UT Health Tyler seeks a board certified Trauma/Acute Care Surgeon to join a growing faculty practice in a Level I Trauma Center licensed for 500 beds. Our comprehensive program provides collaborative, multi-disciplinary care and access to cutting edge technologies. This position offers a great mix between private practice and academics, with the opportunity to teach residents in a general surgery residency that took its first class summer 2020. Call requirements also include general surgery call. Our comprehensive program provides collaborative, multi-disciplinary care and access to cutting edge technologies. We are also experiencing a period of unprecedented growth and development coupled with institutional expansion throughout east Texas. Candidates must be eligible for licensure in Texas and board certified or board eligible.
The UT Health East Texas system is comprised of 10 hospitals, more than 50 physician clinics, over 300 employed providers, 13 regional rehabilitation facilities, two freestanding emergency centers, regional home health services covering 41 counties, an EMS fleet of more than 45 ambulances and four helicopters, and a comprehensive seven-trauma center care network, including a Level 1 trauma center. Our primary service area has a population over 600,000. As a partner with the University of Texas System, UT Health East Texas is uniquely positioned to provide east Texas patients with access to leading-edge research and clinical therapies while training and educating the next generation of physicians and other health professionals. Graduate Medical Education is an integral component at UT Health East Texas and includes accredited residency programs in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Occupational Medicine, and Psychiatry. An Internal Medicine and General Surgery residency took their first classes summer 2020, with two more slated to open in 2021. The University of Texas has also announced plans to open a medical school in Tyler in 2023. We encourage you to learn more by visiting our website at www.uthealtheasttexas.com and www.uthct.edu.
Tyler is an affordable metropolitan city of over 100,000 offering cultural diversity, a major university campus, a healthy range of medium to large size businesses, and is known for its rolling hills, forested landscapes, lakes, pine trees, Rose Garden, and a number of arts and educational venues. Dallas and Shreveport, Louisiana are within 90 minutes driving time from Tyler.