Colorectal Surgery with Leading Cancer Center

Address: 2946 E. Banner Gateway Drive 
Gilbert, AZ 85234 
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Specialty: Surgery : Colon & Rectal
Surgery : Colorectal 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: H1
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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Join Leading Cancer Center in Beautiful Arizona!




Excellent employed position for expanding program with prestigious Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center. Position is to be based at Banner Estrella Medical Center, caring for patients in Phoenix and the West Valley. The West Valley is bustling with growth and offers its residents so much: hiking and biking through magnificent hills and canyons, boating on refreshing Lake Pleasant, a quick drive to professional sports and Spring Training, diverse housing options, and school choice including the top-ranking BASIS school. Trendy Phoenix neighborhoods are just 20 minutes from this hospital, as well as world-class theaters, concerts, and Sky Harbor International Airport.

The Division of Surgery at Banner-MD Anderson Cancer Center is actively recruiting for a Colo-Rectal Surgeon to join our team, based at the Banner Estrella Medical Center (BEMC) campus on the western edge of Phoenix and covering at one additional west valley location. This position includes the opportunity to build the practice and develop a fellowship program. We seek candidates who are accustomed to working with multidisciplinary teams and possess the following qualifications: 

  • BC/BE with the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery

  • Completion of a colo-rectal fellowship

  • Experienced surgeon with cancer experience/training preferred

  • Interest in working with robotics

  • Academics experience desired


Banner Health, a Top 10 Health System for clinical performance according to Thomson Reuters, has teamed up with the MD Anderson Cancer Center, ranked number one by U.S. News and World Report in cancer care seven of the last nine years, to open the Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center. This center is the broadest extension of MD Anderson's services outside of Houston and brings an unprecedented level of cancer care to the greater Phoenix area and entire southwest region.

The Division of Surgery currently includes 15 clinicians who provide outstanding surgical care for patients with all types of malignancies. Designed with experts from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, the center has an evidence-based design and state-of-the-art technologies including advanced surgical tools, the Da Vinci robotics system and advanced treatment capabilities. This is an exciting and exceptional opportunity for a highly motivated Surgeon with oncology experience to practice in a cutting edge, multidisciplinary regionally dominant cancer center.

WE OFFER: competitive base salary plus incentives (wRVU) + paid malpractice + paid CME plus allowance + 401k matching and 457(b) deferred compensation plans + excellent benefit package options that provide security for you and your family. Please submit your letter of interest and CV for immediate consideration.


Banner Health and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center opened the Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center on Sept. 26, 2011 on the campus of Banner Gateway Medical Center in Gilbert, Ariz.  To provide the best care to all of the Phoenix area, we have extended our services to other Banner campuses including Banner Thunderbird Medical Center in Glendale, and Banner University Medical Center, downtown Phoenix.

The center joins Banner Health, one of the country’s largest nonprofit hospital systems, with MD Anderson, internationally renowned for its cancer treatment and research, to deliver unprecedented levels of cancer care in Arizona.

MD Anderson’s mission to “eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research, education and prevention” complements Banner Health’s mission “to make a difference in people’s lives through excellent patient care.” MD Anderson is one of only 40 comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute. For seven of the past nine years, MD Anderson has ranked No. 1 in cancer care in "America's Best Hospitals" a survey published annually in U.S. News & World Report.

Cancer Focus
While the cancer center will provide care for all types of cancers, our primary focuses include:

  • Breast cancer
  • Lung cancers
  • Gynecologic cancers
  • Gastrointestinal cancers
  • Prostate cancer
  • Skin cancers
  • Liquid tumors, such as lymphoma and leukemia

Special Features

  • Convenience, accessibility and healing are the cornerstones of the center.
  • Its design merges the “high tech” world of medicine with the “high touch” needs of cancer patients to provide customized, holistic care.
  • The center’s unique environment incorporates proven evidence-based design theories to enhance healing such as natural light, artwork, water features and views of nature.
  • Patient and family amenities include:
    • Expansive lobbies
    • Outdoor balconies for infusion therapy
    • Larger patient rooms and treatment areas
    • Patient and family support
    • Retail services

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