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Acute Care & Elective General Surgeon

The Department of Surgery at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health is seeking an exceptional general surgeon to join the faculty of a dynamic and growing Division of Acute Care and Regional General Surgery. Our Division provides emergency general surgery, trauma and burn services at UW Health, and elective general surgery services to the Madison area UW affiliated hospitals.

The selected candidate will have the opportunity to join a well-established group of general surgeons and expand the practice. The primary site of this position will be at UnityPoint - Meriter Hospital. UnityPoint -Meriter hospital runs 11 operating rooms daily including specialty services in Vascular, orthopedic surgery, ophthalmology, GYN, plastic surgery and other subspecialties. As a UW affiliate, the emergency general surgery service at UP-Meriter is supported by an exceptional in-house staff. Four Advance practice Providers provide support as surgical assistants, on rounds and in clinic. The Meriter EGS and East Madison Hospital EGS services care for all unplanned surgical admissions and provides inpatient consultations as needed.

Madison, WI - #1 Best Place to Live (Livability, 2022) Located on an isthmus between two lakes, Madison is the capital city of the state of Wisconsin. Madison is the second largest city in the state, with a city population of approximately 260,000 and regional population of over 1 million. The city is within easy driving range of Chicago and Milwaukee. Madison is home to one of the strongest local food scenes in the country. From April to October, the Capitol Square hosts the largest producer-only farmers' market in the country. The city is rich with cultural offerings in the arts. Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison.

We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

Visit (Job# 277602) to apply.

E-Mail KJ Ellis (, Faculty Recruiter for more information.


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