Obesity Medicine Physician- Northwell Health

New York
Jul 16, 2018
Primary Care
Position Type

The Section of Obesity Medicine at Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell invites applications for a full time faculty position at the level of Assistant professor in the Department of Medicine. We are seeking an Obesity Medicine specialist to join the Center for Weight Management. The Center for Weight Management offers a comprehensive approach to obesity treatment and includes physicians, registered dietitians, mental health professions and clinical assistants.

Primary responsibilities will include clinical consultation and medical management of overweight and obese patients, including a small subset of pre/post bariatric surgery patients. The candidate will participate in the teaching of medical residents and fellows rotating through the Obesity Medicine Clinic. The candidate should possess good leadership and communication skills and have experience in training residents. The candidate will have the opportunity to collaborate on clinical research projects if interested.

Board certification in Internal Medicine and board certification or fellowship training in Obesity Medicine is required. The candidate must be eligible for New York State Medical License. Northwell Health offers a competitive compensation package with exceptional benefits, commensurate with experience and accomplishments.

Northwell Health is New York State’s largest health care provider and private employer, with 23 hospitals, more than 600 outpatient facilities and nearly 15,000 affiliated physicians. We care for over two million people annually in the New York metro area and beyond, thanks to philanthropic support from our communities. Our 66,000 employees – 15,000-plus nurses and 4,000 employed doctors, including members of Northwell Health Physician Partners – are working to change health care for the better. We’re making breakthroughs in medicine at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research. We're training the next generation of medical professionals at the visionary Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies.

Interested candidates should forward curriculum vitae, cover letter, and the names of three professional references to:

Sr. Physician Recruiter
Romaine Walton

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