Medical Director, Fairview Hospital Breast Program

Cleveland, Ohio
Sep 09, 2021
Position Type
The Department of General Surgery at Cleveland Clinic is currently seeking applicants for the Medical Director of Fairview Hospital Breast Program. Candidates should be Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery with fellowship training in Surgical Oncology or Breast Surgery.

The Cleveland Clinic Breast Center is comprised of surgical and medical breast specialists, and psychologists that is a national referral center. A full array of services ranges from initial screening and diagnosis to innovative breast cancer treatment and management of high risk patients for breast cancer. The Breast Center has achieved Full Accreditation from the American College of Surgeons' National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC). As such, candidates should have leadership experience with NAPBC accreditation and standards.

The ideal candidate for the Medical Director of the Fairview Hospital Breast Program should be a recognized leader within Surgical Oncology or Breast Surgery as an outstanding clinician, educator and scholar, who supports research and education within a multi-specialty organization. The Medical Director will have ultimate responsibility for the clinical, educational, research and fiscal oversight within the Fairview Hospital Breast Program in order to achieve personal and institutional successes.

The Fairview Breast Program treats 300 breast cancers per year, was the first hospital in the state of Ohio to obtain NAPBC accreditation, and continues to be at the forefront of multidisciplinary care for the breast cancer patient from screening to diagnosis, treatment to survivorship. As one of five locations of the Cleveland Clinic Breast Program, the physicians and patients have all the benefits provided by the Cleveland Clinic while receive care close to home in the community setting. This opportunity allows one to practice in the community hospital environment while having all the advantages of an academic program. These responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Teaching medical students, residents, and Breast Fellows.
  • Patients having the opportunity to participate in cooperative group clinical trials and clinical research.
  • Take on leadership roles to help improve patient care and become involved with an engaged community.
  • Head of the Fairview Hospital and Avon Hospital NAPBC accredited Multidisciplinary Breast Cancer Program.
  • Weekend call rotation for breast only cases.

  • Cleveland Clinic is a nonprofit, multi-specialty academic medical center that integrates clinical and hospital care with research and education. Today, with nearly 1,300 beds on Cleveland Clinic Main Campus and 6,026 beds system-wide, Cleveland Clinic is one of the largest and most respected hospitals in the country.

    Rich and diverse cultural opportunities establish Cleveland as a vibrant and versatile metropolitan area with an excellent lifestyle. The Cleveland area boasts beautiful and affordable neighborhoods that provide an ideal place for families to live and work. A variety of indoor and outdoor activities, excellent school systems, vibrant arts scene, active civic groups and abundant shopping locations are just a few of the many qualities the city and surrounding suburbs have to offer.

    Interested candidates should apply online at: Cleveland Clinic Jobs

    Please include a CV and cover letter with your application. Your cover letter can be addressed to:

    Matthew Walsh, MD

    Chair, Department of General Surgery & Chair, Academic Department of Surgery