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University of Kentucky - Kentucky Children's Hospital
Lexington, KY, United States
13 days ago
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University of Kentucky - Kentucky Children's Hospital
Lexington, Kentucky, United States
13 days ago


The Division of Pediatric Surgery at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine seeks a pediatric surgeon at the Assistant or Associate Professor level to join a busy clinical and academic program. Kentucky Children’s Hospital is an ACS Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center, a Level IV NICU, and an ELSO Center of Excellence. The catchment area reaches 1.6 million people.

Candidates must be board certified/eligible in pediatric surgery, have demonstrated a strong interest in clinical and academic achievement, and be committed to the education and training of students and residents. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated innovation and successful research in pediatric surgery. Interest and experience in ECMO, Pediatric NSQIP, trauma, and advanced minimally invasive techniques are preferred.

Lexington, Horse Capital of the World, is located in the heart of the Bluegrass Region and is surrounded by the largest concentration of thoroughbred horse farms in the world. Kentucky's famed Bluegrass Region is listed in National Geographic Traveler's “50 Best Places of a Lifetime.” In addition to world-class horses, bourbon, and basketball, Lexington is ranked among the top 10 most educated cities in the United States by the United States Census Bureau. The opportunity to live in this beautiful area of the country, while simultaneously enjoying a successful pediatric surgery practice, is an invaluable opportunity.


Applicants must be MD/DO and be fellowship-trained in pediatric surgery. Anticipated interview timeline: Zoom interviews Sept/Oct/Nov 2020, with select onsite visits Oct/Nov/Dec 2020, signed offer letter Jan 2021, start date Aug/Sept 2021.

Upon offer of employment, successful applicants must pass a pre-employment drug screen and undergo a national background check as required by University of Kentucky Human Resources. The University of Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 54710938
  • Location:
    Lexington, Kentucky, United States
  • Position Title: Academic Pediatric Surgeon
  • Company Name: University of Kentucky - Kentucky Children's Hospital
  • Industry: Pediatric Surgery
  • Job Function: Academic Pediatric Surgeon
  • Entry Level: Yes
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Required Travel: None
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