Community General Surgeon

University of Utah Department of Surgery
Salt Lake City, Utah
Closing date
Mar 9, 2024

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Full Time
Position Type
Permanent, Academic/Teaching

The University of Utah is seeking a board-certified general surgeon with experience in running a community general surgery practice.  The applicant should have the desire to grow a community practice in the entire spectrum of general surgery including breast and endoscopy.  Applicants need to have demonstrated strong community leadership skills supporting the hospital through committee involvement and/or community health advocacy activity.  The successful applicant will have an aptitude for teaching as there will be the expectation that they will educate residents and medical students in the perioperative and operative care of patients.  They will be required to attend and participate in weekly education conferences and support the academic mission of the University and Department of Surgery.

Interested applicants should apply at:

For additional information, please contact Mark Savarise, MD at

The University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The U of U Health values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to our mission.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in setting with students, staff, faculty, and patients from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education, employment opportunities, and quality healthcare for historically underrepresented groups.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.


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