Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Location
Cleveland, OH
Posted
Feb 06, 2018
Position Type
Permanent

Cleveland Clinic, one of the world's most distinguished academic medical centers in the U.S., announces a search for the Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Part of the Orthopaedic and Rheumatologic Institute, the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery has centers focused on Pediatric Orthopaedics, Hand and Upper Extremity, Musculoskeletal Tumors, Foot and Ankle, Joint Replacement and Adult Reconstructive Surgery, Sports Medicine and Spine Health. All centers have active programs in translational and clinical outcomes research. Our surgeons perform over 25,000 procedures per year, of which more than 7,000 are hip, knee, shoulder, ankle, elbow, wrist and finger joint replacements - one of the highest volumes in the United States - for severe osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis, trauma and other conditions. Cleveland Clinic orthopaedic specialists have pioneered innovative techniques and technologies that are now used worldwide for a range of orthopaedic problems.

U.S. News & World Report's “America's Best Hospitals” survey consistently has rankedour orthopaedic surgery program third in the nation and Best in Ohio.

The ideal candidate will have an excellent record of clinical service, teaching and scholarship with strong experience in leadership, administration, mentoring and program development. Certification by the American Board of Orthopaedics in Orthopaedic Surgery and eligibility for licensure in the State of Ohio is required. A faculty appointment at a rank commensurate with experience is available at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University.

Interested Candidates are to submit their cover letter, curriculum vitae and names of 3 references to:

Carol Farver, M.D., Cleveland Clinic
Chair, Orthopaedic Surgery Search Committee
farverc@ccf.org; Phone: 216-445-7695

Cleveland Clinic is one of the world's largest and busiest health centers. Patients come to Cleveland Clinic from all over the world. We offer advanced treatment for all illnesses and disorders of the body. We enjoy a strong reputation for outstanding quality care. U.S News & World Report has declared that we are the No. 2 hospital in the country. Cleveland Clinic's heart program has ranked No. 1 in the nation since 1995. Our urology program also ranked No. 1 in the nation, and three of our specialties - gastroentrerology and GI surgery, nephrology, and rheumatology are ranked No. 2.

Eight other Cleveland Clinic specialties are ranked in the Top 10. Cleveland Clinic earned the highest ranking of any Ohio hospital.

Other specialties noted for national excellence include ENT and pediatrics. Cleveland Clinic Children's offers highly specialized pediatric care in a family-centered atmosphere. It has been ranked the best children's hospital in Ohio by Child magazine.

Cleveland Clinic was founded in 1921 as a not-for-profit group practice, integrating clinical and hospital care with research and physician education. In addition to our Cleveland location, we have Cleveland Clinic Florida, Cleveland Clinic Nevada, Cleveland Clinic Canada, and Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi. Cleveland Clinic London is also scheduled to open in February 2021.

Cleveland Clinic has more than 3,600 salaried physicians and scientists on staff, representing approximately 120 specialties and subspecialties. In 2017, we provided a total of 7.6 million outpatient visits, 229,132 acute admissions and observations, and 207,354 surgical cases. Patients came to us from across America and from more than 180 nations. We also lead an extensive system of community hospitals in Northeast Ohio called the Cleveland Clinic Hospitals.

This system is made up of Cleveland Clinic Main Campus, Akron General Hospital, Avon Hospital, Euclid Hospital, Fairview Hospital, Hillcrest Hospital, Lodi Hospital, Lutheran Hospital, Marymount Hospital, Medina Hospital, South Pointe Hospital, and Union Hospital. Ashtabula County Medical Center is also an affiliate of Cleveland Clinic. With approximately 4,500 staffed beds, Cleveland Clinic Hospitals offers broad geographic coverage, a full continuum of care, improved quality and lower cost of care to Northeast Ohio residents.

Cleveland Clinic ranked 6th overall of 11 honorees by Diversity Inc. in 2018. Companies on this list score well in talent pipeline, talent development, leadership commitment, and supplier diversity.

Cleveland Clinic values a culture where caregivers integrate diversity and inclusion throughout the enterprise. We respect and appreciate our similarities and differences; they enable us to better serve our patients, one another, and our global communities.

Any application submitted without a CV will delay the review process

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