Excellent Advanced Thoracic Surgical Oncology and Robotics Fellow in Beautiful Tampa, Florida

Tampa, Florida
Feb 17, 2017
Position Type

One-year unaccredited fellowship in Advanced Thoracic Surgical Oncology and Robotics under the direction of Dr. K. Eric Sommers, MD, one of the pioneers of Robotic Thoracic Surgery. The fellowship experience includes robotic-assisted lobectomy, segmentectomy, thymectomy, and resection of mediastinal masses. Additional Thoracic oncologic case load includes esophagectomy, Pancoast resection, surgery for mesothelioma, chest wall resection, Germ cell tumor resection, metastasectomy, tracheal resection, malignant pleural effusions, and endobronchial procedures. Additional advanced thoracic procedures include surgical management of fistulas, thoracic outlet decompression, benign tracheal resection, and the highest volume of intra-thoracic parathyroid adenoma resections in the country. Dedicated research support and publication. SJH is the flagship hospital in the BayCare system of 14 hospitals in Central Florida.

Bay Care Medical Group is Tampa Bay's leading multispecialty group with over 500 providers practicing in more than 160 locations in 45 specialties throughout the Tampa Bay area. We are located in four counties throughout the central Gulf Coast of Florida. As part of BayCare Health System, the region's largest health care provider, we are comprised of a network of outpatient facilities, 14 hospitals, and services such as imaging, lab, behavioral health, and home health care. Connecting patients to a complete range of preventative, diagnostic, and treatment services for any health care need throughout their lifetime is our priority. We offer growing practices robust administrative support in a location that is world-renowned for its sunshine, sports, schools, and exceptional quality of life.

The Tampa Bay area offers the diversity of a casual family-friendly lifestyle in a cosmopolitan city as well as rural and coastal living. St. Petersburg is home to sports teams, entertainment venues, museums, beaches, and a busy downtown with lively foot traffic.  Award-winning pristine beaches, crystal clear water, and tranquil gulf breezes can be found at all the beaches in Pinellas County. More natural beauty is found in preserves and state parks throughout Polk, Hillsborough, Pasco, and Pinellas counties. Enjoy college sports, world renowned golf courses, cultural events, recreational activities, and family attractions.

Position Requires: Board eligibility in Thoracic Surgery, Active Florida License, required.

Contact Information: Kathie Lee | Kathie.Lee@baycare.org | 813-636-2087