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Job Title: Academic Plastic Surgery
Date Available: Now
Location: Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance CA

Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, a UCLA School of Medicine affiliate, and training site for the UCLA Plastic Surgery Residency, is seeking a full time academic plastic surgeon to join the faculty. The position will come with a UCLA academic appointment at a level to be determined by qualifications and experience. Our faculty work in clinical environments and on research activities to help improve patient care and teach the next generation of plastic surgeons.

Harbor-UCLA Medical Center is a Level 1 trauma center, and an academic teaching hospital, affiliated with the UCLA School of Medicine. Harbor is part of the Department of Health Services at Los Angeles County, and is a major public teaching hospital. The Department of Surgery has 13 divisions, including Plastic Surgery. The hospital supports its own independent general surgery residency training program, as well as a vascular surgery fellowship. UCLA Plastic Surgery residents have major rotations at Harbor-UCLA. Thus, there are ample opportunities for resident education and clinical research.

Harbor-UCLA Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Basic Qualifications: Must have completed an ACGME accredited Plastic Surgery residency program and must be certified, in the process of, or eligible for certification by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. Additionally, strong preference will be given to candidates who have completed a fellowship in microsurgery and are comfortable with breast, limb and head and neck reconstruction. Experience in lymphatic surgery would be an asset. The candidate must be interested in educating both general and plastic surgery residents, and have an interest in research and administration. Excellent communication skills and interest in working in a collaborative / team oriented environment are a must.


Luz Blonski & Christian de Virgilio MD

Christian de Virgilio MD Chair, Department of Surgery Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Professor of Surgery UCLA School of Medicine

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