Job Description

Houston, TX

Texas Children's Hospital

Board eligible/board certified, fellowship-trained Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon
Contact Info: Glenda Church Smith
6621 Fannin St
Houston, TX 77030
Practice Type: Academic Appointment
Pediatric Focus: Trauma (> 75% Pediatrics)
Training Requirements: M.D./D.O. • Must be ABOS board eligible • Successful completion of a fellowship in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery and Trauma desired with experience in Limb Deformity. • Academic rank and salary with Baylor College of Medicine will be commensurate with experience and qualifications
Date Available: 7/15/2021
Reason for Job Opening: Newly created position.
Additional Information: We’re seeking a board eligible/board certified, fellowship-trained Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon for a newly created opening at the main campus of Texas Children’s Hospital, affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine and located in downtown Houston, Texas. Interest and demonstrated skills in trauma, including pelvic and acetabular fractures as well as limb deformity correction, are desired.

The successful candidate will serve as the Orthopaedist of the day at Texas Children’s Medical Center location for surgical trauma cases three to four days per week and will share night (1:5) and weekend call (1:9-1:10). Additionally, the position will oversee the orthopedic trauma service at the Medical Center location, with access to an urgent room every day of the week and will work with the team’s other orthopaedic surgeons to elevate the care of pediatric trauma patients.

For 13 years in a row, U.S. News & World Report has recognized Texas Children’s as one of the best children’s hospitals in the Nation and #1 in Texas. In 2021-22, Texas Children’s ranked 3rd in the nation out of nearly 200 pediatric institutions and No. 11 in Orthopedics. The Orthopaedic Surgery service is the premier orthopaedics surgical provider in the greater Houston region and beyond, including south and eastern Texas with international patients, as well.