Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 72208
Job Family: Physicians
Specialty: Bariatric Surgery
Status: Full Time
Detailed Shift and Schedule: Mon - Friday with call rotation
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 31831017131963-Bariatric and Weight Management Center
The Department of Surgery at Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center and Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Charlotte, North Carolina, is seeking a Chief for Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery.
The Department of Surgery has 81 full-time clinical faculty and 6 PhD translational and basic science researchers. Faculty have academic appointments at the Wake Forest University School of Medicine. The Divisions in the Department of Surgery are Abdominal Transplant Surgery, Acute Care Surgery, General and Gastrointestinal Surgery, Hepatopancreatic and Biliary (HPB) Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, Plastic Surgery, and Surgical Oncology. The general surgery residency matches 6 categorical residents per year. Fellowship programs are offered in Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery, Breast Oncology, Advanced GI Surgery, HPB Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, Acute Care Surgery, and Robotic HPB Surgery.
Atrium Health is one of the largest, most comprehensive, and integrated, public, not-for-profit systems in the nation compromising more than 7,500 licensed beds, employing nearly 70,000 people and accounting for more than 12 million patient encounters on an annual basis. The Division of General and Gastrointestinal Surgery is organized into the Sections of Colorectal Surgery, GI/Minimally Invasive Surgery, Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery, and General Surgery. There are 5 surgeons, 4 bariatricians and 3 APPs in the Section of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery. A Center of Excellence for Bariatric Surgery (Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program accredited) is located at Atrium Health Mercy and Atrium Health Cabarrus, respectively. Atrium Health Mercy is a 235-bed acute care hospital located 1.3 miles from the Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center campus. Atrium Health Cabarrus is a 457-bed tertiary care hospital located 28 miles northeast of Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center. Offices for Atrium Health Weight Management are located in Charlotte, Matthews, Gastonia, and Concord, North Carolina.