Duke Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
The Duke Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Department of Pediatrics seek a Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physician to join our faculty in Durham. Candidates will have completed their residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and must be BC/BE with fellowship training in Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine. Academic rank will be commensurate with experience.
This Duke physician will have the opportunity to work with a group of experienced pediatric specialists from Orthopaedics, Pediatrics, Neurosurgery, and Neurology in the rehabilitation and medical management of patients with a range of conditions. He/she will provide care to patients with developmental problems, neuromuscular disorders, muscular conditions, brain injuries, and spinal cord injuries. This physician may also extend their practice to spasticity management with Baclofen pump, pediatric non-surgical spine care, in-patient consultation, ultrasound guided procedures, etc.
In addition to patient care, there are opportunities to participate in medical education, research, and other scholastic activities. There is a rich training environment at Duke, with participation by students, residents, and fellows. There is great leadership potential in this role to develop and grow Pediatric Physiatry at Duke.
The salary for this position is competitive and the benefit package is excellent. The greater Triangle area of Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill offers singles and families many options for an active outdoor and social life. There are excellent public and private schools for growing families. The Research Triangle Park, a globally prominent high-tech research and development center conceived around the three academic centers in the region, has made the area culturally diverse, economically resilient, and nationally recognized as a great place to live and work.
As a world-class academic and health care system, Duke Health strives to transform medicine and health locally and globally through innovative scientific research, rapid translation of breakthrough discoveries, educating future clinical and scientific leaders, advocating and practicing evidence-based medicine to improve community health, and leading efforts to eliminate health inequalities.