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Stroke/Vascular Neurologists- Temple Health- Philadelphia, PA

Temple University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Dec 18, 2021

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The Department of Neurology at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is accepting applications from fellowship trained Stroke/Vascular Neurologists interested in joining a newly appointed Stroke Services Director within a rapidly expanding program in the role of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor. 

In addition to a competitive salary, and comprehensive benefits – including a generous 403b retirement match, health, dental, vision, life, malpractice, paid vacation, CME, and more – the position offers:

  • a uniquely supportive practice environment with an emphasis on quality patient care, research, teaching;
  • individual career development, and collegiality among faculty members;
  • a predictable schedule with flexibility to create your own areas of focus within the program; and
  • the opportunity to influence the development of the service line during a period of rapid growth.

The Temple University Stroke program is a Joint Commission Comprehensive Stroke Center that participates in the Get With The Guidelines Stroke Program and has consistently achieved Gold Plus and Target Stroke Honor Roll Elite status. It has an active program of clinical trials though its affiliation with STOKENET (NIH funded). The Stroke Service sees 800-1000 cerebrovascular related admissions per year; the formal stroke prevention clinic uses evidenced based guidelines for risk factor modification; and a Telestroke/Telemedicine network for acute stroke consults provides coverage to neighboring community and rural hospitals.

The Neurosciences Center at Temple University Hospital is one of the Philadelphia region's best facilities for the treatment of neurological disorders. The mission-driven culture, state-of-the-art diagnostic center, and wide range of clinical trials and basic science/translational research, provide a wide range of advanced treatment options for patients.

Our highly skilled neurology and neurosurgery faculty are committed to providing:

  • education that is patient-centered, instilling in learners the School’s ethic of human service and lifelong learning;
  • research that advances and integrates basic and clinical science; and
  • patient care that is administered with compassion and understanding, utilizing contemporary knowledge and techniques.

Several of our physicians have been consistently selected by their peers as "Top Doctors," both locally and nationally. Working together, our neurologists and neurosurgeons use the latest protocols and state-of-the-art equipment, including the Leksell Gamma Knife® 4C and the Elekta Synergy® S, to diagnose and develop individualized treatment plans for the full range of neurological problems.

Candidate Qualifications:

• M.D./ D.O. with active Board Certification or Eligibility in Neurology, and Stroke/Vascular Neurology.

• Eligibility for unrestricted medical licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

• A strong interest in developing a vibrant clinical practice, medical education and clinical research.

• Demonstrates sensitivity to the culture, needs, and aspirations of the community.

• Academic rank and compensation commensurate with experience.

Interested candidates should submit a current curriculum vita online: or via email at, Attn: Paul Katz, MD, Chair of Neurology, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University C/O Jessica Vega, Senior Physician/Faculty Recruiter, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University.

COVID-19 vaccinations are required for employment at Temple University, unless granted a religious or medical exemption (see

The University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching, and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

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