Transplant Surgeon

Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 177038-1A
Date Posted: Jun 28, 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



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


The Division of Transplantation and Hepatobiliary Diseases is actively recruiting qualified applicants for the position of senior transplant surgeon to join a busy abdominal transplant program. Lahey performs a high volume of deceased and living donor liver and kidney transplants each year. This division also includes a busy hepatopancreaticobiliary surgery service. Experience in robotic surgery is desired.

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. 

Qualified Candidates should have the following:

  • The candidate should have completed training in general surgery and an ASTS-approved transplant fellowship
  • Candidates must have experience in liver, kidney transplantation, as well as multi-organ donor procurements
  • Experience in living-donor liver transplantation is important as this individual will play a key role in expanding this service
  • Candidates must have a demonstrated track record of clinical excellence and scholarly activities
  • The successful candidate for this position may be considered for Tufts Medical School appointment as an Assistant, Associate Professor, or full professor commensurate with experience and achievements
  • Board Certified/Board Eligible in Surgery
  • Eligible for a full medical license to practice in Massachusetts

In March 2019, Lahey Health merged with four other local hospital organizations (Beth Israel Deaconess Meical 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]