Physician-Surgery, Breast Oncology -133
Morgantown, WV 
Posted 16 days ago
Job Description
Requisition Number 21-0356
Post Date 9/29/2021
Department UHA-Surgery
Cost Center Surgery
Title Physician-Surgery, Breast Oncology -133
Employment Status Full-Time
Address 1 Medical Center Dr
City Morgantown
State WV
Postal Code 26506
Description The West Virginia University School of Medicine and the Department of Surgery seek a Surgeon with subspecialty in Breast Disease (ranks available: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor). The candidate will practice in Morgantown, WV.

Duties: The surgeon will provide care for patients with benign and malignant breast disease and will be actively involved in teaching and scholarship.

Qualifications: The candidate must have an MD or DO degree or foreign equivalent and be eligible for state medical license. The candidate must have completed a general surgery residency program. Successful candidates must be board certified / eligible in general surgery. All qualifications must be met by the time of appointment.

The surgeon will join an amazing team of two physicians, three APPs, two dedicated nurses, referral coordinator and scheduler who are together responsible for thousands of patients. Breast cancer patients at the WVU Cancer Institute are evaluated and treated by a multidisciplinary team. Our breast care center is accredited by the American College of Surgeons National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers and the Commission on Cancer. We have an ACR Breast Imaging Center of Excellence with fellowship-trained breast radiologists. Imaging and physician visits are coordinated for efficient, thorough patient care. Our breast cancer patients are discussed at Multidisciplinary Breast Tumor Board weekly with participation by breast surgeons, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, radiologists, pathologists, oncology nurses and palliative specialists.

Compensation is very competitive and our package offers relocation allowance, annual CME stipend, full benefits, and starting bonus.

The Department of Surgery is dedicated to excellent patient care and a superior patient experience. The Department embraces educating the doctors and healthcare professionals of tomorrow so that the vision of improved patient care will continue for multiple future generations. You will join a highly skilled surgical team making an extraordinary difference in the lives of patients across our entire state. Ours is a collaborative atmosphere that encourages you to grow and evolve as you practice advanced medicine in a highly satisfying academic setting. The Department of Surgery is committed to the mission of building an outstanding academic division and to recruiting highly qualified faculty to accomplish this goal.

WVU Medicine is West Virginia University's affiliated health system, West Virginia's largest private employer, and a national leader in patient safety and quality. In recent years, the WVU Cancer Institute has begun an aggressive regionalization of cancer care to include multiple sites across the state. The WVU Health System is comprised of eighteen member hospitals and three hospitals under management agreements, anchored by its flagship hospital, J.W Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, a 700+ bed academic medical center that offers tertiary and quaternary care. WVU Medicine has more than 1,000 active medical staff members and 18,000 employees who serve hundreds of thousands of people each year from across the state of West Virginia and the nation.

Morgantown, West Virginia is located just over an hour south of Pittsburgh, PA and three hours from Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, MD. Morgantown is consistently rated as one of the best small metropolitan areas in the country for both lifestyle and business climate. The area offers the cultural diversity and amenities of a large city in a safe, family-friendly environment. There is also an excellent school system and an abundance of beautiful homes and recreational activities.

Build your legacy as you serve, teach, learn and make a difference from day one. To learn more, visit or and apply online at

For additional questions, please contact Megan Core, Senior Physician Recruiter,

West Virginia University & University Health Associates are an AA/EO employer - Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran - and WVU is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity.

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