Ophthalmologist - Pediatric Specialist

Joan C Edwards School of Medicine, Marshall University
Marshall Eye Surgeons

The Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine Department of Ophthalmology is inviting applications for a full-time academic ophthalmologist specializing in Pediatrics.  The successful candidate will enjoy a robust clinical practice with academic responsibilities including the didactic and clinical teaching of medical students and residents.  Opportunities to conduct clinical research supported by an institutional trials team exist.  This position includes clinical and surgical activities at our Huntington campus facility as well as the Hoops Family Children’s Hospital located on the campus of Cabell Huntington Hospital.  Our faculty enjoy the benefits of a well-established, expanding department with a collegial atmosphere.  

The Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine (SOM) is a community-based public medical school dedicated to providing high quality medical education and postgraduate training programs to foster a skilled physician workforce to meet the unique healthcare needs of West Virginia and Central Appalachia. Its physicians provide the spectrum from primary care to tertiary care for patients in southwestern West Virginia, eastern Kentucky, and southern Ohio.  Its partnered hospital facilities (Mountain Health Systems) include American College of Surgeons verified Level 2 trauma centers. 

Qualified candidates must be board certified or board eligible in ophthalmology, fellowship trained in Pediatric Ophthalmology, and eligible for unrestricted medical licensure in the state of West Virginia. Appointment rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

How to Apply

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae addressed to:

James W. Gigantelli, MD, FACS
Professor and Chair, Department of Ophthalmology
5187 U.S. Route 60, Suite 6
Huntington, WV 25705


Dr. James W Gigantelli, Professor and Chair, Department of Ophthalmology

5187 US ROUTE 60
Ste. 6
United States


Marshall University and the Marshall University Research Corporation are committed to providing equal opportunities to all prospective and current candidates. We do not condone discrimination, in particular based on race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, or national origin. Our commitment also applies to all educational programs and activities covered under Title IX which prohibits sex discrimination in higher education. We neither affiliate with nor grant recognition to any individual, group or organization having policies that discriminate.

Posting #

2022-04-28 (AdID:733)