Assistant/Associate/Professor (Breast Surgeon) - Surgery, McGovern Medical School

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

Assistant/Associate/Professor (Breast Surgeon) - Surgery, McGovern Medical School

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Category: Faculty

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston

Requisition #: 230003CR

McGovern Medical SchoolatUTHealth Houston, a leading academic health center, invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), non-tenure clinical track Assistant/Associate/Professor (Breast Surgeon) in theDepartment of Surgery,Division of Elective General Surgery.

The selected candidates would expand breast surgery coverage to additional hospitals in the Memorial Hermann system. Each facility has an interdisciplinary team of experts including Medical Oncologists, Radiation Oncologists, and Breast Imaging Physicians.Memorial Hermann Health Systemis accredited as an Integrated Cancer Network by the Commission on Cancer. It has a highly aligned physician group within an Oncology ACO. The system sees 1500+ new breast cancer cases per year. Onsite teams include breast nurse navigators, social workers, chaplains and dieticians. The program also includes physical therapists and a Survivorship program. Focused innovative treatment options including the latest in technology. American College of Radiology certified in breast imaging.

Position Key Accountabilities :

Selected individuals are expected to remain active in the education of these trainees and are encouraged to pursue academic research. The clinical practice for this role will encompass all aspects of breast surgery including benign and malignant disease. No general surgery call is required. Multiple practice locations and affiliations are available.


The selected candidate for the position must have a Texas Medical License or be eligible for a Texas Faculty Temporary License. Candidate should be a fellowship-trained breast surgeon. The candidate should be board-certified or board-eligible by the American Board of Surgery.

Qualified applicants must demonstrate a commitment to excellence, discovery, and service, have the potential to be outstanding in their field of expertise, and share an interest in fulfilling the common goals of McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston.

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth Houston is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth Houston includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

UTHealth Benefits

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Work location is based on the needs of the department and may be adjusted.