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Colon and Rectal Surgeon

Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group
Loma Linda, California, United States
9 days ago


Academic Colon and Rectal Surgeon Opportunity in Southern California
Assistant/Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery

Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group

The Department of Surgery, Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, at Loma Linda University School of Medicine is seeking a fellowship trained colon and rectal surgeon to join our team for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor of Surgery.

Patients with of a wide variety of conditions including colon and rectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, pelvic floor dysfunction, and complex anorectal issues are managed in this division using open, endoscopic, laparoscopic, and robotic surgical approaches. Robotic experience is highly encouraged. The applicant must have a commitment to research and education and will work closely with medical students, residents, and fellows. Hospital environments include Commission on Cancer accredited academic and satellite community programs and a safety net hospital. Across all settings, our surgeons have access to nine robotic platforms. Candidates must have appropriate board certification and licensure. Women and underrepresented surgeons are encouraged to apply.

The Department of Surgery Commitment is to enable surgical faculty and trainees to reach their highest professional and academic potential while serving the Loma Linda University mission to make people whole. Our vision is to create global surgical leaders in whole person care, education, and research. Faculty with interests in global surgery can participate in the Loma Linda University Center for Global Surgery.

Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group is affiliated with Loma Linda University Health and School of Medicine, with the mission to deliver whole-person care at a world-class level of clinical excellence. The brand new, state of the art Troesh Medical Campus serves as the largest tertiary referral source in both Riverside and San Bernardino counties with a surrounding population approaching 4 million. Loma Linda University Health has over 1,000 licensed beds, treats more than 1.5 million outpatients every year, and serves as a Level I trauma center for a region covering more than 25% of California.

Loma Linda University Health continues to lead in integrating a faith-based approach to whole person health care. As a Seventh-day Adventist organization, our mission is to follow the healing and teaching ministry of Jesus Christ 'to make man whole.' We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

About the area

Loma Linda University is located between Los Angeles and Palm Springs in an area known as the Inland Empire. Nestled at the foot of the San Bernardino mountains, we have convenient access to beach cities, skiing hiking and a variety of other outdoor activities. This region also has excellent private and public-school systems.

This is not a J-1 opportunity.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 64034107
  • Location:
    Loma Linda, California, United States
  • Position Title: Colon and Rectal Surgeon
  • Company Name For Job: Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group
  • Job Function: Colon & Rectal Surgery
Education / Teaching / Administration
Loma Linda , California , United States

Loma Linda University and Medical Center located in Loma Linda, California, operates some of the largest clinical programs in the United States in areas such as neonatal care and outpatient surgery and is recognized as the international leader in infant heart transplantation and proton treatments for cancer. With approximately 650 physicians on staff, the institution admits more than 35,000 inpatients and serves more than 750,000 outpatients annually. As the only tertiary-care hospital in the area, the Medical Center is the ...

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