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Staff Physician

LuccaHealth Medical Specialty Center, Ghana

Accra, Central
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Job Status:
Full Time
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Gastroenterology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Urology
  • Anesthesiology
LuccaHealth Medical Specialty Center, Ghana
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About LuccaHealth Medical Specialty Center

Slated to open in Q3 2018, LuccaHealth Medical Specialty Center (“LHMSC”), a BlackIvy endeavor, will provide quality, patient–centric healthcare to Ghanaians and the greater West African population.  We are currently recruiting a diverse medical team of Ghanaian and U.S. physicians and nurses who will offer specialty medical services, including ambulatory surgery and imaging diagnostics.  Leveraging its co-location with the Acacia Medical Centre (“AMC”), LHMSC has access to on-site laboratory, pharmacy and other ancillary services.  LHMSC has partnered with New York University’s (“NYU”) School of Medicine to offer patient consultations in Accra and referrals for more complex surgeries to New York University Langone Medical Center.  LHMSC will offer the following medical specialties: General Surgery, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Otolaryngology, Ophthalmology, Urology and Internal Medicine/Cardiology.  By 2019, LHMSC will annually provide the West African community with 24,000 specialty consultations, 5,500 ambulatory surgery center procedures, and 24,000 diagnostic imaging procedures.


Located in the East Legon community of Accra, LHMSC’s newly renovated facility will be co-located with Acacia Medical Centre, less than 15 minutes from Kotoka International Airport.   

Position Description

LHMSC is seeking to hire full-time physicians in the following clinical disciplines: Gastroenterology, Cardiology, Ophthalmology, Anesthesiology and Urology.  There will be opportunities for teaching and research if desired.  



  • In partnership with the President of LuccaHealth, provide medical leadership for your clinical section;
  • In partnership with the COO, assist with management and supervision of clinical personnel (e.g., clinical nurses, allied health professionals, EMR, telemedicine operations);
  • Provide consultations and perform diagnostic, therapeutic or surgical procedures in your clinical discipline;
  • Work collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team to create individualized treatment plans for patients;
  • Embrace and promote a patent-centric model of care;
  • Demonstrate proficiency and support use of the practice management system and electronic medical record (EMR).


  • For gastroenterology, must have completed ACGME accredited residency in internal medicine and ACGME accredited fellowship in gastroenterology; for cardiology, must have completed ACGME accredited residency in internal medicine and ACGME accredited fellowship in cardiology; for ophthalmology, must have completed ACGME accredited residency in ophthalmology; for urology, must have completed ACGME accredited residency in general surgery and ACGME accredited fellowship in urology or specific urology residency program; for ENT, must have completed ACGME accredited residency in otolaryngology; and for anesthesiology, must have completed ACGME accredited residency in anesthesiology.  For non-U.S. applicants, must has completed the equivalent in their respective country of training.
  • Active board certification in your respective specialty is required;
  • Active unrestricted medical license in one State is required for U.S. Expatriates;
  • Demonstrate excellent skills involving the most advanced procedures for your respective specialty performed safely in an outpatient setting;
  • At least 4 years of active practice required;
  • Demonstrate academic achievement as determined by publications in credible peer-reviewed medical journals, an academic appointment at an accredited medical institution is desired;
  • Candidatefor thLuccaHealth physician positions shoulembodBlackIvy ‘score values:Trust, Relentlessness, Transparency,Humility,Imaginatioand Courage;
  • Demonstrate entrepreneurial skills and interests; 
  • Minimum of MD or DO from an accredited U.S Medical School or foreign equivalent is required. 


  • Minimum two (2) year commitment
  • Relocation to Accra is required
  • Compensation package is very competitive and includes relocation
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