Inova Health System Posted Apr 1, 2020

Falls Church, VA

Acute Trauma Surgeon

Inova Trauma Center
Trauma Acute Care Surgery
The Inova Trauma Center (ITC) at Inova Fairfax Medical Campus (IFMC) is seeking a fully trained Acute Care Surgeon with expertise in Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, and General Surgery to join our Trauma Acute Care Surgery group of 11 full-time, hospital-based surgeons in an academic practice combining trauma, surgical critical care and general surgery.

We are an ACS COT-verified Level 1 Trauma Center that serves Northern Virginia (catchment area of approximately 3 million people). In 2019, the Trauma Acute Care Surgery team treated and/or evaluated approximately 2,300 trauma patients and 2,200 acute care surgery patients. The ITC includes:

A busy clinical trauma practice of predominantly blunt etiology with in-house attending coverage
A Surgical Critical Care Service providing around the clock in-house coverage for an 18-bed ICU
A busy emergency General Surgery group
Elective general surgery practice
Active teaching responsibilities through our general surgery residency program and affiliation with medical schools
Surgical Critical fellowship
Advanced Practice Provider support for the teams
A mature clinical research program
Participation in community outreach and injury prevention

Inova Fairfax Hospital is not-for-profit, and the flagship hospital in the Inova Heath System. IFMC is a nationally recognized 900 plus-bed regional medical center serving the Washington, D.C. metro area. In addition to being Northern Virginia's only Level 1 trauma center, the hospital has over 100,000 Emergency Department visits per year. The General Surgery department incorporates both hospital-based and community partners for patient care, resident and medical student education and research. IFMC also has residency programs for neurosurgery, medicine, OB/GYN, pediatrics, and podiatry. IFMC has a Women’s and Children’s dedicated hospital with a level IV NICU, robust obstetric services, and skilled gynecology-oncology practice, along with extensive cardiac care, vascular surgery capabilities, and transplant services. IFMC is a teaching facility, partners with Virginia Commonwealth University Medical School, and has a future collaboration with University of Virginia medical school organized. Inova Fairfax Hospital is part of the not-for-profit Inova Health System.

This position includes responsibilities in trauma, surgical critical care and general surgery. A strong commitment to research and education is expected. Involvement in our free-standing surgical residency program is an integral part of this opportunity. Applicants will be eligible for academic appointments. Applicants should have completed an accredited residency training program in General Surgery and be board certified or eligible. Completion of a Surgical Critical Care fellowship is required as is a Certificate in Surgical Critical Care.

How to apply

Inquiries may be sent to:
Margaret M Griffen MD FACS
Trauma and Surgical Critical Care
Inova Fairfax Hospital
3300 Gallows Road
Falls Church VA 22042
Phone: (703) 776-2274


3300 gallows rd
Falls Church, VA 22042

Inova Health System
Acute Trauma Surgeon
Falls Church, VA

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