Anesthesiologists (Multiple Positions)

University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky, United States, 40506
Sep 23, 2016
Position Type

The Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Kentucky seeks Board-certified or Board-eligible anesthesiologists in the areas of general anesthesia, cardiothoracic anesthesia, critical care medicine, and pediatric anesthesia. Fellowship training and eligibility for ABA subspecialty certification or TEE certification are required within subspecialty positions. These positions are open to all ranks.

UK HealthCare has undergone a sustained and remarkable growth trajectory for a decade. Clinical volumes have doubled in the past six years and the acuity of patient care is high. UK HealthCare's Albert B. Chandler Hospital was named No. 1 in Kentucky in the U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals rankings. The Department of Anesthesiology is a collegial group that is well respected in the medical center. The residency program is strong and nationally recognized. The enterprise financially supports the academic and the clinical mission of the Department of Anesthesiology.

Openings are available in the following:

General Anesthesia – UK Anesthesiology provides complete, advanced anesthesiology services for all surgical procedures performed at UK Hospital, ranging from minor outpatient procedures to major operations such as transplantation.

Cardiothoracic Anesthesia – UK Healthcare has an exceptionally active, rapidly expanding Cardiac Surgery Service. Procedures include heart transplants, lung transplants aortic root replacement, TAVR, and minimally invasive thoracic surgery including pulmonary resection and esophagectomy.

Critical Care Medicine – The anesthesiology critical care medicine service provides coverage in the Neurocritical Care unit and manages cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery patients in the cardiovascular ICU as well as solid organ transplant patients in the Surgery ICU.

Pediatric Anesthesia – UK Healthcare has a Level IV Neonatal ICU. All types of pediatric surgical subspecialties are represented. Willingness to care for adults, as well as children, is essential.

Salary and benefits of this position are commensurate with experience and rank.

Candidate questions may be directed to the following:

Robert Gaiser, MD
Professor and Chair
Department of Anesthesiology
800 Rose Street, N202, UKMC
Lexington, KY 40536-0293
Phone: 859-323-5956
Fax: 859-323-1080

Please note that to be considered an applicant, an application must be submitted via the UK Jobs site. To apply, please log in and create an account here: and search for requisition numbers FE00625, FE00626, FE00700, FE00701, FE00702, FE00703, or FE00704.

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