||Carilion Clinic is searching for two additional pediatric surgeons to join an established group of two pediatric surgeons in Roanoke, Virginia.
Carilion Children's Hospital serves as the tertiary referral center for a population of 1 million people in southwest Virginia and provides a full range of pediatric services including the only designated Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center west of Richmond. Carilion Children’s is located within Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, a 763-bed teaching/tertiary care center, and is comprised of a standing 8-bed PICU with flex into other critical care areas, a 27-bed inpatient unit, a 60-bed NICU/intermediate nursing unit, and a 27 bed Pediatric Emergency Department. Ground and air transportation services in the region are provided by the Carilion Clinic pediatric critical care transport team. New construction at Roanoke Memorial Hospital will bring more specialized pediatric space in the hospital. There is also a new M remodel of the Carilion Children's outpatient center in roughly 129,000 sq ft housing the outpatient providers allowing enhanced collaboration for pediatric care including pediatric surgery, adolescent medicine, pediatric primary care, cardiology, pulmonology, ENT, audiology, dentistry, endocrinology, genetics, hematology oncology, infectious disease, and gastroenterology.
The Section of Pediatric Surgery is in the Department of Surgery which is comprised of 77 faculty surgeons, 55 advanced care practitioners, and 47 residents/fellows in general surgery, plastic surgery, and neurosurgery residencies and surgical critical care and advanced GI/Minimally Invasive Surgery fellowships. In 2007, Carilion partnered with Virginia Tech to create the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine (VTCSOM) and the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC. This position includes the opportunity for academic appointment to VTCSOM, and research interests are supported.with research and student teaching opportunities available. Enjoy working with the excellent resident support, along with established hospital-based pediatric subspecialists that include pediatric EM, hospitalists, intensivists, cardiology, gastroenterology, hematology oncology, neurology, pulmonology, endocrinology, neonatology, OB/gyne, MFM, neurosurgery, orthopedics, ENT, ophthalmology, genetics, and developmental pediatrics.
Roanoke is a multicultural metropolitan area of over 300,000, located at the southern tip of Virginia's spectacular Shenandoah Valley, surrounded by the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains and the stunning 22,000-acre Smith Mountain Lake. The area offers exceptional outdoor activities but also extensive sports and cultural activities from fine dining, to multiple musical venues and playhouses, to symphonies, opera and ballets. Access to major air travel hubs is convenient through the Roanoke Blacksburg Regional Airport. The weather features mild winters, an abundance of sunshine, and extended spring and autumn seasons. The region features highly ranked schools and universities, and has been coined “the best kept secret in the east.