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The West Virginia University Health System, the state’s largest
health system and largest private employer, comprises 18 hospitals
throughout the state and bordering states. In addition, it includes
five institutes, as well as providing management services for other
local hospitals through affiliate agreements.
Whether you are caring for our patients at one of the critical
access hospitals, community sites, regional or academic medical
centers, we are all one WVU Health System.
Work Here. Thrive Here.
The West Virginia University School of Medicine, Department of
is seeking a Musculoskeletal Oncologic
(ranks available Assistant Professor,
Associate Professor, or Professor) at the main campus in
Duties: The successful candidate will practice in the area of
musculoskeletal oncology. his position will carry a 70% clinical
component and 30% research. In addition to providing excellent
patient care, the successful candidate will also be actively
involved in teaching medical students, residents, and
Qualifications: Candidate must have an MD or DO degree or foreign
equivalent and be eligible for state medical license. Successful
candidate must have completed orthopaedic surgery residency
program, as well as musculoskeletal oncology fellowship program.
Successful candidates must be board certified / eligible in
orthopaedic musculoskeletal oncology. All qualifications must be
met by the time of appointment.
The focus of the clinical practice is on all orthopaedic cancer
care. This will involve primary sarcoma care (pediatric/adult),
metastatic disease, bone infections, and complicated amputee care.
Opportunity for complicated arthroplasty exists but is not
required. WVU Medicine has a multi-institutional sarcoma board that
meets twice monthly to discuss cases that includes providers from
radiation oncology, hematology/oncology (peds and adult),
pathology, and orthopaedic oncology. Our current research
initiatives are directed toward translational work in the area of
sarcoma using nanotechnology, immunotherapy, and immunodiagnostics.
We are interested in both basic science and clinical
Our Department of Orthopaedics has approximately 40 full time
faculty in all sub-specialty areas of Orthopaedics, including
spine, total joint replacement, sports medicine, foot and ankle,
hand, pediatrics, trauma, musculoskeletal oncology, and basic
science. Our faculty are fellowship trained and respected
nationally, but we emphasize more than surgical expertise - our
mission is to provide excellence in patient care and customer
service in the delivery of that care. As a part of a major academic
teaching center, we use a multidisciplinary approach to the
treatment and education of our patients. Our physicians have easy
access to a full range of specialists. Our spine practice is
tertiary care for the entire state and surrounding regions,
presenting as complex deformity, degenerative, traumatic,
infectious, and neoplastic disorders.
The WVU Cancer Institute
is one of the country’s top USNWR
rated cancer treatment centers. Multidisciplinary medical teams use
the latest cancer therapies, sophisticated technologies, and
patient-driven research to deliver the best possible treatment in
state-of-the-art facilities. We offer treatment to those in West
Virginia as well as patients from five bordering states. We have a
very active clinical trials program, pharmaceutical studies, and
emerging statewide clinical trials network.
The West Virginia University Health System is West Virginia’s
largest health system and the state’s largest employer. The System
has undergone significant expansion in specialty and sub-specialty
care in areas such as cancer, heart and vascular, and neuroscience,
among many others. The Health System operates West Virginia’s first
and only multi-organ transplant center, and opened a new, 150-bed
Children’s Hospital in September 2022.
Today, the WVU Health System has more than 2,400 licensed beds,
3,900 providers, and nearly 30,000 employees. Anchored by a 700-bed
academic medical center in Morgantown, the Health System includes
more than 20 member hospitals that collectively serve a multi-state
region that includes West Virginia, Western Maryland, Eastern Ohio,
and Southwestern Pennsylvania. To learn more, visit WVUMedicine.org.
Morgantown, WV is the quintessential college town, with Division I
Big 12 sports, diverse cultural and arts activities, world famous
outdoor recreation, and excellent schools. Yet, we are only 75
miles from Pittsburgh and a three-hour drive to DC. We are an
inclusive, educated small community with a strong local economy.
You will be amazed at the high quality of life we have to offer
here in beautiful north-central West Virginia.
For additional information, please contact Pam Furbee, Senior
Physician Recruiter, at firstname.lastname@example.org
and apply online at
West Virginia University & University Health Associates are an
AA/EO employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran – and WVU is
the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity.
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