Transplant Hepatologist

Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 178337-1A
Date Posted: Sep 7, 2022
Category: Physician

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Welcome to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a world-renowned tertiary medical center known for its innovative technology, pioneering medical treatment and leading-edge research. A teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, the hospital provides quality health care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty, from primary care to cancer diagnosis and treatment to kidney and liver transplantation. It is a national leader in a number of health care areas, including stroke, weight management and lung screenings, among many others. Lahey also helps to advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders.

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Beth Israel Lahey Health is seeking a Transplant Hepatologist in Burlington, MA


The Division of Transplantation and Hepatobiliary Diseases at Lahey Hospital and Medical Center (LHMC) is currently seeking a full-time Transplant Hepatologist. The candidate must be board certified in Gastroenterology and Hepatology, with liver transplant experience. The candidate must possess superior clinical, teaching and interpersonal skills with research interests and a commitment to an academic career. The Senior Transplant Hepatologist will spend most of their time managing general hepatology and transplant hepatology patient populations in the outpatient setting with additional clinical responsibilities on the hepatology inpatient services.

Interested candidates should have at least 5 years of post-fellowship experience in clinical transplant hepatology with a strong desire to participate in the clinical, research and teaching (medical students/resident physician and fellows) efforts of the division. Candidates should possess superb clinical skills and a demonstrated ability to engage and interact effectively with patients and their families, medical, nursing and multidisciplinary staff. Work ethic, flexibility and strong organizational skills are required to effectively manage high quality and safe care in our fast-paced environment.

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is an academic affiliate of Tufts Medical School which allows for opportunities for residents and fellow education and clinical research.  The Lahey integrated delivery system consists of over 1200 clinicians providing care throughout Beth Israel Lahey Health’s network of acute, ambulatory center physician practice sites, behavioral health, long-term care facilities, home health organizations and care management programs.  

In March 2019, Lahey Health merged with four other local hospital organizations (Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, New England Baptist, Mount Auburn and Anna Jaques) to form Beth Israel Lahey Health (BILH) making it the largest employer in Massachusetts.  This health system consists of over 200 care locations including 13 hospitals with over 240 beds and 5 ambulatory surgery centers. Approximately 4,300 physicians are associated with BILH including 840 primary physicians managing 1.3 million patients. Located just north of Boston,  the  area provides  excellent school systems, abundant cultural activities in a world class city and  driving distance to the mountains and seacoast throughout New England. 

Diversity is a core value at Beth Israel Lahey Health. We are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment for our staff. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions.

Qualified candidates should submit CV and cover letter to:   Dr. Mohamed Akoad, Division Chair, Transplantation and Hepatobiliary Disease, Lahey Hospital & Medical Center [email protected]  and to Rich Crosby, Senior Physician Recruiter – [email protected]