Temple University, Office of Physician & Faculty Recruitment

  • Academic Breast Surgeon

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
    Posted Date 2 months ago(12/3/2019 12:51 PM)
    Specialty Area
  • Summary of Position

    The Department of Surgery at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine (LKSOM) is seeking an Academic Breast Surgeon to join its team oriented faculty.  Fellowship training and or significant clinical experience in breast surgery is required.  The successful candidate will be skilled at program development, a respected clinician with knowledge of advanced breast surgical techniques, have a strong commitment to delivering an exceptional patient experience, and the ability to work in a collaborative, multidisciplinary team.


    The candidate will join an existing team of highly trained, multidisciplinary subspecialists and clinical staff members who are committed to excellence in patient care.  The new faculty member will participate in Tumor Board and other professional meetings to share ideas on quality, outcomes, and continuum of care.  Surgical procedures include mastectomies, lumpectomies, excisional biopsies, sentinel lymph node dissection and axillary node dissection, nipple sparing mastectomy, breast conservation, and other breast surgery general procedures.  Procedures also include cyst aspirations, ultrasound and core biopsies within the office.


    The Temple Breast Surgery program includes advanced breast screening and diagnostic services, innovative medical oncology and radiation oncology treatment, breast reconstruction, genetic counseling and testing, and a full range of support services.  Our practice team includes advanced practice providers, and additional clinical and support staff.


    The Department of Surgery offers potential candidates a uniquely supportive practice environment with an emphasis on quality patient care, research, teaching, individual career development, and collegiality among faculty members.    


    Applicants must possess an MD or MD/PhD with active board certification in General Surgery, fellowship training in Breast Surgery is strongly preferred, in possession of or eligible for medical licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and credentials that will quality for a faculty appointment at the minimum level of Assistant Professor. 


    Temple Health, one of Philadelphia's leading academic medical centers, is home to more than 1,000 physicians and scientists who share the mission of bringing innovative treatments to patients.

    Giving our patients access to some of the world's most advanced therapies — and helping them achieve outcomes once thought impossible — is the driving force for all our clinical care, research, and medical education. 


    Procedure for Candidacy


    Interested candidates should apply online. Application materials should include the following:  a current curriculum vita and a comprehensive letter of interest summarizing all relevant experience, clinical, educational, and research interests. The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


    Please address your application to Amy J. Goldberg, MD, FACS, Professor and Chairperson, Department of Surgery Lewis Katz School of Medicine (LKSOM), C/O Michael R. Lester, Senior Director, Physician/Faculty Recruitment & Retention.


    Should you have any questions regarding the procedure for candidacy please contact Michel R. Lester, Email: michael.lester@tuhs.temple.edu.


    The University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching, and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.


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