Opportunity Details

Department of Surgery

Plastic Surgery


Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor-Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

The Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in conjunction with Alton Memorial and Belleville Memorial Shiloh Hospitals is seeking a dynamic and innovative physician to join our Plastic and Reconstructive team. Alton Memorial Hospital is a community-based facility with a 209-bed capacity providing care to Alton and Surrounding rural areas. Belleville Memorial Shiloh is a community-based 94-bed MAGNET facility providing care to the local area and southern Illinois. As partners with Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, these hospital offers nationally recognized clinical programs; our program was recently designated as a Comprehensive Network of Excellence by the Lymphatic Education and Research Network. The Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (20 Faculty), which is under the leadership of Justin Sacks, MD, MBA, FACS, provides the full breadth of surgical care and is fully integrated in the Department of Surgery at Washington University St. Louis. The successful applicant should have experience in Hand Surgery, Breast Reconstruction, and General Reconstructive interests. The applicant should also demonstrate the ability to be part of a multidisciplinary team. In addition, resources will be provided to support impactful research programs that parallel the applicant’s clinical interest.   

All of the faculty in the Division of Plastic Surgery supports the tripartite mission of clinical excellence, exceptional resident education, and world-class research.

  • The successful faculty candidate will possess or demonstrate:
    • Residency training in Plastic Surgery
    • Current Board certified/eligible
    • Demonstrated clinical excellence
    • Recognized for academic excellence in patient care, teaching, and research and be acknowledged among his/her peers as a visionary thinker
    • Support and promote the concept of patient-centered care within a multidisciplinary clinical environment, have an understanding of the current forces in medicine and work with the Divisional and Department leadership in the strategic growth of the service
    • Demonstrated clinical leadership experience for advancing outcomes in quality, performance management, growth in academic initiatives
    • Have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with other professionals to advance clinical programs, educational missions, and research
    • Promote and participate in research as necessary

Requirements are prior Plastic Surgery ACGME residency training and adequate case numbers for certification. 

Interested individuals should send a copy of their CV and statement of interest to:

Justin Sacks, MD, MBA, FACS

Chief, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Sydney M. Jr. and Robert H. Shoenberg Chair


Justin M. Sacks MD MBA FACS





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