The Department of Radiology at Columbia University Medical Center / NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is seeking an outstanding candidate to join the Division of Musculoskeletal Radiology as a full-time faculty member.
The Division of Musculoskeletal Radiology is a dynamic and robust service that works hand in hand with world class referring physicians, particularly from the Departments of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rheumatology, and Rehabilitation/Regenerative Medicine. There is a strong emphasis on sports imaging as we provide imaging services for professional teams including the New York Yankees, New York City Football Club, and Rockland Boulders, collegiate athletic programs including Fordham University and Columbia University, and numerous high school athletic programs. Spine imaging is also a focal point in our practice as we work closely with our orthopaedic surgery colleagues at The Spine Hospital, the only dedicated spine center in New York.
The division provides a full array of musculoskeletal imaging and interventions including MRI, CT, X-ray, diagnostic US, and image guided interventions (predominantly US-guided). We pride ourselves on a collegial team-oriented work environment with all faculty members working closely together to provide a high level of patient care. The central hub for the division is at the main campus of Columbia University Medical Center / NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital in the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan. We also have a complement of thriving outpatient practices with offices in Midtown Manhattan, Tarrytown (in Westchester County), and Bronxville (also in Westchester County).
Columbia University Medical Center is one of the premier clinical and research institutions in the country. NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital has been ranked as the #1 hospital in New York for 17 years in a row and is presently ranked #6 in the nation on the US News & World Report Honor Roll. The Department of Radiology performs over 600,000 examinations per year. Imaging equipment consists of 13 MRI scanners, 10 CT scanners, 4 PET/CT scanners, 25 fixed x-ray rooms, 11 special procedures suites, and numerous ultrasound scanners.
New York City is the “capital of the world” with unparalleled access to sports, dining, the arts, shopping, and activities. Columbia provides the best location to work in New York City with a very easy commute from anywhere on the West Side of Manhattan or from any number of great towns/villages in the beautiful suburbs of Northern New Jersey or Westchester and Rockland Counties in New York. The university offers a highly competitive benefits package, including numerous retirement plans, and ample time off for vacation and CME.
The University and the Department of Radiology are committed to the diversity of its faculty. Outstanding female and underrepresented minority scholars are strongly encouraged to apply.
Requires M.D. or D.O. Candidates are required to have completed (or be in the process of completing) a dedicated one-year musculoskeletal imaging fellowship. A strong interest in musculoskeletal image guided interventions is also desired. Candidates must be board certified or board eligible in Diagnostic Radiology and must be eligible to obtain a New York State medical license.
Additional Salary Information: The salary and academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Internal Number: Req. 0000153
About Columbia University, Department of Radiology
The Department of Radiology currently provides clinical and research programs with subspecialty expertise at six locations, including NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital (NYP), Children’s Hospital of New York (CHONY), the Allen Pavilion, NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital, and at ColumbiaDoctors Midtown and Tarrytown. The full spectrum of diagnostic and therapeutic radiology is offered throughout the enterprise, including the complete array of diagnostic radiology (CT, US, MRI, plain films), interventional radiology (body, vascular, and neuro), and nuclear medicine (PET, PET/CT, CT/SPECT). All services utilize the most advanced technology available to provide cutting-edge radiologic service to our patients and referring physicians.The department participates in a broad range of NIH-funded research initiatives and translational research collaborations with every other department in the medical center, placing us at the forefront of advanced medical imaging. Many of these projects are performed in dedicated state-of-the-art Department of Radiology research facilities, which include the David A. Gardner PET Research Center, a world class nuclear medicine facility that provides high qual...ity positron emission tomography (PET) and PET/CT clinical and research facilities; the Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Center of Columbia University, which boasts several high field research magnets. The Department also has a strong collaborative relationship with Columbia University's Department of Biomedical Engineering.The department provides radiology education to an average of 45 residents and fellows each year. We have an extensive ACGME graduate training program in diagnostic radiology, nuclear medicine/radiology, pediatric radiology, neuroradiology, interventional radiology and vascular-interventional radiology. We also offer training fellowships in thoracic, abdominal, musculo-skeletal, body MRI, and neuro-interventional radiology. The array of nationally-recognized faculty and the breadth of exams, research opportunities, and advanced imaging technology, combined with the clinical services of one of the top hospitals in the United States, makes the radiology educational experience at Columbia University among the most competitive in the country.