The Department of Surgery at SUNY Upstate University Hospital is in search of a General Thoracic surgeon to assist in the building and continued growth of the premier Thoracic Surgery program in Central New York State.The ideal candidate will be board certified or board eligible in Thoracic Surgery. Training in minimally invasive thoracic surgery with an emphasis on thoracoscopic lung and esophageal surgery is critical. Interest in robotic and endoscopic surgery is preferred. Enthusiasm for teaching fellows, residents and students as well as participation in clinical research is important.
The successful candidate will join an established and expanding practice in General Thoracic Surgery, currently made up of two minimally invasive and robotic specialists. Our practice is built on a strong foundation of close teamwork with pulmonary medicine, gastroenterology, radiation oncology and medical oncology. Clinical responsibility will include practice at Upstate University Hospital, including the Upstate Cancer Center, Syracuse VA Hospital, Crouse Hospital and new regional outreach clinics. With the exception of the planned outreach clinics, these facilities stand immediately adjacent to one another.
SUNY Upstate Medical University Hospital is a 450 bed facility that holds a central position as the tertiary referral facility for Central New York. Upstate has an impressive, modern Cancer Center for ambulatory and multidisciplinary care, including a renowned and long- standing Thoracic Oncology Program (TOP). Syracuse is the economic and educational hub of Central New York with over 1 million citizens. There are countless attractions and recreational activities and the city was rated 4th in Forbes Magazine Top Ten Places to Raise a Family in 2010.