Bariatric Surgeon at the Assistant or Associate Professor Level

Job Description

Tulane Department of Surgery is seeking a full-time, academic bariatric surgeon to join their growing division as the clinical practice expands to University Medical Center. The successful candidate will have completed a fellowship in Minimally Invasive & Bariatric surgery and has been in practice for a minimum of 4 years. Experience in advanced endoscopic procedures as well as robotic surgery is preferred. Candidates should be at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.

The Bariatric team prides itself on its collaborative team approach and the successful candidate should be facile with advanced communication skills both with patients and with colleagues and referring physicians. A willingness to work hard to build his/her practice, with our support, at this new site, is essential. The University Medical Center offers the opportunity to create the paradigm in providing comprehensive, excellent care for an underserved population with poor access to weight-loss procedures. A commitment to education, teaching both students and residents is required. Interest in expanding the robust clinical research in this division is encouraged.

Tulane University is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity. All eligible candidates are invited to apply for position vacancies as appropriate.

How to Apply

The candidate should submit a CV with a brief letter describing their relevant training and/or experiences in this field. Under-represented minorities and women are especially encouraged to apply. Applications should be submitted formally by accessing the link: If you have specific questions, please contact the Chair of the Search Committee, Christopher DuCoin, MD (, Chief, Section of MIS/Bariatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine.
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