Transplant careers

Gastroenterology/Transplant Hepatologist

Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University

Temple Health

Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

www.temple.edu/medicine

Summary of Opportunity

The Department of Medicine at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM) is seeking fellowship trained applicants who are Board Certified/Board Eligible in both Gastroenterology and Transplant Hepatology to join a vibrant gastroenterology/ hepatology academic practice. The new faculty member will be responsible for evaluating patients with the whole spectrum of liver disorders including the management of primary liver disease, primary liver cancer, end-stage liver disease and patients requiring liver transplantation. The hepatologist working in conjunction with transplant surgeons and other hepatologists will select and manage the patient before, during and after transplant. Research is encouraged in the areas of hepatology and liver transplantation. The Department of Medicine offers potential candidates a uniquely supportive practice environment with an emphasis on quality patient care, research, teaching, individual career development, and collegiality among faculty members. Rank and compensation commensurate with experience. Leadership opportunities available for qualified candidates.

The Temple Liver Transplant Program is led by some of the foremost liver experts in the country. Temple’s team of surgeons, hepatologists, oncologists, radiologists, and pre- and post-transplant coordinators have decades of successful experience in providing care for seriously ill patients, from initial evaluation to post-transplant care. Our team provides liver transplant services for adult patients with a wide range of conditions including advanced cirrhosis due to hepatitis, alcoholic liver disease, liver cancer, drug toxicity, and rare metabolic disorders. To learn more about Temple’s growing program please visit https://www.templehealth.org/services/transplant/liver-transplant

Temple Health, one of Philadelphia’s leading academic medical centers, is home to more than 1,000 physicians and scientists who share the mission of bringing innovative treatments to patients. Giving our patients access to some of the world’s most advanced therapies — and helping them achieve outcomes once thought impossible — is the driving force for all our clinical care, research, and medical education.

To be considered, please complete the online application: https://bit.ly/2KKye9j Application materials should include the following: a letter of interest summarizing teaching experience, clinical and research interests, current curriculum vita and three professional references names/contact information.

Please address your application to:

Lee Peng, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Chief, Division of Hepatology, C/O Jessica N. Vega, Senior Physician/Faculty Recruiter, Department of Physician/Faculty Recruitment & Retention Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Email: jessica.vega@tuhs.temple.edu

For more information about diversity at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine, please visit the Office of Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.

The University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching, and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

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