Carle Health is seeking a Surgical Oncologist to help grow the surgical oncology program at Carle Health and the Carle Cancer Institute in Urbana, Illinois. This position will be 80% clinical and 20% academic/research.
The candidate would practice at Carle Foundation Hospital in a multi-disciplinary setting with a weekly Upper GI Tumor Board, outpatient clinics at Carle Cancer Institute in Urbana and strong support from Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Advanced GI Endoscopy and Interventional Radiology with an opportunity for multidisciplinary collaboration for management of liver cancers. The position would also be supported for call coverage from Carle General Surgery Service at Carle Foundation Hospital.
Carle Foundation Hospital was ranked in the top 1% of all hospitals for clinical outcomes and has been recognized as One of America’s 50 Best Hospitals™ by Healthgrades®. Carle Foundation Hospital has been recognized by NSQIP and the American College of Surgeons as one of the top hospitals for meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care and is ranked in the top decile by U.S. News and World Report for Gastroenterology and GI Surgery care. The Carle Cancer Institute has a strong clinical cancer research profile with a National Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) Grant continuously funded by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) since 1983 with and more than 100 open clinical trials for cancer patients in East Central Illinois. The Carle Cancer Institute is a pillar of Carle Health’s Stephens Family Clinical Research Institute, which provides existing opportunities to support investigator-initiated studies.
The Champaign-Urbana campus includes Carle Foundation Hospital, the Cancer Center of Illinois (one of the largest basic-science focused cancer centers in the U.S.), the Carle Cancer Institute, and the Carle Illinois College of Medicine. The Grainger College of Engineering at the University of Illinois is one of the top-ten ranked engineering schools in the country. The Carle Illinois College of Medicine integrates engineering design and innovation throughout medical education, training physician-innovators who are uniquely prepared to revolutionize medicine through exceptional clinical skills and scalable groundbreaking solutions to complex health problems.
Must be an MD/DO, be BC in Surgery and be fellowship-trained in surgical oncology.
Interest in upper GI malignancies (pancreas, biliary tract, liver and stomach) and soft tissue sarcomas.
Minimum 5 years post-training surgical oncology fellowship experience with focus on upper GI malignancies, including the Whipple procedure and liver resections.
Interest in teaching general surgery residents in the clinic, hospital setting, and operating room. Interest in teaching medical students.
Reasonable participation in general surgery call schedule in exchange for general surgery service support for surgical oncology program on weekends and when surgical oncologist is off.
Faculty appointment at Carle Illinois College of Medicine with faculty appointment level commensurate with experience.
Interested candidates should contact Christopher Bogantes, Senior Provider Recruiter for Carle Health system via e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org phone: 217.383.4764 or fax: 217.326.1214. Interested candidates may also directly contact Sinisa Stanic, MD, Medical Director, Carle Cancer Institute via e-mail email@example.com and learn more about this exciting opportunity.
Recognized as a Great Place to Work®, Carle Health is a vertically integrated system based in Urbana, IL, with nearly 16,500 team members and over 1,300 physicians and APPs in its eight hospitals, physician groups and health businesses. Carle Foundation Hospital, Carle BroMenn Medical Center, Carle Health Methodist Hospital and Carle Health Proctor Hospital hold Magnet® designations- the nation’s highest nursing honor. Carle Foundation Hospital also ranks as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals™ by Healthgrades®. The system includes Methodist College and Carle Illinois College of Medicine, the world’s first engineering-based medical school, as well as Health Alliance™ and FirstCarolinaCare health insurance plans. Carle Health is dedicated to being a trusted healthcare partner for the communities it serves.