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University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
5 days ago



Position Summary:

The Department of Surgery at The University of Wisconsin is seeking an exceptional academic breast surgeon to join our Division of Surgical Oncology.  Candidates should be board-eligible or board-certified in General Surgery. Completion of a breast surgery or surgical oncology fellowship is preferred, but not required.  A focused practice in breast surgery or breast and melanoma is strongly preferred.  Qualified candidates should be interested and capable of evaluating and managing benign and malignant disease of the breast. There is also an opportunity to contribute to our melanoma service for interested and qualified candidates, which is possible but not required.

The UW Department of Surgery consists of more than 140 faculty across eleven specialty divisions, performing more than 25,000 operations annually. The Department also trains more than 70 residents and fellows and is consistently ranked amongst the top surgery programs with extramural research funding.  The department provides a robust infrastructure of services including academic resources such as The Wisconsin Surgical Outcomes Research Program (WiSOR), which provides support, resources, and a collaborative environment to facilitate surgical health services research at the University of Wisconsin. WiSOR is also committed to career development and training for the next generation of researchers pursuing health services research in the field of surgery.

The Division of Surgical Oncology:

  • Is a dynamic and cohesive team of 12 Faculty surgeons and 1 surgical oncology fellow
  • Has trained surgical oncology fellows since 2016
  • Includes breast, melanoma, gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary, and sarcoma specialized teams
  • Identifies the ideal candidate as one with excellent communication skills and is a reliable team player
  • Treats over 700 new breast cancer patients yearly
  • Strongly integrates highly functional multidisciplinary teams for both breast and melanoma, with tumor boards for each and subspecialty medical and radiation oncology
  • Has a strong referral base from primary care and OB/GYN
  • Is comprised of outstanding fellowship-trained breast radiology colleagues who work side-by-side with surgeons in the breast center clinic
  • Requires that candidates have a demonstrated track record of clinical excellence and academic contributions
  • Surgeons on our team average 1.5 days of clinic and 1.5 operative days per week
  • Has a developed practice that will be Busy from day 1
  • Breast clinic and OR cases are based at our flagship University Hospital, a busy quaternary academic referral hospital with 13,000 inpatient and 6000 outpatient operative cases per year
  • A new state of the art outpatient clinic at our East campus is set to open in 2025, and the breast program will be expanded to include a multi-disciplinary breast clinic at this location
  • Has three independent, highly functioning Advanced Practice Providers who are an integral part of our breast team, and see benign, high risk, and survivorship patients daily to improve surgeon’s efficiency
  • Operative cases, as well as inpatient services, are assisted by one of the 70 residents or fellows in our training program
  • On call services for breast patients is shared among our 5 breast faculty

A competitive salary and benefit package is provided. UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

Principal duties:

This position will maintain an elective clinic/OR and regular practice in breast, which could also include melanoma surgery. The successful candidate will provide capacity for future growth and expansion of the overall division and its associated clinical programs. Breast call will be shared with division partners.

Academic responsibilities will include teaching medical students, residents, and fellows.

The successful candidate will demonstrate qualifications and commitment delivering high-quality patient care. In addition, competitive candidates will be motivated to perform clinical teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows.  Candidates may develop a scholarly clinical, outcomes, translational, or basic science research program.  


Degree and area of specialization:

MD, DO, MBBS, or equivalent degree with completion of residency in General Surgery is required.  A practice focused in breast surgery or breast and melanoma surgery for at least 3-5 years is strongly preferred but not required.


Candidate is required to have or be eligible for a Wisconsin medical license. Board certification in General Surgery through the American Board of Surgery or American Osteopathic Board of Surgery or equivalent is required. Must be eligible for enrollment as a billing provider and for all necessary hospital privileges.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Completion of a fellowship in Surgical Oncology or Breast Surgery is strongly preferred.

Candidates must possess clinical and academic credentials sufficient for appointment at the Assistant, Associate, or full Professor Rank. Appointment as associate professor or full professor will require that candidate’s credentials meet criteria for rank established by the UW School of Medicine and Public Health Guidelines.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 61042460
  • Location:
    Madison, Wisconsin, United States
  • Position Title: Breast or Breast & Melanoma Surgeon
  • Company Name: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
  • Job Function: Academic Surgery
  • Job Type: Full-Time

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