West Virginia University School of Medicine and the Department of Orthopaedics seek a spine surgeon qualified for appointment at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor rank. The successful candidate will practice in Morgantown, WV.
Duties: The successful candidate will practice in the area of orthopaedic spine surgery. In addition to providing excellent patient care, the successful candidate will also be actively involved in teaching medical students, residents, and fellows. Interest and success in scholarly research is expected.
Qualifications: Applicants must have an MD or DO degree or foreign equivalent and be eligible for West Virginia medical licensure. Candidates must have completed orthopaedic surgery residency and spine surgery fellowship and be board certified/eligible in orthopaedic surgery. All qualifications must be met by the time of appointment.
Our Department of Orthopaedics has approximately 40 full time faculty in all sub-specialty areas of Orthopaedics, including spine, total joint replacement, sports medicine, foot and ankle, hand, pediatrics, trauma, musculoskeletal oncology, and basic science. Our faculty are fellowship trained and respected nationally, but we emphasize more than surgical expertise - our mission is to provide excellence in patient care and customer service in the delivery of that care. As a part of a major academic teaching center, we use a multidisciplinary approach to the treatment and education of our patients. Our physicians have easy access to a full range of specialists. Our spine practice is tertiary care for the entire state and surrounding regions, presenting as complex deformity, degenerative, traumatic, infectious, and neoplastic disorders.
The West Virginia University Health System (WVU Medicine) is West Virginia’s largest health system and the state’s largest employer. With 2,000 licensed beds and 2,000 active medical staff, WVU Medicine includes 22 hospitals, including our 675-bed academic medical center in Morgantown. To learn more, visit WVUMedicine.org.
Morgantown is consistently rated as one of the best small metropolitan areas in the country for both lifestyle and business climate. The area offers the cultural diversity and amenities of a large city in a safe, family-friendly environment. There is also an excellent school system and an abundance of beautiful homes and recreational activities. Morgantown is located just over an hour south of Pittsburgh, PA and three hours from Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, MD.
Build your legacy as you serve, teach, learn and make a difference from day one. To learn more, visit http://medicine.hsc.wvu.edu/ortho/ and apply online at https://wvumedicine.org/careers/. For additional information, please contact Pam Furbee, Senior Physician Recruiter and Talent Advisor, at [email protected]
West Virginia University & University Health Associates are an AA/EO employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran – and WVU is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity.