Acute Care/Trauma Surgeon

University Hospitals
Cleveland, Ohio
Closing date
Feb 8, 2025

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Surgery, Surgery, Trauma
Full Time
Position Type

University Hospitals Division of Trauma, Critical Care, and Acute Care Surgery
Cleveland, Ohio, USA

University Hospitals is seeking an Acute Care/Trauma Surgeon to join our expanding trauma system.

UH Cleveland Medical Center is an American College of Surgeons verified Level 1 Trauma Center admitting over 2,300 trauma patients annually. The Division also runs a 24/7 Acute Care Surgery service and a Trauma/Surgical Intensive Care Unit, all three at our tertiary care, academic medical center campus. These service lines have seen tremendous growth over the past several years. The surgeon who joins this team must be prepared for a very busy practice in an urban environment with high acuity and high rates of penetrating trauma.

Our surgeons hold academic appointments as Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and are expected to participate as teaching faculty for medical students and residents from multiple departments. The Division has a robust research portfolio, including surgical simulation and a funded basic science lab with dedicated surgeon-investigators.

All experience levels will be considered for this position. Salary and academic rank will be based upon applicant credentials. Requirements include ABMS-BC/BE in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care.

University Hospitals compensation package will be very competitive and includes:

  • Relocation assistance
  • Paid malpractice
  • Paid CME and time off
  • 401(a), 403(b), and 457(b) retirement offerings with matching
  • Full medical, dental, vision, disability insurance coverage

Every day, for more than 150 years, the physicians of University Hospitals have renewed a promise to meeting our patients’ health care needs. Our talented team is integral to our rich history of success and critical to our future in a dynamic environment. As stewards of the UH legacy for excellence in patient care, our physicians are guided by an unwavering commitment to our mission: “To Heal. To Teach. To Discover”.

Interested candidates should contact:

Matthew L. Moorman, MD, MBA, FACS, FAWM, FCCM
Chief, Division of Trauma, Critical Care, and Acute Care Surgery

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