Section Chief of General Surgery


Dartmouth Health and the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth are seeking an accomplished surgeon to lead our clinically robust and academically-focused Section of General Surgery.

In the Section Chief position, this individual will have primary responsibility for the clinical, education, and academic missions across Dartmouth Health and a large regional catchment area. As Section Chief, this physician will work closely with the Chair of Surgery to ensure continued growth within all general surgery subspecialties.

The Section is home to a longstanding ACGME-accredited residency as well as a research portfolio consisting of NIH-funded programs. Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center has a strong academic environment providing the full spectrum of subspecialty clinical services, including a strong relationship with the Dartmouth Cancer Center, an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. The ideal candidate will relish the opportunity to grow Dartmouth Health’s clinical and academic programs and will foster interdisciplinary inquiry and collaboration.

Cover letters should be addressed to:
Sandra L. Wong, MD, MS
William N and Bessie Allyn Professor of Surgery
Chair, Department of Surgery
Senior Vice President, Surgical Service Line

The individual will be an employee of the Dartmouth Health Clinic and will receive an academic appointment as a member of the faculty of the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. Candidates at the full professor level are encouraged.

Dartmouth Health offers an outstanding benefits package including paid vacation, holidays, and sick days, competitive CME allowances and dedicated CME time, medical/dental/vision coverage, employer-funded retirement plan options, and possible relocation bonus.

The Dartmouth Health system stretches over New Hampshire and Vermont and offers the quintessential New England experience. With no income tax or sales tax, this beautiful area combines history, industry, and business and has been ranked consistently as one of the best places in the US to live and work. Anchored by the academic Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH, the system includes the NCI-designated Dartmouth Cancer Center, 5 affiliated hospitals, and over 30 ambulatory clinics across the region. With destinations like Boston, New York, the seacoast, and ski country within driving distance, New Hampshire is the ideal place to work and play.  

Required Licensure/Certifications

  • Board Certified in General Surgery
  • Must obtain and maintain a New Hampshire medical license

Dartmouth Health is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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