Carilion Clinic is searching for a third pediatric surgeon to join an established group of two experienced pediatric surgeons in Roanoke, Virginia. Carilion Children's Hospital serves as the tertiary referral center for 185,000 children in southwest Virginia and provides a full range of pediatric services including the only designated Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center west of Richmond. Carilion Children’s is located within Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, a 763- bed teaching/tertiary care center, and is comprised of an 8-bed PICU, a 27-bed inpatient unit, a 60-bed NICU/intermediate nursing unit, and a 27 bed Pediatric Emergency Department. Ground and air transportation services are provided by a pediatric critical care transport team. The Section of Pediatric Surgery is in the Department of Surgery which is comprised of 77 faculty surgeons, 55 advanced care practitioners, and 47 residents/fellows general surgery, plastic surgery, and neurosurgery residencies and surgical critical care and advanced GI/Minimally Invasive Surgery fellowships.
Carilion Clinic is closely affiliated with the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, with associated research and student teaching opportunities available. Enjoy working with the excellent resident support, along with hospital-based pediatric subspecialists that include cardiology, gastroenterology, neurology, pulmonology, endocrinology, neonatology, neurosurgery, and developmental pediatrics.
Carilion Clinic is the largest not-for-profit integrated health system in western Virginia, serving 1.5 million people. Carilion includes seven hospitals, 220+ practice locations, and 24 GME programs with 700+ physicians in over 70+ specialties. Carilion is a physician-led, collaborative, interdisciplinary Integrated Healthcare Delivery System with a common philosophy of patients first. In 2007, Carilion partnered with Virginia Tech to create the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine (VTCSOM) and the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC. The position includes the opportunity for academic appointment to VTCSOM, and research interests are supported. Leadership opportunities are available for Pediatric Trauma Medical Director and/or Surgical Simulation & Research positions.
Roanoke is a multicultural metropolitan area of over 300,000, located at the southern tip of Virginia's spectacular Shenandoah Valley, surrounded by the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains and the stunning 22,000-acre Smith Mountain Lake. The area offers exceptional outdoor activities but also extensive sports and cultural activities from fine dining, to multiple musical venues and playhouses, to symphonies, opera and ballets. Access to major air travel hubs is convenient through the Roanoke Blacksburg Regional Airport. The weather features mild winters, an abundance of sunshine, and extended spring and autumn seasons. The region features highly ranked schools and universities, and has been coined “the best kept secret in the east.”
ABMS/AOA-BE/BC and fellowship trained in Pediatric Surgery
Carilion Clinic is a not-for-profit health care organization serving nearly one million people in Virginia through hospitals, outpatient specialty centers and advanced primary care practices. Led by multi-specialty physician teams with a shared philosophy that puts the patient first, Carilion is committed to improving outcomes for every patient while advancing the quality of care through medical education and research.