Academic Breast Surgery Medical Director

Texas Tech University Health Science- El Paso / TTUHSCEP
El Paso, Texas
Academic Breast Surgery Medical Director
Closing date
Mar 6, 2024

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Medical Director
Full Time

Academic Breast Surgery Medical Director



The Department of Surgery at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSCEP) seeks a Breast Surgical Oncologist to be the medical director of the Texas Tech Physicians of El Paso Breast Care Center. The position is a full-time appointment and the salary is competitive.




The successful candidate will be employed by TTUHSCEP at an academic rank commensurate with qualifications. The candidate should enjoy teaching residents and medical students as well as pursuing research and other scholarly activities within the Surgery Department.  The medical director will have an integral role in the $97 million comprehensive cancer center planned for the Medical Center of the Americas campus.




The Texas Tech Physicians of El Paso NAPBC accredited multi-disciplinary Breast Care Center had 3,662 patient visits in 2022 and 149 new cancers were identified. This was more than a third of all new breast cancers in the El Paso community. Additionally, the breast care center evaluates and treats a variety of benign breast conditions.


TTUHSCEP is one of five independent universities in the Texas Tech University System.  The El Paso Health Sciences Center consists of the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, the Gayle Greve Hunt School of Nursing, the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and the Woody L. Hunt School of Dental Medicine.


El Paso is the 6th most populous city in Texas and the 22nd in the United States. The Franklin Mountains are the signature of Texas’ only “mountain city.” At 24,000 acres, El Paso’s Franklin Mountains State Park is the largest urban park in the country. It is a unique resource – an outpost of wild Chihuahuan Desert, in the midst of a major city. El Paso was ranked last year as the fifth safest city in the United States.  Exceptional public schools and private schools are available. The city has minor league baseball and soccer, symphony, museums, excellent dining options and shopping. The El Paso International Airport is easy to access, making travel simple and efficient. One can enjoy living in the mountains and skiing is just two hours away.


The position requires a M.D./D.O. degree, completion of an ACGME approved residency in general surgery and successful completion of a breast surgical oncology fellowship as well as board certification/eligibility in general surgery.




Qualified applicants must have or be eligible for an unrestricted Texas license.  Interested applicants must apply online at (Job Requisition #35849BR) and forward their curriculum vitae to:




Alan H. Tyroch, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.C.C.M.

Professor and Founding Chair of Surgery

Paul L. Foster School of Medicine

Texas Tech University HSC-El Paso

4800 Alberta Avenue

El Paso, Texas 79905


Phone: 915-215-5310 or E-mail:



The position is open until filled.  Application review will begin immediately. Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


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