The Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, AHS is accepting applications for a Plastic Surgeon with training in Craniofacial Surgery. The successful candidate will also be expected to exhibit a strong academic research background. Coverage will be primarily based at the University of Alberta Hospital with a flexible start date of July 1, 2020.
The Section of Plastic Surgery is a leader in the field with access to world-class facilities, cutting-edge technology and equipment, and multidisciplinary research and clinical groups. Areas of research include nerve reconstruction and bioengineering skin to control burn scarring. Clinical services include the full scope of microsurgical procedures, from replantation of amputations to complex free tissue transfers. Located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Alberta Health Services is Canada’s largest and only province-wide health region, which includes the University of Alberta Hospital. The site is one of Canada’s leading clinical, research, and teaching hospitals, providing services for a population of over 3 million people. The facility provides treatment for more than 700,000 patients annually from across Western and Northern Canada. It offers a wide range of diagnostic and treatment services.
The University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry has been internationally recognized among the world’s top 50 medical schools and as one of Canada’s premier health-education institutions. The Plastic Surgery program presently includes 18 plastic surgeons who provide specialized care in all domains of plastic surgery to the City of Edmonton and surrounding communities.