The Duke University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery seeks a BC/BE, Orthopaedic surgeon to join the Division of Adult Reconstruction. Ideal candidates will be fellowship trained in Adult Reconstruction (primary/revision hip and knee arthroplasty), and also have a strong interest in research and teaching. The clinical practice will be in Durham County, with surgical cases primarily performed at Duke University Hospital, and potentially time at the Durham VA Medical Center. The surgeon hired will also have access to new surgical platform where arthroplasty cases will be performed in the outpatient setting. Call coverage would be in conjunction with Duke Orthopaedic physicians in Durham, currently a practice of 32 surgeons that brings excellence to the greater Durham area with a wide array of orthopaedic services and provides the highest quality continuum of care for patients of all ages. The surgeon hired will also have access to privileges at Duke Regional and Duke Raleigh Hospital.
Candidates with research aspirations can receive a university appointment and support across the broad range of research themes in the department. Specific interest in clinical outcomes research in hip and knee arthroplasty is a plus. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with experience and training.
Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one of the best hospitals in the United States and is known around the world for its outstanding care and groundbreaking research. It has 957 inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 51 operating rooms; an endosurgery center; an Ambulatory Surgery Center with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. Duke University Hospital is sometimes referred to as Duke North.
Duke University Hospital is ranked nationally in 11 adult specialties by U.S. News and World Report for 2020-2021. Duke University Hospital is also ranked first in North Carolina and first in the Raleigh-Durham area.
The greater Triangle area of Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill offers wide-ranging options in housing and choices for active outdoor and social lives. The Research Triangle Park, a globally prominent high-tech research and development center conceived around the three academic centers in the region, has made the area culturally diverse, economically resilient, and nationally recognized as an excellent place to live and work.
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
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