Bariatric Surgeon
Loyola University Medical Center - Maywood, IL

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The Loyola University Health System seeks an advanced laparoscopic and bariatric surgeon to join its team which has developed a comprehensive, multidisciplinary program for the life-long care of the bariatric patient. The Loyola Center for Metabolic Surgery and Bariatric Care provides a comprehensive program of education and care for morbidly obese patients and patients with metabolic diseases, offering the laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass procedure, Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy, Biliopancreatic Diversion and adjustable gastric band. The medical, psychological, nutritional, and surgical staff are specialists in the management of obesity. Candidate must be board certified in general surgery, have completed a MIS fellowship and have a primary interest in obesity treatment. The position is for a junior faculty with academic interests, including medical student and resident education, as well as clinical and translational research.

Loyola University Health System (LUHS) is a private, Catholic-Jesuit healthcare provider based in the western suburbs of Chicago. With 800 licensed beds and over $1 billion in revenues, LUHS is a nationally recognized academic medical center with a rich tradition of going beyond the illness to treat the whole person. LUHS believes that its Catholic heritage and Jesuit traditions of excellence, leadership, inclusiveness, respect and concern for others, and desire to help those who are less privileged in live advances the healing mission in the communities it serves. LUHS also believes that thoughtful stewardship; learning and constant reflection on experience improves all it does as it strives to provide the highest quality healthcare. LUHS is a member of Trinity Health, one of the largest Catholic Health Systems in the United States.

LUHS includes a core academic hospital (Loyola University Hospital) located on its main campus in Maywood, a community hospital (Gottlieb Memorial Hospital) located three miles from the main campus in Melrose Park, and an extensive network of more than 28 specialty and primary care centers in the Chicago suburbs. LUHS is home to approximately 7000 staff members, 650 full-time faculty members, and 600 residents/fellows.

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