(Physician/MD qualifications required) Cardiothoracic Surgery – Cardiothoracic+Advanced Heart Failure+Transplant position
Seeking a board-certified Heart Transplant Surgeon to help lead the clinical, operational and research activities of the heart transplant program. Ideal candidates will be proficient in all aspects of adult cardiothoracic and vascular surgery with advanced expertise in heart transplantation, mechanical assist devices and ECMO. Join a large, dynamic, multidisciplinary, hospital-employed Cardiology group of CV surgeons, Non-Invasive Cardiologists, Interventional Cardiologists, Electrophysiologists, Advanced Heart Failure and Heart Transplant Cardiologists in Ft. Wayne, IN. With our own heart transplant program, growing VAD and ECMO programs as well as research opportunities available within our own research organization, it provides the full spectrum of cardiology care to northeast Indiana.
Current certification by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery or its foreign equivalent
Qualify as a Primary or Additional Heart Transplant Surgeon under current UNOS Bylaws (UNOS bylaws Appendix H, Section H.2)
Completion of a heart transplant fellowship or no less than Three (3) years heart transplant experience in a leadership-level role
Qualify for an unrestricted medical license in the state of Indiana and medical staff membership within the hospital
Heart transplant programmatic growth and outreach experience preferred
396-bed tertiary care center. Located in northeastern Indiana, close to the Ohio border and 1 hour south of Michigan border. It is a short drive to major metropolitan areas like Indianapolis, Chicago and Cincinnati.