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Neurology: Neuro-Oncology

Job ID: R-4650 Job Type: Full time Location: Kansas City, Kansas
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Physician - Neurology: Neuro-Oncology


The University of Kansas Health System, Department of Neurosurgery, is seeking an experienced Neuro-Oncologist to join 2 other Neuro-oncologists and 12 neurosurgeons. This is a faculty physician scientist research position. 

Combining experience with leading technologies – including imaging and brain mapping – our specialists provide advanced, comprehensive care to people facing complex brain, spine and nervous system conditions.

Our deep expertise and sophisticated technology ensures no patient needs to leave Kansas City to receive the best possible neuro-oncologic care. Representing the premier academic medical center and tertiary referral center in our region, our physicians are driven to advance care options, continuing to research new treatments and teach the next generation of providers. People from across the country and from several nations around the globe have visited Kansas City to receive our leading care.

As passionate leaders and critical thinkers, our Neuroscience physicians apply the latest clinical and technological advances in diagnosing and treating complex disorders of the brain, spine and nervous system. Neurologists and neurosurgeons at The University of Kansas Health System are local and national leaders in their fields, working together as an interdisciplinary care team alongside the KU Cancer Center team, an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Required Qualifications:

  • MD or DO
  • Board Certified in Neurology or Oncology
  • Track record of successful NIH funding
  • Fellowship training in Neuro Oncology

Preferred Qualifications:

• Special skills in brain tumors and chemotherapy

Neuro-Oncology Highlights:

  • Exceptional opportunity to conduct basic science, translational and clinical research.
  • Appointment in Neurosurgery, Neurology and Oncology.
  • Position is mostly research focused, with ~20% clinical time.
  • High volume program.
  • Intraoperative MR.
  • APP support

Benefits and Compensation:

• Recent increase in overall compensation package.

• Generous retirement contribution.

• Relocation assistance.

• Health, dental, and vision insurance.

• CME allowance.

• LTD/STD and life insurance.

• Professional liability coverage.

About The University of Kansas Hospital:

Recognized as one of the top hospitals in the United States by U.S. News & World Report, The University of Kansas Hospital is a 1045-bed academic medical center and Level 1 trauma center. Our mission is to lead in the discovery of new knowledge, deliver outstanding patient care in this region and beyond, and educate the healthcare professionals of tomorrow. The Health System consistently earns national recognition for outstanding quality and safety in several medical specialties and is known for its Center for Advanced Heart Care, Center for Transplantation, Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center, and NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. Magnet designation is proof of our hard-earned commitment to nursing excellence.

About Kansas City:

A metropolitan area of 2.3 million people, Kansas City offers the diversity and excitement of a large city with the charm and convenience of Midwest living. Walkable, tree-lined neighborhoods surround the campus, which is within close proximity to the city's top destinations, including the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, Union Station & Science City, National WWI Museum, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, as well as the Country Club Plaza, a shopping district celebrated for its architectural design.

Overall, the Kansas City metropolitan area is a diverse and dynamic region with a rich cultural heritage, a strong economy, a vibrant downtown area, and a wide range of recreational and educational opportunities. It offers a high quality of life for its residents and attracts visitors from around the region and beyond. Residents enjoy safe, suburban neighborhoods, great restaurants and shopping, miles of bike paths, parks and lakes, and excellent schools (public, private, and universities for higher education).

The University of Kansas Health System is the official healthcare provider for the Kansas City Chiefs, Kansas City Royals, and T-Mobile Center. Kansas City is also home to Sporting KC, KC Current, Kansas City Mavericks, and will be hosting the World Cup! Visit for more information about Kansas City.

Contact Physician Recruiter, Darci Deskin at or 913.951.7748 cell.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer without regard to a person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, ancestry, age (40 or older), disability, veteran status or genetic information.

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