New Opening – Pediatric Surgery

Texas Children's Hospital - West Campus
January 21, 2020
Houston, TX


We’re seeking Board Certified or Board Eligible Pediatric Surgeons for an exceptional newly created position to join the expanding surgical team at Texas Children’s Hospital at their West Campus in metropolitan Houston, Texas.

Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus is greater Houston’s first suburban hospital designed exclusively for children and is proud to again be recognized as a Leapfrog 2019 Top Children’s Hospital. This elite distinction demonstrates the West Campus’ outstanding accomplishments in safety, patient care and commitment to serving the community. This is the sixth time Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus earned this prestigious award.

Ranked 3rd (tied) in the nation of Best Children’s Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report in 2019-20 out of nearly 200 pediatric institutions, Texas Children’s has top 10 rankings in all 10 recognized specialties. The hospital’s outstanding reputation for treatment advances has contributed to its current No. 1 ranking in Texas.

In order to meet the growing needs within the area, the hospital is creating a dedicated pediatric surgery team at West Campus with six ORs and two additional ORs shelled. Approximately 7,000 surgeries are performed annually at West Campus.

Joining Dr. Sohail Shah, Chief of Surgical Officer at West Campus, the ideal candidate is an experienced pediatric surgeon who enjoys a busy, clinical practice and would like to put down roots, develop relationships with referring physicians and build a practice. Call will be 1:3-1:5.

The position offers opportunities for clinical research, if desired, and a faculty appointment commensurate with experience. The position is employed by Baylor College of Medicine and offers a highly competitive compensation with an exceptional benefits package.

One of the country’s fastest-growing and most diverse big cities, Houston ranks No. 4 in the United States by total population and continues to attract newcomers from throughout the globe for its world-class health care, vibrant culture and affordability, including the absence of city or state income tax.

Near West Campus, there are a variety of desirable communities to choose from including Katy, Sugar Land, Pecan Grove, Cinco Ranch, Mission Bend, Jersey City and Copperfield.

Houston offers:

  • More than 60 school districts and several world-renowned colleges and universities
  • More than 145 different languages spoken; 1 in 4 residents born abroad
  • A wealth of upscale shopping districts
  • More than 10,000 restaurants
  • 4 major league sports teams
  • Home to more than 500 digital technology companies
  • Home to NASA’s Johnson Space Center
  • More than 125 miles of hike-and-bike trails, 366 parks, 200-plus green spaces
  • Walkable Museum District with 19 cultural institutions
  • 1 hour from coastal Galveston
  • 2 ½ hours’ drive from Austin
  • 3 hours from San Antonio

For complete details and confidential consideration, please contact Glenda Church Smith, Principal, Pediatric Search Partners at, or by phone at (877) 440-3832 or cell/text (214) 850-3094, including nights and weekends.




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