Duke/VAMC Plastic Surgery Faculty Opportunity

Duke Health
Durham, North Carolina
May 08, 2022
Surgery, Plastic
Position Type
The Division of Plastic, Oral, and Maxillofacial Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, is seeking a board eligible/certified, plastic surgeon to join the faculty at Duke University and also serve as the Section Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Durham VA Medical Center. Candidates must have also completed an accredited program in plastic surgery.

This position has a two-fold objective. First, and specific to the role of Section Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Durham VA, clinical efforts will focus on a broad practice of plastic and reconstructive surgery which may include head-to-toe reconstruction, facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, oncologic reconstruction, breast and body contouring, and extremity surgery. The Section Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery will oversee the practice of the specialty at the Durham VA Hospital, including oversight of residents, faculty, and mid-level providers. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience in a broad range of plastic and reconstructive surgery as well as a track record of leadership and expert clinical skills.

Second, and specific to the role at Duke University Hospital and its affiliates, the individual may explore areas of personal clinical interest, wherein opportunities exist for a broad practice. Candidates interested in exploring areas such as aesthetics, gender affirmation surgery, or complementary reconstructive realms are encouraged. Ideal candidates will also have an interest in the education of medical students and residents as well as an inquisitive mind towards process improvement, clinical research or healthcare cost containment.

The Division currently has 15 full-time faculty members and is recognized for expertise in the full spectrum of congenital and acquired conditions, clinical and basic research and education. Faculty members provide a full range of plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery, microsurgical reconstruction, breast and oncologic reconstruction, pediatric and craniofacial surgery, craniomaxillofacial trauma, facial and body aesthetic surgery, as well as Level I trauma care to injured patients.

The greater Triangle area of Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill, has a population of more than two million residents that offers diverse opportunity. From urban loft living to suburban and rural family homes with acreage - there are options for every lifestyle. The Research Triangle Park (RTP) lies in the midst of the area, a globally prominent research and development center conceived around the main academic centers - Duke University, University of North Carolina, and North Carolina State University. This trio of leading universities, combined with the RTP, has helped create a region that is culturally diverse, economically resilient, and nationally recognized as a wonderful place to live. To learn more about the Duke and Greater Triangle communities, visit https://www.discoverdurham.com/

With a deep commitment to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, Duke University will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working, learning and care environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment without regard to an individuals age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

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