Faculty Positions – Lung Transplant Pulmonologist

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Houston, Texas
Start date
Feb 7, 2024

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Advanced Heart Failure
Faculty Positions - Lung Transplant Pulmonologist

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston McGovern Medical School is seeking exceptional candidates for a full-time position as a lung transplant pulmonologist at the Center of Advanced Cardiopulmonary Therapies and Transplantation.

The lung transplant program within the Center for Advanced Cardiopulmonary Therapies and Transplantation provides comprehensive care for patients with advanced lung diseases, including interstitial lung disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)/emphysema, and pulmonary arterial hypertension. The program was certified by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) in 2018 and has shown steady increases in volumes since then with a total of 89 patients transplanted. Our program is at the forefront of clinical innovation, performing one of the first lung transplants in the world on a patient with severe COVID-19-associated lung injury. The Center for Advanced Cardiopulmonary Therapies and Transplantation is a site for multiple research studies, offering patients cutting-edge medical therapy for severe pulmonary diseases. Collaborative trials with researchers at other institutions have led to breakthroughs in our understanding of COPD, pulmonary fibrosis, and pulmonary arterial hypertension, with results published in leading scientific journals.

A successful candidate should exhibit a commitment to clinical excellence, innovation, and collaborative practices. They should have a robust record of clinical experience and positive outcomes in lung transplantation. They should be committed to education and willing to teach fellows. The candidate must be certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and must be eligible for licensure by the Texas Medical Board.

Applicants who are seeking an exciting opportunity to work with a talented team should upload their curriculum vitae and cover letter for consideration.

Please submit a cover letter and CV to
Rahat Hussain, MD
Department of Advanced Cardiothoracic Therapies and Transplantation
Center for Advanced Heart Failure – Memorial Hermann
Texas Medical Center
UTHealth Science Center-Houston
6400 Fannin, Suite 2350
Houston, TX  77030
Please apply to the following link: https://www.uth.edu/hr/uthealth-careers
Requisition #220001GW
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Minorities, women, disabled, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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