Colon and Rectal Surgery - Clinical Faculty
Faculty/Clinical Faculty | Rush University Medical Center – Chicago | Colon & Rectal Surgery

Rush University Medical Center, a nationally recognized clinical and academic institution and the teaching hospital for Rush Medical and Nursing Colleges, located in downtown Chicago, invites applications for the position of 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.

Providers in the Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery take a collaborative approach to the surgical and non-surgical management of the full range of colorectal conditions, working with multidisciplinary partners throughout the organization – including gastroenterologists, geneticists, medical and radiation oncologists, diagnostic and interventional radiologists, pathologists, urogynecologists and urologists – as well as referring providers in the communities we serve, to provide coordinated care tailored to the needs of each patient. In recognition of our high-quality, patient-centered care, the gastroenterology and GI Surgery program at Rush University Medical Center was ranked among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Additionally, the colon cancer surgery program at Rush University Medical Center was recognized as a high-performing program.

Rush University Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or Protected Veteran status.

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