Thoracic Surgeon - F59330

Location:

Richmond, VA

Specialty:

Surgery

Thoracic Surgeon - F59330

VCU Health System and VCU School of Medicine are actively recruiting for a full-time Board Certified/Board Eligible General Thoracic Surgeon for the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery. VCU Medical Center, a 700 bed quaternary teaching hospital is one of the largest and busiest academic centers in Virginia.

We are seeking an academically focused surgeon with excellent training in minimally invasive techniques to join a well-established 3-surgeon practice. The division performs all aspects of general thoracic surgery except lung transplantation. This includes VATS lobectomy/segmentectomy, robotic assisted VATS resection, advanced endobronchial procedures like EBUS, ENB and rigid bronchoscopy. The medical center has a robust lung cancer screening program and a weekly thoracic tumor board. The division also treats a large number of patients with benign and malignant esophageal diseases including MIE, GERD/paraesophageal hernia, POEM, EMR/stent/ablations etc. The ideal candidate will be facile in treating both pulmonary and esophageal diseases. An active interest in research related to lung/esophageal disorders will be regarded highly. Funding and support for clinical and basic science research can be facilitated through VCU's Massey Cancer Center and McGuire VA Medical Center, one of the largest VA hospitals in the country.

The division's goal is to be a national leader in developing advances in the field of cardiothoracic surgery and training the next generation of surgeons in our ACGME-approved 3 year CT surgery training program. The thoracic surgery service is well supported by CT surgery fellows, general surgery residents and mid-level providers.

Richmond and surrounding towns in Central Virginia include a population of 1.5 million and is the seat of the government of State of Virginia. It has a growing economy and excellent public schools to go with mild winters and easy access to many exciting destinations including Washington DC, Virginia Beach, Outer Banks- NC and Shenandoah National Park.

The position is for an Assistant Professor of Surgery and we encourage new graduates as well as early career surgeons to apply.

Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity, Affirmative Action University providing access to education and employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, veteran's status, political affiliation or disability.

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As an equal opportunity employer, VCU Health System is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact HR4U at 804-628-4748 or toll free 844 989-4748; address P.O. 980066, Richmond, VA  23298; email HR4U@vcuhealth.org. EOE M/F/Vet/Disabled

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