Physician-Burn Surgeon

Valhalla, NY
Nov 18, 2020
Surgery, General
Position Type
Job Details:
Burn Surgeon- Westchester Medical Center - Valhalla, New York Headline Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, NY seeks a full-time Burn Surgeon to join the Department of Surgery, Burn Section. Job Summary Westchester Medical Center, a member of the WMCHealth Network, seeks a qualified Burn Surgeon to join the Department of Surgery Burn Center. The ideal candidate will be a board certified /eligible general or plastic surgeon with fellowship training in burns and critical care. Primary responsibilities focus on acute and reconstructive burn care providing both medical and surgical needs. The Burn Section encompasses a multidisciplinary team providing advanced, high quality healthcare in and academic setting. The Burn team consists of doctors, nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and other supportive services who work together to provide the best possible care. The Burn center at Westchester Medical Center is the only unit between New York City and the Canadian border in Eastern New York, offering hope for survival and a productive life to hundreds of burn victims each year. The Center is also home to the regional Advanced Wound Therapy and Hyperbaric Center, treating burn victims, as well as people with a wide variety of injuries and wounds. The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) is a 1,900-bed healthcare system headquartered in Valhalla, New York, with ten hospitals on eight campuses spanning 6,200 square miles of the Hudson Valley. WMCHealth employs more than 12,000 people and has nearly 3,000 attending physicians. From Level 1, Level 2, and Pediatric Trauma Centers, the region's only acute care children's hospital, an academic medical center, several community hospitals, dozens of specialized institutes and centers, skilled nursing, assisted living facilities, homecare services, and one of the largest mental health systems in New York State, today WMCHealth is the pre-eminent provider of integrated healthcare in the Hudson Valley. To Apply Interested candidates should send a curriculum vitae to Rifat Latifi, MD, FACS, FICS, Director of the Department of Surgery, along with a letter of interest by email to or contact Andrea Ruggiero, Advanced Clinical Recruiter for WMCHealth at 914-493-2176. Westchester Medical Center Advanced Physician Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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