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Vascular Surgeon (F35660) - Richmond, VA, USA

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Vascular Surgeon (F35660)

Vascular Surgeon (F35660)

Department of Surgery - VCU Health - Richmond, VA


Mission or Goal of Unit: 

  The VCU Division of Vascular Surgery seeks to provide the mid-Atlantic’s most advanced, patient-oriented, cost-effective and safe vascular and endovascular services. In addition, the VCU Division of Vascular Surgery seeks to provide the region’s premier training  environment for our region’s future vascular surgery specialists. Our division’s current clinical research includes the analysis of advanced vascular surgical techniques, including the treatment of complex thoracoabdominal aneurysms using fenestrated endografts, branches thoracic endografts, and physician modified endografts. The division continues to research and publish on its novel advanced alert system for acute limb ischemia, and its novel simplified approach to the treatment of axillosubclavian venous thrombosis using delayed first rib resection and scalenectomy. The division offers the region’s most advanced and varied options for the treatment of lower extremity arterial occlusive disease using ultrasound guided plaque disruption and atherectomy excision. Although recognized as a leading center for challenging vascular surgical problems, the division seeks to expand its regional profile as the vascular surgery provider of choice for all patients across the region. 

Chief Purpose of this position: 

  The Department of Surgery is recruiting for an open rank, junior or mid-level, collateral-track (non-tenure track) faculty position in the Division of Vascular Surgery. Duties will include clinical responsibilities in all areas of vascular surgery. Additionally, the faculty member will participate in research endeavors to include the treatment of complex aortic aneurysms, novel and effective treatment of occlusive disease, as well as vascular surgery outcomes assessment. 

Position Responsibilities:

Clinical: The faculty member will support the division’s already substantial clinical outreach efforts to Baird Vascular Institute, Pauley Heart and Vascular Center at Stony Point, VCU Community Memorial Hospital, VCU Tappahannock, Williamsburg, and Colonial Heights. Clinical responsibilities may be extended to a shared time between VCU and VA Medical Centers. 

Teaching: The faculty member will support the division’s 40-year commitment to educating vascular surgery fellows, integrated vascular surgery residents, general surgery residents, and interdisciplinary fellows from cardiology and interventional radiology, as well as VCU medical students.

Research: Clinical research will be required. Opportunities for intramural and extramural funding will be explored with a goal towards extramural funding. Collaboration with basic science faculty in School of Medicine will be encouraged. 

Service : Faculty member will serve on departmental, Medical College, and/or University committees as necessary, as well as in a professional capacity in their field (e.g., reviewer, conference organizer, etc.). 

Required Qualifications: 

  • Board certification or eligibility in vascular surgery
  • Commitment to clinical and/or basic science research
  • Demonstrated experience or dedication to working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Certification or eligibility for Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI)
  • Record of external funding or proposal submissions to obtain funding

 Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution providing access to education and employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, political affiliation, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or disability.


About Richmond, Virginia

Richmond  is centrally located in the Mid-Atlantic region along the East Coast. With easy access to Washington D.C., the Atlantic Ocean, and the Blue Ridge Mountains, this River City is consistently top ranked for its rich history, charm, lower cost of living, outdoor adventure, trendy restaurants, breweries, wineries, upscale shopping, and world class museums.

With the James River flowing through the heart of City and the mild climate, Richmonders take full advantage of the area’s events, public gardens, festivals, and athletic activities. The area boasts a wide variety of arts, culture and entertainment. Among the numerous historical landmarks, you will also find beautiful theaters, concert venues,  ballet, museums including the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond Children’s Museum, Science Museum of Virginia, and the Richmond International Raceway, to name a few.

Richmond has something for everyone. It’s family friendly, dog friendly, and there is never a shortage of things to do. Whether you want to live downtown, Church Hill, Shockoe Bottom, Forest Hill, The Fan, or the suburbs of the West End or Chesterfield County, each Richmond neighborhood is unique making it an attractively-sized and very livable city.

About VCU Health

Welcome to VCU Health l MCV Physicians , the medical practice of the Virginia Commonwealth University Health System. As part of VCU’s School of Medicine, our physicians provide quality patient care services, teach the next generation of physicians, and conduct important research. VCU’s Massey Cancer Center is an NCI-designated Cancer Center and Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU Health is the region’s full-service children’s hospital.

We are over 900 physicians and 19 clinical departments providing services at various sites in Virginia, including VCU Medical Center — Richmond, VA – the region’s comprehensive Level 1 Trauma Center, verified in adult, pediatric, and burn trauma care. VCU Medical Center integrates hospitals, clinical care facilities, health sciences schools and medical research.

Our physician-driven, patient-centered care model reflects the values and vision of an outstanding integrated academic practice.

VCU Health has consistently ranked high in U.S. News & World Report’s  Best Hospitals study in the state and metro Richmond area. Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU continues to expand inpatient and outpatient services, as well as the new Virginia Treatment Center for Children, opened in 2018, serving as a beacon of hope for families seeking mental health services. We are proud that VCU Health has twice achieved Magnet® designation.  We are honored to be recognized by  Working Mother  magazine’s “100 Best” for work/life balance and integration. Since 2006, the Greater Richmond Chamber of Commerce has consistently named VCU Health an Area Employer of Choice. You won’t find a more appreciative organization to work for, nor better people to work with.

Virginia Commonwealth University is an urban university with over 32,000 students located in Richmond, Virginia, two hours south of Washington D.C. As one of the nation’s top research universities it attracts more than $255 million a year in sponsored research funding. Twenty-seven VCU graduate and professional programs rank among the best in the nation in US News & World Report’s “America’s Best Graduate Schools.

Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Employer: VCU Health - MCV Physicians
Location: Richmond, VA, USA
Position Type: Physician (MD, DO, Resident)
Employment Type: Permanent
Specialty: Surgery
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