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GENETICS PHYSICIAN
Maine Medical Partners Pediatric Specialty Care is seeking an MD/DO or MD/DO/PhD clinical geneticist certified or eligible for certification by the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics to join their well-established Division of Genetics in Portland, Maine.


The successful candidate will have responsibilities including patient care, inpatient consults, outpatient genetic clinics and multidisciplinary clinics, as well as clinical teaching of medical students and residents. Experience in biochemical genetics and adult medicine would be highly desirable.
The Division of Genetics currently consists of 2 ABMG Certified Physicians, 3 ABGC Genetic Counselors and 2 Metabolic Dietitians. The Division works closely with 5 additional ABGC Genetic Counselors (3 in Oncology and 2 in Maternal Fetal Medicine). The Division also provides clinical services to children and adults at clinics throughout Maine via outreach and telehealth.
In addition to inpatient and outpatient Clinical Genetics, the group also staffs the Metabolism Program for individuals with inborn errors of metabolism in Maine and New Hampshire, the Southern Maine Cleft Lip and Palate Clinic, and provides care for individuals with varied Lysosomal Storage Diseases. We are seeking to grow the Division with increased consultative and management services for adults, particularly in Neurology and Cardiology.
Physicians are on the medical staff of Maine Medical Center and The Barbara Bush Childrens Hospital (BBCH), a 95 bed tertiary care pediatric hospital within Maine Medical Center. The BBCH is Maines only dedicated childrens hospital , providing comprehensive services including a PICU, NICU, dedicated pediatric section in the ED, and a 35 bed Inpatient Unit.
There is depth and breadth of pediatric specialties at Maine Medical Partners and The Barbara Bush Childrens Hospital (BBCH), including developmental-behavioral pediatrics, endocrinology and diabetes, GI, ID, nephrology, pulmonology, neurology, surgery, urology, hematology/oncology, cardiology and rheumatology.
Maine Medical Center has 637 licensed beds and is the states leading tertiary hospital and Level One Trauma Center, with a full complement of residencies and fellowships and integration with Tufts University School of Medicine. This position includes a faculty appointment, commensurate with training and experience, at the Tufts University School of Medicine. Opportunities exist to pursue research through the Maine Medical Center Research Institute, the largest hospital based biomedical research institute in northern New England. The research institute focuses on molecular biology and genetics, outcomes and health services research, and clinical research.
Situated on the Maine coast, Portland offers the best of urban sophistication combined with small-town friendliness. The area provides four season recreational opportunities, such as skiing, hiking, sailing, and miles of beautiful beaches. Just two hours north of Boston, this is an exceptionally diverse and vibrant community.
For more information, please contact Alison C. Nathanson, Director, MaineHealth Physician Recruitment Center at (207) 661-7383, or nathaa@mainehealth.org .