Functional NS Opportunity in the Metro Midwest!

An academic level I trauma center in a large metropolitan city in the Midwest is recruiting a functional neurosurgeon with an interest in a functional/epilepsy and general neurosurgery practice to build a new functional neurosurgery practice at the hospital. The new neurosurgeon will practice in an integrated and collaborative department that includes neurosurgeons, spine orthopedic surgeons, neuro-intensivists and medical spine/pain providers. There is a movement disorders neurologist and epileptologist on staff. In addition, this position offers academic support and a work-life balance.

The trauma center is a teaching affiliate of a university, and trains residents from local neurosurgery residency programs, spine fellows and medical students. The Department of Neurosurgery provides strong support for a diverse clinical practice, specialty focus and research interests. Clinical and bench research interests are welcome. All hospital staff hold faculty appointment at the university. Academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Mentorship and support is readily available for the new neurosurgeon's academic endeavors.

Serving as the area’s most experienced and busiest Level I trauma center, it is certified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center. It is redesigning its campus with an innovative transformation plan to exceed the ever-changing needs of our patients and community programs. This billion-dollar transformation is the largest public construction project in the region and one of the largest in the nation. By 2023, the new hospital tower will be home to 270 private rooms with additional state-of-the art facilities, population health initiatives, as well as a re-imagined community. The health system prides itself in its commitment to service all in need of care- serving the health and well-being of the entire community.

Position Highlights:
• Residents/Advance Practice Providers take first call
• Q5 cranial call
• Main campus responsibilities only
• Anticipated volume between 150-200 cases in year 1 with room to grow
• 3 navigation systems including 2 BrainLab units, 1 Stryker unit, 1 Medtronic Stealth unit as well as BrainPath, an in-house intraoperative neuromonitoring team, two 3T MRIs
• In-house Neuro Radiology
• A dedicated Neurocritical Care Unit with 4 fellowship trained neuro intensivists, and bi-plane angiography lab.
• Team of 11 APPs
• Protected research time is available

This beautiful city with a metro area population of 2 million has many different amenities. It is home to three major league sports teams and several minor league teams, the largest theatre complex outside of New York City's Broadway, museums and a huge park system, so that sports fans, arts enthusiasts, and outdoorsy interests are all accounted for. Boasting a cost of living that is more than 20% less than the national average, this city and the surrounding suburbs are a wonderful place to raise a family. Outside of healthcare, there are booming manufacturing industries, financial services, and biomedical companies for partners and family members. Right on the coast of a lake, those who are interested in boating and lake living will feel right at home.
Access to large metropolitan areaAccess to large metropolitan area
Diverse communityDiverse community
Excellent schools nearbyExcellent schools nearby
Teaching encouragedTeaching encouraged

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Position #3713-1
Specialty: Neurosurgery
Subspecialty: Functional/Epilepsy/Pain/Periph. Nerve
Region: Midwest Region

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