Job Description

The Division of Surgery for Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center (BMDACC) is actively recruiting for two Colorectal Surgeons to join our exceptional team. Operating at several Banner Health campuses, the Division of Surgery currently includes 20 clinicians who provide outstanding surgical care for patients with all types of malignancies. Designed with experts from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, the center has an evidence-based design and state-of-the-art technologies including advanced surgical tools, the Da Vinci robotics system and advanced treatment capabilities.

LEAD COLORECTAL SURGEON: Leading our highly integrated team of surgeons on the Banner Gateway Medical Center campus and at additional facilities in the Phoenix metropolitan area, the candidate will be expected to interface closely with the multidisciplinary cancer program. An active clinical research program has also been established, and the Lead will be encouraged to promote growth in research activities. BMDACC seeks an exceptional clinician with proven skills and values to lead this growing program. Candidates should have excellent clinical training and experience working with multidisciplinary teams. Qualified candidates are required to be board certified and possess the following qualifications:

• Minimum 3 years post-colorectal fellowship
• Surgery experience with cancer
• Leadership abilities/experience
• Robotics experience preferred
• Academics experience desired

STAFF COLORECTAL SURGEON: This position will be based at the Banner Estrella Medical Center (BEMC) campus on the western edge of Phoenix and cover at one additional west valley location. This position includes the opportunity to build the practice and develop a fellowship program. We seek candidates who are accustomed to working with multidisciplinary teams and possess the following qualifications:

• BC/BE with the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
• Completion of a colorectal fellowship
• Experienced surgeon with cancer experience/training preferred
• Interest in working with robotics
• Academics experience desired

Banner Health, a Top 10 Health System for clinical performance according to Thomson Reuters, has teamed up with The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, one of the world’s most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention to open the Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center. As a partner member of MD Anderson Cancer Network, Banner MD Anderson is a fully integrated, clinical extension of MD Anderson and brings an unprecedented level of cancer care to the greater Phoenix area. MD Anderson’s mission to “eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research, education and prevention” complements Banner Health’s mission “to make a difference in people’s lives through excellent patient care.” MD Anderson is one of only 41 comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute. For the past 25 years, MD Anderson has ranked as one of the nation’s top two cancer centers in U.S. News & World Report’s annual “Best Hospitals” survey.

How to Apply

We offer a generous salary and benefits. Please submit your letter of interest and CV (please indicate the opportunity to which you are applying), for consideration, to: For questions, contact Pamela Disney, at: (602) 747-4397. Visit our web site at: EOE. Not a J1 opportunity.
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