Phoenix Children’s Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition is seeking a Pediatric Hepatologist to join our growing team. The applicant would need to be board certified/board eligible in pediatric gastroenterology, as well as pediatric transplant hepatology.
The Pediatric Liver Transplantation Program was launched at Phoenix Children’s in 2012 and is part of the Transplant Center, which has programs in heart, kidney and bone marrow transplantation. The program is currently performing on average 6-8 transplants per year with outcomes meeting or exceeding expected projections. There are four Advanced Practitioners dedicated to the Transplant program, as well as a dedicated nutritionist, social worker, and pharmacist.
The Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition at Phoenix Children’s is the largest pediatric gastroenterology program in the state of Arizona. The group includes 17 board certified/eligible gastroenterologists, 2 board certified/eligible hepatologists, nurse practitioners, nutritionists, and a board-certified psychologist. The gastroenterologists currently cover five satellite clinics, as well as the inpatient gastroenterology services at Phoenix Children’s with an expansion of inpatient services in the East Valley area in 2023. Our patient population comprises a diverse ethnic background including a large native American population and has a wide spectrum of gastrointestinal and liver pathology ranging from common to complex conditions. Our providers can participate in a large number of multidisciplinary clinics including Feeding Rehabilitation Clinic, Aerodigestive Clinic, IBD Clinic, Eosinophilic Esophagitis Clinic, Cystic Fibrosis Clinic, and Liver Transplant Clinic. The division has access to a full-service therapeutic endoscopy suite for gastroenterology and pancreaticobiliary disease.
Members of the Division participate in all aspects of teaching in our pediatric gastroenterology fellowship program and pediatric residency program. We are the major pediatric teaching program for the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix, as well as the new Mayo Clinic Medical School Phoenix Campus. Academic appointments are available from the University of Arizona, Mayo Clinic and Creighton University. Our physicians are involved in research across the field of gastroenterology.
The ideal candidate will have:
Board certification in Pediatrics
Board certification/eligible in Pediatric Gastroenterology
Board certification/eligible in Pediatric Transplant Hepatology
Phoenix Children’s is Arizona’s only children’s hospital recognized by US News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals, ranking in eight specialties in 2022. Phoenix Children’s also consistently ranks on the Becker’s Hospital Review list of the 150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare.
The Phoenix Valley Region is the fifth largest metropolitan area in the US. Over the last several years, Phoenix and its surrounding communities have experienced significant population growth while still maintaining a favorable cost of living compared to the other largest metro areas. Year-round sunshine, abundant scenic desert landscape, and access to every possible cultural and recreational and spectator sports activities are other advantages of living in the Phoenix Valley area.
This position offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits, including employer retirement contribution, generous vacation/meeting time, CME funds, health and dental benefits, disability, and life insurance.
Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a CV with cover letter to:
Phoenix Children’s is one of the Nation’s largest pediatric health systems. It comprises Phoenix Children’s Hospital–Main Campus, Phoenix Children’s Hospital–East Valley at Dignity Health Mercy Gilbert Medical Center, four pediatric specialty and urgent care centers, 11 community pediatric practices, 20 outpatient clinics, two ambulatory surgery centers and six community-service-related outpatient clinics throughout the state of Arizona. The system has provided world-class inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency and urgent care to children and families for more than 35 years. Phoenix Children’s Care Network includes more than 850 pediatric primary care providers and specialists who deliver care across more than 75 subspecialties. Phoenix Children's provides world-class inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency and urgent care to children and families in Arizona and throughout the Southwest. As one of the largest children’s hospitals in the country, we provide care across more than 75 pediatric specialties. Every day our clinical, professional and support staff work collaboratively to deliver on our mission to provide hope, healing and the best health care for children and their fam...ilies. They embrace the challenges of providing compassionate, high-quality, family-centered care to the most complex patients in the region.