Pediatric General Surgery Physician - San Antonio, TX

Baylor College of Medicine

San Antonio, TX

ID: 7245272 (Ref.No. 17676-en_US)
Posted: May 16, 2024

Job Description

Title: Assistant Professor

Baylor College of Medicine and Department Summary:

Serving as a focal point for pediatric services throughout the community, CHRISTUS Children's is a world-class children's hospital - both inside and out. In February 2013, The Children's Hospital finalized an agreement with Baylor College of Medicine, highly ranked medical school by the U.S. News & World Report. Baylor College of Medicine recruits, employs and oversees physicians and advance practice practitioners at CHRISTUS Children's.

About San Antonio:

The Alamo City is one of Texas' most historic and charming metropolitan areas, blending Old West history, Spanish heritage, and all the energy of a big city yet with the warm, welcoming feel of a small town. Residents are drawn to San Antonio by its housing prices, which are comparatively lower than the other large U.S. cities, along with the area's sunny weather and mild winters, rich diversity, excellent public and private schools, abundance of green space, professional sports, top-notch restaurants, two major amusement parks, shopping, nightlife and entertainment, and a strong regional economy, plus easy access to a major airport.

Responsibilities include admit, evaluate, diagnose, consult and provide surgical (including pre and post-operative) management to patients (six years through adulthood) with congenital and acquired abnormalities and diseases, whether developmental, inflammatory, neoplastic, or traumatic. May provide care to patients in the intensive care setting in conformance with unit policies. Assess, stabilize, and determine disposition of patients with emergent conditions consistent with medical staff policy regarding emergency and consultative call services.


Baylor College of Medicine has an opening for a full-time Pediatric General Surgery faculty position at CHRISTUS Children's. This position comes with a faculty appointment, a competitive salary, and a full benefits package.  The candidates' credentials and experience will determine the rank of the academic appointment.

Minimum Qualifications

  • MD/DO degree or equivalent. Successful completion of an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or American Osteopathic Association (AOA) accredited general surgery or successful completion of an accredited fellowship in pediatric surgery.
  • Licensed by the Texas Medical Board (or eligible for same).
  • Current certification in surgery or pediatric surgery by the American Board of Surgery or eligible for same.
  • Experience: Demonstrated current competence and evidence of at least fifty (50) surgical procedures (six years through adulthood), reflective of the scope of privileges requested, during the past 12 months or successful completion of an ACGME or AOA accredited residency or clinical fellowship within the past 12 months.

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.