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Foot and Ankle Orthopedic Surgeon

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Iowa City, Iowa
Closing date
Jan 3, 2025

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Surgery, Surgery, Orthopedic
Full Time
Position Type

Position Description:

The Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is seeking an Orthopedic Foot and Ankle surgeon to join our dynamic team of foot and ankle surgeons, advanced practitioners, residents, and fellow. This team provides comprehensive clinical care with a broad spectrum of ongoing research activities. The ideal candidate has a strong interest in clinical excellence, teaching, and research. This is a full-time position and appointment is at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in either the clinical track or tenure track dependent upon the qualifications and goals of the individual. 

University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics—recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States—is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and a regional referral center. Each day more than 12,000 employees, students, and volunteers work together to provide safe, quality health care and excellent service for our patients. Simply stated, our mission is: Changing Medicine. Changing Lives.®

Education Requirement:

  • The candidate must hold an MD, DO or equivalent degree
  • The candidate must have graduated from a fully accredited orthopedic residency
  • The candidate must have completed a one-year orthopedic foot and ankle fellowship program


Required Qualifications:

  • The candidate must be eligible for Iowa medical licensure
  • Excellent clinical and academic credentials
  • Experience working in a team setting
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • A commitment to ongoing performance improvement



  • The candidate must be a Board-certified or Board-eligible orthopedic surgeon


Desirable Qualifications:

  • Interest in research evidenced by publications, grants, or other scholarly work
  • Experience in education including teaching of residents and or medical or other students
  • Evidence of leadership in local, regional, or national organizations including committee work, honors and awards or other service activities
  • Experience promoting an inclusive workforce in an academic environment


To apply for this position, please visit, requisition 75167

Successful candidates will be required to self-disclose any misconduct history or pending research misconduct investigation including but not limited to sexual misconduct in prior employment and provide a related release and will be subject to a criminal background and credential check.

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preferences.

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