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Job Type: Faculty
Job Title: Plastic Surgeon/Medical Director of Breast Reconstruction
Date Available: Immediately
Institution: Cooper University Hospital
Location: Camden, New Jersey
Description: The Division of Plastic Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Cooper University Hospital is recruiting for a faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Surgery or above. Qualified candidates should possess or be eligible for certification by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. The ideal candidate will have completed fellowship training in microsurgery, will have prior practice experience in breast reconstruction and have a strong interest in reconstructive microsurgery, teaching and clinical research, and leadership and program development. The selected candidate will provide general plastic surgery services but will focus on comprehensive breast reconstruction services as part of multi-disciplinary teams working at the Cooper University Hospital and MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper. The selected candidate will also function as a member of the teaching faculty at the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University training residents in the Cooper Plastic Surgery Integrated Residency program and teaching medical students and rotating surgery residents. Specific duties will include:

  • Sharing in leadership decisions for the breast cancer program
    o Representing the Plastic Surgery Program to MDA, Surgical Institute and senior leadership
  • Facilitating program development including strategy, operations, and pathway development
  • Providing input to capital and operating budget for the cancer center
  • Participating in marketing and planning meetings for breast surgery
  • Functioning as a new member of:
    o Cancer Leadership Team meeting
    o NAPBC team
    o Cancer Committee
    o Quarterly Surgical Services Update team

    Cooper University Hospital, the clinical campus of Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, is the leading provider of health services to Southern New Jersey. Cooper"ôs main hospital is located in Camden, NJ, right across the river from Philadelphia. Cooper also has satellite offices in the surrounding suburbs, including Cherry Hill, Moorestown, Voorhees and Washington Township with a surgery center based in Voorhees.

    MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper supports nearly 125,000 patient visits annually treating all types of oncologic diseases. Today, MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper is one of the leading cancer centers in the region. In a state-of-the-art facility, over 400 clinicians, nurses, therapists, and technicians provide clinical excellence, compassionate care, and a collaborative, disease-site-specific approach to fighting cancer.


    The Division of Plastic Surgery at Cooper University Hospital is an expanding program with 6 surgeons who function in a team-based atmosphere.
    This is an outstanding and unique opportunity for an experienced plastic surgeon to lead, to establish and grow an academic practice and be part of a very strong and growing residency program.

    Academic appointment and compensation commensurate with training and experience.

  • Contact: Interested candidates please send your CV and cover letter to:

    Steven Bonawitz, MD, FACS
    Division Chief of Plastic Surgery
    Cooper University Hospital
    3 Cooper Plaza, Suite 411
    Camden, NJ 08103
    Bonawitz-Steven@CooperHealth.edu
    Ph. 207-344-5302

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