St. Elizabeth Healthcare: Thoracic Surgeon

St. Elizabeth Healthcare is seeking a full-time, dedicated (non-cardiac) Thoracic Surgeon to join our Thoracic Surgery division.  Partner with two full-time thoracic surgeons and two physician assistants to care for a patient population including thoracic oncology patients (large percentage of lung cancer) as well as esophageal cases.

Candidates for this position must be board certified/eligible by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and possess clinical skills in minimally invasive thoracic surgery.  Robotic experience is preferred but not required.  St. Elizabeth’s thoracic surgery program participates in the Society of Thoracic Surgery database.

Teamwork with oncologists, pulmonologists, and radiologists exists through our oncology service line. Since our lung cancer screening program’s inception, we are nearing 11,000 completed low-dose CT scans.  St. Elizabeth is building a new Cancer Center which is scheduled to open in 2020.  The Center will offer a multi-disciplinary approach to cancer diagnosis and treatment.  Our Cancer Program is affiliated with the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center, one of 69 NCI-designated cancer centers in the country.  This affiliation provides St. Elizabeth expanded access to clinical trials, educational resources and research grants available to National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers.

St. Elizabeth Healthcare is a four-hospital, 1,000 bed community health system in a market of 400,000 people.  St. Elizabeth is home to a Family Medicine Residency Program and, through a partnership with the University of Kentucky and Northern Kentucky University, a medical school.  Through our affiliation with the Mayo Clinic Care Network, collaboration with Mayo Clinic physicians for clinical, educational and research purposes exists.  Opportunities are also available for the surgeon to participate in our St. Elizabeth Clinical Research Institute.

Base salary with opportunity to participate in incentives related to quality and programmatic initiatives commensurate with experience.  Enjoy a competitive compensation and benefits package (including relocation assistance, malpractice, CME allowance and health benefits), a great place to live and work and a substantial referral base.

St. Elizabeth’s main campus is located in Northern Kentucky (Edgewood), minutes from Downtown Cincinnati. This opportunity allows you to enjoy all the amenities of a major metropolitan area as well as the natural charms of Northern Kentucky. This region boasts affordable costs of living, award-winning schools, college and professional sports, exceptional fine arts and the distinction of having eight Fortune 500 companies headquartered in Greater Cincinnati. 

For inquiries about this opportunity, please contact Michele Kenner at

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