Job Description

Sacramento, CA

UC Davis Orthopaedic Surgery

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at UC Davis Health is recruiting for a highly qualified accredited pediatric orthopedic fellowship‐trained surgeon.
Contact Info: Shannon Untalasco
4660 Y Street, Suite 3800
Sacramento, CA 95817
(916) 734-3889
Practice Type: Academic Appointment|Multispecialty Group
Pediatric Focus: Trauma (> 75% Pediatrics)
Training Requirements: Pediatric Orthopedic Fellowship
Date Available: 7/1/2021
Reason for Job Opening: New position
Additional Information: DESCRIPTION
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at UC Davis Health is co‐recruiting with
Shriners Hospital for Children ‐ Northern California for a highly qualified
accredited pediatric orthopedic fellowship‐trained surgeon to complement its
comprehensive combined pediatric program. The position will serve in the Faculty
Senate Clinical‐X series, and will practice at both hospitals, with an academic rank
commensurate with their experience and qualifications.
Shriners Hospital for Children ‐ Northern California is a surgical subspecialty
hospital located on the campus of UC Davis Health in Sacramento that provides
comprehensive pediatric orthopaedic care to children from all over Northern
California, in addition to burn surgery, pediatric surgery, and rehabilitation. The
UC Davis Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is the premier surgical service
provider in the greater Sacramento region and beyond. The joint pediatric
orthopaedic program, which includes 8 pediatric orthopaedists, 2 hand surgeons,
2 sports surgeons, 3 spine surgeons and 2 orthopaedic oncologists, is based at
Shriners Hospital, with Level 1 pediatric trauma care at UC Davis. Together, the
two institutions are ranked by U.S. News and World Report in pediatric
orthopaedics. Sacramento is an easily accessible, family‐oriented city in close
proximity to the San Francisco Bay area, and Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada
This position will provide care at UC Davis Health and Shriners Hospital, with
trauma call at UC Davis. Interest and skills in trauma are preferred. In
accordance with the mission of both institutions, this position will teach (fellows,
residents, and medical students) and perform original research. They will also
participate in departmental and hospital committees and meetings.
For full consideration, applications must be received by January 15, 2021.
However, the position will remain open until filled through June 30, 2021. The
following information is required: Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Statement of
Contributions to Diversity, and contact information for 3‐5 references.
Qualified candidates should apply online at: