Duke Pediatric Cardiology Transplant Physician

Duke Health
Durham, North Carolina
Sep 15, 2023
Position Type
Duke Pediatric Cardiology and Duke University School of Medicine are seeking an early to mid-career pediatric cardiac transplant/heart failure physician to join our transplant/heart failure team. Candidates should be academically motivated, BE/BC in pediatric cardiology and have advanced training and/or experience in pediatric transplant and heart failure. This position will focus on care in both the in-patient and outpatient settings for the cardiology transplant/heart failure service. The ideal candidate would be motivated to work within a high functioning transplant/heart failure service seeking to provide innovative care to a rapidly expanding patient population. Applicants with research interests/funding are also invited to apply.

The Duke Pediatric and Adult Congenital Heart Center is one of the highest volume pediatric heart programs in the United States. Ranked #7 in 2022 by U.S. News and World Reports for Pediatric Cardiology and Heart Surgery ( USNWR pediatric-rankings: cardiology-and-heart-surgery ), and recognized for exceptional outcomes ( STS Public Reporting Outcomes ), the program has experienced exponential growth over the past 4 years. The current Pediatric Heart Failure/Transplant team consists of 2 Transplant Cardiologists, 2 Nurse Practitioners, a dedicated Pediatric Heart Transplant Coordinator, 4 Congenital Cardiac Surgeons, and additional allied healthcare team members. In 2022 the program performed 14 pediatric heart transplants including numerous innovative approaches such as the first pediatric "donation after circulatory death (DCD)" heart transplant performed in the United States , the first ever partial heart transplant and the first ever heart-thymus co-transplant .

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