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Vascular Neurology Division Head and Comprehensive Stroke Center Director position

Albany Medical Center
Albany, New York
Closing date
Jul 9, 2025

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Full Time
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The Department of Neurology and the Neurosciences Institute of the Albany Med Health System is seeking Board Certified/Board Eligible Neurologist with fellowship training in Vascular Neurology to lead the Division of Vascular Neurology and the Comprehensive Stroke Center. The successful candidate will join a team of dedicated vascular neurologists, neurointensivists, neurosurgeons, neurointensive care/stroke Advanced Practice Providers, and a 5-member neuroendovascular team available 24/7. The Comprehensive Stroke Center manages 2,800 stroke patients/year, performs 150-200 thrombectomies and admits 250 patients with intracerebral hemorrhage and more than 100 patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage/ year. The position offers a unique opportunity for a mid-career vascular neurologist to develop and lead a busy academic Stroke service and CSC. The practice will include participation in cerebrovascular clinics, coverage of the inpatient service, providing education to the medical students, residents and vascular neurology fellows, as well as conducting research.

Albany Medical Center is one of the Top 100 Stroke Hospitals in the U.S., is both TJC and New York State Department of Health certified stroke center and serves as a major referral center of upstate New York and surrounding states such as Vermont and western Massachusetts. Albany Med covers 23 counties and almost 3 million people, with 16,000 transfers/year. The Comprehensive Stroke Center is the only one in this area and one of the largest per volume in New York. We have a 14- bed state-of-the-art stroke unit and a dedicated 15-bed Neurosciences Intensive Care Unit, run by 4 neurointensivists trained at Johns Hopkins, Yale and Emory.

Albany, the Capital of New York, is a mid-size cosmopolitan city with a small town and rural appeal offering high quality of life and easy access to New York City, Boston, and Montreal. Albany is a culturally and environmentally diverse area that is home to nearly 1,000,000 residents. The 3 cities of the capital region Albany, Schenectady, and Troy, and their suburbs offer a range of affordable, safe, and comfortable neighborhoods with quality schools and active community groups. Albany is home to the State University in Albany, the School of Public Health, Albany College of Pharmacy, Albany Law School, and multiple private colleges, and offers a wide variety of cultural events. It is within easy driving distance to New York City, Boston, and Montr al, as well as the Adirondack Mountains, Lake Placid, Saratoga, and Lake George. It is a wonderful place to raise the family and enjoy activities related to all 4 seasons. To learn more about the Capital Region, please visit

The salary range $300-350K represents base salary for an Associate or Full Professor s appointment, who will also be Division Head, Director of the CSC and Vice-Chair of inpatient services. This salary range does not include the incentive bonus that is paid quarterly, which adds significantly to the total compensation.

Applicants should submit a CV and cover letter to:

Physician Recruitment
Albany Med Health System

Albany Medical College is a private institution and a non-discriminatory AA/EOE (minorities and women are encouraged to apply).

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