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Cornea Surgeon - GW - J1 and PSLF Sponsor
George Washington University Hospital

Date Posted Nov. 10, 2023
Title Cornea Surgeon - GW - J1 and PSLF Sponsor
University George Washington University Hospital
Washington, D.C., United States
Department Medical Faculty Associates: Ophthalmology Department
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Ophthalmology

The George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates (MFA) are seeking to fill a full-time faculty position in Ophthalmology with a focus in Cornea. The MFA is an independent, non-profit clinical practice group affiliated with The George Washington University.

Part of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), one of the largest healthcare companies in the United States, with over 90,000 employees and 400+ facilities across the country, MFA colleagues enjoy being part of both a prestigious local institution, and a Fortune 500 national company with the highest earned standards in patient care.   


Position Qualifications:

  • Board Certified/Board Eligible in Ophthalmology
  • Fellowship trained in Cornea
  • Experience in academic centers and training residents preferred, but not required
  • J-1 Visa sponsorship is available for this position
  • Eligible for licensure in the District of Columbia (by time of appointment)


Position Highlights:

  • Join a growing academic health center with an outstanding reputation
  • Educate residents and medical students
  • Direct the Cornea service line
  • Opportunity to serve an international group of patients with fascinating, rarely seen diseases
  • Student Loan Repayment (Public Service Loan Forgiveness) Program Eligible
  • Academic Appointment rank (Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Full Professor) commensurate with experience
  • Compensation includes a competitive base salary with an RVU structure and full benefits package (including malpractice coverage, CME and Licensure, PTO, relocation reimbursement, and more!) 
    • Salary offers will be based on key factors such as education, credentials, related experience, and scope of work 


Living next to the nation's capital provides exciting opportunities for residents – including anything from an afternoon spent roaming the halls of a Smithsonian Museum, to an evening enjoying one of DC’s iconic sports teams, to a monumental meal at a Michelin-starred restaurant. Whether residents chose to live close to the city or in the surrounding suburbs, DC is an amazing historical and outdoor playground allowing for events and opportunities throughout all four seasons. 

To be considered for this position, candidates will need to submit a curriculum vitae and cover letter. Candidates will also be asked to provide the contact information for three references.  Employment offers are contingent upon the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.

For inquiries about this opportunity, please contact Dr. April Heiselt,  UHS In-House Physician  Recruiter. 

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Contact Information

  • April Heiselt
    Medical Faculty Associates: Ophthalmology Department
    George Washington University Hospital
    Washington, D.C.
  • (662) 648-9999


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