MedStar Health: BC/BE Thoracic Surgeon

MedStar Health is seeking a BC/BE thoracic surgeon to serve as the Regional Chief of Thoracic Surgery for MedStar Baltimore.  This is an incredible opportunity for a candidate looking to help grow a regional program. Candidates should be excellent communicators and clinicians, have exceptional surgical technique, and have leadership qualities with strong interests in supporting resident/medical student education. 

The ideal candidate should have at least four years of clinical experience after completion of their ACGME-accredited cardiothoracic residency program. The candidate also should be able to provide the full spectrum of non-cardiac general thoracic surgical services, including treatment of benign and malignant pulmonary and esophageal disorders.  Added training or qualifications in minimally invasive surgical techniques, including thoracoscopy or robotics, is desired and support for advanced training will be offered. The region’s flagship hospital, MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center (MFSMC) is opening a new 80,000 square foot operating room pavilion, is home to a busy robotics program as well as a long-standing general surgery residency.

MedStar Health is a large, not-for-profit healthcare corporation providing services in central/southern Maryland and the District of Columbia. As part of their Distributed Care Delivery Network, MedStar operates four acute care hospitals providing inpatient services in the Baltimore region. This region is comprised of MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital, MedStar Union Hospital, MedStar Harbor Hospital, MFSMC and over fourteen outpatient sites. MFSMC has a large interventional pulmonology and pulmonary medicine practice as well as established clinical programs in gastroenterology, medical oncology, radiation oncology and critical care medicine.  The thoracic surgery team is located at the Angelos Center for Lung Diseases and works collaboratively with physicians at the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Cancer Institute, both located at MFSMC. Opportunities for research/product development exist within the MedStar Health Research Institute  and the MedStar Innovation Institute.

Interested candidates should forward a current curriculum vitae to:
Thomas J. Watson MD, FACS
Chair of Surgery
Chief of Thoracic Surgery
MedStar Health
Professor and Interim Academic Chair of Surgery
Georgetown University School of Medicine
Email: thomas.j.watson@medstar.net
Phone: 202-444-1198

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