Physician - Gynecologic Oncology Surgeon - Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center

Date Posted: Mar 15, 2024

Status: Full-Time

Shift Details: Days

Job Summary

The Division of Surgery at Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center is seeking applications for a full-time academic gynecologic oncologist to provide comprehensive care for women with gynecologic cancers including prevention, screening, diagnosis, surgery, systemic therapy, clinical trials, and survivorship. 

Based on the campus of Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville, a 500-bed tertiary facility in a vibrant urban setting, Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center is the Southeast patient care hub for the MD Anderson Cancer Network®, a program of MD Anderson. The successful candidate will have a clinical focus including all components of gynecologic oncology. Experience with all minimally invasive and open surgical approaches is expected and fellowship training is required.   

The successful candidate will

  • Have completed a fellowship program in Gynecologic Oncology; achieved or eligible for certification by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and subspecialty certificate in Gynecologic Oncology, and have or be eligible for an unrestricted Florida Medical License; 
  • Demonstrate a commitment to our multidisciplinary integrated model of cancer care;
  • Fully support the clinical, scholarly, and educational missions of our program including developing standard protocols for patient care, improving quality metrics and creating scholarly work;
  • Display the passion, communication and interpersonal skills and collaboration required to build an active clinical practice, develop areas of productive scholarship, and recruit additional faculty;
  • Have a level of clinical and academic achievement to warrant appointment as an Adjunct Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; and
  • Significantly influence the direction of our program, and join like-minded faculty committed to our mission of Making Cancer History! 

Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center provides comprehensive, integrated oncology services in partnership with the nation’s leading cancer center, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Baptist Health is proud to be the regions’ most preferred healthcare provider and the only health system in the Southeastern United States chosen to replicate MD Anderson Cancer Center’s multidisciplinary and proven model of care.

Our recently opened 9-story, 330,000 square foot Cancer Center incorporates state-of-the-art design, construction, technology, and art to create a patient-centered facility dedicated solely to providing the full spectrum of oncology care in a healing environment for our patients and their families. 

Northeast Florida provides some of the best cost of living and recreation that the Sunshine State has to offer. Immediately within reach are world famous destinations, attractions, theme parks and entertainment for families of all ages. Jacksonville is one of the most desirable cities for relocation in the United States and is an ideal setting to call home.

Baptist MD Anderson is an equal opportunity employer who recognizes the value of a diverse faculty. 

Interested candidates should submit their CV and a letter describing their clinical and academic interests to:

Stephen Buckley, MD; Chief, Section of Gynecologic Surgical Oncology

Christopher M. Pezzi, MD, FACS; Head, Division of Surgery


Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center

1301 Palm Avenue

Jacksonville, FL  32207

Education Required

Doctorate of Medicine

Education Preferred

Doctorate of Medicine


  • Surgical experience preferred (not mandatory)

License and Certification

  • Licensed Physician Required
  • Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) License Required
  • Have or obtain an unrestricted Medical License in Florida
  • Certified by an American Board of Medical Specialties Surgery Board or equivalent


Baptist MD Anderson Ctr
1301 Palm Ave
Jacksonville, FL, 32207

Location Overview

Baptist Health is partnering with MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston to create the Baptist Health MD Anderson Cancer Center in Jacksonville.  MD Anderson is the largest freestanding cancer center in the world, ranked as one of the top two hospitals in cancer care by U.S. News and World Report.  Baptist Health of Northeast Florida provides state-of-the art care for all types of cancer and is a regional leader in prevention, diagnosis, treatment, research and education.  As one of only three health systems in the nation to become a partner member of the MD Anderson Cancer Center, Baptist Health is replicating the MD Anderson model of care, with full clinical and operational integration.  This means patients in the Southeast U.S. will be able to benefit from the same full range of multi-disciplinary care options as those available in Houston, including access to ongoing cancer research and select clinical trials.  The Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center team is seeking full-time, energetic and compassionate individuals for both inpatient and outpatient care to become part of our innovative, multi-disciplinary, highly integrated cancer program.

About Baptist Health

Chosen as the area's “Most Preferred” healthcare provider every year since 1990 according to the annual National Research Corporation study of Jacksonville area residents, Baptist Health ranks highest in the categories of Best Doctors, Best Nurses, Best Quality and Best Reputation.