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Job Title: Northwell Health; Orthopaedic Institute: Hand and Upper Extremity Opportunities
Date Available: 2017-2018
Location: New York: Manhattan and Long Island
Description: Northwell Health is the largest healthcare system in the New York City metropolitan area and New York State’s largest private employer with 62,000 employees, 22 hospitals, and nearly 15,000 affiliated physicians. The Orthopaedic Institute at Northwell Health, an extensive network of high caliber specialists and a nationally recognized center of orthopaedic excellence, is expanding rapidly and seeking fellowship trained, board eligible/certified hand and upper extremity surgeons in the following locations:

- Nassau County- Hand
- Suffolk County-Upper Extremity
- Greenwich Village, New York City -Hand

The candidate would be a member of a multidisciplinary and highly specialized orthopaedic group at each site and provide expert clinical care to all patients referred to the respective practices. The hand surgeon should be comfortable treating the full range of hand and wrist conditions: bony, soft tissue, acute and chronic, and have expertise in microsurgery, arthroscopy, reconstruction, and trauma. The upper extremity surgeon should also have expertise in treating conditions of the shoulder and elbow.

As a full-time member of Northwell Health (which includes four separate ACGME accredited Orthopaedic Residency Programs), the candidate would be eligible for academic appointment to the faculty of Zucker Hofstra/Northwell School of Medicine and expected to participate in orthopaedic program development, education, and research.

Northwell Health is an equal opportunity employer and as the seventh largest healthcare system in the United States, offers a competitive salary with a comprehensive benefits package.
Contact: Candidates are encouraged to email a letter of interest and CV to: Kirsten Wieckhorst at

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