Physician - Pediatric Dermatology
Children's Mercy Hospitals & Clinics - Kansas City, MO

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Pediatric Dermatologist

Children’s Mercy Hospitals & Clinics - Kansas City, Section of Dermatology is seeking a full-time pediatric dermatologist. Applicants must be board eligible/certified in dermatology and additional training in pediatrics and/or pediatric dermatology is required.

Responsibilities include caring for infants, children, and adolescents with dermatologic disorders in outpatient clinics, staffing inpatient consultations, and educating pediatric dermatology fellows, pediatric/dermatology residents, and medical students. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The dermatology section has a very active outpatient service experiencing approximately 15,000 outpatient visits per year and a busy inpatient consultative service providing up to 200 inpatient consultations annually. As the only academic pediatric dermatology center between Columbia, MO, and Denver, CO , the dermatology section draws patients with a fascinating spectrum of clinical disease including very rare and complex medical conditions. Special clinics are held for genetic skin disorder, localized scleroderma, neurocutaneous disorder, melanoma, hemangioma, and vascular anomalies. Opportunities exist for performing laser and excisional surgeries. On-going collaboration with in-house subspecialists and ancillary services in infectious disease, rheumatology, allergy and immunology, pathology, radiology, hematology/oncology, nutrition, psychology and plastic surgery is common. The section hosts the yearly Midwest Pediatric Dermatology Symposium.

Children's Mercy Hospitals & Clinics is a large tertiary care children’s hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. The main hospital is growing to 300 beds this year with a 41 bed PICU and 80 bed NICU. Our faculty is actively involved in clinical care, pediatric research, and educating the next generation of pediatric specialists.

Kansas City is a bi-state community with close to 2 million residents. The city is friendly and its residents enjoy an excellent quality of life. It is unexpectedly cosmopolitan while also having one of the lowest costs of living of all major U.S. cities. There is a robust offering of arts and entertainment, with a number of new venues having just opened within the past few years. The Kansas City area offers excellent opportunities for K-12 education in both public and private schools. Two Kansas City area suburban school districts have been listed among the Best Schools in the Nation. We are also the regional home to several major colleges and universities. EOE/AAP

Amy Nopper, MD

Section Chief - Dermatology

For consideration Email CV to
Charlene L. Plotycia, Physician Recruiter
Children's Mercy Hospitals & Clinics
2401 Gillham Road
Kansas City, Missouri 64108
Phone: 866-CMH-IN-KC/866-264-4652

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