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Director Cleft Craniofacial Center/Pediatric Craniofacial
Albany Medical College

Date Posted May 18, 2022
Title Director Cleft Craniofacial Center/Pediatric Craniofacial
University Albany Medical College
Albany , NY, United States
Department Plastic Surgery
Application Deadline open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate Professor
    Assistant Professor
  • Plastic/Reconstructive Surgery


Director Cleft Craniofacial Center/Pediatric Craniofacial 

Albany Medical Center is seeking a full-time academic craniofacial surgeon to be the Director of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association (ACPA) certified Cleft-Craniofacial Center at Albany Medical Center. Qualifications include fellowship training and the ability to lead the center.  The Director will be responsible for the academic, clinical and educational activities of the program at Albany Medical Center and the Bernard & Millie Duker Children’s Hospital at Albany Medical Center.  The scope of responsibility includes leadership, recruitment and retention of an outstanding multidisciplinary cleft-craniofacial team, business development, strategic practice management and delivering high quality patient care.  Albany Medical College boasts academic leadership opportunities through its plastic surgery residency program, its medical school, and opportunities for research.  The Division of Plastic Surgery has an integrated residency program with 2 residents per year and is involved in medical student education and research.  The successful candidate will receive access to state –of –the-art operating facilities with competitive salary and benefits.  

Qualified applicants should satisfy the criteria to be appointed as a faculty member with demonstrated commitment and excellence in aspects of our tripartite mission of clinical care, teaching, and research. The successful candidate will contribute to a collegial atmosphere and will be interested in collaboration.  Required qualifications include an M.D. or D.O., successful completion of an approved Plastic Surgery residency program, board eligible/certified in plastic surgery, fellowship training in pediatric craniofacial surgery, hold or be able to obtain the appropriate medical licenses in the state of New York. Evidence of clinical competence and competence in clinical and didactic teaching is expected.  

The Albany Med Health System is the only academic health system in North-Eastern New York State, servicing a population of > 3 million people, and the largest private sector employer in the Capital Region. The Center incorporates the 766-bed Albany Medical Center Hospital, one of New York’s largest teaching hospitals. Albany Med is affiliated with Columbia Memorial Health, Saratoga Hospital and Glens Falls Hospital to provide the largest locally governed health system in the region. Combined, these four hospitals offer 1,520 beds, more than 800 physicians and 125 outpatient locations throughout the Capital Region.  Just a short commute away the three main cities of the Capital Region-Albany, Troy, and Schenectady, and their suburbs offer a range of affordable, safe, and comfortable neighborhoods with quality schools and a wonderful environment to raise a family in. 


For consideration, send your curriculum vitae with a letter of interest to:

Valerie D’Aloia                                                                          
Manager of Physician Recruitment
Albany Med
47 New Scotland Ave, MC 47
Albany, NY 12208  
Phone:  518-262-1333


    Albany Medical College is a private institution and a non-discriminatory AA/EOE (minorities and women are encouraged to apply). 


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Contact Information

  • Valerie D'Aloia
    Plastic Surgery
    Albany Medical College
    47 New Scotland Ave
    Albany, NY 12208
  • 5182621333


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