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Minimally Invasive Surgeon/Comprehensive Flexible Endoscopist

Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group
Loma Linda, California
Starting base compensation: $250,000 – $300,000 - Adjusted based on years of experience/Faculty rank
Closing date
Jan 21, 2024

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Full Time
Position Type
Permanent, Academic/Teaching

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Academic Minimally Invasive Surgeon/Comprehensive Flexible Endoscopist Surgeon Opportunity in Southern California
Assistant/Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery

Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group

The Department of Surgery, Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery, at Loma Linda University School of Medicine is seeking a fellowship trained comprehensive flexible endoscopist/minimally invasive surgeon (MIS) to join our team for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor of Surgery.

Comprehensive Flexible Endoscopist/Advanced MIS: This surgeon will have a practice applied to complex flexible endoscopy, foregut, and general surgery.  Opportunity to participate in our comprehensive bariatric surgery program will be considered. Completion of a complex flexible endoscopy fellowship is required. Advanced training in MIS is ideal. Procedures the ideal candidate will be trained in include POEM, POP, TIF, ERCP, diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy including stent, and endoluminal management of leaks, and fistulas. Training in pH-probe and manometry is not required but is ideal.

Procedures performed in this division include laparoscopic and robotic complex abdominal wall hernia, foregut, bariatric, general surgery, as well as diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy. The division hosts a Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery Fellowship, participates in the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP), and has been awarded a Blue Distinction Center for its high-quality bariatric surgery program. The applicant must have a commitment to education and work closely with medical students, residents, and fellows. There is ample research opportunity and clinical outcomes research is highly encouraged. Hospital settings include an MBSAQIP-accredited academic and satellite community programs. Across all settings, our surgeons have access to eight robotic platforms. Candidates must have appropriate board certification and licensure. Women and underrepresented surgeons are encouraged to apply.

The Department of Surgery Commitment is to enable surgical faculty and trainees to reach their highest professional and academic potential while serving the Loma Linda University mission to make people whole. Our vision is to create global surgical leaders in whole person care, education, and research.

Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group is affiliated with Loma Linda University Health and School of Medicine, with the mission to deliver whole-person care at a world-class level of clinical excellence. The brand new, state of the art Troesh Medical Campus serves as the largest tertiary referral source in both Riverside and San Bernardino counties with a surrounding population approaching 4 million. Loma Linda University Health has over 1,000 licensed beds, treats more than 1.5 million outpatients every year, and serves as a Level I trauma center for a region covering more than 25% of California.

Loma Linda University Health continues to lead in integrating a faith-based approach to whole person health care. As a Seventh-day Adventist organization, our mission is to follow the healing and teaching ministry of Jesus Christ 'to make man whole.' We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

About the area

Loma Linda University is located between Los Angeles and Palm Springs in an area known as the Inland Empire. Nestled at the foot of the San Bernardino mountains, we have convenient access to beach cities, skiing hiking and a variety of other outdoor activities. This region also has excellent private and public-school systems.

Compensation & Benefits

The compensation range listed is for starting base compensation only and is adjusted based upon years of experience and/or faculty rank: $250,000 – $300,000. This amount does not include variable compensation or extra productivity and is subject to the individual department compensation plans. More information on compensation is discussed with the departments during the recruitment process.

Our benefits include:

  • Generous Retirement Contribution
  • Comprehensive Medical/Dental Coverage
  • Competitive Vacation & Sick Days 
  • CME Days and Funds
  • Relocation Assistance (if applicable)
  • Paid Malpractice Insurance
  • Paid Life Insurance
  • Loan Repayment/State & Federal (If eligible)
  • Physician Loan Repayment:

For more information on Loan Forgiveness, please click on the links below:

Physicians for a Healthy California

Public Service Loan Forgiveness 


We are a California Employer - Please note that a California residency is required upon start date.

This opportunity is not eligible for a J1 Waiver.


Navigating the ever-changing climate of today’s healthcare can be daunting, often leaving physicians with very little time to interact with patients on a human level. Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group is committed to helping navigate these complexities, allowing you to focus on what is truly important to you.

Started in 1995 by the leadership of the Loma Linda University School of Medicine, our medical group began as a physician-led administrative team supporting all disciplines dedicated to the care and wellbeing of Southern California’s Inland Empire. Today, we have grown to 1,200+ providers in a variety of practice settings. 

Serving a population of over 4 million people means you will see the full spectrum of health disorders. The great news: you’re not alone! With the resources of a large academic setting our medical group can offer, you will find dedicated, like-minded physicians committed to the best possible outcomes for your patients.

You will also have opportunities to share your knowledge and experience with medical students, residents and fellows through our affiliation with Loma Linda University School of Medicine and Loma Linda University Graduate Medical Education. In addition, Loma Linda University Research Affairs works with our world-renowned scientists to continue our rich institutional history of research. Whatever your interest, your expertise will be a welcomed addition to the opportunities found with Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group.

Through our affiliation with Loma Linda University School of Medicine and the hospital system of Loma Linda University Health, we support the mission of six hospitals and multiple clinics.  We also provide clinical services at Riverside University Health System and the Arrowhead Regional Medical Center to help you achieve your personal and professional goals. 

Start becoming the physician you always wanted to be and come join a team with a rich history of medical service. We answer a higher calling to make man whole, advancing our mission to continue the teaching and healing ministry of Jesus Christ.

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11175 Campus St
CP 11120
Loma Linda
United States

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