Cedars Sinai Medical Center (CSMC) is a world-renowned medical center and American College of Surgeons Verified Level I Trauma Hospital. Cedars is ranked #1 in California by US News and World Report and on the "Best Hospitals" honor roll for eight years in a row, and Orthopaedics is ranked #2 in the nation. We are recruiting for an orthopaedic surgery faculty Chief ofSports Medicine. An ideal candidate will have a genuine interest in resident education and/or research.
We are seeking candidates at the Assistant, Associate or Professor level to join our busy faculty team in the Department of Orthopaedics. CSMC is a 958-bed academic center with state-of-the-art surgical facilities and an accredited orthopaedic residency program.
The position will include clinical, teaching and research opportunities. The strength of the program arises from a multi-disciplinary team of experts that includes more than 80 orthopaedic surgeons on the voluntary and full-time faculty many of whom hold national positions of leadership. We provide the full spectrum of care with specialized expertise in joint replacement, oncology, osteoporosis, pediatric, scoliosis, adult spine and trauma reconstruction programs. The orthopaedic and spine programs are nationally recognized for their contribution to minimally invasive surgical techniques.
Cedars-Sinai physicians and scientists are leaders in basic and clinical research, bringing advancements in medicine directly from the laboratory to the bedside. Opportunities for junior surgeons to collaborate with productive full-time researchers present a unique opportunity for the academically motivated surgeon.We are committed to expanding and strengthening our regional, national, and international reputation for delivering high value services at all sites of care. This mission has been furthered by the establishment of Cedars-Sinai Health System (CSHS), an expansive regional healthcare system. The system includes three of the finest hospitals in Southern California beyond the flagship Cedars-Sinai Medical Center totaling more than 2,300 beds with revenues exceeding $7 billion annually. CSHS also has more than 50 outpatient locations spanning the entire Los Angeles region and population of over 18 million.
At Cedars-Sinai, we are caretakers and innovators committed to the pursuit of equitable healthcare. But health equity is not possible without representation. Our commitment to diversity goes beyond demographics or checking boxes. Our people must reflect the diverse identities, experiences and geographies of the communities and patients we serve – because that’s what our patients, colleagues and communities deserve.
Our compensation philosophy
We offer competitive total compensation that includes pay, benefits, and other incentive programs for our employees. The total pay range shown above takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including knowledge/skills; relevant experience and training; education/certifications/licensure; and other business and organizational factors. This total pay range includes any incentive payments that may be applicable to this role. We also offer a comprehensive faculty benefits package.
Pay Range: $371,385 - $1,018,342 total cash compensation
- MD or MD/PhD
- Completion of residency training in Orthopaedic Surgery with an additional fellowship in orthopaedic Sports Medicine
- Eligibility for Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Medical Staff Membership
- Eligibility for an unrestricted California Medical License
- Eligibility for appointment to the appropriate academic rank in the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Professorial Series
- Eligibility and/or Certification by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery or its equivalent
Please upload CV and cover letter addressed to Mark Vrahas, MD.
Diversity and Inclusion at Cedars-Sinai
We are caretakers and innovators committed to the pursuit of equitable healthcare. But health equity is not possible without representation. Our commitment to diversity goes beyond demographics or checking boxes. Our people must reflect the diverse identities, experiences and geographies of the communities and patients we serve – because that’s what our patients, colleagues and communities deserve. Quality Care and Research—For All, By All (opens in new window).
Cedars-Sinai is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.
Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at Applicant_Accommodation@cshs.org and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.
Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.
At Cedars-Sinai, we are dedicated to the safety, health and wellbeing of our patients and employees. This includes protecting our patients from communicable diseases, such as influenza (flu) and COVID-19. For this reason, we require that all new employees receive a flu vaccine based on the seasonal availability of flu vaccine (typically during September through April each year) as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter as a condition of continued employment, subject to medical exemption or religious accommodation. For the same reason, you may also be required to receive other vaccines such as COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Cedars-Sinai reserves the right to make modifications to its required list of vaccines as required by law and/or policy. Cedars-Sinai’s AA Policy Statement (PDF) (opens in new window)