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Practice as an Oculoplastic Surgeon at UPMC in Pittsburgh, PA

UPMC Southwestern PA
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Closing date
May 24, 2025

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Surgery, Surgery, Plastic
Full Time
Position Type

The Vision Institute at The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) is seeking an Oculoplastic and Reconstructive Surgeon at the Assistant/Associate Professor level to join our world class health system. Must have completed an Oculoplastic Surgery fellowship and be BC/BE in Ophthalmology with the ability to obtain a PA license.

About the position:

  • Help to grow the department's already well-established multidisciplinary care pathways by fostering ties to the primary and specialty care physicians, both inside and outside the department.
  • Teach and precept residents and fellows in our hospitals, clinics, and operating rooms
  • Research is abundant, and there is the potential (in both volume and willingness) to start an ASOPRS fellowship
  • Clinical practice opportunities are available at the UPMC Mercy, UPMC Shadyside and UPMC Oakland campuses and at our St. Margaret?s satellite, where there is a well-established practice with real potential for growth of its cosmetic arm
  • Collaborative team committed to academic advancement
  • Join a group of 59 total physicians, a division of 2 Oculoplastic Surgeons, 43 Ophthalmologists and 14 Optometrists
  • Practice locations include UPMC Vision Institute at the Mercy Pavilion and Oakland.
  • Hours are typically Monday-Friday, 8-4:30 with one ½ day administrative session

What we Offer

  • Competitive compensation with productivity incentive bonus
  • Robust benefit package recognized for its generosity and comprehensive coverage.
  • 25 days PTO/year
  • $3,000/year CME dollars plus 5 days
  • Paid occurrence-based malpractice insurance
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance, Short and long-term disability, optional group life insurance and robust retirement plans
  • Moving expenses up to $10K for qualified moves

About the UPMC Vision Institute and UPMC

  • UPMC Vision Institute is consistently ranked highly for National Institutes of Health funding for departments of ophthalmology and has one of the top basic and clinical research programs in the country.
  • Research focuses on ocular immunology, infectious disease, molecular genetics, molecular biology of retinal disease and glaucoma, and advanced diagnostic imaging technology development.
  • A specialty facility on the campus of UPMC Mercy will serve patients who have diseases of the eye or vision impairment and those who need physical rehabilitation. It contains 410,000 square feet of collaborative space for clinicians, researchers, educators, and industry partners, a state-of-the-art facility to deliver gene ad cell therapy for the eye, an innovative, fully mocked-up apartment where patients can relearn critical life skills, a 3-D street lab with simulated city streets, offices, and meeting rooms to help patients with low vision navigate their surroundings. Other areas in the building will include exam rooms, operating rooms, an optical shop, a pharmacy and therapy stations.
  • UPMC is a $23 billion world-renowned health care provider and insurer
  • 92,000 employees, including 4,900 physicians
  • Over 40 academic, community and specialty hospitals
  • Over 800 doctors? offices and outpatient sites
  • UPMC is a large, diversified, multi-hospital tertiary care medical institution and consistently ranks among the top healthcare institutions in the nation.
  • Closely affiliated with University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine which is consistently ranked among the nation?s leading medical schools

About the Community

  • Internationally recognized culinary scene, and renowned centers of higher learning in the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie-Mellon University
  • Mid-size city with all the amenities of a large city and a friendly, community vibe
  • Known as the City of Bridges, with 446 bridges, it has more than any city in the country
  • Hit the Great Allegheny Passage, a 334-mile, car-free trail for hikers, runners and cyclists
  • Famous sports culture
  • Abundant with parks, museums, music, universities and much more!

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