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Job Type: Faculty
Job Title: Plastic Surgery Clinical Faculty
Date Available: 07/01/2022
Institution: City of Hope National Medical Center
Location: Irvine, CA, United States
Description: Department of Surgery | City of Hope National Medical Center

City of Hope Medical Group Seeks a Plastic Surgeon to Join our Growing Team

We invite you to consider an opportunity to join City of Hope, the world-class NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in Southern California. This non-profit program is one of the top ranked cancer centers in the country, with an international reputation for quality of care.

As part of our $1 billion expansion in Orange County, City of Hope National Medical Center is seeking a Plastic Surgeon who is highly qualified and board certified or eligible in Plastic Surgery to meet the growing needs of our expanding program. Microsurgical fellowship training or extensive experience as a primary surgeon in microsurgical procedures is required.

Position Highlights:

Provide patient-centered care in collaboration with a world class, nationally recognized team of surgical, medical, radiation other cancer specialists. Full-time Plastic Surgeon position reporting to the Chief of Plastic Surgery, within our Department of Surgery.

  • This is a full-time position in an established and rapidly expanding team of 6 plastic surgeons, NP, PA and microsurgery fellow.
  • Commensurate with the background and qualifications of the candidate, research/educational/ administrative time will be defined and supported. Active mentorship to develop academic interests will be provided by the Division Chief and senior faculty.
  • The practice includes care of complex reconstructive problems (breast reconstruction, lymphatic reconstruction, head and neck reconstruction, chest wall and extremity reconstruction, skin cancer etc.). Predominance will be to provide reconstructive needs of breast and skin cancer patients.
  • City of Hope offers highly competitive salary, sign-on and potential for incentive compensation.
  • Relocation assistance is available on a case-by case basis.
  • Outstanding benefits include up to 20% of IRS max toward annual retirement contribution. *no match requirement


  • Prior experience should include a commitment to provide state-of-the-art patient focused clinical care, specialized training & ability in microsurgical procedures, dedication to resident education (teaching awards, etc.), accomplishment in research, and a knowledge base pertinent to the field of plastic and reconstructive surgery.
  • Based on qualifications, the candidate will be appointed as Assistant, Associate Professor, or Professor rank at City of Hope National Medical Center.
  • The selected candidate for the position must be eligible to obtain or already hold an active California medical license.
  • Board certified/eligible in Plastic Surgery.
  • Microsurgical fellowship training or extensive experience as a primary surgeon in microsurgical procedures is required.

    Who We Are:

    This position is a rare opportunity to work in a 400+ member integrated, multidisciplinary Medical Group Practice serving an NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center in highly desirable Southern California, within our highly respected Department of Surgery and Division of Plastic Surgery. City of Hope is an expanding institution in both numbers of patients per year as well as infrastructure investment in clinical, academic and research facilities.

    City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity,
    and candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
  • Contact: Interested candidates must submit an official application via the City of Hope Physician Careers Internet site: Physician Careers. Additionally, applicants can forward a curriculum vitae and letter of interest to

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