Burn | Critical Care Surgeon

Location: The Ohio State University

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center (OSUWMC) and the Division of Trauma, Critical Care and Burn within the Department of Surgery are recruiting for a Burn/ Critical Care Surgeon to join our team of physicians. The position is located on the OSUWMC main campus. The successful candidate will handle burn and soft tissue clinical cases with options for clinical service time in surgical ICU. Opportunities for translational and clinical research are available.


  • Board Eligible/Certified in General Surgery
  • Board Eligible/Certified in Surgical Critical Care
  • Formal burn fellowship training or three years of practice experience in burn care
  • Eligible for State of Ohio medical licensure
  • Qualify for an academic appointment at the assistant, associate, or professor level – Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with previous training and experience

The Division of Trauma, Critical Care and Burn
The Division of Trauma, Critical Care and Burn is led by Division Director Dr. Carrie Sims, MD. The Division concentrates efforts in clinical care, research, and education related to patients with acute surgical problems. The division delivers high-quality care to patients suffering from surgical critical illness, trauma, emergency general surgery diseases, and burns. The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center on the main campus is an established Level I Trauma Center seeing approximately 2,700 trauma patients annually. OSU East Hospital opened its trauma center in September 2018 and has experienced an ongoing growth of patient volume. We have an accredited surgical critical care fellowship that matches four fellows each year. We also have an acute care surgery fellowship. The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center Burn Program is Directed by Dr. Amalia Cochran and is 1 of only 2 American Burn Association (ABA) verified adult Burn Centers in Ohio.

The Medical Center has over 1,300 patient beds, performs over 44,000 surgeries per year, and has over 1.7 million annual outpatient visits. Established in 1914, the Ohio State Department of Surgery has a long and respected tradition of excellence in clinical care, research and education. The overall Department of Surgery is composed of nine surgical specialty divisions and seven centers. Collectively, the Department of Surgery performs over 21,000 cases annually and was ranked in the top10 according to the Blue Ridge rankings for NIH funding among surgery departments nationally. To learn more about Ohio State and the Department of Surgery visit our website https://wexnermedical.osu.edu/departments/surgery.

Environment and Culture
The Ohio State University along with its academic partner the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is located in Columbus, Ohio, the state capitol and the 14th largest city in the United States. From historic communities and suburban living to college crowds and nightlife, Columbus is a friendly Midwestern town with metropolitan style. The city is renowned for its leading technological companies, vast academic resources, thriving industry, an eclectic mix of entertainment, dining and shopping, and easily accessible opportunities for sports and recreation for participants and fans alike. The University and Medical Center are home to an exciting, growth-oriented culture of innovation and discovery.

The Department of Surgery, led by Dr. Timothy Pawlik, boasts a broad array of clinical, research and educational opportunities. The department is home to multiple R01 funded researchers, three training grants, and is ranked in the Top 10 Blue Ridge Rankings for NIH funding among departments of surgery nationally. SHARP is the newest addition to the Department’s investments in a transformative plan to ensure that the Department is in the top five nationally among academic departments of surgery.

For more on Columbus, please visit https://wexnermedical.osu.edu/careers/about-columbus

Interested candidates should submit curriculum vitae, letter of interest, and references to:

For consideration, please send CV along with a cover letter to:

Amalia Cochran, MD, FACS, FCCM | Director, Burn Center
Carrie Sims | Division Director, Trauma, Critical Care, and Burn
Attn: Tiffany Bauman, MBA | Physician and Faculty Recruitment | Tiffany.Bauman@osumc.edu

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.


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