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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Assistant/Associate Professor - Academic Colorectal Surgeon (Board Certified or Eligible) in Atlanta, Georgia

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The Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery at Emory University Healthcare is seeking a highly qualified and motivated Colorectal Surgeon, either Board Certified or Board Eligible, to join our team which is dedicated to advancing patient care, research, and education. This position offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to the academic mission of Emory University Healthcare while providing exceptional patient care.

The successful candidate will join the Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery at Emory University Healthcare. This position involves a combination of clinical care, academic pursuits, and participation in educational programs. The ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to excellence in patient care, a passion for academic endeavors, and a desire to contribute to the growth and reputation of the division.


  • Conduct clinical duties, including colorectal surgeries and patient consultations.

  • Engage in academic activities, including research, publications, and presentations.

  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to ensure comprehensive patient care.

  • Mentor and teach medical students, residents, and fellows.

  • Participate in ongoing quality improvement initiatives.

  • Contribute to the academic and research goals of the Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery.


  • Medical degree from an accredited institution.

  • Completion of an accredited general surgery residency program.

  • Board Certification or eligibility in Colorectal Surgery.

  • Eligibility for a medical license in the state of Georgia.

  • Commitment to academic excellence and scholarly activities.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


  • Competitive academic salary with additional incentives.

  • Comprehensive healthcare benefits.

  • Retirement savings plan.

  • Generous support for continuing medical education and professional development.

  • Opportunities for research and collaboration within a dynamic academic environment.

For more information, please contact: Glen Balch, MD, MBA, FACS, FSSO, Chief, Division of Colon ad Rectal Surgery, .

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Job Number 125382

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: Surgery: Colorectal

Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta

Location : Name Emory University Hospital

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Position involves clinical patient contact., Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials.

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