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Board Certified/Eligible General Thoracic Surgeon Position at WVU!

Job description The Division of Thoracic Surgery in the Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery of the WVU School of Medicine, and the WVU Heart and Vascular Institute is actively recruiting a board certified/eligible General Thoracic Surgeon qualified for appointment at either the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor rank. The candidate must be comfortable in performing minimally invasive surgery for lung and esophageal conditions and trained in thoracic oncology. In addition to providing excellent patient care, the successful candidate will be actively involved in the teaching of medical students and research.

At the WVU Heart and Vascular Institute and Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center, you’ll join a renowned team of surgeons and medical and radiation oncologists and others making an extraordinary difference in the lives of patients not only locally, but across our entire state. Ours is a collaborative atmosphere that allows you to practice advanced medicine in a highly satisfying academic environment. Our mission is to provide the best possible cancer care for our patients. We do so by recruiting some of the finest physicians from across the country – men and women who are often recognized leaders in their specialty or subspecialty; investing heavily in new technology;; and placing the highest emphasis on achieving great quality outcomes. While this position will be primarily based in Morgantown, the division of thoracic surgery operates several satellite clinics whereby all section faculty have the opportunity to participate at the discretion of the department.

WVU Medicine is West Virginia University’s affiliated health system, West Virginia’s largest private employer, and a national leader in patient safety and quality. WVU Medicine includes the physicians, specialists, and sub-specialists of the West Virginia University School of Medicine; four community hospitals; three critical access hospitals; and a children’s hospital, all anchored by a 645-bed academic medical center that offers tertiary and quaternary care. WVU Medicine has more than 1,000 active medical staff members and 15,000 employees who serve hundreds of thousands of people each year from across the state of West Virginia and the nation. The Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center has a full complement of academic programs in the clinical and basic sciences. We are located 75 miles south of Pittsburgh.



While this position will be primarily based in Morgantown, WV, the WVU Heart Institute operates several satellite clinics in West Virginia, Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Maryland, whereby section faculty will be expected to practice.

Morgantown is consistently rated as one of the best small metropolitan areas in the country for both lifestyle and business climate. The area offers the cultural diversity and amenities of a large city in a safe, family-friendly environment. There is also an excellent school system and an abundance of beautiful homes and recreational activities.



Successful candidates must have an MD or DO degree (the employer accepts foreign educational equivalent) and be eligible to obtain an unrestricted West Virginia medical license. Candidates must be board-certified or board eligible in thoracic surgery. For appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor rank, a demonstrated track-record of leadership, excellent communication skills, and publications in high-impact journals are required. All qualifications must be met by the time of appointment.

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Candidate Requirements West Virginia Candidates must be board certified/eligible. Phone interview
Clinicial Workload - Combined This job consists of both inpatient and outpatient work.