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Department of Surgery Faculty Among Boston’s “Top Docs” 2016

December 5th, 2016

Boston Magazine’s 2016 “Top Docs” issue recognizes eight 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)

Alik Farber, MD (Vascular Surgery)

Jason Hall, MD, MPH (Colon and Rectal Surgery)

Jeffrey Kalish, MD (Vascular Surgery)

Maureen Kavanah, MD (Surgery)

Virginia Litle, MD (Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery)

David McAneny, MD (Surgery)

Jane Mendez, MD (Surgery)

 

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

November 22nd, 2016

Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine Department of Surgery are seeking a new attending and surgery faculty member in the Division of Cardiac Surgery.

Boston Medical Center (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.

BMC is the principal teaching affiliate of Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM). BUSM is highly ranked and is a recognized leader in groundbreaking medical research.

The Division of Cardiac Surgery at BMC has provided outstanding cardiac surgical care to patients since the 1940s and was one of the first divisions of its kind in the United States. The highly skilled team includes a seasoned group of physician assistants, nurse practitioners and cardiac nurses.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery (CABG)
  • Heart Valve Repair and Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
  • Thoracic Aortic Graft
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Ventricular Aneurysm Repair

We ask that candidates who wish to be considered send a CV and cover letter describing the experiences that qualify them for our position. Please send all materials directly to: David McAneny, MD, Ad Interim Chair, Department of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine via email to David.McAneny@bmc.org. Please include “Cardiac 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 2016 Annual Report

October 11th, 2016

The Department of Surgery is proud to bring you our 2016 Annual Report. Please click on the image below to view the report.

2016 Annual Report Cover

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

September 20th, 2016

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 Plastic and Reconstructive 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 and busiest trauma and emergency services center 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; the faculty includes many recognized leaders in groundbreaking medical research.

The Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery consists of three American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) board-certified surgeons and a robust support staff. It is a high-volume service offering a wide variety of reconstructive surgery, cosmetic surgery and non-surgical procedures. Qualified applicants must have completed an approved Plastic Surgery residency program and be board certified or board eligible in Plastic Surgery. The preferred candidate will have completed formal fellowship training or have equivalent clinical experience in the areas of: breast reconstruction, free tissue transfer and general reconstructive and cosmetic surgery.

We ask that candidates who wish to be considered send a CV and cover letter describing the experiences that qualify them for our position. Please send all materials directly to: Jaromir Slama, MD, Division Chief, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Boston Medical Center via email to Jaromir.Slama@bmc.org. Please include “Plastic & Reconstructive 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

September 15th, 2016

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.

Boston Medical Center (BMC) and Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) Department of Surgery are seeking a new attending surgeon 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; the faculty includes many recognized leaders in groundbreaking medical research.

Providing comprehensive, expert care for patients with diseases of the lung, chest and 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, including benign and malignant esophageal diseases, lung cancer, mediastinal and pleural diseases, while applying 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. Please send all materials directly to: David McAneny, MD, Vice Chair, Department of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine via email to David.McAneny@bmc.org. 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 encouraged to apply.

Department of Surgery Welcomes New Faculty: Thurston Drake, MD, MPH; Luise Pernar, MD; Sabrina Sanchez, MD, MPH; and Kei Suzuki, MD.

September 12th, 2016

 


Drake_Fredrick-surgery webF. Thurston Drake, MD, MPH 

Attending Surgeon, Section of Surgical Endocrinology, Boston Medical Center
Laszlo N. Tauber Assistant Professor of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine

Dr. Drake received his Medical Degree from the University of Utah School of Medicine in Salt Lake City, UT and a Master of Public Health from the University of Washington in Seattle, WA. He completed a residency in General Surgery at University of Washington Medical Center and a Fellowship in Endocrine Surgery at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) in San Francisco, CA.

He is board certified by the America Board of Surgery. His research and clinical interests include: general surgery and endocrine surgery (including surgery for diseases of the thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal glands), improving outcomes for common surgical diseases, innovations in surgical education and improving access to surgical care in the developing world.

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Pernar_LuiseLuise Pernar, MD
Attending Surgeon, Section of Minimally Invasive and Weight Loss Surgery, Boston Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine (recommended for)

Dr. Pernar received her medical degree from Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA. She completed a residency in General Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA, followed by a fellowship in Advanced Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery also at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She is board certified by the American Board of Surgery.

Her clinical and research interests include: laparoscopic bariatric surgery, hernia surgery, gallbladder surgery, foregut surgery, endoscopy, surgical education and surgical outcomes.

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Sanchez_SabrinaSabrina Sanchez, MD, MPH 
Attending Surgeon, Sections of Acute Care & Trauma Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, Boston Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine (recommended for)

Dr. Sanchez received her Medical Degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine in Chicago, IL and a Master of Public Health from the University of Washington in Seattle, WA. She completed a residency in General Surgery at University of Washington Medical Center and a Fellowship in Surgical Critical Care at the University of Michigan Hospitals in Ann Arbor, MI. She is board certified by the American Board of Surgery.

Her clinical and research interests include: geriatric surgery, long term quality of life after trauma, palliative care in surgical ICU settings, and resident education and well-being.

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Suzuki_KeiKei Suzuki, MD 
Attending Surgeon, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Boston Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine (recommended for)

Dr. Suzuki received his Medical Degree from the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham, AL. He completed a residency in General Surgery at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York, NY and a Fellowship in Thoracic Surgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center’s (MSKCC) joint program with New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College (NYPH/WCMC).

He is board certified by the America Board of Surgery. His research and clinical interests include: prognostication and tumor immunology of early lung adenocarcinoma and robotic surgery.

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

August 16th, 2016

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 Oncology.

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 faculty of the Section of Surgical Oncology manages the spectrum of cancer surgery, including: soft tissue sarcoma, melanoma, endocrine surgery, breast surgery; and malignant and benign disease of the gastrointestinal tract (e.g., biliary tree, liver, pancreas, small bowel, colon, rectum, stomach, and spleen). Of course, this work involves minimally invasive techniques, with opportunities for robotic surgery.

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 should be especially interested in breast surgery, melanoma, soft tissue tumors and GI tumors.

Please send all materials directly to: David McAneny, MD, Vice Chair, Department of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine via email to David.McAneny@bmc.org. Please include “Surgical Oncology 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 Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

August 10th, 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: Alik Farber, MD, Professor and Chief, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at Boston Medical Center, via email to Alik.Farber@bmc.org. 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 seeking a new attending and surgery faculty member in the Section of Colon & Rectal Surgery

August 10th, 2016

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.

BMC is the principal teaching affiliate of Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM). BUSM is highly ranked and is a recognized leader in groundbreaking medical research.

The section of colon and rectal surgery prides itself on delivering world class treatment of benign and malignant colon, rectal and anal diseases. The section is led by Jason Hall MD, MPH and consists of two attending surgeons and a robust support staff.

The Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery seeks an American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery (ABCRS) board eligible/board certified colon and rectal surgeon with an interest in minimally invasive, open and anorectal colorectal surgery. Qualified candidates should have an active research interest and a passion for resident education.

We ask that candidates who wish to be considered send a CV and cover letter describing the experiences that qualify them for our position. Please send all materials directly to: David McAneny, MD, Vice Chair, Department of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine via email to David.McAneny@bmc.org. Please include “Colon and 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.

David McAneny, MD, FACS, Promoted to Professor of Surgery

July 27th, 2016

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