Minimal Invasive Thoracic Surgeon

Novant Health
Charlotte, North Carolina
Sep 26, 2016
Position Type

Novant Health Heart and Vascular Institute in the Greater Charlotte market is recruiting for a Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgeon to join an established cardiac, vascular, and thoracic surgery group. The cardiovascular surgery division of the Heart and Vascular Institute is the sole provider of cardiac and thoracic diagnostic and therapeutic surgical services at a destination center for both thoracic and cardiac care. 

The group currently consists of 3 cardiac surgeons, 1 thoracic surgeon, and 2 vascular surgeons.  Expansion is desired for enhancement of minimally invasive offerings in a multidisciplinary care setting. This position will facilitate the expansion of an integrated thoracic surgery program across the greater charlotte market in collaboration with pulmonary medicine, gastroenterology, and oncology. This position will benefit from an established hospital presence, a high volume referral base, and an established integrated research division.

Current Infrastructure includes:

-Multidisciplinary Thoracic Oncology Conference and Clinic

-Interstitial Lung Disease Conference and Clinical Focus

-Oncology Cancer Center

-Robotic and Thoracoscopic Platforms with Intuit XI Robot budgeted for

-Lung Nodule Screening Program

-Accomplished Pulmonology team with minimally invasive skills including bronchoscopy, EBUS, and navigational bronchoscopy

Cardiac surgical skills would be desirable but not mandatory.

Novant Health Heart and Vascular Institute is a large multispecialty institute providing integrated inpatient and outpatient service line management and has provided high-quality patient-centered care adult cardiology, cardiovascular and thoracic surgery to Charlotte and the surrounding regions for over 35 years. Service line offerings include coronary artery bypass, cardiac valve repair and replacement, VAD therapy, peripheral arterial reconstruction, thoracic and abdominal endovascular intervention, open and robotic thoracic procedures, structural heart and valve center (TAVR, MitraClip, PFO closure), non-invasive and interventional cardiology, cardiac imaging (CT and MRI) and electrophysiology.

Novant Health offers malpractice, medical benefits, annual CME allowance, and relocation allowance.

Novant Health has more than 400 physician clinics, 100 outpatient facilities and 14 medical centers joining forces to transform the patient experience.

Please send formal CV to:

Cher Delaney Chamber, Recruiter, Novant Health


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