UF Health Fellowship-Trained Endourologist and Minimally Invasive Surgeon

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The Department of Urology at the University of Florida College of Medicine is seeking a BC/BE Fellowship-Trained Endourologist at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level for a full-time faculty position


Background

  • The University of Florida (UF) Department of Urology at UF Health Shands Hospital is a tertiary referral center that serves the population of north central Florida, southern Georgia and surrounding communities. The candidate would join the department, which has 11 full-time urologists who support general, endourology, urologic oncology, female, pediatric, male-infertility and reconstructive urologic surgery. In addition, the candidate would have a joint appointment at the Malcom Randall VA Medical Center in Gainesville, FL. The University of Florida is ranked 8th in the top public schools in the nation. UF College of Medicine is one of 16 colleges within the university and these additional colleges provide an environment rich in cross-departmental collaborations. In 2018, NIH funding at the UF College of Medicine exceeded $100M.

Vincent Bird MD
Vincent G. Bird, MD
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Benjamin K. Canales, MD
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Li-Ming Su, MD

Clinical:

  • We are seeking a candidate with clinical experience in all aspects of care for urinary stone disease, including ureteroscopy, percutaneous nephrolithotomy, laparoscopic and robotic surgery as it relates to urinary stone disease and upper urinary tract obstruction, as well as metabolic evaluation and preventive care for patients with urinary lithiasis. The candidate would join a department recognized for its clinical and research excellence in stone disease including multidisciplinary programs with nephrology, endocrinology and basic scientists. The candidate would also receive excellent mentorship under the tutelage of internationally recognized endourologists and minimally invasive surgeons (Vincent G. Bird, MD, Benjamin K. Canales, MD, Li-Ming Su, MD). Our stone research program has a rich history of investigative exploration in stone disease. Our current studies include basic science efforts in oxalate metabolism and cell culture, translational efforts in calcium metabolism and microbiome using animal models, molecular characterization of urinary stone formers, and clinical efforts with novel biomedical devices, a large metabolic and operative outcomes database, and prospective genetic trials.

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Special Instructions to Applicants:


The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.



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