Pediatric Epileptologist - Orlando, Florida

Overview

The Walt Disney Pavilion at Florida Hospital for Children (FHFC) and Florida Hospital Medical Group (FHMG) are looking for a dynamic and team-oriented Pediatric Epileptologist to join our Level IV Comprehensive Pediatric Epilepsy Program led by Dr. Ki Hyeong Lee and Dr. James Baumgartner. (website).  Diagnostic facility includes a state-of-art 3T intra-operative MRIs, PET, SPECT, and MEG center.  We have acquired both Monteris Laser Ablation system and ROSA Stereo EEG system.  

The physician would work in conjunction with a multidisciplinary team including pharmacology, psychology, pediatric neurology, pediatric radiology and pediatric neurosurgery. In addition to the clinical team, 3 PhD researchers are embedded in the team to engage in epilepsy-neuroscience research. Our goal is to become a nationally leading pediatric epilepsy center that is research based, data driven and led by experts.

Working with an expanding and committed children’s hospital, an established and successful Level IV Peds Epilepsy program with a strong referral base, a dedicated inpatient unit, a strong employed physician multi-specialty group, a family-centered practice atmosphere, the ability to build and shape a program, and a competitive benefits / compensation package are just a few of the many reasons why this is an excellent career opportunity to consider.

Requirements include: 

  • Board certification (or eligibility) through American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with special qualification in Child Neurology
  • Board certification (or eligibility) through American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with special qualification in Epilepsy
  • Strong communication skills
  • “Team player” mentality

Hospital Description

Our Walt Disney Pavilion at Florida Hospital for Children is a full service, tertiary children’s hospital with over 200 dedicated pediatric beds, including a 22 bed PICU, 10 bed Cardiac ICU, a 102 bed NICU, 17 bed pediatric emergency department and statewide pediatric network and transport system.  We started our comprehensive pediatric open heart program in 2012 and have a strong track record of positive outcomes.  We also have several key destination programs including our level IV Epilepsy program, and we increased Orlando area NICU beds to 150 total in 2017.  Our unparalleled network consists of 27 hospitals across the state with one children’s hospital at the center and several extremely successful pediatric subspecialty programs including outreach clinics. Our newest program has brought pediatric liver transplant services to Central Florida.

Community Description

Orlando is known as the City Beautiful. There is much more than theme parks here! Our community is culturally diverse and a great place to raise a family. We have excellent public and private schools. Orlando is also the setting for several colleges and Universities, including the University of Central Florida.  We are home to multiple theaters, art museums, art festivals and film festivals. We are well known for our excellent restaurants. We have a vibrant sports community with national teams like the Orlando Magic Basketball and Orlando City Soccer Club. We offer year round pleasant weather for outdoor fun and are only an hour away from some of the most scenic beaches in the Southeast.

City: Orlando FL

Specialty: Pediatric, Neurology: Epilepsy


Contact: Jason Junker

Phone: (407) 200-2538

Email: jason.junker@flhosp.org