With more than 1,100 physicians, the UMass Memorial Medical Group is one of the largest, integrated multispecialty group medical practices on the entire East Coast. Our physicians provide primary care and specialty services for both routine and complex health needs, and practice at locations in Worcester and throughout Central Massachusetts.
The Department of Neurological Surgery at UMass Memorial Medical Center and the University of Massachusetts Medical School is actively recruiting a full-time clinical academic neurosurgeon with fellowship training and/or experience in complex spine surgery. The UMass Spine Center is a multidisciplinary program that is enjoying rapid growth. There is a clinical demand for additional Neurosurgery faculty with particular expertise in the management of complex spinal disorders. Experience in spinal reconstruction surgery, spine trauma or minimally invasive spinal surgery is desired. This position requires a commitment to excellence in patient care, teaching, research and clinical practice. Clinical or translational research interests are encouraged and aggressively supported. The academic rank will be commensurate with expertise and training. Applicants must be board certified or board eligible in neurological surgery.
Located in Central Massachusetts, Worcester is the second largest city in Massachusetts and in New England. Worcester and the surrounding area have a strong and diverse economic base with family oriented communities offering excellent school systems. The cultural offerings are abundant. Boston is only forty miles away, and lakes, beaches and mountains are all easily accessible.
Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae addressed to:
As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, UMMMG recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds.
Fellowship training and/or experience in complex spine surgery.
Applicants must be board certified or board eligible in neurological surgery.
About UMass Memorial Health Care
UMass Memorial Health Care is the largest health care system in Central Massachusetts. We are the clinical partner of UMass Medical School, with access to the latest technology, research and clinical trials.
UMass Memorial Health Care: Locations in Central Massachusetts
Our health care system includes four hospitals:
•UMass Memorial Medical ...Center (Worcester)
•HealthAlliance-Clinton Hospital (Clinton, Burbank and Leominster)
•Marlborough Hospital (Marlborough)
Our hospitals receive full accreditation by the Joint Commission, a national organization that sets quality standards for hospitals, or Det Norske Veritas (DNV), a risk management company that helps improve health care services. In addition to our fully equipped medical centers, our system also includes home health and hospice programs, behavioral health programs and community-based physician practices.
UMass Memorial Health Care by the numbers:
•1,600 physicians on our active medical staff
•3,000 registered nurses
•12,000 total employees
•1,125 beds in our hospitals
Health Care Services at UMass Memorial
With our sophisticated technology and full spectrum of support services, we provide you with excellent health care in a warm, professional environment. Our staff includes specialists who are nationally acclaimed for their work in areas such as:
•Heart and vascular care
•Newborn intensive care
•Emergency medicine and trauma
Advanced Care at UMass Memorial Medical Center
UMass Memorial Medical Center is home to some of the region’s most sophisticated medical technology, including the latest diagnostic and treatment options. Our experienced staff includes specialists who are leaders in their field. No matter where you receive health care within our network of hospitals, you have access to the advanced services and resources of UMass Memorial Medical Center.
Features of UMass Memorial include:
•Accredited by the American College of Surgeons as the only designated Level I Trauma Center for adults in Central Massachusetts
•Home to the Duddie Massad Emergency and Trauma Center and Life Flight, New England’s first hospital-based air ambulance
•The region’s only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, providing expert care for ill or premature newborns
•Number 1 hospital in Massachusetts five years in a row for heart attack survival, according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
•A three-star rating from Consumer Reports for bypass cardiac surgery based on overall performance, complications and other quality measures
•A study published in 2013 in the journal CHEST and written by the director of UMass Memorial’s eICU found that “patients in the virtual ICUs were 26 percent more likely to survive their stay in the ICU and 16 percent more likely to survive the hospitalization as a whole and be discharged.” – Boston Business Journal, December 3, 2013