Pediatric Epileptologist - Orlando, Florida

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    Orlando, FL
  • Preferred Specialty
    Pediatric, Neurology: Epilepsy
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The Walt Disney Pavilion at AdventHealth for Children (AHFC), formerly Florida Hospital for Children and AdventHealth Medical Group (AHMG) are looking for a dynamic and team-oriented Pediatric Epileptologist to join our Level IV Comprehensive Pediatric Epilepsy Program led by Dr. Ki Hyeong Lee and Dr. James Baumgartner. (website).  Diagnostic facility includes a state-of-art 3T intra-operative MRIs, PET, SPECT, and MEG center.  We have acquired both Monteris Laser Ablation system and ROSA Stereo EEG system.  

The physician would work in conjunction with a multidisciplinary team including pharmacology, psychology, pediatric neurology, pediatric radiology and pediatric neurosurgery. In addition to the clinical team, 3 PhD researchers are embedded in the team to engage in epilepsy-neuroscience research. Our goal is to become a nationally leading pediatric epilepsy center that is research based, data driven and led by experts.

Working with an expanding and committed children’s hospital, an established and successful Level IV Peds Epilepsy program with a strong referral base, a dedicated inpatient unit, a strong employed physician multi-specialty group, a family-centered practice atmosphere, the ability to build and shape a program, and a competitive benefits / compensation package are just a few of the many reasons why this is an excellent career opportunity to consider.

Requirements include: 

  • Board certification (or eligibility) through American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with special qualification in Child Neurology
  • Board certification (or eligibility) through American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with special qualification in Epilepsy
  • Strong communication skills
  • “Team player” mentality

Practice Description

This opportunity includes the benefits of call coverage and competitive compensation. Other benefits include occurrence-based malpractice coverage, paid leave days, CME days and allowance, 403b retirement plan, health insurance for physician and family, and relocation allowance. This practice is part of AdventHealth Medical Group (AHMG). AHMG is a sister organization of AdventHealth which employs 600+ physicians in 60+ specialties. This aligned model and practice management experience provides the opportunity for the physicians to focus on the clinical aspects of medicine.

Hospital Description

Our Walt Disney Pavilion at AdventHealth for Children is a full service, tertiary children’s hospital with over 200 dedicated pediatric beds, more than 30 peds ICU beds with a dedicated peds CICU, a 102 bed NICU, 17 bed pediatric emergency department and statewide pediatric network and transport system.  We started our comprehensive pediatric open heart program in 2012 and have a strong track record of positive outcomes.  We also have several key destination programs including our level IV Epilepsy program, the region’s only BMT and solid organ transplants including kidney and liver, and we increased Orlando area NICU beds to 150 total in 2017.  Our unparalleled network consists of 28 hospitals across the state with one children’s hospital at the center totals over 15,000 births and several extremely successful pediatric subspecialty programs including outreach clinics.  These 28 hospitals refer patients for tertiary and quaternary services to our main location near downtown Orlando.  Our newest program has brought pediatric liver transplant services to Central Florida.

Location Description

AdventHealth for Children is conveniently close to many gorgeous homes, downtown urban living, shopping and great schools. As the most visited American city in 2014, Orlando has world-class attractions including Universal Studios, Walt Disney World and numerous beaches. Orlando is home to major league soccer (Orlando City Lions), NBA basketball (Orlando Magic) as well as University of Central Florida sports. The city also has many public and private universities and colleges. The newly built Dr. Phillips Center for Performing Arts hosts variety of musical and theatrical performances throughout the year. 

Community Description

Orlando is known as the City Beautiful. There is much more than theme parks here! Our community is culturally diverse and a great place to raise a family. We have excellent public and private schools. Orlando is also the setting for several colleges and Universities, including the University of Central Florida.  We are home to multiple theaters, art museums, art festivals and film festivals. We are well known for our excellent restaurants. We have a vibrant sports community with national teams like the Orlando Magic Basketball and Orlando City Soccer Club. We offer year round pleasant weather for outdoor fun and are only an hour away from some of the most scenic beaches in the Southeast.

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