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Epilepsy Physician

Mount Sinai Health System
Oceanside, New York
Closing date
Dec 11, 2021

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The Mount Sinai Health System is seeking an Epileptologist and General Neurologist!

The Mount Sinai Epilepsy Program provides exceptional care to thousands of people with diverse backgrounds and socioeconomic status. The program encompasses multiple inpatient and outpatient centers throughout the New York City area including three centers which have the level 4 accreditation by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC). In addition, we perform over 100 epilepsy surgeries per year including stereotactic EEGs, laser ablations, respective surgeries and the implantation of neuromodulatory devices including RNS, DBS, and VNS. The team consists of eight epileptologists as well as epilepsy focused neurosurgeons, neuropsychologists, a nutritionist, and a social worker. In addition, the Mount Sinai Department of Neurology has two robust residency programs, and currently, we also have two epilepsy fellows and one neurophysiology fellow with an EEG track per year.

The successful candidate for this position will be appointed as an Assistant Professor (or higher, commensurate with experience). They will participate in clinical activities within the Mount Sinai Health System epilepsy division at one or more of our six integrated system hospitals, including the inpatient epilepsy monitor unit services, epilepsy inpatient consults, and reading EEGs for outpatients and inpatients throughout the system.   Teaching residents and fellows will be an integral part of the position. The candidate’s outpatient practice would be based at Mount Sinai Union Square, where they would see people with seizures and epilepsy as well as more general neurological problems. Opportunities and support for clinical or bench research interests can be provided.

The chosen candidates will have the opportunity to partner with world renowned faculty at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS). Mount Sinai’s Department of Neurology is strongly committed to caring for the whole patient and places special emphasis on providing patient-centered care. The Department embraces the mission of ISMMS by pursuing an integrative approach to patient care, research, and education. We pursue all dimensions of these three components, considering them inseparable elements of the art and science of medicine. Competitive salary and benefits offered including paid time off, medical, dental, vision, and malpractice coverage.

Position Qualifications:

  • Medical Degree from an Accredited University
  • New York Medical License
  • Board Eligible or Board Certified in Neurology
  • Completed ACGME-fellowship training in Epilepsy or Neurophysiology, EEG track.
  • Committed to Mount Sinai and the communities we serve
  • Excellent communication, bedside manner, and organizational skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary setting
  • A strong work ethic and desire to participate in a team-oriented, performance-driven Health System

The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

To inquire about this opportunity, please specify job title of interest and send your CV, a brief statement of interest, and the names of three referrals to:

Alex Cano
Executive Director Physician Recruitment
Mount Sinai Health System

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