Adult Cardiac Surgeon

Saint Thomas Health

Posted 1 year ago

The Saint Thomas Heart Group in Nashville, Tennessee is seeking a board eligible/board certified Cardiothoracic Surgeon to join our well-established practice at The Saint Thomas West Hospital. Our heart center includes over 60 physicians serving a large regional referral network. Cardiac surgery is performed at two of our facilities: Saint Thomas West and Saint Thomas Midtown campuses. We are recruiting an adult cardiac surgeon to join our four surgeons at the Saint Thomas West campus.

About Saint Thomas West Hospital
The Saint Thomas West Hospital is a high-volume tertiary referral center for cardiac transplantation, LVAD, ECMO, robotic and minimally invasive mitral valve repair, septal myomectomy, atrial fibrillation surgery, aortic surgery, and complex coronary bypass procedures. The Saint Thomas West Heart Center includes: 7 surgical suites, 2 hybrid ORs, 8 catheterization laboratories, and one fusion imaging suite dedicated for advanced structural heart procedures. In 2017, surgeons at Saint Thomas West performed approximately 1300 cardiac procedures including coronary revascularization, minimally invasive and robotic valvular surgery, cardiac transplantation, transcatheter valvular procedures, LVAD implantation, and ECMO. In addition, our transcatheter valve team has an experience of approximately 1000 TAVR and 200 Mitraclip procedures. The Saint Thomas Research Institute is very active enrolling patients in different TAVR, LVAD, surgical valves, and transcatheter mitral valve clinical trials.

The selected candidate is expected to be proficient in all aspects of adult cardiac surgery. Additional experience in hybrid revascularization and atrial fibrillation surgery is desired.

About Ascension Health:
In Tennessee, Ascension’s Saint Thomas Health operates nine hospitals in addition to a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, clinics and rehabilitation facilities that cover a 68-county area and employees more than 8,000 associates. Serving Tennessee for 15 years, Ascension is a faith-based non-profit health system which is the largest in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, operating 2,500 sites of care – including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities – in 24 states and the District of Columbia.

National Recognition in Cardiac Care:
Becker’s 2016 Top 100 Cardiac Hospitals
Truven Top 50 Cardiac Hospital
Truven Top 100 Hospital, 14 Consecutive Years
Society of Thoracic Surgeons 3 Star Performance Site
JACHO Advanced Ventricular Assist Device Certification
Healthgrades 2016 Cardiac Care Excellence Award

BE/BC in cardiothoracic surgery
Proficient in all aspects of adult cardiac surgery
Additional experience in hybrid revascularization and atrial fibrillation surgery is desired

For detailed information on our comprehensive benefits package as well as what makes Nashville such a desirable location, please visit our website at:

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Job CategoryCardiac

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