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Job Type: Faculty
Job Title: Associate / Professor of Plastic Surgery - City of Hope
Date Available: 6/1/2022
Institution: City of Hope National Medical Center
Location: Duarte, CA
Description: Department of Surgery | City of Hope National Medical Center

City of Hope Medical Group Seeks 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.

City of Hope National Medical Center is seeking an experienced Plastic Surgeon who is highly qualified and board certified in Plastic Surgery to meet the growing needs of our expanding program in Duarte, CA. 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
  • The clinical practice includes care of complex reconstructive problems (breast reconstruction, lymphatic reconstruction, sarcoma, 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 a competitive salary and potential for incentive compensation
  • Paid relocation
  • 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 & excellence in microsurgical procedures, dedication to resident education (teaching awards, etc.), accomplishment in research, and comprehensive knowledge base pertinent to the field of plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • Based on qualifications, the selected candidate will be appointed as 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 in Plastic Surgery
  • Microsurgical fellowship training and 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. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
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    Call: 626-218-5285

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