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Pediatric Hand Surgeon - Kansas City, MO, USA

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Pediatric Hand Surgeon

Children’s Mercy Kansas City  Is seeking a  Full time Pediatric Hand Surgeon

The Department of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery is seeking a full-time, fellowship-trained hand surgeon to the Division of Pediatric Hand Surgery at our highly-ranked children’s hospital. We are a large team of dedicated professionals who are committed to providing excellent comprehensive care in a supportive environment. Our Orthopedic department includes 12 full time pediatric surgeons with sections of hand surgery, spine surgery, sports medicine, and trauma surgery and 6 non-surgical pediatric orthopedic specialists.  This physician, with the full support of this very collegial department, will be a full time hand surgeon in our reputable hand program. The successful candidate should be trained and experienced in pediatric hand, wrist, and upper extremities, and will be proficient in trauma, replantation, microsurgical reconstruction, congenital conditions, peripheral nerve and brachial plexus disorders, and the management of upper extremity spasticity disorders.

This position includes an active clinical and surgical practice, along with both teaching and research opportunities. Academic appointments are available through the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine (UMKC). Children’s Mercy Kansas City is the academic training site for UMKC orthopedic residents. We also provide training for rotating orthopedic residents from the University of Kansas School of Medicine and the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences.

If you are looking for an extremely competitive salary with excellent benefits, a great place to live and pursue a career, and hospitable partners, contact us! 

The successful applicant must share our unwavering commitment to excellence, integrity, collegiality, antiracism, and respect for inclusion of individuals with diverse backgrounds.

Norman Otsuka, MSc, MD, FRCSC, FAAP, FACS, FAAOS, FAOA               

Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Chief, Orthopaedic Surgery

Children’s Mercy Kansas City

2401 Gillham Road

Kansas City, MO 64108

Please apply with CV and Cover Letter using link below

About Children’s Mercy Hospital Kansas City

Children’s Mercy Kansas City is an independent, non-profit, 390-bed pediatric health system, providing over half a million patient encounters each year for children from across the country. Children’s Mercy is ranked by U.S. News & World Report in nine specialties. We have received Magnet® recognition five times for excellence in nursing services. In affiliation with the University of Missouri-Kansas City and the university of Kansas School of Medicine, our faculty of more than 800 pediatric specialists and researchers is actively involved in clinical care, pediatric research and educating the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists. 

The Children’s Mercy Research Institute (CMRI) integrates research and clinical care with nationally recognized expertise in genomic medicine, precision therapeutics, population health and health care innovation. In 2021 the CMRI moved into a nine story, 375,000 square foot space emphasizing a translational approach to research in which clinicians and researchers work together to accelerate the pace of discovery that enhances care. We invite you to visit Children’s Mercy Hospital virtually at

Our Bi-State Community

Kansas City is a thriving cultural and economic city with more than 2 million residents. Our city’s long list of attractions includes world class museums, a vibrant arts scene, professional sports, superb shopping, great jazz clubs, and the best places to enjoy barbeque! The city offers low cost-of-living, excellent commute times, and a vibrant downtown, eight-block dining, entertainment and shopping district.  Kansas City offers excellent opportunities for both public and private school venues and is home to several colleges and universities. It’s a community with a heart – friendly, easy-going and forward-thinking – a great place to live and pursue a career. For more information about activities in Kansas City go to

  For more information about Children’s Mercy Kansas City and about Kansas City itself, visit

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Employer: Children's Mercy Hospital (MO)
Location: Kansas City, MO, USA
Position Type: Physician (MD, DO, Resident)
Employment Type: Permanent
Specialty: Pediatrics
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