, Texas:  Galveston Island is home to approximately 50,000 residents and is known for its 32 miles of Gulf Coast beaches, temperate climate, wide array of leisure and cultural activities, and affordable cost of living – all just south of Houston, the 4th largest city in the US.  More information about UTMB and Galveston can be found on the UTMB Living Website:

Interested candidates are to submit a current and updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) to,

Skott Harrington at:

UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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