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Physician - Glaucoma Specialist - SLUCare Physician Group

SSM Health
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
Posted Date
May 28, 2024

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Academic Glaucoma Specialist

The Department of Ophthalmology at SLUCare Physician Group is seeking a full-time fellowship trained glaucoma specialist to join our expanding department. The position will hold the title of Assistant or Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, clinical or tenure track, commensurate with academic experience.

Duties will include clinical practice as well as the education of residents, fellows and medical students. Responsibilities also include research collaboration and rotating call coverage for SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital (SLUH). SLUH is a 365 bed tertiary-care hospital and referral center, serving the population within a 150-mile radius of St. Louis. The hospital is a certified Level I trauma center in both Missouri and Illinois. Treating more than 2,300 major trauma cases each year, it operates the largest trauma program in the bi-state area. SLU Hospital is connected to our outpatient facility, known as the Center for Specialized Medicine, which houses 20 clinics in the 4-story space.


All candidates must be certified or board eligible by the American Board of Ophthalmology.

Benefit Eligibility:

This position is eligible for SSM benefits. SSM Health offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, Paid Time Off (PTO), and educational fee discounts.

Life in St. Louis:

The St. Louis metro area is home to over 2.8 million residents and is filled with a rich history and wonderful attractions. Greater St. Louis offers world-class higher education, cultural institutions and attractions (botanical gardens, museums, symphony, zoo), major league professional sports, Midwestern friendliness and housing costs below the national average. The city boasts diverse, iconic neighborhoods and proud heritage from revitalized urban areas and easily accessible suburbs offer award winning public, private and parochial schools.

How to Apply:

Applications should include a letter of interest, their curriculum vitae, and three references with contact information.

For additional information about this role, please contact:

Oscar A. Cruz, M.D.

Anwar Shah Endowed Chair

Chairman and Professor of Ophthalmology

SLUCare Center for Specialized Medicine

1225 South Grand Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63104-1016
United States

Phone: 314-617-3330



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