Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiologist

Washington, DC
Nov 21, 2016
Position Type

The MedStar Heart and Vascular Institute at MedStar Washington Hospital Center are actively recruiting an early or mid-career cardiologist for our Advanced Heart Failure Program. The applicant should be board certified or board eligible in Advanced Heart Failure and Heart Transplantation. Duties include the inpatient and outpatient care of patients with heart failure, mechanical circulatory support, heart transplantation and advanced pulmonary hypertension in an academic practice setting. Our rapidly growing program implanted 79 durable LVADs and performed 16 heart transplants last year. This position provides the opportunity for a faculty appointment at Georgetown University.

Interested applicants should e-mail their CV to Dr. Samer Najjar, the Medical Director of the Advanced Heart Failure Program, at:

The MedStar Heart and Vascular Institute (MHVI) at MedStar Washington Hospital Center represents a vibrant, complex, and academically busy organization valuing patient care skills, quality clinical care, academic productivity, and innovation. Ranking among the nation’s top cardiovascular programs, the organization boasts a highly successful and growing research institute, and outstanding opportunities for educational contributions within a large fellowship program. MHVI is a 164-bed hospital dedicated to the care of patients with cardiac, cardiac surgery, and vascular issues. Last year, we performed more than 8,200 cardiac catheterization procedures, 3,000 electrophysiology procedures, 250 structural heart procedures, and we are the largest cardiovascular organization in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area.

Washington, DC offers an unparalleled quality of living, with great schools, restaurants, and sports and entertainment. The MHVI experience is cardiovascular medicine in the Washington, DC metro area at its best.