We have an incredible opportunity for a General Surgeon to be part of the Gastrointestinal Surgery faculty at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. This position has been created out of a strategic relationship the Department of Surgery has created with the LV Stabler Memorial Hospital in Greenville, Alabama. The general surgeon will live and work in Greenville, while also having a clinical voluntary faculty appointment with UAB. This relationship ensures full support of the general surgeon by the GI surgery faculty including clinical support as necessary.
Opportunity highlights include:
• Competitive compensation; health benefits; malpractice and CME.
• Relocation expense and access to University of Alabama Health Services Foundation retirement benefits.
Minimum Qualifications include:
• MD or equivalent degree from appropriately accredited institution
• Ability to secure a full, unrestricted license to practice medicine in Alabama
• Board eligible with the intention to complete certification process in 1-2 years or fully certified by the American Board of Surgery
Full of southern charm, the beautiful City of Greenville, Alabama is situated in the lower central portion of the state within the East Gulf Coastal Plain of the South, known as the Black Belt Region. Many people have come to know Greenville as a great stopping off point on I-65 along their way to the sandy white beaches of the Gulf Coast. Along with world-class golf and several historic districts, explore Greenville’s up and coming downtown where you can park your car and walk up and down Commerce Street. Enjoy the beautiful Victorian homes, wonderful boutiques, and one-of-a-kind eateries!
The relationship with Greenville is part of UAB Department of Surgery’s broader vision of providing high quality surgical care to the patients of rural Alabama in their hometown. To this end, Greenville is one of three hospitals in which we are working to develop general surgical practices. Our commitment is to ensure the surgeon’s in these hospitals are supported by the UAB Department of Surgery and that the patients in these towns have access to the highest quality surgery available in the Southeast.
The UAB Department of Surgery has a national and international reputation for clinical excellence. Our Department has increased in size over the last 15 years and is now one of the largest in the country with over 120 active faculty and more than 400 advanced practice providers and staff. The Department of Surgery consists of 9 divisions: Acute Care Surgery, Breast and Endocrine Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Transplantation, and Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Surgery. As a member of the faculty, the surgeon working in Greenville will have access to all the resources and expertise available in the UAB Medical Center.