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The Medical City Transplant Institute in Fort Worth, Texas is looking for a Transplant Surgeon to join a dynamic and expanding kidney and kidney-pancreas program. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual to join a diverse and progressive practice, which has grown to become one of the nation’s top kidney transplant programs doing over 100 kidney transplants a year with better than expected 1 year outcomes and one of the nation's fastest transplant rates. A pancreas program was recently initiated and is now active. The individual would incorporate into a high-volume kidney transplant practice with a strong focus on living donor transplantation and maximizing opportunities to utilize surgically and/or medically high-risk deceased donors. The successful candidate should have acquired experience in kidney transplantation, laparoscopic donor nephrectomy and dialysis access. Experience in pancreas transplantation, use of low weight pediatric donors and robotic donor nephrectomy would be advantageous.
The Medical City Fort Worth Surgical Director will enjoy a strong, collegial relationship with a larger team of (Login for Information) North Texas Transplant Surgeons from the Medical City Dallas Transplant Institute. The Medical City Dallas Transplant Institute has had long standing kidney transplant, heart transplant, and bone marrow transplant programs. Over the last three years the kidney program has expanded rapidly and successfully to over 140 kidneys per year under the guidance of a new Director of Abdominal Transplantation and the addition of two other experienced surgeons.
Basic Qualifications: Qualified candidates must possess a Medical Doctorate, be board certified or eligible in general surgery, be able to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment, possess excellent communication skills and have the ability to foster strong relationships with referring physicians.
Preferred qualifications: Fully trained in an American Society of Transplant Surgery (ASTS) approved fellowship and the ability to meet UNOS criteria for a primary kidney transplant surgeon. 5 years of post-fellowship transplant experience is preferred.
Additional Qualifications: The candidate must acquire a TX Medical License before the start date.
About Medical City Fort Worth:
Medical City Fort Worth is licensed for 320 beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services in a wide range of specialties, including cardiac care, neurosciences, oncology, surgical services, orthopedics, kidney transplants and emergency care. Part of the Texas Stroke Institute stroke care network, Medical City Fort Worth is a designated comprehensive stroke center and a Joint Commission chest pain center. Designated Magnet* for nursing excellence, the facility is also a Blue Zones Project workplace.
Medical City Fort Worth Transplant Institute:
Medical City Healt(Login for Information)re performed more kidney transplants than any other health care system in North Texas in 2018, according to a recent report from the U.S Department of Health and Human Services Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network. The Medical City Dallas and Medical City Fort Worth Kidney Transplant Institutes combined to perform more than 230 kidney transplants, with Medical City Dallas being the largest volume kidney transplant program.
To learn more about this opportunity and to submit your CV for consideration, contact Tammy Lindsay at (Login for Information)