Location: Orlando, FL - Specialty: Surgery, Transplant: Thoracic
Florida Hospital is looking for a dynamic and energetic thoracic surgeon (who meets the credentialing process for UNOS) with experience post fellowship to join its busy heart and lung transplant program. This physician would work in conjunction with our three other thoracic transplant surgeons, and would also have an opportunity to grow a cardiovascular surgery program at one of our Orlando area campuses, Florida Hospital Celebration Health. The surgeon will also have the opportunity to work with our currently established cardiology and pulmonology transplant medical/care team to help continue to grow a high quality and highly sustainable heart and lung transplant program. Strong interest in lung transplant is preferred along with experience in MCS and ECMO.
Transplant Surgeon Requirements:
Board certification by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Experience through residency and/or fellowship with a dedicated focus in thoracic transplant Comprehensive clinical experience in large volume program with advanced cardiac surgery, heart and lung procurement and transplantation along with Ventricular Assist Devices
Strong communication skills and ability to build relationships with both private practice and employed models.
There is also potential opportunity for an academic appointment at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine which began in 2009. You could also work with physicians in training in the Florida Hospital residency programs (Internal Medicine and General Surgery are located at Florida Hospital Orlando).
Florida Hospital has been actively engaged in clinical research through the Florida Hospital Cardiovascular Institute, the Florida Hospital Transplant Institute, and the Florida Hospital Diabetes Institute. Recently, Florida Hospital and the Sanford-Burnham Institute for Medical Research (website) announced an innovative partnership to establish the Translational Research Institute with the goal of fostering and supporting research related to the complex interplay of diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Depending on your background and interests, you could work in conjunction with our Nicholson Center. www.nicholsoncenter.com The Nicholson Center is a system-wide strategy with focus on global surgical training and education. Based at Celebration Health, it is a free standing, 25,000 square foot facility with surgical stations, operating rooms, multi-media conference center and office space. Nicholson involves a multi-specialty DaVinci robotics training lab, a simulation and robotics training center, international conferences and symposia, and research alliances.