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Phoenix Children’s Hospital Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition is seeking a Pediatric Hepatologist to join our growing team. The applicant would need to be board certified/eligible in pediatric gastroenterology, as well as pediatric transplant hepatology.
The Pediatric Liver Transplantation Program was launched at Phoenix Children’s in 2012 and is part of the Transplant Center, which has programs in heart, kidney and bone marrow transplantation. The program is currently performing on average 8-10 transplants per year with outcomes meeting or exceeding expected projections. We are the only active transplant program in the state of Arizona. There are five nurse practitioners and a registered nurse coordinator dedicated to the program, as well as dedicated nutritionist, social worker, and pharmacist.
The Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition at Phoenix Children’s Hospital is the largest pediatric gastroenterology program in the state of Arizona. The group includes 17 board certified gastroenterologists, 5 nurse practitioners, 8 nutritionists, a GI psychologist, and 10 registered nurses. We currently cover five satellite clinics, as well as the inpatient gastroenterology and hepatology services at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. Our patient population comprises a diverse ethnic background and has a wide spectrum of gastrointestinal and liver pathology ranging from common to complex conditions. Specifically, to hepatology, we have multidisciplinary clinics for complex medical conditions (cardiology, pulmonary, genetic), the NASH program, and dedicated transplant clinics in addition to our partnership with dedicated transplant surgeons.
Members of the Division participate in all aspects of teaching in our pediatric residency program. We are the major pediatric teaching program for the University Of Arizona College Of Medicine – Phoenix, as well as the new Mayo Clinic Medical School Phoenix Campus. Academic appointments are available from the University of Arizona, Mayo Clinic and Creighton University. Our physicians are involved in research related to liver disease, and our program just received ACGME accreditation for a GI fellowship program starting with 2 fellows per year in 2022.
The ideal candidate will have:
Board certification in Pediatrics
Board certification/eligible in Pediatric Gastroenterology
Board certification/eligible in Pediatric Transplant Hepatology
Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a CV with cover letter to:
Phoenix Children’s is one of the Nation’s largest pediatric health systems. It comprises Phoenix Children’s Hospital–Main Campus, Phoenix Children’s Hospital–East Valley at Dignity Health Mercy Gilbert Medical Center, four pediatric specialty and urgent care centers, 11 community pediatric practices, 20 outpatient clinics, two ambulatory surgery centers and six community-service-related outpatient clinics throughout the state of Arizona. The system has provided world-class inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency and urgent care to children and families for more than 35 years. Phoenix Children’s Care Network includes more than 850 pediatric primary care providers and specialists who deliver care across more than 75 subspecialties. Phoenix Children's provides world-class inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency and urgent care to children and families in Arizona and throughout the Southwest. As one of the largest children’s hospitals in the country, we provide care across more than 75 pediatric specialties. Every day our clinical, professional and support staff work collaboratively to deliver on our mission to provide hope, healing and the best health care for children and their fam...ilies. They embrace the challenges of providing compassionate, high-quality, family-centered care to the most complex patients in the region.