By Dave Steger

Department of Surgery seeking a new attending and surgery faculty member in the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

January 7th, 2016

Boston Medical Center (BMC) and Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) Department of Surgery is seeking a new attending surgeon and surgery faculty member in the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery.

The Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery provides comprehensive, state-of-the art care for all vascular and endovascular conditions including: peripheral arterial disease, aortic aneurysms, carotid artery disease, venous disease, diabetic foot problems and dialysis access. As the primary teaching affiliate of BU School of Medicine, our surgeons are dedicated to training tomorrow’s clinical leaders. They are actively involved in research studies and quality initiatives that lead to advancements in the treatment of vascular and endovascular diseases.

We ask that candidates who wish to be considered send a CV and cover letter describing the experiences that qualify them for our position. The successful candidate will be board certified or board eligible in Vascular Surgery and should have open vascular surgery experience. Please send all materials directly to: Gerard Doherty, MD, Utley Professor and Chair of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine and Surgeon-in-Chief, Boston Medical Center via email to dohertyg@bu.edu. Please include “Vascular Surgery Position” in the subject line.

Boston University and Boston Medical Center are equal opportunity employers, committed to their common mission of improving the health of Boston’s residents while adhering to the highest standards of academic medicine.

BMC and BUSM are affirmative action/equal employment employers.
Women and minorities are encourage to apply.

Department of Surgery Faculty Among Boston’s “Top Docs” 2015

December 1st, 2015

Boston Magazine’s 2015 “Top Docs” issue recognizes nine Boston University School of Medicine Department of Surgery faculty members. Congratulations to the following providers for being recognized as “tops” in their respective fields:

Peter Burke, MD (Surgery)

Gerard Doherty, MD (Surgery)

Alik Farber, MD (Vascular Surgery)

Hiran Fernando, MBBS, FRCS (Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery)

Donald Hess Jr., MD (Surgery)

Russell Jennings, MD (Pediatric Surgery)

Maureen Kavanah, MD (Surgery)

Harold Lazar, MD (Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery)

David McAneny, MD (Surgery)

 

Department of Surgery 2015 Annual Report

October 15th, 2015

The Department of Surgery is proud to bring you our 2015 Annual Report. Please click on the image below to view the report.

 

Annual Report 2015

 

 

Welcoming New Faculty: Wei Tseng, DPM

September 11th, 2015

Tseng_Wei-2-5x3-5Wei Tseng, DPM
Division of Podiatry Surgery, Boston Medical Center
Instructor of Surgery,
Boston University School of Medicine

Dr. Tseng received her doctorate of podiatric medicine from the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine and completed her residency at Boston Medical Center.

Her research and clinical interests include, diabetic limb salvage, reconstructive foot surgery and lower extremity pathology.

Department of Surgery seeking a new attending and surgery faculty member in the Section of Colon & Rectal Surgery

August 25th, 2015

Boston Medical Center (BMC) and Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) Department of Surgery seeking a new attending and surgery faculty member in the Section of Colon & Rectal Surgery.

BMC is a 496-bed academic medical center located in Boston’s historic South End. BMC provides a full range of pediatric and adult care services, from primary care and family medicine to advanced specialty care. Emphasizing community-based care, BMC is committed to providing consistently excellent and accessible health services to all—and is the largest safety-net hospital in New England.

BMC is the principal teaching affiliate of Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM). BUSM is highly ranked and committed to urban and international health and has recognized leader in groundbreaking medical research.

The Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery at BMC provides expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of benign and malignant colon, rectal and anal diseases. The section currently consists of two attending surgeons and a robust support staff.

We ask that candidates who wish to be considered send a CV and cover letter describing the experiences that qualify them for our position. The successful candidate will be ABS board eligible or certified in Surgery. Please send all materials directly to: Gerard Doherty, MD, Utley Professor and Chair of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine and Surgeon-in-Chief, Boston Medical Center via email to dohertyg@bu.edu. Please include “Colon & Rectal Surgery Position” in the subject line.

Boston University and Boston Medical Center are equal opportunity employers, committed to their common mission of improving the health of Boston’s residents while adhering to the highest standards of academic medicine.

BMC and BUSM are affirmative action/equal employment employers.
Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Department of Surgery seeking a new attending and surgery faculty member in the Division of Thoracic Surgery

August 14th, 2015

Boston Medical Center (BMC) and Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) Department of Surgery seeking a new attending and surgery faculty member in the Division of Thoracic Surgery.

BMC is a 496-bed academic medical center located in Boston’s historic South End. BMC provides a full range of pediatric and adult care services, from primary care and family medicine to advanced specialty care. Emphasizing community-based care, BMC is committed to providing consistently excellent and accessible health services to all—and is the largest safety-net hospital in New England.

BMC is the principal teaching affiliate of Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM). BUSM is highly ranked and committed to urban and international health and has recognized leader in groundbreaking medical research.

Providing comprehensive, expert care for patients with diseases of the lung, chest or esophagus, the Division of Thoracic Surgery leads both the Center for Minimally Invasive Esophageal Therapies and the Center for Thoracic Oncology at BMC. Areas of expertise include the full spectrum of non-cardiac thoracic surgery practice, including benign and malignant esophageal diseases; lung cancer, mediastinal and pleural disease using minimally invasive approaches such as VATS, robotic and endoscopic techniques.

We ask that candidates who wish to be considered send a CV and cover letter describing the experiences that qualify them for our position. The successful candidate will be ABTS board eligible or certified in Thoracic Surgery. Please send all materials directly to: Gerard Doherty, MD, Utley Professor and Chair of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine and Surgeon-in-Chief, Boston Medical Center via email to dohertyg@bu.edu. Please include “Thoracic Surgery Position” in the subject line.

Boston University and Boston Medical Center are equal opportunity employers, committed to their common mission of improving the health of Boston’s residents while adhering to the highest standards of academic medicine.

BMC and BUSM are affirmative action/equal employment employers.
Women and minorities are encourage to apply.

Department of Surgery seeking a new attending and surgery faculty member in the Section of Surgical Endocrinology

August 14th, 2015

Boston Medical Center (BMC) and Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) Department of Surgery seeking a new attending and surgery faculty member in the Section of Surgical Endocrinology.

BMC is a 496-bed academic medical center located in Boston’s historic South End. BMC provides a full range of pediatric and adult care services, from primary care and family medicine to advanced specialty care. Emphasizing community-based care, BMC is committed to providing consistently excellent and accessible health services to all—and is the largest safety-net hospital in New England.

BMC is the principal teaching affiliate of Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM). BUSM is highly ranked and committed to urban and international health and has recognized leader in groundbreaking medical research.

The Section of Surgical Endocrinology at BMC treats a wide variety of endocrine diseases, including benign and malignant tumors of the thyroid, parathyroid, pancreas, and adrenal glands, in collaboration with Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition, Gastroenterology, and Radiation Oncology to provide a multidisciplinary approach to care. The section has expertise in: Thyroid; Parathyroid; Pancreas and adrenal glands; Diffuse Neuroendocrine system (carcinoid tumors); and Familial syndromes (MEN-1, MEN-2, von Hippel-Lindau syndrome).

We ask that candidates who wish to be considered send a CV and cover letter describing the experiences that qualify them for our position. The successful candidate will be ABS board eligible or certified in Surgery. Please send all materials directly to: Gerard Doherty, MD, Utley Professor and Chair of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine and Surgeon-in-Chief, Boston Medical Center via email to dohertyg@bu.edu. Please include “Surgical Endocrinology Position” in the subject line.

Boston University and Boston Medical Center are equal opportunity employers, committed to their common mission of improving the health of Boston’s residents while adhering to the highest standards of academic medicine.

BMC and BUSM are affirmative action/equal employment employers.
Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Department of Surgery seeking a new attending and surgery faculty member in the Section of Minimally Invasive and Weight Loss Surgery

August 14th, 2015

Boston Medical Center (BMC) and Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) Department of Surgery seeking a new attending and surgery faculty member in the Section of Minimally Invasive and Weight Loss Surgery.

BMC is a 496-bed academic medical center located in Boston’s historic South End. BMC provides a full range of pediatric and adult care services, from primary care and family medicine to advanced specialty care. Emphasizing community-based care, BMC is committed to providing consistently excellent and accessible health services to all—and is the largest safety-net hospital in New England.

BMC is the principal teaching affiliate of Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM). BUSM is highly ranked and committed to urban and international health and has recognized leader in groundbreaking medical research.

The Section of Minimally Invasive and Weight Loss Surgery is a high volume service at BMC and provides non-surgical as well as surgical options for obesity such as bariatric surgery or weight loss surgery, gastric bypass, lap band and gastric sleeve surgery as well as minimally invasive/laparoscopic general surgery services. Our surgeons have performed thousands of successful operations and our Bariatric Surgical Program is recognized as a Center of Excellence by the American College of Surgeons.

We ask that candidates who wish to be considered send a CV and cover letter describing the experiences that qualify them for our position. The successful candidate will be ABS board eligible or certified in Surgery. Please send all materials directly to: Gerard Doherty, MD, Utley Professor and Chair of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine and Surgeon-in-Chief, Boston Medical Center via email to dohertyg@bu.edu. Please include “Minimally Invasive Surgery Position” in the subject line.

Boston University and Boston Medical Center are equal opportunity employers, committed to their common mission of improving the health of Boston’s residents while adhering to the highest standards of academic medicine.

BMC and BUSM are affirmative action/equal employment employers.
Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Department of Surgery are seeking a new faculty member in the Section of Acute Care & Trauma Surgery/Surgical Critical Care

August 14th, 2015

Boston Medical Center (BMC) and Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) Department of Surgery are seeking a new faculty member in the Section of Acute Care & Trauma Surgery/Surgical Critical Care.

BMC is a 496-bed academic medical center located in Boston’s historic South End. BMC provides a full range of adult and pediatric services, from primary care and family medicine to advanced specialty care. Emphasizing community-based care, BMC is committed to providing consistently excellent and accessible health services to all—and is the largest safety-net hospital in New England.

BMC is the principal teaching affiliate of Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM). BUSM is highly ranked and committed to urban and international health and has recognized leader in groundbreaking medical research.

Boston Medical Center includes expertise in both adult and pediatric trauma and has approximately 2,000 trauma team activations per year. BMC is the largest and busiest provider of trauma and emergency services in New England. It is the longest continuously verified Level I trauma program in the City of Boston and has earned the reputation of one of the country’s finest programs as one of several Centers of Excellence at Boston Medical Center.

We ask that candidates who wish to be considered send a CV and cover letter describing the experiences that qualify them for our position. The successful candidate will be ABS board eligible or certified in Surgery and Surgical Critical Care. Please send all materials directly to: Gerard Doherty, MD, Utley Professor and Chair of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine and Surgeon-in-Chief, Boston Medical Center via email to dohertyg@bu.edu. Please include “Acute Care & Trauma Surgery Position” in the subject line.

Boston University and Boston Medical Center are equal opportunity employers, committed to their common mission of improving the health of Boston’s residents while adhering to the highest standards of academic medicine.

BMC and BUSM are affirmative action/equal employment employers.
Women and minorities are encourage to apply.

Welcoming New Faculty: Cullen Carter, MD and Chaitan Narsule, MD

August 3rd, 2015


Cullen Carter, MD
Carter_Cullen Attending Surgeon, Section of Minimally Invasive and Weight Loss Surgery, Boston Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Surgery,
Boston University School of Medicine

Dr. Carter received his medical degree from University of Virginia School of Medicine in Charlottesville, VA. He completed his residency in General Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School; a fellowship in Surgical Critical Care also at BWH; and a fellowship in Minimally Invasive Surgery at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care.

His clinical and research interests include general surgery, bariatric surgery, hernia repair, biliary disease, upper GI surgery, surgical education and outcomes in bariatric surgery

 

 

Narsule_ChaitanChaitan Narsule, MD
Attending Surgeon, Sections of Acute Care and Trauma Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, Boston Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Surgery,
Boston University School of Medicine

Dr. Narsule received his medical degree from Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (UMDNJ) in Piscataway, NJ. He completed a residency in General Surgery at Rhode Island Hospital & Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University in Providence, RI. Following a year of private practice as a general surgeon, he pursued clinical and research fellowships in thoracic surgery at BMC and Tufts University School of Medicine, prior to returning to BMC for a fellowship in surgical critical care. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care.

His clinical and research interests include surgical education, thoracic trauma, minimally invasive surgery and the management of multi-system organ failure.