Advanced Head and Neck Ablative Surgical Oncology Surgeon

UTMB Health
Galveston, Texas
Closing date
Jul 31, 2023

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Advanced Head and Neck Ablative Surgical Oncology Surgeon

(Full -Time BC/BE Fellowship Trained Faculty)

Galveston, Texas

University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) – Galveston, Texas

UTMB is home to the first medical school in Texas, has been at the forefront of educational, research and clinical excellence since 1891. UTMB has graduated more health professionals than any other academic health center in the state. UTMB's John Sealy Hospital in Galveston is home to a Level l Trauma Center, serving a nine-county area with a total population of more than 1.25 million people. UTMB's Jennie Sealy Hospital in Galveston opened in 2016 and offers private rooms in a patient- and family-centered environment. UTMB also provides services to the adjoining Galveston Hospital for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the Shriner’s Hospital for Children.  More than 80 UTMB clinics at 30 locations serve the rapidly growing Bay Area and Galveston with access to a full range of primary and specialty care. Our Health System continues to grow, with a recently opened hospital in League City (a partnership with MD Anderson Cancer Center) and another new hospital at the Clear Lake Campus in 2019. 

Advanced Head and Neck Ablative Surgical Oncology Surgeon

The Department of Otolaryngology at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) in Galveston, Texas is actively recruiting enthusiastic Advanced Head and Neck Ablative Surgical Oncology Surgeon candidates for immediate hire.  The faculty of UTMB Health's Center for Cancers of the Head and Neck strive to provide the most contemporary, comprehensive, and multi-disciplinary care available to the community. The Departments’ outstanding physicians deliver care and treatment in the areas of head and neck cancer, skin cancer, oral cavity cancer, larynx and pharynx cancer, nasal and sinus cancer, and thyroid and parathyroid.  This position entails opportunities to participate in all aspects of clinical practice, as well as resident and medical student teaching. In addition, clinical research is encouraged but not mandatory. 

This position will be located at the UTMB League City Campus / MD Anderson Clinic as part of the joint collaboration effort of both UT System Institutions. Major surgical procedures being done at the Galveston main campus due to the complexity of the cases.  UTMB Health is undergoing rapid growth as exemplified by the completion of two cutting-edge surgical hospitals and the acquisition of a third.  With a light call schedule and generous benefits, this is an outstanding opportunity in one of the fastest growing geographic regions in the country

Candidate Requirements:

  • M.D. degree.
  • Board Certification or Board Eligibility in Otolaryngology
  • Fellowship Trained in Advanced Head and Neck Ablative Surgical Oncology
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • U.S. Citizenship or Employment Authorization to work in the U.S.
  • Ability to obtain an unrestricted state of Texas 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:

For more information, please submit an updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover Letter 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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