The University of Kentucky Section of Endocrine Surgery in Lexington, KY is seeking a fellowship-trained endocrine surgeon to join our robust endocrine surgery program. Candidates must have completed an accredited residency program, successfully completed an AAES accredited endocrine surgery fellowship and be board certified in general surgery. Ideal candidates will have excellent clinical and operative skills, be accomplished at ultrasound and ultrasound-guided FNA, have interest in resident and medical student education and interest in clinical and/or basic science research. Applicants should have credentials appropriate for appointment at the Assistant Professor level. The candidate will be joining two full-time endocrine surgeons who are dedicated to thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal surgery. In addition, the Chair of the Department of Surgery also dedicates clinical time to endocrine surgery. The Section of Endocrine Surgery enjoys the benefits of in-office ultrasound/FNA with immediate on-site cytopathologic interpretation, intraoperative turbo PTH, option of gamma probe localization, in-office flexible laryngoscopy, access to quality adrenal vein sampling and a multidisciplinary thyroid cancer conference. Our practice (clinic and operative) is based at UK Good Samaritan Hospital, which is a smaller satellite hospital located approximately one mile from the main UK Chandler Hospital. In addition to a dedicated elective endocrine surgery practice, the candidate will provide coverage of the general surgery service at UK Good Samaritan hospital 1 week per month and participate in the general surgery call pool (3 days per month). Lexington, Horse Capital of the World, is located in the heart of the Bluegrass and is surrounded by the largest concentration of thoroughbred horse farms in the world. Kentucky's famed Bluegrass Region is listed in National Geographic Traveler's "50 Best Places of a Lifetime”. In addition to world-class horses, bourbon and basketball, Lexington was ranked as one of the top 10 most educated cities in the United States by the United States Census Bureau. The opportunity to live in this beautiful area of the country, while simultaneously enjoying a successful endocrine surgery practice, is an invaluable opportunity.
Interested applicants should email a letter of intent and an curriculum vitae to Dr. Cortney Y. Lee at Cortney.Lee@uky.edu.