The nationally prominent Saint Luke’s Marion Bloch Neurosciences Institute (SLMBNI) is seeking a fellowship trained neurosurgeon in open cerebrovascular neurosurgery or both open and endovascular cerebrovascular neurosurgery from a prestigious institution to join the comprehensive cerebrovascular neuroscience program at Saint Luke’s Hospital, a 600-bed, regional tertiary hospital located in the beautiful Country Club Plaza district in Kansas City. ?It is the flagship hospital of locally owned and operated Saint Luke’s Health System which is comprised of 10 leading hospitals in the Kansas City area. ?The position is available to start in the summer of 2017.
Saint Luke’s Hospital is a Comprehensive Stroke Center and certified?by the state of Missouri as a Level 1 Time Critical Diagnosis Stroke Center with over 1500 cerebrovascular patients treated annually by Saint Luke’s Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute providers. ?Saint Luke’s Hospital and the Saint Luke’s Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute is supported by an 18 bed neuro-intensive care unit with 24/7 intensivist coverage.?
Saint Luke’s Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute has recruited and developed a team of exceptionally trained neurosurgeons, neuro-interventional radiologists, neuro-interventional neurologists, and vascular neurologists with the goal of creating one of the finest cerebrovascular programs in the country. ?The providers participate in weekly multi disciplinary case conferences as well as collaborate on evidence based practice initiatives to enhance the management and care of patients with cerebrovascular disorders throughout the health system. Several of the neurosurgeons in the practice have subspecialty interests and have developed multidisciplinary programs to enhance the quality of the care. Academic appointments are available at University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and there are excellent opportunities for research and publication.
In 2013, the Neuroscience Institute relocated to a dedicated Saint Luke’s Neurosciences Institute patient tower; as a result of a $32 million expansion and renovation of the beautiful hospital campus located on the Country Club Plaza.
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