Job ID: 290113376  |  Last Updated: 8/23/2022

Pediatric Plastic Surgeon

Children's Mercy Kansas City
Kansas City, MO
Applicant Contact
Rob Dinneen
Senior Physician Recruiter
(816) 302-3781

Job Description

Pediatric Plastic Surgeon

The Section of Plastic and Craniofacial Surgery is seeking an experienced pediatric craniofacial plastic surgeon to join our team of professionals who are committed to providing excellent care in a supportive environment. This surgeons practice will emphasize primary and secondary cleft and craniofacial deformities. The candidate must be experienced in orthognathic surgery. Childrens Mercy has well-staffed cleft and craniofacial multidisciplinary programs at both our Missouri and Kansas medical centers in the KC metro area, including a full-time craniofacial orthodontist and two research assistants.

The candidate accepting this position will be responsible for an active clinical and surgical practice, as well as teaching medical students, plastic surgery residents, and oral surgery residents. If desired, a research interest will be fostered by the section and in conjunction with the new, state-of-the-art Childrens Mercy Research Institute. Academic appointments are through the University of Missouri at Kansas City, and the University of Kansas. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits.

The successful applicant must share our unwavering commitment to excellence, integrity, collegiality, antiracism, and respect for inclusion of individuals with diverse backgrounds.

Please apply with CV and Cover Letter using link below:

Childrens Mercy Kansas City is an independent, non-profit, 390-bed pediatric health system, providing over half a million patient encounters each year for children from across the country. Childrens Mercy is ranked by U.S. News & World Report in all ten specialties. We have received Magnet recognition five times for excellence in nursing services. In affiliation with the University of Missouri-Kansas City and the University of Kansas, our faculty of nearly 800 pediatric specialists and researchers are actively involved in clinical care, pediatric research and educating the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists.

The Childrens Mercy Research Institute (CMRI) integrates research and clinical care with nationally recognized expertise in genomic medicine, precision therapeutics, population health and health care innovation. In 2021, the CMRI moved into a nine story, 375,000 square foot space emphasizing a translational approach to research in which clinicians and researchers work together to accelerate the pace of discovery that enhances care. We invite you to visit Childrens Mercy Hospital virtually at

For more information about Childrens Mercy Kansas City and about Kansas City itself, visit

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