Pediatric Dermatologist

Children's Mercy Hospital
Facility: Children's Mercy Hospital 
Address: 2401 Gillham Rd 
Kansas City, MO 64108 
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Opportunity Criteria
Specialty: Pediatrics : Dermatology 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: H1
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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About this Opportunity

Children's Mercy Hospital – Kansas City seeks a Pediatric Dermatologist who is board eligible/certified in dermatology with additional training in pediatrics and/or pediatric dermatology to join our group of four physicians and four nurse practitioners.

Responsibilities include caring for infants, children and adolescents with dermatologic disorders in outpatient clinics; staffing inpatient consultations; and educating pediatric dermatology fellows, pediatric /dermatology residents, and medical students.  Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The dermatology division has a very active outpatient service with approximately 1500 outpatient visits per year, and a busy inpatient consultative service providing up to 200 inpatient consultations annually.  As the only academic pediatric dermatology center between Columbia, MO and Denver, CO,  the dermatology division draws patients with a wide spectrum of clinical disease including very rare and complex medical conditions.

Special clinics are held for genetic skins disorders, neurocutaneous disorders, melanoma, infantile hemangioma, and vascular anomalies.  Opportunities exist for performing laser and decisional surgeries, as well as research endeavors.  There is on-going collaboration with in-house subspecialist in infectious disease, rheumatology, allergy and immunology, pathology, radiology, hematology/oncology, nutrition, psychology and plastic surgery.

For more information contact:  Division Director – Dermatology, Amy Jo Nopper, MD at

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About Children’s Mercy Hospital Kansas City

Children’s Mercy Kansas City is an independent, non-profit, 367-bed pediatric health system, providing half a million patient encounters each year for children from across the country. Children’s Mercy is ranked by U.S. News & World Report in all 10 specialties, and as one of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals”. We have received Magnet® recognition four times for excellence in nursing services.

In affiliation with the University of Missouri-Kansas City, our medical staff of more than 750 pediatric specialists and researchers is actively involved in clinical care, pediatric research and educating the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists. The Children’s Mercy Research Institute has started construction on a new 9 story research building that will include wet and dry labs. Our leadership in pediatric genomic medicine, medicine and clinical pharmacology is driving research and innovation in heart care, neonatology, cancer treatment and other subspecialties to transport outcomes for children here and around the world.

For more information about Children’s Mercy Kansas City and about Kansas City itself, visit .

Our Bi-State Community

Kansas City is a major mid-western city on the border of Missouri and Kansas with more than 2 million residents in its large metropolitan area which includes flourishing suburban communities. KC’s climate has relatively high humidity. The most common weather is clear with almost completely blue skies. Kansas City’s economy is driven by thousands of small businesses, tech start-ups, medical research, and is the headquarters of companies such as Hallmark and Sprint. It has one of the lowest costs of living of all major U.S. cities and has been rated as one of the 50 Smart Places to Live by Kiplinger Magazine and other publications.

It is a community of good schools, cultural amenities, acclaimed dining and affordable living. It is home to several colleges and universities. It has a robust offering of arts and entertainment from the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kemper Museum, Kaufman Performing Arts Center and Missouri Repertory Theatre to the city's professional and college sports teams. Most importantly, it’s a community with a heart – friendly, easy-going, and forward-thinking.

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Contact: Physician Recruitment 
Phone: 816-983-6201
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