Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine Department of Surgery is seeking an Academic General Surgeon to join its team with a dual appointment at Gottlieb Memorial Hospital (GMH) and the Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital. At GMH, the candidate will serve as a staff general surgeon and have clinic, inpatient, and emergency care responsibilities as part of the Division of Minimally Invasive and Community General Surgery. Similar patient care responsibilities will exist at the Hines VA. Appropriate candidates should be capable of performing a wide variety of general surgery operations and be engaged in educating surgical residents and medical students who will regularly rotate on service at each practice location.
The candidate will have successfully completed an accredited General Surgery program and will be Board Eligible or Board Certified in General Surgery and should be at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. For the candidate with appropriate qualifications, Chief of General Surgery at the Hines VA will be considered.
Gottlieb Memorial Hospital is a 247-licensed-bed community hospital in Melrose Park, Illinois that includes the newly renovated Judd A. Weinberg Emergency Department, the Loyola Center for Metabolic Surgery and Bariatric Care, and the Loyola Cancer Care & Research facility at the Marjorie G. Weinberg Cancer Center. Conveniently located just west of Chicago, Gottlieb attracts specialists and primary care doctors from throughout the Chicago area and offers leading-edge treatments, advanced diagnostic testing, patient-centered medical care and complete follow-up services. Gottlieb is part of Loyola Medicine, a three-hospital system that includes Loyola University Medical Center, GMH and MacNeal Hospital, as well as convenient locations offering primary care, specialty care and immediate care services from more than 1,800 physicians throughout Cook, Will and DuPage counties. Loyola Medicine is part of Trinity Health, one of the largest Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation with 92 hospitals in 22 states.
The Hines VA Hospital 483 bed Veteran’s Affairs Hospital that sits on 170 acres adjacent to the Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, Illinois. This facility, faculty, and staff are dedicated to the high-quality comprehensive care of our nation’s veterans. This position also belongs to a team of general surgeons that care for veterans collaboratively.