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Unique Hybrid Breast Surgery Opportunity on the Gulf Coast

Infirmary Health
Fairhope, Alabama
Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
Closing date
Jul 2, 2023

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Two premier health systems in the state of Alabama, UAB Medicine and Infirmary Health, have come together to improve cancer outcomes for our state by developing a jointly operated cancer service line for South Alabama under the leadership of the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB, the only NCI designated comprehensive cancer center in Alabama with the goal of improving cancer outcomes for the citizens of the state.

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is a research university and academic health center that discovers, teaches, and applies knowledge for the intellectual, cultural, social, and economic benefit of Birmingham, the state, and beyond. UAB is internationally renowned for its intensely collaborative culture that has — for more than five decades — produced breakthroughs in education, health care, research, and service. UAB was ranked #1 in the United States, and in the top 10 worldwide, in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, 2018 Young University Rankings. As part of the UAB Health System, UAB Medicine is one of the nation's largest academic medical centers with more than 18,000 employees. UAB Medicine's flagship facility is the 1,207-bed UAB Hospital, one of the nation’s largest public hospitals. It includes the UAB Women & Infants Center, Spain Rehabilitation Center, the Center for Psychiatric Medicine, and the freestanding UAB Hospital-Highlands. In addition to UAB Hospital, UAB Medicine also includes The Kirklin Clinic of UAB Hospital, UAB Callahan Eye Hospital, as well as several primary and specialty care clinics and a dozen affiliate health systems within Alabama.

Infirmary Health has been delivering high-quality healthcare for over 110 years and is the largest integrated, not-for-profit, non-governmental healthcare system in Alabama and along the Central Gulf Coast. The system sees 1.5 million patient visits each year and has nearly 60 percent of the healthcare market share in the two counties it serves. With four hospitals, an employed multi-specialty group that includes 230 physicians and over 30 outpatient facilities, Infirmary Health is a leading healthcare provider in Alabama.

This position is located in Mobile, AL at Infirmary Cancer Care, an affiliate of the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB.  Currently, the program comprises 5 Medical Oncologists, 4 Radiation Oncologists, and 4 Surgical Oncologists that provide care at 2 multi-disciplinary cancer centers and 3 satellite offices. 

This is a non-tenure earning, full clinical position within the Department of Surgery at the UAB Heersink School of Medicine with employment through the University of Alabama Health Services Foundation. The appointed candidates will also be members of the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB.

Membership in the O'Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB, further enriches the role, facilitating access to leading-edge research, clinical trials, and 18 multi-disciplinary tumor boards, disease specific working groups as well as opportunities for Clinical/ Translational Research. Candidates will be offered competitive compensation based on MGMA benchmarks.

Mobile is a historic, mid-sized city located 30 minutes from the white sand beaches of the Alabama Gulf Coast, one hour from Pensacola, Florida and two and a half hours from New Orleans, Louisiana. The area is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts who enjoy water sports, camping, golf, hunting, fishing, boating, or cycling. Affordable cost of living and excellent schools makes the area ideal for those seeking a family-friendly environment. Additionally, the region is a hub for both foreign and domestic industry and continues to grow year over year. This is one of the best opportunities in the Southeast and offers a dynamic, accommodating lifestyle to any individual or family.

Breast Surgery fellowship trained, those completing fellowships & practicing physicians with clinical or academic experience are encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates should send their CV to our dedicated Physician Recruiter, Lauren Bonfe:


Phone: (251) 435-5737



After more than a century of commitment to the region's care, Infirmary Health has created a nationally recognized cancer program.

Infirmary Cancer Care is set apart from other cancer programs due to the scope of our comprehensive program and streamlined patient access to care. Our multidisciplinary team of experts collaborate on each patient's case during our renowned weekly tumor conferences; access is also provided to personal cancer navigators, who guide patients every step of the way.

Advances in technology-from 3D mammography and Hidden Scar surgery to the most advanced radiotherapy delivery systems such as the TrueBeam and VitalBeam Linear Accelerators-have helped us attract top physicians and staff from around the nation.

Our program has been recognized by the Commission on Cancer for our commitment to providing comprehensive, high-quality and multidisciplinary patient care. Infirmary Cancer Care has also earned an accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC). NAPBC-accredited centers embrace the entire spectrum of cancer care, providing women with access to a range of board-certified specialists, including breast surgeons, breast radiologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, breast pathologists, plastic/reconstructive surgeons, genetic counselors and psychosocial support professionals. Infirmary Cancer Care is currently one of three NAPBC-accredited centers in the state of Alabama.

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