Excellent Hepatobiliary Surgery PA or NP Opportunity in San Antonio, Texas
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Methodist Specialty & Transplant Hosp, San Antonio, TX
Located in the South Texas Medical Center in San Antonio, Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital (MSTH) is licensed for 382 beds. The hospital is widely acclaimed throughout the Southwest for its specialized medical services including heart, kidney, pancreas and liver transplants, as well as latest procedures to treat impotency, incontinence and gastro enteric illnesses. Other specialty areas include emergency care, inpatient rehabilitation, behavioral medicine, bariatric surgery/ care and the latest treatments for cancer. The facility also houses a program in which a specially trained team works with law enforcement officers to provide care for survivors of sexual assault.
MSTH is home to the Texas Transplant Institute, the busiest kidney program in Texas and among the top ten in the nation. The program has performed the most live kidney donor transplants in Texas, using minimally invasive laparoscopic techniques for most procedures. The heart transplant program is the first Medicare-certified program of its kind in South and Central Texas and is the Medicare-approved site in the region for patients needing long-term assist device therapy. The liver transplant program includes a liver failure clinic that offers a variety of services, including Interferon treatments, chemoembolization and radio frequently ablation procedures.
The Methodist Cancer Center is part of the facility, treating all types of cancers with the latest radiation therapies, including the advanced Gamma Knife and CyberKnife. The Center treats cancers of the prostate, sarcomas, as well as some non-cancerous conditions and lesions.
The hospital has been named by the American Society for Bariatric Surgery as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence in recognition of their program’s demonstrated track record of favorable outcomes in bariatric surgery.
The hospital owns several medical office buildings in the area with one connected to MSTH.
Hospital Fast Facts:
Job SummarySeeking a PA or NP to work with a busy and talented surgeon who performs abdominal organ transplant surgeries, hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgeries using state-of-the-art technology at Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital, a campus of Methodist Hospital.
Employed, excellent salary & benefits, PTO, CME
New graduates are ENCOURAGED to apply.
Procedures & Conditions:
• Hepatocellular carcinoma
• Metastatic liver tumors
• Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma
• Liver cysts and polycystic disease
• Benign liver tumors: tumor, cysts, hemangioma
• Focal nodular hyperplasia
• Hepatic adenoma
• Liver transplantation
• Surgery for portal hypertension
• Radiofrequency and microwave ablation (laparoscopic and open)
• Pancreatic cancer
• Pancreatic neoplasms (IPMN, cystadenomas)
• Neuroendocrine tumors (insulinoma, carcinoid tumors, glucagonoma, VIPoma, etc.)
• Chronic pancreatitis
• Pancreatic cysts and pseudocysts
• Pancreatic abscesses
• Whipple procedure and portal vein reconstruction for pancreatic cancer
• Spleen preserving distal pancreatectomy
• Puestow procedure
Gall Bladder and Bile Ducts
• Gall bladder cancer
• Common bile duct stone disease
• Biliary strictures
• Bile duct cysts (choledochal cysts)
• Bile duct injuries