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Truman Medical Centers Acute Care Surgeon in Kansas City, Missouri

Acute Care Surgeon

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University Health Physicians, an academic group practice affiliated with theUniversity of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicinein conjunction with its major teaching facilityTruman Medical Centers/University Health (TMC/UH), is seeking a Trauma/Critical Care physician at the rank of Assistant Professor or above.

The selected candidate would be involved in covering general surgery, trauma and the surgical intensive care unit. TMC is an ACS Level 1 and State of Missouri designated Level 1 trauma center and serves the population of the greater Kansas City metropolitan area with a complex mixture of rural and urban trauma. We are also the leader in disaster management for the Kansas City area. UMKC supports several residencies and the candidate will have teaching responsibilities for general surgery residents and medical students.

The preferred candidate should be board certified in General Surgery and have completed a Surgical Critical Care Fellowship. They need to be either board certified or eligible in Surgical Critical Care. Current Surgical Critical Care Fellows are encouraged to apply.

Kansas City, known as the “City of Fountains”, is an artistic and cultural gem in the Midwest and a great place to raise a family. The Country Club Plaza and the Power and Light District provide great entertainment and shopping venues. Truman is one of the closest medical centers to the rapidly growing downtown area. Cultural activities are found at the world-class Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts and the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Kansas City is home to several professional sports teams; 2015 World Champion Kansas City Royals, 2020 World Champion Kansas City Chiefs, Sporting KC soccer and the Kansas Speedway.

Applicants should forward their CV and letter of recommendation to:

Glenn E. Talboy, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Chairman of Surgery

Department of Surgery

2301 Holmes Street

Kansas City, MO 64108


Phone: 816.404.5364

Fax: 816.404.5381



Job Location

KANSAS CITY, Missouri, United States

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