Breast Surgeon - Oncology

The Breast Section in the Division of Gastrointestinal and Oncologic Surgery at the Massachusetts General Hospital is conducting a search for a full-time academic surgeon to specialize in breast surgical oncology in community and tertiary care hospital settings. Successful candidates should possess an MD, be qualified at the level of Instructor, Assistant, or Associate Professor of Surgery, have completed a fellowship in breast surgery from a training program approved by the Society of Surgery Oncology, possess excellent clinical skills in surgical oncology, have demonstrated a strong track record in health sciences research and have an interest in teaching and research.

Massachusetts General Hospital, founded in 1811, is the original and largest teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School. Mass General conducts the largest hospital-based research program in the United States, with an annual research budget of more than $1 billion and major research centers in AIDS, cardiovascular research, cancer, computational and integrative biology, cutaneous biology, human genetics, medical imaging, neurodegenerative disorders, regenerative medicine, reproductive biology, systems biology, transplantation biology and photomedicine. Mass General is the only hospital in America to be recognized in all 16 medical specialties assessed by U.S. News 2020-21 Best Hospitals Honor Roll, a testament to the breadth and depth of our expertise.

Massachusetts General Hospital is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

Applicants should mail or email his/her curriculum vitae and a cover letter to:

Barbara L. Smith, MD, PhD

Massachusetts General Hospital

MGH Trustees Chair in Breast Surgery & Director, MGH Breast Program Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Phone: (617) 726-8290; Fax: (617) 724-3895, Email:

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