Board Certified or Eligible Neurologist for our Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Division

Employer
Boston University Neurology Associates, Inc.
Location
Boston, Massachusetts (US)
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Dec 11, 2022

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The Department of Neurology at Boston University and clinical partner of Boston Medical Center (BMC) and the Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine is seeking a Board Certified Neurologist for our Parkinson Disease and Movement Disorders Division. This is a clinical position that includes involvement in education and clinical research.

About the Position

Required Qualifications:

• Candidates must hold an M.D. or D.O. degree.
• Movement Disorder Fellowship training.
• Neurology board certification or elegibilitd.
• Qualified for unrestricted medical license to practice in Massachusetts.

Desired Qualifications:

• Excellent clinical skills and interest supporting the growth of the Movement Disorders Division at Boston Medical Center.
• Cultural competency in caring for a diverse patient population.
• Expertise in performing Botulinum Toxin injections for spasticity, dystonia, and migraine.
• Experience in patient selection for deep brain stimulation (DBS), intra-operative recording, and programming.
• Interest in clinical trials; research in promoting health equity is encouraged.

This position will help to support our clinical services for Parkinson Disease and Movement Disorders at Boston Medical Center and provide personalized care to a diverse patient population. We work closely with a multidisciplinary health care team and we have an experienced clinical research team.

This is a full-time position. Salary structure and compensation plan are competitive for Neurology positions in Northeast academic medical centers.

We particularly seek applicants with a strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, including people from diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds.

Mission of the Parkinson Disease and Movement Disorders program

• Provide patient-centered, comprehensive care to a highly diverse population of patients and families affected by movement disorders including Parkinson’s disease (PD), Multiple System
Atrophy (MSA), Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP), Huntington’s disease, Essential tremor, chorea, athetosis, dystonia, ballism, myoclonus, tics, spasticity, ataxia, and restless legs syndrome.

• Deliver state-of–the-art care with diagnostic imaging, genetic testing, medication management, botulinum toxin therapy, Deep Brain Surgery and programming, rehabilitative therapies, and counseling and support.

• Contribute to the advancement of new knowledge through basic and clinical research in collaboration with other disciplines to determine the cause, and study new treatments in movement disorders.

• Train medical students, residents, and fellows to deliver comprehensive neurological care and advance new knowledge in the clinical neurosciences

• Provide education, support, and awareness to patients, families, healthcare providers, and the community at large on Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders.

About Boston Medical Center

Boston Medical Center is a non-profit 514-bed academic medical center in Boston, Massachusetts. It is the largest safety-net hospital and Level I trauma center in New England. Boston Medical Center proudly serves a diverse population in Boston and boasts a world-class academic medical center, centered around Boston University School of Medicine, with a commitment to caring for all patients, including the underserved. BMC is an award winning hospital with several recognitions including

• Magnet recognized hospital
• Ranked as #2 most racially inclusive hospital in the US (and #1 in Massachusetts) by the Lown Institute
• Named one of LinkedIn’s 2021 Top Companies in Boston

Applicants should submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae addressed to:

David Greer, MD, MA
Chair and Professor, Department of Neurology
Boston Medical Center
Boston University School of Medicine

c/o: David Greer
dgreer@bu.edu

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