Thoracic Surgeon

Location
Cleveland, Ohio
Posted
Mar 26, 2021
Ref
616049
Position Type
Permanent
The world class cardiothoracic surgery program at Cleveland Clinic is seeking a General Thoracic Surgeon to join our established and highly respected practice. This position will be based primarily out of our westside regional hospital locations with an affiliation to the Cleveland Clinic main campus.

Our highly trained and skilled surgeons care for patients with benign and malignant diseases of the lungs, chest wall, pleural space, and mediastinum. The practice offers a full spectrum of endoscopic procedures of the lungs and esophagus, as well as dilation and stenting procedures. Minimally invasive surgical approaches are used in the treatment of both benign and malignant chest pathology.

Requirements: Board Certified / Board Eligible American Board of Thoracic Surgery, and a valid and unrestricted license to practice medicine in the state of Ohio or eligibility to obtain an Ohio medical license. A faculty appointment at a rank commensurate with experience can be obtained with the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University.

Requirements: Board Certified / Board Eligible American Board of Thoracic Surgery, and a valid and unrestricted license to practice medicine in the state of Ohio or eligibility to obtain an Ohio medical license. A faculty appointment at a rank commensurate with experience can be obtained with the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University.

Opportunity to develop a rewarding practice in thoracic surgery while benefiting from these key features:
  • Opportunity for research
  • Robotics program with state-of-the-art equipment
  • Focus on all aspects of general thoracic surgery
  • Collaboration with staff in the Cleveland Clinic Heart and Vascular Institute, whose adult Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery program has been ranked 1 st in the nation by S. News & World Report for more than 25 years, a driving force behind the STS database

The successful candidate will have a joint appointment with the Cleveland Clinics Heart and Vascular Institute at Fairview Hospital and MetroHealth Hospital. Moreover, our physicians enjoy full access to an expert team of caregivers, from medical oncology & radiation oncology, to radiology and experienced OR staff, including advanced practice practitioners.

Sudish C. Murthy, MD, PhD, FACS, FCCP

Daniel and Karen Lee Endowed Chair in Thoracic Surgery

Professor of Surgery, CCLCM of Case Western Reserve University

Section Head, General Thoracic Surgery

Surgical Director, Center of Major Airway Disease

This dynamic position is coupled with a competitive salary and an attractive benefits package including medical malpractice coverage, retirement plan and a collegial work environment.