Functional and Adult Epilepsy Neurosurgeon Section Chief

Valhalla, NY
Jan 11, 2021
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Academic Functional and Adult Epilepsy Neurosurgeon Section Chief Westchester Medical Center-Valhalla, NY The Department of Neurosurgery at Westchester Medical Center is seeking a board eligible/board certified neurosurgeon with advanced training and experience in functional and/or epilepsy neurosurgery. Ability to obtain active New York medical licensure. Responsibilities include developing and leading a productive surgical practice in functional and epilepsy disorders, teaching and mentoring neurosurgical residents, advancing knowledge in the field through publication and presentation of discoveries and best practices in patient care, and participating in translational research within the department to identify new therapies for patients with neurological disease. The candidate would be integral to the health network's joint multi-disciplinary initiative to create a center of clinical excellence in Functional and Epilepsy Surgery. The Department of Neurosurgery has an excellent on-going collaboration with Neurology, Pain Management, Plastic Surgery, and Orthopedics and would support the development of clinical interests in Neurorestorative surgery such as movement disorders, facial pain, spinal cord and peripheral stimulation, and adult epilepsy. There are significant institutional resources for both inpatient and outpatient growth already allocated including ROSA, O-arm, LITT, hybrid OR, e-ICU, and state-of-the art patient care infrastructure. A strong interest in clinical care, teaching, research, and programmatic development are critical to this position. Company Info As part of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network, the Surgeon will join the region's most advanced medical care and tertiary/quaternary referral hospital. WMCHealth is a 1,700-bed healthcare system headquartered in Valhalla, NY, with 10 hospitals on eight campuses spanning 6,200 square miles of the Hudson Valley. We employ more than 12,000 people and have nearly 3,000 attending physicians. With Level 1, Level 2 and pediatric trauma centers, comprehensive stroke center, 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, WMCHealth is the pre-eminent health care provider in the Hudson Valley. WMCHealth offers a generous compensation package with performance and quality measures. In addition, we offer exceptional work/life balance, a comprehensive benefits package, malpractice insurance, paid vacation and a generous stipend for Continuing Medical Education - including paid time off. As a teaching hospital of New York Medical College, the candidate will have an academic appointment and close interaction with the program's fellows, residents, and medical students. With a collegial atmosphere, educational opportunities will be available at both the Westchester Medical Center and MidHudson Regional Hospital campuses. Westchester Medical Center Advanced Physician Services is an equal opportunity employer. Contact For further consideration for this opportunity, please send your Curriculum Vitae to Icesolene Cummings at