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University of Rochester Associate Professor of Clinical - 236696 in Rochester, New York

Associate Professor of Clinical

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School of Medicine & Dentistry

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Full Time 40 hours Grade 000 Neurosurgery


The Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Rochester Medical Center is seeking a board certified/board eligible general neurosurgeon with a primary clinical interest in simple and complex spine surgery to join the URMC Neurosurgery faculty, to live and practice in the Elmira - Corning region and the Arnot Ogden Medical Center and to assist our Department as we build our regional clinical Neuroscience programs.

Our Department has developed a growing regional neurosurgery practice which is staffed by three full time faculty members who live and practice in the beautiful finger lakes region of Upstate New York near Rochester. These three faculty members live in the Ithaca - Elmira - Corning region and practice either at Cayuga Medical Center in Ithaca, NY or at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center in Elmira, NY. We are developing an integrated practice between these two locations which will allow us to provide the best patient care and to provide a satisfying career focus for our regional faculty. These faculty are valued members of our Department and while the majority of their practices are regional in nature, all faculty are encouraged to participate in selected Departmental events including our quarterly Departmental retreats, QA and regional strategic planning meetings held in either Rochester, Ithaca or Elmira. Interested faculty may participate more actively in Departmental education, clinical and research programs as dictated by their personal career interests.

The new neurosurgeon will enjoy a full time faculty position at the University of Rochester, a highly supportive Departmental and local hospital administration which will assist him/her in developing a strong elective clinical practice. A recently constructed and well staffed outpatient clinic in Big Flats, New York is 5 miles from Arnot Ogden Medical Center and will provide the primary outpatient clinical practice location. This clinic is staffed with a practicing neurologist, an experienced nurse manager, 3 Neurosurgery APPs, 2 LPNs and 4 administrative staff to assist in practice management. This Big Flats, NY outpatient clinic is a URMC Neurosurgery run clinic which uses EPIC as the outpatient EMR. Our Department works hand in hand with the leadership team at Arnot Ogden Medical Center and their employed PCPs, physical therapists, pain management providers and marketing team, all of which facilitates the growth of a busy elective Neurosurgery practice. All spine surgery at Arnot Ogden is provided by our neurosurgeons with no orthopaedic spine practices in the region.

Arnot Odgen Medical Center is a 256-bed hospital part of Arnot Ogden Health System a three hospital system in the Twin Tiers region of New York State, and has a total of 809 licensed beds, including 493 acute care, 231 long term care, 40 physical medicine rehabilitation, 25 psychiatric and 20 substance abuse rehab.

Practice Highlights:

• Support of University Department and faculty at Big Flats clinic

• Opportunity to combine life style, busy regional elective practice and connection with a major University Neurosurgery department

• Robust existing clinical practice and existing referral base

• World-class marketing/physician liaison support from the University;

• No orthopaedic spine competion in the local market

• Q2 call schedule with no trauma (plans to develop Q3 or Q4 call schedule)

• Ability to perform a wide variety of cases including complex spine

• Very competitive compensation plan including base salary and productivity bonus & call stipend;

• No vascular cases, pediatrics or trauma;

The Southern Finger Lakes and Pennsylvania Grand Canyon and the cities and suburbs of Elmira and Corning offer a truly exceptional life style. Excellent schools, convenient shopping, low crime rates, and high air and water quality combine to foster a great environment with very affordable housing. The region is a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts offering an abundance of activities in all seasons.

Interested individuals should apply on-line to Job posting #236696 at

The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. The University believes that a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace culture enhances the performance of our organization and our ability to fulfill our important missions. The University is committed to fostering and supporting a workplace culture inclusive of people regardless of their race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, marital status, age, physical abilities, political affiliation, religious beliefs or any other non-merit fact, so that all employees feel included, equally valued and supported.

The University of Rochester is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled