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Specialty: Vascular 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: No
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The Cleveland Clinic is seeking qualified candidates for a staff position in Cardiovascular Medicine’s Vascular Medicine section to serve as the Director of Vascular Medicine Research. Applicants should have demonstrated outstanding clinical and research training with focus on vascular medicine and/or clinical thrombosis.  The ideal candidate would have a record of scholarly achievement and board certification/eligibility in Cardiovascular Medicine and/or the American Board of Vascular Medicine.  The Director of Vascular Medicine Research will be responsible for growth of the clinical research portfolio of the Vascular Medicine Section including expansion of departmental registries and interdepartmental clinical and translational research programs as well as research mentorship of fellows and junior faculty.  This position involves 50% of time dedicated to research activities.

The Cleveland Clinic is an internationally recognized medical center with an integrated health care delivery system.  The Cleveland Clinic includes a tertiary care facility located minutes from downtown Cleveland.  The Section of Vascular Medicine is part of the Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart and Vascular Institute.  The section includes 11 staff members and 3 advanced practice providers focused on providing care to patients.  The section is engaged in a high volume, complete state of the art vascular laboratory and maintains a high volume hospital consultative service.  The section is home to an advanced lower extremity wound clinic, specialty clinics treating fibromuscular dysplasia, superficial venous disease and a pulmonary embolism response (PERT) team.

The section also hosts a vascular medicine fellowship program with dedicated faculty involvement in teaching and training.  The opportunity for appointment to the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of CWRU is also available. 

This opportunity offers a competitive salary, attractive benefits package and a collegial work environment.


Heather Gornik, M.D., Section Head

Vascular Medicine J3-5

Cleveland Clinic

9500 Euclid Avenue

Cleveland, OH 44195

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Cleveland Clinic is ranked as the nation’s No. 2 healthcare system by U.S. News & World Report


Cleveland Clinic is one of the world's largest and busiest health centers.  Patients come to Cleveland Clinic from all over the world.  We offer advanced treatment for all illnesses and disorders of the body.  We enjoy a strong reputation for outstanding quality care.  U.S News & World Report has declared that we are the No. 2 hospital in the country.  Cleveland Clinic’s heart program has ranked No. 1 in the nation since 1995.  Our urology program also ranked No. 1 in the nation, and three of our specialties - gastroenterology and GI surgery, nephrology, and rheumatology are ranked No. 2.


Eight other Cleveland Clinic specialties are ranked in the Top 10.  Cleveland Clinic earned the highest ranking of any Ohio hospital.


Other specialties noted for national excellence include ENT and pediatrics.  Cleveland Clinic Children's offers highly specialized pediatric care in a family-centered atmosphere.  It has been ranked the best children's hospital in Ohio by Child magazine.


Cleveland Clinic was founded in 1921 as a not-for-profit group practice, integrating clinical and hospital care with research and physician education.  In addition to our Cleveland location, we have Cleveland Clinic Florida, Cleveland Clinic Nevada, Cleveland Clinic Canada, and Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi.  Cleveland Clinic London is also scheduled to open in February 2021.


Cleveland Clinic has more than 4,200 salaried physicians and scientists on staff, representing approximately 120 specialties and subspecialties. Patients came to us from across America and from more than 180 nations.  We also lead an extensive system of community hospitals in Northeast Ohio called the Cleveland Clinic Hospitals.


This system is made up of Cleveland Clinic Main Campus, Akron General Hospital, Avon Hospital, Euclid Hospital, Fairview Hospital, Hillcrest Hospital, Lodi Hospital, Lutheran Hospital, Marymount Hospital, Medina Hospital, South Pointe Hospital, and Union Hospital.  Ashtabula County Medical Center is also an affiliate of Cleveland Clinic.  With approximately 5,895 staffed beds, Cleveland Clinic Hospitals offers broad geographic coverage, a full continuum of care, improved quality and lower cost of care to Northeast Ohio residents.


Cleveland Clinic was named a top hospital and health system by Diversity Inc. in 2019.  Companies on this list score well in talent pipeline, talent development, leadership commitment, and supplier diversity.

Cleveland Clinic values a culture where caregivers integrate diversity and inclusion throughout the enterprise. We respect and appreciate our similarities and differences; they enable us to better serve our patients, one another, and our global communities.

Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Smoke/drug free environment.

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