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Chair, Orthopedics Staten Island University Hospital

Northwell Health Physician Partners
Staten Island, New York
Closing date
May 16, 2025

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Surgery, Surgery, Orthopedic
Full Time
Position Type

The Northwell Health System is seeking a Chair of the Department of Orthopedics at Staten Island University Hospital. We are seeking applicants with outstanding clinical and managerial skills who have a passion for leading, directing and developing a center of excellence.

At Northwell Health, the largest private employer in New York State, we strive to improve the health of the patients we seek to serve in our 21 hospitals and 850+ outpatient facilities. Northwell Orthopedics performs the most orthopedic procedures in the New York Metropolitan area with care offered at 48 outpatient locations and 18 hospitals. The orthopedic team at Staten Island University Hospital offers the highest quality care using state-of-the art technology in a compassionate, supportive environment. We offer collaborative research opportunities available through our Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and Academic opportunities at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell.

The Chair of Orthopedics will provide senior oversight of hospital-based services at Staten Island University Hospital. This leader will work collaboratively with hospital and Health System leaders to meet and exceed the Department of Orthopedics organizational, clinical, quality, operational, and financial goals. Responsibilities include clinician recruitment, education, supervision, strategic development, and process improvement initiatives.

As a leader, you will provide leadership for and work collaboratively with our team of voluntary and faculty physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and administrative staff. Your guidance will oversee activities of multiple subspecialty divisions to ensure quality care for the patients we seek to serve.

As an innovator, you will identify and develop new clinical programs consistent with market opportunity, patient need and financial feasibility. Your implementation of strategic vision for the department will be focused on quality, efficiency, and growth.

The Department of Orthopedics at Northwell Health

Our Approach

Northwell Orthopedics is part of an extensive network of world-class orthopedic resources and is recognized nationally and internationally as a leader in patient care, education, and research. Seven Northwell hospitals have been recognized by U.S. News & World Report for excellence in orthopedic care. Northwell Health Orthopedics strives to address the diverse needs of the communities we serve by providing a continuum of high-quality services and resources. These include:

  • Quaternary hospitals nationally recognized for the care we provide for the patients we seek to serve.
  • Optimal access to physician offices within our community for the entire region, staffed by a diverse multidisciplinary team of orthopedic surgeons, physician assistants, nurses, and nurse practitioners.
  • Continued strong commitment to education and training in Orthopedic Surgery and its related disciplines while expanding knowledge through clinical research.

Staten Island University Hospital Department of Orthopedics:

The Department of Orthopedics brings together the resources of Northwell Health and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell to provide state-of-the-art care while contributing to advances in technology, education, and research. Our department consists of 11 orthopedic surgeons who specialize in all fields of general orthopedic care.

We offer a wide range of comprehensive orthopedic care in foot & ankle, hand & wrist, joint replacement, shoulder & elbow, sports medicine, and trauma & fractures. Our experienced OR teams have extensive training in orthopedic surgery and support the delivery of high quality, efficient care. In addition, we host residents who work closely with our attendings. The Department of Orthopedics continuously collaborates with other service lines and SIUH leadership to meet the patient s needs through their entire journey.

Our Vision

To lead and excel in the delivery of care for all musculoskeletal conditions.

Focus on the Whole Patient

As the largest health care system in the New York metropolitan area and the 13th largest in the nation patients benefit from Northwell Health s entire continuum of care. Due to our extensive breadth and depth of clinical services, we are equipped to care for the most complex patients and meet 100% of their clinical, social, and emotional needs.

Comprehensive Depth and Breadth of Services

Founded in 1861, Staten Island University Hospital is a 714-bed, specialized teaching hospital located in New York City s fastest growing borough. Occupying two large campuses, plus a number of community-based health centers and labs, the hospital provides quality care to people on Staten Island, the New York metropolitan region, and to patients from around the world.

Staten Island is the third largest borough in New York City and is home to diverse neighborhoods, parks, natural areas, and cultural attractions. It is right over the bridge from either Brooklyn on the east and New Jersey on the west. You can reach Manhattan via ferry, or by car in less than 30 minutes. The small town in the Big City affords suburban living within the confines of the Big Apple; the best of both worlds. Wherever you roam, you will encounter breathtaking views, world class culture and education and a neighborhood to fit every palate.

Our 17-acre Ocean Breeze (North) campus houses a state-of-the-art emergency department, a high-tech education center, and a medical arts pavilion. Our Prince s Bay campus boasts its own emergency department and offers a range of specialty programs, and has been recognized for quality care receiving the Joint Commission s advanced accreditation for total hip and knee program. Staten Island University Hospital has also been recognized as best regional hospitals in the New York Metro 2023-2024 by U.S. News & World Report.

Staten Island University Hospital is a major a?liate of SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn and serves as a clinical campus Hofstra Northwell Health School of Medicine, which is owned by the Health System in partnership with Hofstra University. As part of the Northwell Health network of providers, Staten Island University Hospital has access to the wealth of resources and services of New York's largest health system, while remaining firmly entrenched and engaged in the local community.

Candidate Qualifications

The successful candidate will ideally possess the following qualifications and experience:

Education and Experience

  • M.D. or D.O. Degree, or equivalent, from an accredited institution (ACGME or foreign program that is similarly appropriately accredited).
  • Board Certification in Orthopedic Surgery.
  • Exceptional leadership skills.
  • Commitment to education and research.
  • Must be licensed as a physician in the State of New York.

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