Academic Minimally Invasive Surgeon Opportunity in Southern California

Loma Linda, California
Nov 15, 2022
Surgery, General
Position Type

Academic Minimally Invasive Surgeon Opportunity in Southern California
Assistant/Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery

Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group

The Department of Surgery, Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery, at Loma Linda University School of Medicine is seeking two fellowship trained minimally invasive surgeons (MIS) to join our team for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor of Surgery.

Bariatric/Foregut/Advanced MIS: This surgeon will have a practice applied to bariatric and foregut surgery. Completion of an advanced MIS fellowship with training in bariatric and foregut surgery is required. Advanced therapeutic endoscopy skills are ideal.

General/Hernia/Advanced MIS: This surgeon will have a practice applied to general surgery including gallbladder and inguinal and abdominal wall hernia surgeries. Completion of an advanced MIS fellowship with training in foregut and complex abdominal wall hernias is ideal but not required.

Procedures performed in this division include laparoscopic and robotic complex abdominal wall hernia, foregut, bariatric, and general surgery. Robotic experience is highly encouraged. The division hosts a Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery Fellowship, participates in the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP), and has been awarded a Blue Distinction Center for its high-quality bariatric surgery program. The applicant must have a commitment to education and work closely with medical students, residents, and fellows. There is ample research opportunity and clinical outcomes research is highly encouraged. Hospital settings include an MBSAQIP-accredited academic and satellite community programs. Across all settings, our surgeons have access to eight robotic platforms. Candidates must have appropriate board certification and licensure. Women and underrepresented surgeons are encouraged to apply.

The Department of Surgery Commitment is to enable surgical faculty and trainees to reach their highest professional and academic potential while serving the Loma Linda University mission to make people whole. Our vision is to create global surgical leaders in whole person care, education, and research.

Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group is affiliated with Loma Linda University Health and School of Medicine, with the mission to deliver whole-person care at a world-class level of clinical excellence. The brand new, state of the art Troesh Medical Campus serves as the largest tertiary referral source in both Riverside and San Bernardino counties with a surrounding population approaching 4 million. Loma Linda University Health has over 1,000 licensed beds, treats more than 1.5 million outpatients every year, and serves as a Level I trauma center for a region covering more than 25% of California.

Loma Linda University Health continues to lead in integrating a faith-based approach to whole person health care. As a Seventh-day Adventist organization, our mission is to follow the healing and teaching ministry of Jesus Christ 'to make man whole.' We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

About the area

Loma Linda University is located between Los Angeles and Palm Springs in an area known as the Inland Empire. Nestled at the foot of the San Bernardino mountains, we have convenient access to beach cities, skiing, hiking, and a variety of other outdoor activities. This region also has excellent private and public-school systems.

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