Chief of General Surgery

Job Description


WVU School of Medicine, Department of Surgery is actively recruiting a board certified general surgeon with fellowship training and/or experience in minimally invasive/laparoscopic surgery to assume the position of Chief of General Surgery. We are looking for candidates who want to join a thriving academic practice with the opportunity to be a leader in the field. Applicants with an interest in endocrine and hernia surgery are encouraged to apply.

You’ll join a highly skilled surgical team making an extraordinary difference in the lives of patients across our entire state. Ours is a collaborative atmosphere that encourages you to grow and evolve as you practice advanced medicine in a highly satisfying academic setting.

WVU’s general surgeons perform a wide range of basic and advanced procedures involving the foregut, midgut, and hindgut, as well as the breast, endocrine system, hematopoietic system, and other parts of the body. Advanced imaging systems, specialized instruments, and computer-guided surgical navigation systems enhance surgeons’ ability to provide the latest and best in surgical care and the best possible outcomes for patients with an ever-increasing number of conditions and disorders. Endoscopic techniques and procedures are performed frequently in the WVU Digestive Disease Center in a collaborative atmosphere with the Division of Digestive Diseases, a regional leader in gastroenterological care.

U.S. News & World Report ranked West Virginia University Hospitals in Morgantown #1 in the state for the last two years. Forbes recently ranked Morgantown as one of the Best Small Metros in America. Our area offers the cultural diversity and amenities of a large city in a safe, family-friendly environment. There is also an excellent school system and an abundance of beautiful homes and recreational activities.

WVU is an AA/EO employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran – and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity.

How to Apply

Build your legacy as you serve, teach, learn and make a difference from day one. To learn more, visit or submit your CV directly to Laura Blake, Director of Physician Recruitment, at