Pediatric Pulmonologist

Children's Mercy Hospital
Facility: Children's Mercy Hospital 
Address: 2401 Gillham Rd 
Kansas City, MO 64108 
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Specialty: Pediatrics : Pulmonology 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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Pediatric Pulmonologist

The Division of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine at Children’s Mercy Kansas City is seeking a physician who is board-certified/eligible in Pediatric Pulmonology to join the current faculty of 11.  Experience in the care of children with neuromuscular diseases is desirable.  The division has been built upon a foundation emphasizing multi-disciplinary team models for the care of children who have a wide variety of acute and chronic respiratory and sleep disorders.  Our Primary mission is to provide comprehensive medical and psychosocial care to our patients and their families.  A culture of academic achievement and scholarship is fostered within the Division and all faculty members are encouraged to pursue scholarly activities. The division is dedicated to educational excellence for patients and families, allied health care providers, and our community.

The division currently includes General Pulmonary Medicine, the Pediatric Sleep Center, and an active Cystic Fibrosis Care Center. We seek to add an additional provider who can assume Pulmonary Directorship of a well-established multidisciplinary neuromuscular clinic operated with Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Candidates should be board-certified/eligible in Pediatric Pulmonology or Pediatric Sleep Medicine, have established clinical skills, and interest in scholarly activity and a willingness to participate in education activities.  Academic appointment is with the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, where we are the primary pediatric teaching site for students, residents and fellows.  Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with experience and credentials.

For more information, contact:

Christopher M. Oermann, MD

Division director of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine

Children’s Mercy Kansas City

Kansas City, Missouri


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About Children’s Mercy Hospital Kansas City

Children’s Mercy Kansas City is an independent, non-profit, 367-bed pediatric health system, providing half a million patient encounters each year from across the country.  Children’s Mercy is ranked by U.S.  News & World Report as one of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals” and has received Magnet® recognition four times for excellence in nursing services.

In affiliation with the University of Missouri-Kansas City, our faculty of nearly 750 pediatric subspecialist and researchers is actively involved in clinical care, pediatric research and educating the next generation of pediatric subspecialists.  And our leadership in pediatric genomic medicine and clinical pharmacology is driving research and innovation in heart care, neonatology, cancer treatment and other subspecialties to transform outcomes for children here and around the world.

For more information about Children’s Mercy Kansas City and about Kansas City itself, visit .


Our Bi-State Community

Kansas City is a major mid-western city on the border of Missouri and Kansas with more than 2 million residents in its large metropolitan area which includes flourishing suburban communities. KC’s climate has relatively high humidity. The most common weather is clear with almost completely blue skies. Kansas City’s economy is driven by thousands of small businesses, tech start-ups, medical research, and is the headquarters of companies such as Hallmark and Sprint. It has one of the lowest costs of living of all major U.S. cities and has been rated as one of the 50 Smart Places to Live by Kiplinger Magazine and other publications.

It is a community of good schools, cultural amenities, acclaimed dining and affordable living. It is home to several colleges and universities. It has a robust offering of arts and entertainment from the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kemper Museum, Kaufman Performing Arts Center and Missouri Repertory Theatre to the city's professional and college sports teams. Most importantly, it’s a community with a heart – friendly, easy-going, and forward-thinking.

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