Neurosurgery - Pediatric + Adult - Sunny South Texas!

Valley Baptist Medical Center, Harlingen
Facility: Valley Baptist Medical Center, Harlingen 
Address: 2101 Pease Street 
Harlingen, TX 78550 
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Specialty: Neurological Surgery 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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alley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, Texas, a level II Trauma center, is seeking a motivated Neurosurgeon with training and/or experience in both Adult and Pediatric surgery to respond to an increased demand in the community. This opportunity calls for a neurosurgeon interested in specifically building the pediatric component of the practice, as there is no pediatric neurosurgeon in the area – currently, any pediatric patients requiring neurosurgical care, travels to Corpus Christi, San Antonio or Dallas. Valley Baptist Harlingen recently opened a pediatric ED, and has a fourteen bed pedi ICU and pediatric neurologist on staff.

  • Position will be employed
  • Neurosurgery call is paid
  • Initially, the position will not be 100% pediatric neurosurgery.  The new surgeon will provide call support for existing neurosurgeons and also perform adult cases while building their pediatric practice. (this will change as the practice grows)
  • Practice includes new minimally invasive neurosurgery equipment – BrainLab, Zeiss System, TCD

Candidates must be Board Certified or working on cases to become Certified. Please send a copy of your CV for immediate consideration!


Hospital employment:  Valley Baptist Physician Network (VBPN) is composed of 60+ providers, 15 FP Residents and 80+ support personnel.  This group manages 11 clinic locations including specialist services in general surgery, trauma surgery, plastic surgery, neurology, endovascular neurology, hospitalists, intensivists, interventional cardiology, ENT, orthopedics, palliative care, PM&R, OB/Gyn, primary care and sports medicine.

The Rio Grande Valley, one of the fastest growing areas in TEXAS, is a scenic cultural place like no other.  Known as Texas' Tropical Playground, we are located a short 40 minutes from South Padre Island.

  • Year-round semi-tropical weather
  • No state income tax / Tort reform
  • Lowest cost of living in the U.S.
  • Great schools / Affordable housing
  • New medical school (UT-RGV) opened fall 2016
  • Golfing, hunting, birding, fishing, boating

Valley Baptist Health System, with two full service campuses and 800+ beds, is a part of Tenet Health System, a national healthcare organization with 80 hospitals and 36,000 affiliated physicians.

With 3,000 employees and over 450 physicians on the medical staffs, Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen and Valley Baptist Medical Center-Brownsville, are focused on safety, quality and high level patient satisfaction.

Rio Grande Valley includes three major cities (Harlingen, Brownsville and McAllen) within its 1.3 million population.  VBMC-H service area is 300,000 and VBMC-B service area is 200,000.  Nonstop flights to Houston, Dallas, Austin, and Minneapolis with major carriers like Southwest, United, American, Sun Country and Delta.

Valley Baptist Health System has a variety of locations to serve any number of your health and wellness needs in the Rio Grande area. We are committed to delivering compassionate, personal care and want to be here for you, wherever you are.

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