The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Title The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Categories Fellowships
Location Columbus, OH
Job Information

Description of Position:
We offer a 1 year or 2 year fellowship with focus on minimally invasive treatments of stone disease.

Clinical responsibilities:
The clinical status of the fellow is at a level above that of a chief resident. The fellow will have graded surgical responsibility and, as deemed appropriate by the supervising physician will be responsible progressively for escalating amount of the operative care of individual cases.

The fellowship will focus primarily on minimally invasive care of the urologic patient. Procedures that the fellow will train in include extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy, ureteroscopy, percutaneous nephrolithotomy (including establishing percutaneous renal access), cystolitholapaxy, laparoscopic partial and total nephrectomy, laparoscopic pyeloplasty, endopyelotomy and robotic assisted laparoscopic procedures including radical prostatectomy.

Fellow will be expected to: make daily ward rounds on post-operative patients and be actively involved in their care; attend one metabolic stone clinic per month; be incorporated into the faculty call rotation and potentially follow up with patients in clinic.

Research responsibilities:
The fellow will submit, revise, and ultimately have accepted a minimum of 1 IRB protocols. The fellow may work in conjunction with the Department of Urology Research Coordinator on this.

The fellow will be expected to have a minimum of 2 peer reviewed publications accepted or submitted at the time of completion of the fellowship per year of fellowship. For at least 2 of these publications the fellow must be the first author.

The fellow will submit a minimum of three abstracts to the annual AUA sectional or national meetings (Society meetings held at the AUA such as the Society of Engineering and Urology will also be considered) and to the annual World Congress of Endourology.

The fellow will have an active role in any Grant applications that his/her supervisors are involved in.

Selection of fellow:
A. Applicants from the United States must have completed an accredited Urology Residency program.

B. Applicants must be board eligible or board certified at the commencement of the fellowship year. A current Ohio medical license must be obtained. Previous evidence of training and clinical experience in basic laparoscopic skills must be documented.

C. Letters of recommendation will be required from the individual’s Program Director and two other individuals familiar with the applicant’s training and performance.

D. Non-US applicants will be considered for the position if they are able to obtain a license to practice medicine in Ohio and have completed a urology residency. The applicants VISA status must be current and allow for clinical activity.

E. The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.




Contact Name Bodo Knudsen MD; Geoffrey Box MD
Contact Email
Region North America
Job Address

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Department of Urology
915 Olentangy River Road Suite 2000
Columbus, OH 43212

Country US
Phone 614-293-4889
Fax 614-366-6966