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Neurosurgeon – WVU Medicine Wheeling Hospital

West Virginia University School of Medicine
Wheeling, West Virginia
Closing date
Jun 7, 2025

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Surgery, Surgery, Neurological
Full Time
Position Type

The West Virginia University School of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery and WVU Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute are seeking a Spine Neurosurgeon (ranks available: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor). The successful candidate will be expected to practice at WVU Medicine Wheeling Hospital in Wheeling, WV. We will offer a full service neurosurgery practice at Wheeling Hospital. We continue to expand, and the demand for our services is high. Two WVU Medicine neurosurgeons are currently in the practice, and they have a clinical faculty appointment among the 26 neurosurgeons that constitute the Department of Neurosurgery.

The successful candidate will practice in the area of general neurosurgery. In particular, the region will expand a Level 2 neurotrauma service over the next few years in connection with the tertiary neurosurgical services provided in Morgantown, WV, at Ruby Memorial Hospital. Additional training in neurotrauma or critical care will be advantageous, although not required. Wheeling Hospital is continuing to invest and grow support for trauma and critical care services in addition to general neurosurgical spine care in the region.

Candidate must have an MD or DO degree or foreign equivalent and must be eligible for state medical licensure. Candidates must have completed a neurosurgery residency program and must be BE/BC in neurosurgery. All qualifications must be met by time of appointment.

As a full member of the health system, Wheeling Hospital is part of a broad, integrated network of doctors, hospitals, clinics, and specialized institutes across West Virginia, Southwestern Pennsylvania, Western Maryland, and Ohio. Wheeling Hospital has served the Northern Panhandle of West Virginia, Eastern Ohio, and parts of Pennsylvania longer than any other hospital in the state. It has 247 beds, and the medical staff totals 230 primary care and specialty physicians. Two additional system hospitals provide service to this region. Weirton Medical Center in Weirton, WV has 238 beds while Reynolds Memorial Hospital has 94 beds and is in Glen Dale, WV. Other services at Wheeling Hospital include the Continuous Care Center, the Wheeling Renal Care, and the Howard Long Wellness Center. Connected to the hospital are four medical office buildings where 80 physicians have their private offices.

Wheeling is a historic city in the Northern panhandle of WV on the Ohio River and lies 58 miles west of Pittsburgh, PA. Wheeling s cultural community includes the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra which offers entertainment state-wide and educational outreach programs for students of all ages. The Oglebay Institute includes art and dance studios, classrooms, galleries, theatres and museums. From hundreds of fairs and festivals to arts and culture, there is something for everyone. Year-round activities include golf, hiking, biking, kayaking/water sports, skiing/snowboarding, and host of family activities.

The WVU Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute guides a team of 280 dedicated faculty in providing compassionate patient care and advanced medicine through education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve. The Institute spearheads efforts to develop innovative solutions for neurological and psychiatric conditions ranging from Alzheimer s to Parkinson s; autism to stroke; and paralysis to chronic pain, addictions, and traumatic brain injury.

Today, the WVU Health System, which operates under the brand WVU Medicine, has more than 30,000 employees; more than 4,000 providers; 25 member and managed hospitals; and more than 2.5 million patient visits annually.

Build your legacy as you serve, teach, learn, and make a difference from day one. To learn more, please visit, and apply online at For additional information, please contact Pam Furbee, Senior Physician Recruiter & Talent Advisor, at

West Virginia University & University Health Associates are an AA/EO employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran and WVU is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity.


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