Atrium Health Wake Forest University: Thoracic Surgeon

Wake Forest University School of Medicine’s Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery is seeking an additional Thoracic Surgeon to join our practice in Central North Carolina.

The selected individual will join us at a time of tremendous opportunity at Wake Forest Baptist Health resulting from our partnership with Atrium Health, which is investing $3.4 billion in our health system and medical school over the next ten years including the development of a full second medical school campus in Charlotte, North Carolina.


  • Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC, 27157, US
  • 1814 Westchester Dr. High Point, NC, 27262, US

Full time - Days, Nights/Weekends


  • Excellence in the entire spectrum of General Thoracic Surgery, including benign and malignant lung, esophageal, mediastinal and chest wall surgery
  • Proficient in minimally invasive thoracic surgery (VATS and Robotic)
  • Share call with thoracic attending group
  • Teach cardiothoracic surgery residents, general surgery residents and medical students

Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist ( is a nationally recognized academic health system in Winston-Salem, North Carolina comprised of a regional clinical system with more than 300 locations, 2,100 physicians and 1,535 acute care beds in an integrated enterprise that includes educational and research facilities, clinics, diagnostic centers, and other primary and specialty care facilities serving 24 counties in northwest North Carolina and southwest Virginia.

Winston-Salem, North Carolina is located in the center of the state, and is home to Wake Forest University, Salem College, Winston-Salem State University, and the North Carolina School of the Arts. The recently revitalized downtown, adjacent to the Wake Forest University School of Medicine and Wake Forest Innovation Quarter, boasts multiple restaurants, breweries, theaters, shops and a minor-league baseball stadium – something for everyone. With four distinct seasons and easy access to the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Atlantic Ocean, natural beauty and a comfortable climate are always within reach. The area is well-suited to individuals (and families) who enjoy an outdoor lifestyle, including golf, tennis, cycling and hiking. The area is served by a regional airport in Greensboro (GSO) and an international airport in Charlotte (CLT).


  • MD/DO
  • BC/BE in Thoracic Surgery
  • Ability to obtain an NC medical license
  • Commitment to excellence with the highest level of integrity and a reputation for compassion, fairness and objectivity
  •  Must have exceptional communication skills and dedication to teamwork

Competitive Compensation

Comprehensive benefits include: Medical plans, vision, dental, prescription, Life insurance option, Medical malpractice insurance, Flex spending and HS, Disability insurance, short and long term, License/DEA reimbursement, Participation in 403(b) and 457(b) retirement plans, CME expense reimbursement, & Relocation expense reimbursement


What We Believe
When you join Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist, you will be welcomed into an inclusive culture that celebrates and respects the contributions a diverse team can make together. Practice where your voice is valued, your passion for advancing medicine is rewarded, and you get the resources and support you need to thrive personally and professionally. In our nationally-renowned integrated health system, you can work alongside the most advanced minds in medicine to improve medicine, elevate hope and advance healing—for all.

Apply at the following link or contact Dr. Alberto de Hoyos: um=jobshare

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