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Title:  Assistant Professor - Gastroenterology

Division:  Pediatrics
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Requisition ID:  3195
Baylor College of Medicine and Department Summary:

In 2018, the outpatient pediatric hepatology clinics received approximately 1600 new referrals and the pediatric liver transplant program performed 44 liver transplants. Inpatient transplant hepatology care at TCH is multi-disciplinary and consists of a dedicated Liver Intensive Care Unit (LICU) team, transplant surgery, transplant ID and transplant-specific ancillary services (nutrition, pharmacy, child life, financial services, social work).  Opportunities for transplant research abound with close to 70 hepatology and transplant research protocols and participation in multi-center transplant networks.  


Baylor College of Medicine is a health sciences university that creates knowledge and applies science and discoveries to further education, healthcare, and community service locally and globally. With over 1200 faculty, the department of pediatrics is ranked as one of the nation's largest, most diverse, and most successful pediatric programs. Texas Children's Hospital is leading pediatric medicine locally and internationally. Located in Houston, Texas, the hospital is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to create a healthier future for children and women throughout our global community by leading in patient care, education, and research. Houston is the fourth most populous city in the United States, with a thriving intellectual and cultural environment that is an international leader in arts, education, healthcare, and cuisine.

Summary

Pediatrics - Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition section is seeking a BC/BE Pediatric Gastroenterologist who is also BC/BE for a Certificate of Added Qualification in Pediatric Transplant Hepatology.


Physicians in the Section of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition treat children suffering from a wide range of intestinal, liver, pancreatic and nutritional disorders.  This Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children's Hospital program is one of the largest and busiest in the United States with a broad spectrum of clinical practice including some of the most complex in our specialty. This position will primarily provide care for patients on the Medical Center Campus.

Responsibilities will be primarily focused on Hepatology and Transplant Hepatology.

Job Duties
  • Outpatient clinical care for children with all types of intestinal, hepatic, pancreatic and nutritional disorders.  The majority of effort would involve patients with liver diseases or who have undergone liver transplantation.  Evening and/or weekend hours may be scheduled on a limited basis. 
  • Inpatient care, consultation and emergency room consultation for children with all types of intestinal, hepatic, pancreatic and nutritional disorders.
  • Pediatric Gastrointestinal Procedures (e.g. upper endoscopy and colonoscopy with related therapeutic procedures.
  • Night and weekend call for the Texas Children's Hospital Medical Center Campus Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Practice.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Minimum Education: M.D. or D.O., completion of an ACGME approved fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology (or equivalent) and board-eligible in Pediatric Gastroenterology, completion of an ACGME approved fellowship in Pediatric Transplant Hepatology and board eligible for the certificate of added qualification in Pediatric Transplant Hepatology. 
  • Minimum Job Experience: Related experience required.
  • Minimum Certification/Licenses/Registration: Licensed by the Texas Medical Board.
  • Relevant visa if required.

 

 

 

 

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

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