Neurosurgeon - Cerebrovascular, Kansas City, MO
The nationally prominent Saint Luke’s Marion Bloch Neuroscience 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 of Kansas City (SLH). SLH is 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.
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 1,500 cerebrovascular patients treated annually by SLMBNI providers. SLH and SLMBNI are supported by an 18-bed neuro-intensive care unit with 24/7 intensivist coverage.
SLMBNI 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 multidisciplinary 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.
Hospital employment package includes an excellent compensation and benefits plan. All inquiries will be kept confidential.
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.