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UT Health Assistant Professor, Pediatric Urology - Pediatric Surgery, McGovern Medical School in Texas

Assistant Professor, Pediatric Urology - Pediatric Surgery, McGovern Medical School


Assistant Professor

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 190000UY

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), a leading academic health center-McGovern Medical School is seeking a full-time Board Certified Urologic Surgeon, fellowship trained in Pediatric Urology, in the Division of Pediatric Urology, Department of Pediatric Surgery.

Position Key Accountabilities:

Participation in the academic program to include training of medical students, residents, and fellows will be expected. Candidates should have the ability to lead programmatic development in an area of specialized expertise. Current areas of preferred expertise are in transitional care and prenatal urology. Salary and fringe benefits are commensurate with a state university position.

The candidate should have experience in all aspects of pediatric urology, including genital reconstruction, urinary tract reconstruction, and fetal urology and voiding disorders of childhood. Participation in daily clinical activities, including operating room, consultation, fetal therapy interdisciplinary meetings, and multidisciplinary and specialty clinics (Spina Bifida, Bladder Clinic, Bowel Clinic), provides a diverse exposure to all areas of pediatric urology. In addition to clinical responsibilities, the physician will participate actively in the education and training of urology residents and medical students from UT Health.

This unique opportunity also offers:

Minimally invasive and Si Robotic surgery.

Comprehensive endourological facilities.

State-of-the-art, non-invasive micturition testing, video urodynamics and biofeedback therapy.

Diverse, experienced group of pediatric urologists and exposure to all aspects of pediatric urology.

Region-wide referral of neonates from multiple affiliated Level III NICUs.

Affiliation with major academic center in Houston, Texas.

Opportunity to train the urology residents from CMHH throughout the academic year.

Opportunity to develop Stone Prevention and Management Clinic.

The practice will incorporate several locations, but the main hospital will be Children’s Memorial Hermann. As the children’s hospital for one of the nation's leading pediatric health care systems, the Children’s Memorial Hermann hospital is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to children each year in our pediatric hospital, specialty clinics and primary care practices in located in Houston, Texas. Children’s Memorial Hermann strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts.


The selected candidate for the position must have a Texas Medical License or be eligible for a Texas Faculty Temporary License. The candidate must be board certified in urology and fellowship trained in Pediatric Urology.

Qualified applicants must demonstrate a commitment to excellence, discovery and service, have potential to be outstanding in their field of expertise, and share an interest in fulfilling the common goals of McGovern Medical School at UTHealth.

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical schiences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center and a growing network of clinics throughout the region. The university’s primary teaching hospitals include Memorial Hermann – Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Herman Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon b. Johnson Hospital.

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