Neurologist - Director, Movement Disorders, Kansas City, MO
Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City (SLH) is searching for a BC, fellowship-trained, Movement Disorders Neurologist, at the level of Associate Professor for the position of the Director of Parkinson Disease and Movement Disorders Center to join a Department of Neurology at the Saint Luke’s Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute (SLMBNI).
The practice is looking for an experienced mid-career clinician and researcher to lead the multidisciplinary Movement Disorder Center to national prominence. An academic title is available at, the affiliated, University of Missouri–Kansas City School of Medicine. Leadership experience is preferred, but not required.
SLMBNI is a comprehensive, rapidly growing, well-endowed institution with specialists in neurology, neurosurgery, interventional neuroradiology, neurophysiology, neuro-oncology, neurootology, sleep medicine, pain medicine, psychiatry, and physical medicine and rehabilitation working together on multiple campuses and through the network of affiliated hospitals. In 2013, the Neuroscience Institute moved to a dedicated space of 80,000 square feet, which was the result of a $330 million expansion and renovation of the hospital campus. The facility features an 18-bed neuro intensive care unit, four dedicated neurosurgical operating rooms, two neuroradiology interventional suites, a dedicated EEG monitoring unit, a full service neuro-diagnostics lab and three inpatient units for patients with neurologic disorders. In 2017, Saint Luke’s Hospital was ranked number 46 by the US News and World Report in Neurology and Neurosurgery.
About Saint Luke’s Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute (SLMBNI)
Saint Luke’s Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute (SLMBNI), a member of Saint Luke’s Health System, is a global leader in utilizing both drug and mechanical interventions to block and reverse the permanent and debilitating effects of ischemic strokes. Its legacy of innovation began in 1993 when doctors performed one of the world’s first intra-arterial stroke reversal procedures. Since then, Saint Luke’s specialists have continued to pioneer new stroke treatments and reverse stroke’s debilitating effects for thousands of patients, and is one of the world’s most experienced and prolific leaders in the use of Tissue Plasminogen Activator (t-PA) clot-busting medication for treatment of ischemic stroke. SLMBNI, headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, brings together a team of the country’s most accomplished neurologists, neurosurgeons, neurointerventionalists, and other specialists in neurological care, to provide a comprehensive treatment center for the most complex neurological issues, such as stroke, epilepsy, brain tumors, facial pain, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s, headaches, aneurysms, and the latest in minimally invasive spinal surgical techniques. SLMBNI’s advancements in neurology have made it a national leader in neurological treatment and care.
About Saint Luke’s Hospital
Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City has 611 beds and is one of the largest tertiary care hospitals in the region. Its network of more than 600 physicians represents more than 60 medical specialties. Saint Luke’s Hospital is a primary teaching hospital for the University of Missouri–Kansas City School of Medicine. It is a winner of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award; is recognized by U.S. News & World Report in numerous areas; and is nationally known for innovation, research, and patient care.
About greater Kansas City
The greater Kansas City metro area is a vibrant, growing community known for its thriving arts scene, world champion sports teams, natural beauty, and exceptional quality of life. With a population of more than 2 million, Kansas City is so much more than barbecue and jazz. It’s a place where unique sights and historic architecture meet cutting-edge innovation (Kansas City is the “Silicone Prairie,” after all).
On top of that, you’ll find dozens of museums, shopping and entertainment districts, wineries and breweries, the Kansas City Zoo, hiking and biking trails, and restaurants of every culinary stripe. Living in Kansas City, you’ll find high-quality schools and friendly neighborhoods. It’s why numerous national publications have called Kansas City one of the nation’s best places to live, work, and raise a family.
About Saint Luke’s Health System
Saint Luke’s Health System consists of 10 area hospitals and campuses as well as multiple primary and specialty care practices, and provides a range of inpatient, outpatient, and home care services. Founded as a faith-based, not-for-profit organization, our mission includes a commitment to the highest levels of excellence in health care and the advancement of medical research and education. The health system is an aligned organization in which the physicians and hospitals assume responsibility for enhancing the physical, mental, and spiritual health of people in the metropolitan Kansas City area and the surrounding region.