12.05.2013 – 3rd Pediatric Neurophysiologist - Epileptologist

3rd Pediatric Neurophysiologist - Epileptologist – Medical University of South Carolina

starts: 12/05/2013
ends: 06/06/2014

Peds Neurophysiology Faculty

The Department of Neurosciences and the Children’s Hospital of South Carolina at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC are seeking a physician at the Assistant or Associate Professor level to join the Division of Pediatric Neurology. Candidates must be board certified in Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology and have completed fellowship training in Neurophysiology/ Epilepsy. Board certification in Neurophysiology is desired.

The successful candidate will join four board-certified child neurologists- two of whom are also board-certified in neurophysiology- and assume an active clinical role in the MUSC Comprehensive Epilepsy and Neurophysiology Programs. Both Pediatric and Adult Epilepsy Services have active VNS, Ketogenic Diet and Epilepsy Surgery Programs.

The Neurophysiology lab is the only facility in South Carolina certified in EEG, Intra-operative monitoring and Long Term Monitoring and provides routine, intra-operative monitoring and both Long Term Monitoring and Epilepsy Monitoring Services. This position includes active involvement in the teaching of medical students, adult neurology and pediatric residents, and residents in our accredited pediatric neurology residency program. Scholarship in education or medical science is encouraged.

There are currently four child neurologists in the division with sub-specialty interests in Epilepsy, Movement Disorders, Mitochondrial Diseases, and Spasticity. They are supported by three general child neurology pediatric nurse practitioners and two nurse practitioners in the Comprehensive Epilepsy Program.

The MUSC Children’s Hospital is ranked one of the highest among the outstanding pediatric facilities in the nation and is located in Charleston, SC, a city noted for its historical, cultural and recreational attractions. It is the only full service tertiary care Children’s Hospital in SC. The Department and University offer expansive potential for collaboration in several diverse disciplines through cooperation with faculty from programs at the Center for Advanced Imaging Research, Greenwood Genetic Center, Institute of Psychiatry and others. Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae and names of 3 references to: Bruce Ovbiagele, MD Professor and Chairman of Neurology, Medical University of South Carolina, 96 Jonathan Lucas Street - Suite 301 CSB, Charleston SC 29425, or at ovibes@musc.edu.

David Walsh, MD
96 Jonathan Lucas Street
Suite 301 CSB; MSC 606
Charleston, SC 29425-6060