Colon and Rectal Surgeon


The Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology at Rush University Medical Center, is seeking a Colorectal Surgeon.  Candidates must be board certified in General Surgery and board certified/board eligible in Colon and Rectal Surgery. The predominant criteria for appointment are: a major commitment to research, teaching, and patient satisfaction, excellence in clinical care, and institutional service.  Experience in all aspects of colon and rectal surgery is highly desired.  The ideal candidate for this position is a colorectal surgeon with experience in advanced laparoscopy and robotics. Candidates should be eligible for a faculty appointment at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level. 

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work in a multidisciplinary program including GI tumor board as well as inflammatory bowel disease multidisciplinary clinic.

Interested candidates, please address your CV and cover letter to:

Alfonso Torquati, MD, MSCI, FACS

Helen Shedd Keith Professor and Chair, Department of Surgery

Rush University Medical Center

via Rose Sprinkle,

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Opportunity Criteria

  • Specialty

    Colon & Rectal Surgery

Rush is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

More about Rush University Medical Center:

Rush University Medical Center is an academic medical center that encompasses a 669-bed hospital serving adults and children. In January 2012, Rush opened a new 376-bed hospital building, known as the Tower, which is part of the Medical Center’s major renovation of its campus.

Rush University is home to one of the first medical colleges in the Midwest and one of the nation’s top-ranked nursing colleges, as well as graduate programs in allied health, health systems management and biomedical research. The Medical Center also offers more than 70 highly selective residency and fellowship programs in medical and surgical specialties and subspecialties.

Rush is consistently ranked as one of the nation’s top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Rush is ranked in 7 of 16 categories in U.S. News & World Report's 2018–2019 “America's Best Hospitals” issue, and is one of the two top-ranked hospitals in Illinois overall.

Rush was one of four hospitals in the country that the American Hospital Association honored for equity of care in June of 2018.

Rush was the first hospital in Illinois serving adults and children to receive Magnet status—the highest honor in nursing—and the first in Illinois to earn a fourth four-year designation.

Rush has been ranked among the country's top 100 hospitals—and 15 major teaching hospitals—four times by Truven Health Analytics, a leading provider of health care data and analytics.

The Human Rights Campaign, a civil rights organization that advocates for equality for people who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and/or queer/questioning named Rush University Medical Center a leader in LGBT Health Equality for the tenth consecutive year.

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Rose Sprinkle

Manager, Faculty Recruitment

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