About this job
The Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Diseases and Surgery at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is seeking a faculty member at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with previous training and experience.
The successful candidate must be trained in all aspects of open and endovascular procedures including all arterial and venous disorders. The candidate will have extensive knowledge of arterial disease including the aorta, mesentery, carotid, renal, and peripheral. They should preferably have some experience in venous disease, thoracic outlet syndrome, and spine exposure. The Division of Vascular Diseases and Surgery is an extremely busy clinical practice. There is a frequent collaboration with surgical oncology, cardiac surgery, and spine surgery. The division has both an accredited vascular fellowship and an integrated vascular residency that will require participation in the training and development of fellows, residents, and medical students. The section also runs an ICAVL inpatient and outpatient Vascular Ultrasound Labs with flexible scheduling to support our surgeons. Both, the Division of Vascular Diseases and Surgery and the Department of Surgery are fully committed to providing support for academically inclined candidates. In addition to direct patient care, the successful candidate will participate in quality initiatives, attend regional and national conferences, conduct and develop clinical, translational, and/or basic science research. Leadership opportunities are available within the division.
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center has two major hospitals for Vascular Surgery coverage, the Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital, and The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center East Hospital. There are three state-of-the-art outpatient clinical offices. All three locations are equipped for and support outpatient venous procedures. There is also a hybrid OR at the newest location for outpatient procedures.
Ohio State’s Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital is a 180-bed facility, integrated within the Wexner Medical Center University Hospital which comprises an additional 1,500 beds combining the latest technology with patient-focused care. We have 2 Hybrid ORs.The Ross Heart Hospital averages over 600 vascular admissions and 1,820 Vascular OR procedures annually. Press Ganey/HCAHPs scores for patients in the Ross have been in the 97th percentile or above nationally since its opening 12 years ago.
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center East Hospital offers the full-service, high-quality care of a large medical center with the personalized touch of a community hospital. It is a 190-bed facility on Columbus’ East Side. Home to a Level III Trauma Center, East Hospital provides a full range of medical and surgical services to patients throughout central Ohio, including vascular surgery.
The Ohio State University Dorothy M. Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute (DHLRI) employs a team approach to synergize discovery in biomedical research. DHLRI is now one of the largest heart and lung research institutes in the world where physicians, including vascular surgeons, and scientists have access to cutting-edge technologies. Through collaborative efforts with the College of Medicine Office of Research, investigators have a wealth of resources available for research, education, and training. The Grants Management Office within the DHLRI and The Ohio State College of Medicine Office of Research facilitates some of the most advanced research practices in the world.
Environment and Culture
The Ohio State University along with its academic partner The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is located in Columbus, Ohio, the state capitol and the 14th largest city in the United States. From historic communities and suburban living to college crowds and nightlife, Columbus is a friendly Midwestern town with a metropolitan style. The city is renowned for its leading technological companies, vast academic resources, thriving industry, an eclectic mix of entertainment, dining, and shopping, and easily accessible opportunities for sports and recreation for participants and fans alike. The University and Medical Center are home to an exciting, growth-oriented culture of innovation and discovery.
The Department of Surgery, led by Timothy Pawlik, MD, MPH, MTS, PhD, boasts a broad array of clinical, research, and educational opportunities. The department is home to multiple R01-funded researchers, several training grants, and with over $15.5M in NIH funding, was ranked #5 in the Blue Ridge Rankings among departments of surgery nationally. Three of the top 50 funded Surgery investigators are in the department, and our investigators collectively occupy over 25,000 square feet of laboratory space within and around the medical center campus. The Center for Surgical Health, Assessment, Research and Policy (SHARP) is the newest addition to the department’s investments in a transformative plan to ensure that the Department is in the top five nationally among academic departments of surgery, and boasts broad analytic and administrative support.
Time and Change: Building the Future
Ohio State is taking a major step forward with the development of a new hospital that, combined with modern educational space, will enhance a unified Ohio State Wexner Medical Center campus providing leading-edge research, outstanding clinical training and world-class patient care. The 1.9 million-square-foot inpatient hospital is the largest single facilities project ever undertaken at Ohio State with up to 820 beds in private-room settings to elevate patient-centered care, safety and training for the next generation of health care providers.
Scheduled to open in early 2026, planning is years in the making and advances Framework 2.0(link is external), the university’s long-term planning vision, as well as the Wexner Medical Center strategic plan.
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For consideration, please send a CV along with a cover letter to:
Kristine Orion, MD | Acting Section Chief, Vascular Surgery | The Department of Surgery
Attn: Tiffany Bauman, MBA | Physician & Faculty Recruitment
The Ohio State University is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status