The Department of Surgery at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health is seeking a full-time Adv/GI MIS and/or Abdominal Wall fellowship trained surgeon to join our well-established Division of MIS and Bariatric Surgery. Interested candidates should be dynamic, innovative individuals with experience, training, and interest in abdominal wall surgery. Expertise in complex abdominal wall surgery (open, laparoscopic and robotic) and a willingness to practice general surgery as part of our MIS team are mandatory. Leadership opportunities are available to expand and lead our abdominal wall program.
The successful applicant must have a strong interest in clinical practice and a demonstrated track record of research and educational accomplishments. The ideal applicant should have a desire to build a robust clinical practice while being integrally involved in the education and training of our MIS fellow, general surgery residents and medical students.
Principal Duties: The Division of MIS and Bariatric Surgery provides a complete spectrum of minimally invasive general surgery services including complex foregut surgery, advanced endoscopic procedures, abdominal wall surgery/reconstruction, comprehensive medical and surgical weight loss services in additional to the full breadth of general surgery. We offer open, laparoscopic, and robotic abdominal wall surgery via our Hernia Center, and maintain and run our own esophageal motility lab. We have a MBSAQIP- accredited bariatric surgery program that additionally provides medical weight loss services with the help of a full-time medical bariatrician as well as an integrated and comprehensive multi-disciplinary team that provides all aspects of care in obesity medicine. We also have a Fellowship Council accredited Adv GI/MIS fellowship that trains one fellow per year.
We are seeking a surgeon with experience in abdominal wall surgery to join our team. The successful candidate will have an MD or equivalent, have completed an accredited Adv GI/MIS and/or advanced abdominal wall fellowship, be board certified/eligible in general surgery and be eligible for a Wisconsin medical license. The incumbent will be expected to play a major role in the growth of the abdominal wall surgery program with the opportunity to be the Director of our Hernia Center (based on experience). They should be able to deliver high-quality patient care, be excited about participating in teaching the fellow, residents, and medical students, and be involved in a scholarly clinical or basic science research program. Expertise in complex abdominal wall surgery (open, laparoscopic and robotic) and a willingness to practice general surgery as part of our MIS team are mandatory. The successful candidate will also participate in professional, public, and university service. The candidate must have the credentials that meet the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health criteria for promotion of appointment on the CHS track.