Medical Director, Pediatric Hepatology and Transplant Hepatology

Cleveland, OH
Jan 29, 2018
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Medical Director, Pediatric Hepatology and Transplant Hepatology

The Cleveland Clinic is seeking a Medical Director of Pediatric Hepatology and Transplant Hepatology to join our team of 12 Pediatric Gastroenterologists and Scientists at Cleveland Clinic Children's.

The successful applicant should be board certified in pediatric gastroenterology as well as in pediatric transplant hepatology. Our well-established and nationally recognized team of pediatric gastroenterologists and hepatologists see patients at both the main campus and several regional satellite locations and family health centers. This is a unique opportunity due to continued expansion of the program.

The Medical Director of Pediatric Hepatology and Transplant Hepatology will be responsible for the continued growth and development of an active hepatology and transplant program. The position will offer resources allowing the candidate to expand their own clinical and or basic research programs. Academic title will be commensurate with academic credentials. We have an active liver transplant program performing all types of liver transplantation including living related transplantation and an active small bowel and multivisceral transplantation program. Members of the Department are actively involved in clinical research, quality and patient safety initiatives and are active in medical school and residency education programs. In addition we have a highly competitive fellowship program graduating two fellows each year. Academic affiliation and teaching appointments with the Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University are available as well as collaborative research opportunities with the nationally recognized Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute and Digestive Disease Institute. We have full support in terms of auxiliary services including a large team of dietitians and nurses.

Cleveland Clinic Children's Health System has over 389 beds and three neonatal intensive care units staffed by over 300 physicians and over 400 nursing professionals. The Children's Hospital on the main campus is a 125-bed hospital within a hospital including a PICU and NICU that are staffed 24-hours a day with senior staff. The Children's Hospital staff includes the entire range of talented nationally recognized pediatric specialists and sub-specialists to provide tertiary and quaternary care to our patients as well as nationally ranked and recognized adult colleagues in all related disciplines.

The melting-pot culture that has helped establish Cleveland as a vibrant and versatile metropolitan area adds a unique flair to the lifestyle here. The Cleveland area is a very comfortable and affordable place to live with a variety of available activities, great school systems, world class cultural activities and is a great place to raise a family.

Marsha Kay, M.D.

Chair, Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition

Interested candidates should submit an application online by going to

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At Cleveland Clinic Children's, every child receives world-class care. At our main campus in the heart of Cleveland, Ohio, as well as at our community hospitals and Family Health Centers located throughout northern Ohio, children and families receive compassionate care from nationally and internationally renowned pediatricians and pediatric sub-specialists.
  • More than 300 pediatric medical and surgical specialists staffing 429 inpatient beds and 43 outpatient clinics forming the Cleveland Clinic Children's network, providing over 650,000 outpatient visits, 17,000 hospital admissions, 10,000 surgeries, and accepting over 1,400 hospital transfers per year.

  • More than 100 pediatric physicians are recognized annually as being among the "Best Doctors in America."

  • Cleveland Clinic Children's has consistently ranked among the "Best Children's Hospitals" by U.S. News and World Report.

  • Our pediatric neurology and neurosurgery program ranked as the best in Ohio and among the top programs in the United States.

  • Our pediatric gastroenterology program ranks among the top 10 programs in the United States according to U.S. News and World Report.

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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.

Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Smoke/drug free environment.

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The policy of Cleveland Clinic and its system hospitals (Cleveland Clinic) is to provide equal opportunity to all of our employees and applicants for employment in our tobacco free and drug free environment. All offers of employment are followed by testing for controlled substance and nicotine. Job offers will be rescinded for candidates for employment who test positive for nicotine. Candidates for employment who are impacted by Cleveland Clinic's Smoking Policy will be permitted to reapply for open positions after 90 days. Decisions concerning employment, transfers and promotions are made upon the basis of the best qualified candidate without regard to color, race, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. Information provided on this application may be shared with any Cleveland Clinic facility.

Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities