The Intra-abdominal Transplant Program at New York Medical College-Westchester Medical Center is seeking an experienced hepatologist with transplant expertise to lead an established and busy transplant hepatology team. WMCHealth has recently brought in a new Chief of Transplant and has expanded our program to five experienced transplant surgeons. The qualified candidate will direct and assist in the growth of transplant services to patients with end stage liver disease, focusing on potential liver transplant recipients, pre transplant workup and evaluation, providing post-transplant care, and managing immunosuppression. The candidate will participate in and lead patient selection conferences, liver transplant clinic, and house staff teaching.
The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of leadership experience, be board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology and have completed a certified Hepatology Transplant Fellowship or have the experience to qualify under the UNOS clinical experience pathway. The practice is based at Westchester Medical Center. We provide Hepatology consultative services, ICU care, acute and chronic liver services in a private practice and clinic setting. We have a vibrant, growing liver transplant program. Our Hepatologists are directly involved in all phases of transplant care and work closely with our transplant surgeons in a collaborative team atmosphere. Participation and productivity in research is expected. Salary will be commensurate with experience.
WMCHealth is a 1,900-bed healthcare system headquartered in Valhalla, New York, with 10 hospitals on seven campuses spanning 6,200 square miles of the Hudson Valley. WMCHealth employs more than 12,000 people and has nearly 3,000 attending physicians. From Level 1, Level 2 and Pediatric Trauma Centers, the region’s only acute care children’s hospital, an academic medical center, several community hospitals, dozens of specialized institutes and centers, skilled nursing, assisted living facilities, homecare services and one of the largest mental health systems in New York State, today WMCHealth is the pre-eminent provider of integrated healthcare in the Hudson Valley. Westchester Medical Center and its technology partners have made a significant commitment to the implementation of a regional eICU and TeleHealth initiative and have recently opened a state of the art Center for TeleHealth. Our advancements extend across the entire medical facility, from the latest technology and life-saving procedures, to nationally recognized doctors, nurses and staff. For more information, about this opportunity, contact Allen Kram, Director of Physician Recruitment for Westchester Medical Center at: (914) 909-6756 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.orgWestchester Medical Center Advanced Physician Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.