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Microsurgery Fellow with Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center in Phoenix, AZ - Gilbert, AZ, USA

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Microsurgery Fellow with Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center in Phoenix, AZ

Microsurgery Fellow

Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center

Location: Phoenix, AZ


The Division of Surgical Oncology at Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center is actively recruiting a Microsurgery Fellow candidate to start July 2024 in a newly established 12-month, Non-ACGME, multi-campus, Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship program in the Phoenix metropolitan area.


This Fellow will be a part of a national leader in multidisciplinary cancer care, education, and discovery, with an established and growing Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery section lead by a team of renowned microsurgery experts.


This fellowship is tailored to provide advanced postgraduate training, emphasizing microsurgical techniques for reconstructive surgery in cancer patients. Banner MD Anderson stands out as an ideal setting for board-eligible plastic surgeons seeking specialized training in microvascular and complex reconstructive surgery across various cancer types.


The scope of reconstruction encompasses microsurgical and non-microsurgical approaches, spanning breast reconstruction, head and neck, extremity, and trunk reconstruction. Additionally, the fellow will gain exposure to super-microsurgery via a comprehensive surgical lymphedema program, as well as melanoma and non-melanoma cutaneous malignancies, including Mohs reconstruction. Ample time and resources are allocated for clinical research, and the fellow will have the opportunity to participate in educational activities at the MD Anderson Cancer Center micro fellowship in Houston, including a clinical rotation.


Banner Health is ranked in the top 10 healthcare systems nationwide. As a partner member of the MD Anderson Cancer Network®, our cancer program is a fully integrated, clinical extension of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and brings an unprecedented level of cancer care to Arizona. We share a commitment to evidence-based, multidisciplinary, and individualized patient care. Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center began in Gilbert, AZ in 2011 and was MD Anderson's  first full clinical extension  outside of Greater Houston. This partnership has extended to additional locations throughout the Phoenix area and in Northern Colorado. Research is an important component of our cancer centers; we currently have 135+ ongoing clinical trials.


BMDACC includes a comprehensive team of experts that comprises many subspecialties. With the support of a fully staffed APP team, the selected candidate will be dedicated to the cancer center and can anticipate a high volume of cancer reconstruction microsurgery training.


Joining our program affords an opportunity to enjoy :

  • Team approach to care with focused disease-specific expertise in the medical, radiation, and surgical management of the cancer patient
  • Evidence-based, multidisciplinary approach to patient care
  • Access to clinical trials and new investigative therapies
  • State-of-the-art technology for the diagnosis, staging, and treatment of all types of cancer
  • Oncology expertise in supportive care services
  • Opportunity for an adjunct faculty position at UT MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Abundant recreational opportunities throughout Arizona, and train in a highly desired suburban area
  • Fellow compensation package including benefits.

We are seeking applicants with the following qualifications:

  • Must have completed/ completed a Plastic Surgery Fellowship
  • Board Certification/Board Eligibility in Plastic Surgery
  • Microsurgery and cancer reconstruction interest is essential.



FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION, SUBMIT YOUR CV and letter of interest Attn: Dr. Michel Saint-Cyr at:  

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Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center is an equal-opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, or veteran status except where such distinction is required by law. All positions at Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center are security sensitive and subject to examination of criminal history record information. Smoke-free and drug-free environment.


Banner Health and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center opened the Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center on Sept. 26, 2011 on the campus of Banner Gateway Medical Center in Gilbert, Ariz.  To provide the best care to all of the Phoenix area, we have extended our services to other Banner campuses including Banner Thunderbird Medical Center in Glendale, and Banner University Medical Center, downtown Phoenix.

The center joins Banner Health, one of the country’s largest nonprofit hospital systems, with MD Anderson, internationally renowned for its cancer treatment and research, to deliver unprecedented levels of cancer care in Arizona.

MD Anderson’s mission to “eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research, education and prevention” complements Banner Health’s mission “to make a difference in people’s lives through excellent patient care.” MD Anderson is one of only 40 comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute. For seven of the past nine years, MD Anderson has ranked No. 1 in cancer care in "America's Best Hospitals" a survey published annually in U.S. News & World Report.

Cancer Focus
While the cancer center will provide care for all types of cancers, our primary focuses include:

  • Breast cancer
  • Lung cancers
  • Gynecologic cancers
  • Gastrointestinal cancers
  • Prostate cancer
  • Skin cancers
  • Liquid tumors, such as lymphoma and leukemia

Special Features

  • Convenience, accessibility and healing are the cornerstones of the center.
  • Its design merges the “high tech” world of medicine with the “high touch” needs of cancer patients to provide customized, holistic care.
  • The center’s unique environment incorporates proven evidence-based design theories to enhance healing such as natural light, artwork, water features and views of nature.
  • Patient and family amenities include:
    • Expansive lobbies
    • Outdoor balconies for infusion therapy
    • Larger patient rooms and treatment areas
    • Patient and family support
    • Retail services

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Employer: Banner Health
Location: Gilbert, AZ, USA
Position Type: Physician (MD, DO, Resident)
Employment Type: Permanent
Specialty: Surgery
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