Neuropathologist - Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 168941-1A
Date Posted: Jun 16, 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.

About the Job

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is seeking a part time or full time, AP or AP/CP board certified anatomic pathologist with subspecialty training and experience in neuropathology. You will join a team of twelve surgical pathologists with wide range of subspecialty expertise. Neuropathology responsibilities include sign-out of wide range of neoplastic and non-neoplastic brain biopsies, participating in frozen section and intraoperative consultation for very specialized neurosurgical oncology procedures, performing post mortem brain examination including evaluation for various neurodegenerative disorders. Interest in participation in general surgical pathology services, examination and evaluation of muscle and nerve biopsies is desired but not required. Good communication skills and desire to work collaboratively with pathology staff, participation in multidisciplinary neuro-oncology conferences and close collaboration with clinical colleagues are required.

The department provides subspecialty expertise in breast pathology, GI pathology, medical liver and renal pathology, dermatopathology, gynecologic pathology, cytopathology, neuropathology, transplant pathology as well as hematopathology among others. The anatomic pathology department processes over 37,000 surgical specimens annually and provides consultative services to other hospitals within the Beth Israel Lahey Health System. We have expanded the neuro-oncology and neurosurgery program and observed growth in the number of cranial surgery cases to approximately 300 cases over the last 4 years.

Benefits include: 

  • Competitive compensation with excellent benefits package 
  • Faculty appointment at Tufts University School of Medicine with academic rank commensurate with experience and accomplishments 
  • Health Dental and Vision  
  • 403B with matching and core contributions 
  • 4 weeks paid vacation 
  • 10 Paid Holiday‚Äôs 
  • Boards and Licenses reimbursed 
  • Professional Liability coverage with tail 
  • Best industry CME package available 
  • Senior leadership and administrative support to ensure success 
  • Extraordinary team of highly skilled colleagues dedicated to teamwork 
  • Second largest Healthcare System in Massachusetts

Lahey Hospital and Medical Center is an American College of Surgeons verified Level-1 trauma center and is located approximately 30 minutes from downtown Boston. We are a founding member of Beth Israel Lahey Health, an integrated healthcare system comprised of 4 prestigious academic medical centers and 8 community hospitals serving patients in metro Boston and Eastern Massachusetts. This highly desirable area offers superb educational opportunities and an abundance of cultural, social, and recreational amenities making it a truly wonderful location in which to practice and live.

Interested candidates should forward cover letter and CV to:
Sheida Sharifi, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Pathology
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center
Email:[email protected]

Rich Crosby
Senior Physician Recruiter
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center
Email:[email protected]


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.