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Department of Surgery

Department of Surgery

Academic Colorectal Surgeon and Chief

Department of Surgery

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Burn Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Robotic-Assisted Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Transplant Surgery
  • Trauma and Emergency Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery


Residency programs

  • General surgery
  • Cardiothoracic surgery
  • Plastic surgery
  • Vascular surgery

Fellowship programs

  • Burn surgery
  • Surgical critical care
  • Vascular surgery


University of California, Davis, Health System
Department of Surgery

Academic Colorectal Surgeon and Chief

The University of California, Davis Medical Center’s Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, is seeking a full-time colorectal surgeon at the University of California; Davis Medical Center who will serve as section Chief of the Colorectal Surgery Programs.  The position is being recruited at the associate or full professor level within the Health Science, Clinical X, or In Residence series depending on qualifications.  This individual will provide a strategic and operational plan that will lead to substantial growth of the colorectal programs and establish the program as the area leader for patients with both malignant and benign diseases of the colon and rectum. Responsibilities also include teaching and patient care; interest in clinical outcomes or translational research is encouraged.  Qualified candidates must be board certified/eligible in colorectal surgery; have completed an approved colorectal fellowship; and have a CA Medical License before the start date.  Preferred qualifications include prior experience in administration of clinical and educational programs, demonstrated leadership in colorectal cancer and/or IBD at the national level, expertise in minimally invasive surgery, and a strong interest in clinical education. The candidate must have the ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment.  Salary and level of appointment will be based upon experience and qualifications.

Qualified applicants must apply online at UC Recruit: by uploading a Letter of Interest, current Curriculum Vitae, and the names and contact info of at least three professional references.

For full consideration applications must be received by June 30, 2014.  However, the position will remain open until filled through December 31, 2014. 

For questions regarding this position, please send e-mail to the search committee chair, Dr. Robert Canter at,
“The University of California, Davis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students.”