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Duke Surgery seeks Division Chief of Pediatric Surgery and Chief of General Surgery for

Duke University
Durham, North Carolina (US)
Closing date
Apr 28, 2024

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Duke Surgery seeks Division Chief of Pediatric Surgery and Chief of General Surgery for

Duke Health Children’s Hospital

The Department of Surgery at Duke University and Duke University Children’s Hospital seek qualified, visionary applicants with proven clinical, leadership, administrative, and program development skills to become the next Division Chief of Pediatric Surgery and Chief of General Surgery for Duke Health Children’s Hospital. Academic rank and compensation dependent upon qualifications.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Six or more years of clinical, academic, and leadership experience in Pediatric Surgery 
  • Completion of medical doctor degree (MD or MBBS), completion of an ACGME-accredited general surgery residency, and a pediatric surgery fellowship
  • Current American Board of Surgery certification in General Surgery and Pediatric Surgery
  • Strong track record of clinical operations and academic achievement
  • Commitment to recruiting, developing and retaining women, underserved minorities and those with disability status
  • Be growth-minded, innovative, and quality-driven; and must have communication and interpersonal skills to work within a highly collaborative and integrated health system.

The candidate will be responsible for

  • Partnering with the Chair of the Duke Department Surgery and the Surgeon-in-Chief of the Duke Health Integrated Practice to promote a collegial work environment in the Pediatric Surgery Division and across the multidisciplinary Duke Children’s Surgical Services group,
  • Provide outstanding clinical care, support teaching for a range of learners, and advance a portfolio of discovery and research activities.
  • Serving alongside the Leadership Team of DHIP and Duke Health Children’s Hospital to implement impactful clinical programs and enhance quality metrics to support high-quality surgical care.

The Duke Children’s Hospital is a “hospital within a hospital,” with in-patient facilities housed within the Duke Central Tower and the Duke University Hospital, including a 20 bed pediatric intensive care unit, a 20 bed pediatric cardiac intensive care unit, and a 67 bed neonatal intensive care unit. The Duke Children's Health Center, adjacent to Duke Hospital, provides an attractive, family-friendly setting for out-patient pediatric services.

Visit Duke Division of Pediatric Surgery at

The greater Triangle area of Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill, has a population of more than two million residents that offers diverse opportunity. From urban loft living to suburban and rural family homes with acreage there are options for every lifestyle. The Research Triangle Park (RTP) lies in the midst of the area, a globally prominent research and development center conceived around the main academic centers Duke University, University of North Carolina, and North Carolina State University. This trio of leading universities, combined with the RTP, has helped create a region that is culturally diverse, economically resilient, and nationally recognized as a wonderful place to live. To learn more about the Duke and Greater Triangle communities, visit

Interested candidates should submit CV and Letter of Interest at

With a deep commitment to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, Duke University will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working, learning and care environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Contact Info:

stacey.Armistead, Physician Recruitment Consultant






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