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Physician-Surgery: Bariatric

Banner Health
Tucson, Arizona
Closing date
Feb 16, 2025

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Full Time
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The Department of Surgery at Banner University Medical Center -Tucson (BUMCT) is actively seeking a fellowship-trained minimally invasive surgeon specializing in bariatric surgery for its Tucson and South campus locations. Our growing practice incorporates all aspects of Bariatric surgery including primary and revisional bariatric surgery procedures, and endoscopy. This is an exceptional opportunity to join an established MBSAQIP Accredited Center Quality Program that is looking to expand its offerings to the growing patient population of Southern Arizona. The qualified candidate will receive an academic appointment that is consistent with their credentials.

The program is supported by a well-established team and has access to the state-of-the-art facilities which include robotic surgery technology. Applicants should have a strong commitment to patient care and education of clinical fellow, residents, and medical students. The Division of General Surgery maintains a minimally invasive Advanced GI Surgery fellowship and an interest in clinical research is preferable.

Main Location:

Banner University Medical Center - University Campus

1625 N Campbell Ave

Tucson, AZ 85719

Secondary Location:

Banner University Medical Center - South Campus

2800 Ajo Way

Tucson, AZ

Key Responsibilities:

  • Full Time
  • Perform bariatric surgeries with a mixture of restrictive and anastomotic procedures and use advance laparoscopic techniques and endoscopy
  • Commitment to Academic Medicine, including teaching, clinical productivity and research
  • Educate/Work with Medical Students, General Surgery Residents, and minimal invasive fellows
  • Build relationships with community doctors and referral sources
  • Contribute to community involvement and outreach efforts


  • BC or BE in General Surgery
  • Fellowship training in Bariatric surgery and/or minimally invasive surgery
  • Strong Academic background with focus on clinical productivity, education and research
  • Bariatric Surgery experience preferred but not required

Banner Health and University of Arizona Health Network have come together to form Banner - University Medicine, a health system providing the highest level of care accessible to Arizona residents. At the heart of this partnership is academic medicine, focusing on teaching and patient care with expanded research activities and nurturing future generations of highly trained medical professionals who serve the community.

Banner Benefits:

You take care of others. Let us take care of you. At Banner, your benefits package is all about your well-being. But thats more than just basic medical, dental, and vision coverage its everything that makes you uniquely you, from your emotional health, to your family to your satisfaction at work. So, we design your benefits with you in mind. We listen to what you have to say, offer a wide variety of competitive benefits to give you peace of mind, and provide additional tools and resources to support you.

  • Paid Sick Time, Personal Time Off, Malpractice, and CME Allowance
  • As one of the nations largest non-profit health systems, you'd qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program
  • Legal, Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • Pet, Auto, and Home Insurance included in Voluntary Benefit Options
  • Adoption Assistance, Fertility Benefits, and Parental Leave Support
  • Resources available for pet care, childcare, elder care, housekeeping, and tutoring
  • 24/7 Confidential Mental Health Support, plus coordination of child and elder care
  • Well-Being Program, including healthy-habit building, fitness challenges, nutrition guides, on-demand webinars, sleep guides, mindfulness, and more!
  • Financial wellness resources, including retirement plans with matching or 401b deferred options, employee perks, and discounts

Submit your CV for immediate consideration at!

Our Community: The soulful Sonoran Desert. The flavorful Southwest. The peacefully blooming community of Tucson, Arizona is nestled within surrounding mountain views and the lush Sonoran Desert. With 350+ days of annual sunshine, it is easy to soak some sunny Vitamin D with championship golf courses, scenic hiking, cycling-friendly community, horseback riding, and daytrip fishing or kayaking. Selfcare enrichment abounds in refreshing spa resorts, art galleries, enriching culture, and entertainment. Tucson was also designated a UNESCO City of Gastronomy with many exciting culinary adventures in our restaurant scene. With a population slightly over 0.5 million, Tucson is a growing city with a college town feel that continues to boast an attractive cost of luxury living to enjoy with those you love most!

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, Banner University Medical Group (BUMG) recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences and backgrounds. BUMG is an EEO/AA - M/W/D/V Employer

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