McGovern Medical School at UTHealth/ Memorial Hermann Hospital-Southwest Posted Apr 3, 2019

Houston, TX

Trauma Surgeon/Trauma Medical Director


Your primary responsibilities will be in McGovern Medical School, Department of Surgery, Division of Acute Care Surgery with clinical practice at Memorial Hermann Hospital – Southwest. You are expected to lead the Trauma Team (as Chief) at Memorial Hermann Hospital – Southwest. In addition, as part of your responsibility, you will be expected to take equal night call within the Southwest Trauma Team for which you will be paid casual pay. This rate covers weeknights, Saturday, Sundays and UT holidays. You will be offered the opportunity to take more call if you desire. The compensation for night, weekend and holiday call is dependent on the availability of departmental funds and will be readjusted quarterly according to the financial performance of the ACS Division. You may be expected to rotate periodically on the Trauma or STICU service at Memorial Hermann Hospital – Texas Medical Center. On a regular basis, you will attend in the outpatient Trauma clinic at Memorial Hermann Hospital - Southwest.

Candidates must be board certified in both Surgery and Surgical Critical Care and have experience as a Trauma Medical Director or Associate Medical Director.

You will also be expected to actively participate in the teaching and academic activities of the Department of Surgery by working with residents and in student education. This will include patient rounds, presentations and lectures and attendance at appropriate conferences such as Surgery Grand Rounds and Morbidity and Mortality Conferences, plus the daily scheduled ACS Division conferences.

UT Health is an EEO/AA employer. UTHealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. EOE/M/F/Disabled/Vet

How to apply

Potential applicants must apply through UTHealth’s career webpage at

For questions, please contact:
Lillian S. Kao, MD
Chief, Division of Acute Care Surgery
6431 Fannin Street, MSB 4.264
Houston, TX 77030
Telephone: (713) 500-6280
Fax: (713) 500-0651


6431 Fannin Street
Houston, TX 77030

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth/ Memorial Hermann Hospital-Southwest
Trauma Surgeon/Trauma Medical Director
Houston, TX

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