Academic Cardiac Surgery - Midwest Metro

Springfield, Illinois
Mar 04, 2023
Position Type

Come Help Us Shape The Future of Medicine


A nation-leading teaching institution and clinical practice is seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery to join its established Cardiothoracic Division within the Department of Surgery. As the largest academic program in Illinois, the division's cardiothoracic surgeons are among the most experienced teachers and surgeons, performing upwards of 900 CABG cases and more than 1,500 cardiothoracic operations each year.

What You Can Look Forward To:

  • Join one of the Top Surgery Centers in the Nation
  • Current team of (4) Cardiac Surgeons (2 approaching retirement)
  • Primarily clinical focused with Ample Opportunity for Clinical Research and Trials
  • 1 clinic day and 4 OR days each week - surgeons operate at the two local Level 1 Trauma Centers
  • High volume of CABGs; PA Surgical Assists and fantastic support staff and
  • Thoracic work is handled by dedicated Thoracic Surgeons on staff
  • Signing Bonus, Relocation Assistance, and Stipend!
  • Guaranteed base salary commensurate with rank and experience (robust RVU production after current surgeons retire)
  • Comprehensive benefits package includes 12 WEEKS PTO, medical insurance, retirement/pension plan, and more!
  • Interest in valve/aortic work can be accommodated; no heart or lung transplants

About the Community:

  • Growing, close-knit, family-friendly community that offers the amenities of larger cities without the cost
  • Healthcare sector, along with state government, are the core industries
  • Vibrant area with microbreweries, upscale restaurants, annual art and music festivals, and historical buildings and landmarks
  • Home of nationally-ranked Universities
  • Close proximity to St. Louis, Chicago, and Indianapolis

Reference: CTS 22565