The Department of Surgery and Division of General Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center is seeking a fellowship-trained minimally invasive surgeon specializing in bariatric surgery to join our Surgical Weight Loss team. The Division of General Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center currently has 16 faculty with six members making up our Surgical Weight Loss team.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center has a storied history of bariatric and metabolic surgery which has evolved over the last 4 decades. Our center has maintained accreditation as a Comprehensive Center with Adolescent Qualification as defined by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Quality Improvement Project. Our growing practice incorporates all aspects of bariatric surgery including primary weight loss procedures, revisional surgery, and bariatric endoscopy. Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery fellowship is one of the oldest and most coveted fellowships in the nation producing numerous leaders in the field of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery as well as Minimally Invasive Surgery.
The Weight Loss Center is a robust, multidisciplinary clinic that provide patients with comprehensive tools for their weight loss journey. This dedicated center offers:
• Fellowship Trained Bariatric Surgeons • Experienced Licensed Clinical Social Workers
• Board Certified Obesity Medicine Specialists • Endocrinologist
• Dietitians specialized in Obesity and Bariatric Surgery • Access to Exercise Physiologists
• Fellowship Trained Bariatric Psychologists • Adolescent Obesity Medicine and Adolescent Psychology Specialist
Eligible candidates must be board certified in surgery, able to obtain and maintain a Tennessee Medical License and have completed a Minimally Invasive Surgery and/or Bariatric Surgery fellowship with experience satisfying requirements to obtain the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Fellowship Training Certificate. Applicants should have a strong commitment to patient care, education, and advancing the field of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. An interest in clinical research is preferable. The applicant must be committed to the Vanderbilt University Medical Center mission of reflecting the diversity of the populations we serve in our teams, programs and communications. A diverse workforce is essential to crafting innovative solutions and reflecting a culture of inclusivity.
Job responsibilities include participation in clinical and academic activities as they relate to the Division of General Surgery and the Department of Surgery. The candidate will work closely with the Director of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, the multidisciplinary weight loss team, and the division.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.