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Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Internal Number: R0013119
University of Minnesota Physicians (M Physicians) is a non-profit organization seeking driven individuals in both clinical and non-clinical areas to help transform health and medicine. Headquartered in Minneapolis, our organization employs more than 1,200 physicians, 300 advanced practice providers and 2,200 health professionals and staff throughout Minnesota and beyond.
The Division of Plastic Surgery at the University of Minnesota is recruiting for an American Board of Plastic Surgery certified/eligible surgeon at the Assistant/Associate Professor rank on the academic or clinician track to join us as a Plastic Surgeon specializing in gender-affirming surgeries including genital and facial feminization.
A team of physicians supporting gender care services which include urology (phalloplasty stage 2 & 3 and vaginoplasty), dermatology for hair removal, primary care for hormone management, Ob/Gyn for hysterectomies, and 3 other plastic surgeons perform breast augmentation and masculinizing top surgeries.
Opportunity to participate in research projects and scholarly activities tailored to career interests and goals. UMN is known for our tremendous research infrastructure and support.
Minneapolis-St. Paul has a vibrant, passionate transgender and gender-diverse community.
Multi-disciplinary support including sex therapy, integrated behavioral health, voice therapy, care navigator, intake coordinator, and social worker.
We offer Child Guidance Center's gender diversity and resilience program.
A strong plastic surgery residency program with opportunities to teach and mentor clinically and in research endeavors.
Prefer candidate completed a Gender Affirmation Surgery Fellowship but will consider providing training to a practicing Plastic Surgeon or Resident looking to hone skills in gender-affirming genital surgeries. The successful candidate will have demonstrable expertise/interest in caring for patients requiring body, genital, and facial gender affirmation surgery, and demonstrates the interest and ability to cultivate clinical and research collaboration within our Institute of Sexual and Gender Health and other disciplines involved in the care of gender dysphoria. The candidate will be primarily responsible for gender affirmation surgeries, but will also be responsible for participating in plastic surgery call and treating general plastic surgery patients. The candidate must be willing to work at off-site facilities in addition to the main University Hospital. He/She/They must be eligible for licensure in the State of Minnesota, and be eligible to work in the United States.
The University of Minnesota is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service.
Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal. The University of Minnesota is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and people of diverse gender, racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds are encouraged. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Interested individuals should submit their curriculum vitae with a cover letter and contact information for three references electronically to:
Umar Choudry, MD
Division Chief - Plastic Surgery
420 Delaware St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Graduate of an accredited ACGME Plastic Surgery residency and/or fellowship training program.
American Board of Plastic Surgery eligible/certified.
Demonstrable expertise/interest in caring for patients requiring body, genital, and facial gender affirmation surgery.
Demonstrates the interest and ability to cultivate clinical and research collaboration within our Institute of Sexual and Gender Health and other disciplines involved in the care of gender dysphoria.
Licensed or ability to obtain Minnesota Board of Medical Practice Licensure.
Ability to obtain/maintain DEA certification in the State of Minnesota.
Meet threshold criteria/qualifications for Credentialing and Privileges.
Ability to receive work authorization in the United States from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and maintain legal status according to the requirements of VISA category while in the United States.
Completion of a Gender Affirmation Surgery Fellowship or clinical interests in gender-affirming field (i.e. practicing plastic surgeon or current resident looking to hone skills in gender affirmation genital surgeries).
About the Division
The mission of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery is to provide excellent clinical care in all aspects of the specialty and to use this clinical base to provide an excellent and well-balanced educational experience for trainees at all levels.
We are particularly dedicated to educating the next generation of Plastic Surgeons to become exceptional clinicians, clear and insightful scientific thinkers, and generous citizens with unimpeachable ethical qualities and a dedication to service.
About the Department
The vision of the Department of Surgery at the University of Minnesota Medical School is to be the preeminent department of surgery in Minnesota, serving patients of the world where groundbreaking research and exceptional training come together to produce the unrivaled care that we demand for our loved ones.
Our benefits package was recently recognized for its competitive and inclusive nature. Some highlights include:
More information can be found here: UMN Benefits and M Physicians Benefits.
M Health and Clinical Partnerships
Providers practice at affiliated locations under the M Health Fairview shared care delivery system. This partnership represents a collaboration between University of Minnesota Physicians, University of Minnesota Medical Center and Fairview Health Services to build a nationally known academic health system that combines academic and community resources to provide the very best clinical care to patients and communities, while also supporting research and education across the joint healthcare delivery system.
University of Minnesota
The University of Minnesota is among the largest and most prestigious public research universities in the nation. The University Medical School is a world-class institution with a long history of leadership and discoveries that have changed the practice of medicine. The nearly 3,000 outstanding faculty members are committed to achieving excellence in research, clinical care, and developing the next generation of health professionals.
We are based in Minneapolis and consistently ranked as one of the best places to live in America by U.S. News & World Report. The Minneapolis-St. Paul area offers a high quality of life and a low cost of living. You'll find excellent school systems, a robust economy, an award-winning culinary scene, museums of all types, outstanding theaters, and a reliable international airport. If you love the outdoors, you can enjoy all four seasons with the plethora of lakes, parks, and some of the country's best bike trails!
M Physicians offers competitive salary and excellent benefits and provides you with the opportunity to enhance your career in the exciting field of health care through rewarding and challenging assignments and the opportunities for advancement.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.