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Opportunity to Develop Academic Breast Center
City:El Paso
Visas Accepted:H1
Specialty:General Surgery - Breast
Opportunity Description:

Unique Breast Surgery Opportunity at Growing Texas Institution

Job Detail: TTUHSC El Paso and Tenet Healthcare are collaborating to develop a new, 130 bed teaching hospital and academic medical office building on El Paso's Westside. 

The Medical Office Building includes a 6500 square foot, state of the art suite dedicated to a comprehensive breast center.  The plans include three mammography units, two ultrasound rooms, a procedure room, and on site radiology, as well as conference and video conference spaces. 

The successful candidate will lead the development of a comprehensive breast program at this location. Longer term plans include the development of a fellowship program in breast surgery and will be employed by TTUHSC El Paso at an academic rank commensurate with qualifications..  The candidate will provide inpatient and outpatient care, provide teaching experiences for medical students from the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, as well future resident physicians. 

The position requires a M.D/D.O degree; licensed in Texas or eligible for licensure in the State of Texas, completion of an ACGME residency program in General Surgery, fellowship training in Breast Surgery accredited by the Society of Surgical Oncologists, and board certification or eligibility in general surgery. 

As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant's race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Practice Type: Multi spec.gr., Academic
Available Date:
Commensurate with Experience
Relocation paid:Yes
Other benefits:
State of Texas Benefits Package
Facility Description:

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso  

Paul L. Foster School of Medicine

Texas Tech University Health Science Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso) is the only health sciences center along the U.S.-Mexico border that provides the opportunities and environment for direct intellectual and interpersonal exchanges among nursing, medical, and graduate research students on one campus.

It is the fourth university in the Texas Tech University System and is comprised of three schools: the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, Gayle Greve Hunt School of Nursing and the Graduate School of Biomedical Science.

To inquire about these positions contact:

Tony Castaneda
Director of Provider Recruitment
TTUHSC El Paso - Transmountain
(915) 215-8407

Community Description:
  • El Paso has been ranked among the safest cities City in U.S. (of cities with a population of over 500,000) for the past several years
  • Nestled between the Franklin Mountains and the Rio Grande, city residents enjoy more than 300 days of sunshine per year
  • Numerous outdoor pursuits, i.e. hiking, cycling, rock climbing and Triple-A baseball team fun, add to a vibrant city life
  • An affordable cost of living with a great work-life balance
  • Experience the rewarding practice of medicine in this friendly community
  • Big city charm, with a small town feel



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