Job Description

Breast Surgeon

About City of Hope

City of Hope is an independent biomedical research and treatment organization for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases.

Founded in 1913, City of Hope is a leader in bone marrow transplantation and immunotherapy such as CAR T cell therapy. City of Hope’s translational research and personalized treatment protocols advance care throughout the world. Human synthetic insulin, monoclonal antibodies and numerous breakthrough cancer drugs are based on technology developed at the institution.  AccessHope, a subsidiary launched in 2019 serves employers and their health care partners by providing access to City of Hope’s specialized cancer expertise.

A National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, City of Hope is ranked among the nation’s "Best Hospitals" in cancer by U.S. News & World Report and received Magnet Recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Its main campus is located near Los Angeles, with additional locations throughout Southern California, Arizona, Illinois and Georgia. 

Job Description:

City of Hope Chicago (Lake County, IL) is seeking an outstanding fellowship trained Breast Surgeon who wishes to contribute and practice medicine in a patient-focused environment surrounded by a collaborative team that drives speed to care, quality and outcomes.  We invite you to consider an opportunity to join City of Hope Chicago.

City of Hope Chicago is part of a nationally accredited network of cancer hospitals and outpatient care centers employing top clinical talent and offering high-quality, evidence-based care to patients across the US.  An industry leader in patient satisfaction, we provide a coordinated approach to cancer care with comprehensive access to medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, gynecologic oncologists, surgical oncologists, breast surgeons and other subspecialty surgeons, a wide variety of medical specialists, and numerous hospital-based specialists.  Our programs are supported by robust clinical trials and precision medicine programs and are complemented with an array of supportive therapies designed to enhance quality of life and manage side effects. We provide a compassionate environment that values and respects patients and their families. Every patient’s care plan is individualized to meet his or her needs and treatment goals.

City of Hope Chicago is dedicated to making a difference in the lives of people with cancer. Our mission is to transform the future of health care by turning science into a practical benefit and hope into reality.  We accomplish this by providing outstanding care, conducting innovative research and offering vital education programs focused on eliminating these diseases. 

At City of Hope Chicago, we provide a wide array of services used to deliver a comprehensive diagnosis and treatment plan, all under one roof.  Here, a team of physicians, surgeons, practitioners, and support staff provides integrative cancer treatment, tailored to patients’ needs all in a very caring and compassionate environment.  


  • Advanced genomic testing & counseling

  • Breast reconstruction

  • Gastroenterology 

  • Gynecologic oncology 

  • Hematologic oncology 

  • Infusion 

  • Interventional pulmonology 

  • Interventional radiology

  • Interventional pain management

  • Laboratory medicine 

  • Medical oncology 

  • Nursing 

  • Precision Medicine

  • Radiation oncology 

  • Radiology and imaging 

  • Skin, wound and ostomy care 

  • Surgical oncology

  • 73 bed inpatient unit with ICU


  • Join a team of highly trained, board-certified surgical specialists committed to partnering with our cancer team to deliver outstanding patient care with innovative therapies, emerging treatment approaches, and expanding diagnostic options.   

  • Ability to function actively and collegially using an evidence-based, multidisciplinary approach, collaborating with a cancer team to deliver outstanding patient care

  • Commitment to being able, affable, and available in all professional endeavors

  • Willingness to engage in practice-related activities, including program development, growth initiatives, and regular communication with referring physicians

  • Interest in clinical trials and contributing to the development and/or expansion of innovative therapies, emerging treatment approaches, and diagnostic options


  • Demonstrated ability to function as a team player

  • Collegial and helpful with internal colleagues, referring physicians, and others

  • Articulate and engaging with patients, families, and other caregivers, using understandable language and compassion at all times

  • Confident yet humble manner that earns respect from patients and colleagues

  • Well versed in the state of cancer care, including the latest standards of care, research, and innovations


  • Highly competitive compensation structure

  • Signing bonus and other incentive opportunities including productivity and performance

  • Relocation assistance available

  • Comprehensive benefits package including:

    • Medical/Dental/Vision Plans

    • Health Savings/Flexible Spending Accounts

    • Disability, Long-term Care, Life and AD&D

    • 401(k) Savings and Retirement Plan

    • Paid time off plan

    • Paid malpractice coverage

    • Professional expense reimbursement

Salary range: $250,000 - $650,000    The range listed is exclusively for base compensation for full-time employment and does not include incentive compensation or benefits.  Actual compensation will be adjusted for specialty, experience, training, hospital/community need and other factors.


  • Education: Doctor of Medicine (MD), Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) or Foreign Equivalent 

  • Board Certified or Board Eligible in General Surgery 

  • Fellowship trained in Breast Surgical Oncology 

  • 3-5 years of clinical experience preferred 

  • Illinois Medical License or ability to obtain prior to start date 

APPLY NOW! Become an engaged member of our collaborative, patient-focused and supportive team!   Contact us at


Placement within the identified pay range is based on individual and market factors including, but not limited to, experience, education, credentials (including licenses and certifications), geographic location, market competition, skill set (including market availability of required skills), assigned/anticipated job tasks, and level of responsibility.  These factors are considered without regard to an individual’s status as a member of any protect group pursuant to federal, state, and/or local law.

City of Hope’s commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

We believe diversity, equity and inclusion is key in serving our mission to provide compassionate patient care, drive innovative discovery, and advance vital education focused on eliminating cancer and diabetes in all of our communities.  Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion ensures we bring the full range of skills, perspectives, cultural backgrounds, and experiences to our work -- and that our teams align with the people we serve in order to build trust and understanding.  We are dedicated to fostering a community that embraces diversity - in ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives; this is reflected in our work and represented in our people.

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