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Glaucoma PositionApply Now Job ID 4 Date posted 08/20/2015
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center
Lahey Health is offering a position for a glaucoma sub-specialist to join the Department of Ophthalmology. We are a physician-led, multi-disciplinary group practice of more than 500 doctors. Our 2 hospitals and offices are located in the northern and western suburbs of Boston; our physicians enjoy easy access to the city without having to commute to it. The area provides excellent school systems, abundant cultural activities, and convenient access to the mountains and seacoast.
Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, a 317-bed tertiary care facility and outpatient clinic, is a level II trauma center and located in Burlington, MA. A second hospital with ambulatory surgery center is located in Peabody, MA.
The Ophthalmology Department has 4 offices and a state of the art ambulatory surgery center in Peabody. The ambulatory surgery center has Centurion phacoemulsification machines, a LenSx laser system, ORA, ECP, Lumera microscopes and access to all types of premium intraocular lenses and minimally invasive glaucoma devices. Our offices are similarly well equipped with OCTs, automated visual fields, fundus cameras and lasers including YAG, Argon, PASCAL, Diode and SLT. A well trained group of technicians, photographers and scribes assist the ophthalmology practice.
Due to significant growth, a fourth glaucoma surgeon is needed. The successful applicant will join a dynamic ophthalmology service with 16 comprehensive and sub-specialty ophthalmologists and 8 optometrists. We are part of the residency program of Tufts/New England Eye Center and our MDs qualify for academic appointments at Tufts University School of Medicine. Our department has a longstanding teaching and service relationships with ophthalmology clinics in Egypt, Turkey and El Salvador.
We are seeking a fellowship-trained glaucoma specialist who is board certified or eligible with excellent surgical and clinical skills. The successful applicant will be expected to take part in resident teaching, collaborate with colleagues engaged in research activities and participate in academic and administrative projects. Research interests are welcomed and supported through internal grants and endowment, but are not a requirement for this position.
Salary and benefits are very competitive. Lahey is an equal opportunity employer.
Interested candidates should respond via AAO Job Center and/or send a CV and brief cover letter to:
Paul Cotran, MD
Director, Glaucoma Service
Ophthalmology Residency – US or Canada
Glaucoma Fellowship (glaucoma position only)
Eligibility for Massachusetts Medical License
Employer will assist with relocation costs
Additional Salary Information: Highly Competitive
Internal Number: 2017GLCO