NorthShore University Healthsystem: Thoracic Surgeon

Position Highlights:

  • Position: Thoracic Surgeon – Northwest Community Hospital
  • Hours: Full-time
  • Competitive Salary: Annualized Guaranteed, Benefit Eligible, Dedicated CME’s

What you will need:

  • License: Medical license from the state of Illinois or pending
  • Certification: Board certified/eligible by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery
  • Experience: Two (2) plus years of post-residency experience

The successful candidate for this position will be with outstanding clinical skills in minimally invasive thoracic surgery and must possess interests in the education of residents and thoracic fellows from University of Chicago. Robotic experience is desirable but not required. This is a unique opportunity to help grow an already thriving thoracic program into one with broad geographic reach and regional impact.

  • This is a unique opportunity to help develop and build a fully integrated Thoracic Surgery program based at Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights, IL.

NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) is an integrated healthcare delivery system consistently ranked as a Top 15 Teaching Hospital in the U.S. The NorthShore system, headquartered in Evanston, Ill., includes six award-winning hospitals – Evanston, Glenbrook, Highland Park, Northwest Community  Skokie, and Swedish. NorthShore comprises three exemplary physician networks, totaling more than 4,250 doctors across immediate, primary, specialty and complex care; and 170+ office locations and 35+ immediate care centers. NorthShore has an established reputation with more than 17,000 team members’ system-wide.

NorthShore is committed to excellence in its academic mission and supports teaching and research as the principal teaching affiliate of the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine.

Please explore our website ( to better understand how NorthShore delivers on its mission "to preserve and improve human life" through superior clinical care, academic excellence and innovative research.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, a highly collegial work atmosphere, and an opportunity to work with a world-class interdisciplinary team of medical professionals.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply directly or submit their CV and cover letter to Seth Krantz, MD, Chief, Division of Thoracic Surgery, by contacting: Shawn A. Watzka, Physician Recruiter,

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