Neurosurgical Oncology Position at Academic Center

A dynamic academic neurosurgery program is recruiting an ABNS BE/BC neurosurgical oncologist. The neurosurgeon will walk into a busy cranial practice including tumor cases such as gliomas and metastatic tumors, skull base and pituitary cases, neuro endoscopy, and radiosurgery. The new neurosurgeon can expect to see 250+ cases the first year and 350+ cases once ramped up. Case volume is 100% cranial except for call at a local community hospital.

Collegial candidates with a team player mentality will best fit the program culture. Both trainees and experienced neurosurgeons are invited to apply. A leadership position may be available for the right candidate.

This medical center is a Top 100 Hospital by Becker's Hospital Review. The 900-bed hospital, is the only Level I trauma center and the only academic hospital in the state. The hospital has recently expanded and is continuing to expand the number of beds and ORs. Neurosurgical oncology referrals come from the health system including the Cancer Center, the state's only NCI-Designated Cancer Center, one of 71 in the nation. In addition to their health system, their relationship with another local health system provides an additional state-wide referral net.

Protected research is available. There are numerous opportunities including grants for partnering with a lab, clinical research, imaging, or database focused research. Neurosurgical oncology research currently includes meningioma research, glioblastoma research, and lots of allied work in cancer biology. Teaching opportunities are available as well.

Practice Highlights:

• Support for the neurosurgeons includes NPs, RNs, and MAs and the new neurosurgeon will have a mid-level provided.
• Call is 1:7 for cranial call at the main campus, and 1:6 for general call at a beautiful 400-bed community hospital.
• Residents take first call.
• Amazing allied services include a great ENT/rhinologists for endoscopic skull base cases, neuro-otologist, neuro-ophthalmology and oculo-plastics, rad onc. and more.
• Equipment includes: MRI, CT, Image guided navigation equipment, new Gamma Knife Icon, LINAC, Proton, O-Arm, C-Arm.
• Block OR time is available
• Supportive Leadership

The capital of this Southern state (metro population of 1.4 million people), offers all of the culture, cuisine, attractions and amenities you’d expect in a modern metropolis. Over the last two decades, this city has completely transformed itself into a world-class city that its residents are incredibly proud of. New projects include a new convention center, further improvements to their nearby river area including the addition of a whitewater kayaking facility, a modern downtown streetcar system that will link major attractions, a 70-acre downtown park, and more. The arts, history and museums are well represented. The zoo is listed among the top zoos in the nation. Sporting events are numerous and outdoor activities of all kinds are available, and several lakes, a beautiful botanical park, and many golf courses are located within the city. The city has many running and cycling events. There are a very diverse, excellent selection of restaurants, nightlife and live music options, and entertainment venues. Depending on the neighborhood, public school quality ranges from good to excellent. In addition, there are a number of excellent private schools available.
Access to large metropolitan areaAccess to large metropolitan area
Excellent schools nearbyExcellent schools nearby
Teaching encouragedTeaching encouraged

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Position #3310-1
Specialty: Neurosurgery
Subspecialty: Neurosurgical Oncology/Skull Base
Region: South Region

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