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Pediatric Surgery Opening with Banner - University Medical Group

Opportunity Criteria

SpecialtySurgery : Pediatric
Candidate TypeMD, DO
Visa AcceptedNo J-1 or H-1B
Salary RangeNot Specified
Loan RepaymentNot Specified
Employment TypeFull Time
Bonuses OfferedSign-on, Relocation

At the end of the day, THIS is where you want to be.

In partnership with the University of Arizona, the Division of Pediatric Surgery at Banner - University Medical Group Tucson is actively seeking an outstanding tenure eligible Assistant/Associate Professor of Pediatric Surgery to provide a full range of services at its newly built medical center. Candidates must be highly motivated, energetic, self-starters, who will forge collegial and collaborative relationships with the many individuals and services who interact with the Pediatric Surgery division. The Division of Pediatric Surgery is a dynamic environment offering comprehensive and multi-disciplinary surgical and medical care for our patients. Our Surgeons provide the best in patient care, resident and medical student education and training, and extensive community and academic endeavors. This position is an integral part of the women and children service line and offers opportunities to aid in the development and expansion of the fetal surgery clinical and research programs, and support for basic and translation research in the Tucson market.

The Department of Surgery, University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson is seeking outstanding academically minded tenure eligible Pediatric Surgeons. Our children’s surgical team prides itself on providing world-class, comprehensive, and compassionate care for children. The positions offered include opportunities to aid and participate in the development and expansion of the fetal surgery clinical and research programs. This is the only such program in Arizona or the Southwest. In addition to this Fetal Surgery opportunity, there is also an opportunity for a faculty with interest in developing a basic science career. Becoming a part of the existing Pediatric Surgery research program, but with the opportunity to develop one’s own research projects and program using the extensive mentorship, collaborations, and resources available in Pediatric Surgery, the Department of Surgery and the surrounding academic environment of the College of Medicine, University of Arizona undergraduate and graduate programs. Candidates must be highly motivated, energetic, self-starters, who will forge collegial and collaborative relationships with the many individuals and services and researchers who interact with the Pediatric Surgery division.

The selected individual will have the opportunity to develop a full-time clinical practice, educate residents and medical students, and be encouraged to participate in clinical and/or basic science research and fetal surgery. The qualified candidate will receive a faculty appointment at the University of Arizona consistent with their credentials.


Position Details:

  • Perform a variety of pediatric general and specialized surgeries on an inpatient and outpatient basis.
  • Hold pediatric general surgery outpatient clinics at various locations in the Tucson area
  • As a faculty member, will participate in resident education and serve as a clinical advisor to medical students and residents via lectures, didactics, mentoring, and clinical instruction
  • Participates in committee service as needed by the College of Medicine
  • Take night and weekend call
  • Conduct research appropriate to academic medicine
  • Will provide care spanning the spectrum of pediatric surgical procedures


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Board-certified or eligible in Pediatric Surgery
  • Evidence of clinical and didactic teaching ability
  • Established expertise in working with diverse patient populations

Banner Benefits:

You take care of others. Let us take care of you. At Banner, your benefits package is all about your well-being. But that’s more than just basic medical, dental and vision coverage — it’s everything that makes you uniquely you, from your emotional health, to your family to your satisfaction at work. So, we design your benefits with you in mind. We listen to what you have to say, offer a wide variety of competitive benefits to give you peace of mind and provide additional tools and resources to support you.

  • Paid Sick Time, Personal Time Off, Malpractice, and CME Allowance
  • Legal, Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Pet, Auto, and Home Insurance included in Voluntary Benefit Options
  • Adoption Assistance, Fertility Benefits, and Parental Leave Support
  • Resources available for pet care, childcare, elder care, housekeeping, and tutoring
  • 24/7 Confidential Mental Health Support, plus coordination of child and elder care
  • Physician Well-Being Program, including healthy-habit building, fitness challenges, nutrition guides, on-demand webinars, sleep guides, mindfulness, and more!
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness
  • Financial wellness resources, including retirement plans with matching or 401b deferred options, employee perks and discounts 


If interested, we encourage you to submit your CV for consideration; or apply directly at for LIVE application tracking. Thank you!


Our Community: The soulful Sonoran Desert. The flavorful Southwest.  The peacefully blooming community of Tucson, Arizona is nestled within surrounding mountain views and the lush Sonoran Desert. With 350+ days of annual sunshine, it is easy to soak some sunny Vitamin D with championship golf courses, scenic hiking, cycling-friendly community, horseback riding, and daytrip fishing or kayaking. Selfcare enrichment abounds in refreshing spa resorts, art galleries, enriching culture and entertainment. Tucson was also designated a UNESCO City of Gastronomy with many exciting culinary adventures in our restaurant scene. With a population slightly over 0.5 million, Tucson is a growing city with a college town feel that continues to boast an attractive cost of luxury living to enjoy with those you love most!


As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, Banner University Medical Group (BUMG) recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences and backgrounds. BUMG is an EEO/AA - M/W/D/V Employer. 

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Facility & Address

  • Banner - University Medical Center Tucson
  • 1625 North Campbell Avenue Tucson AZ 85719


Contact Information

Karisia Santana Sourcing Strategist


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