Director Cardiac Transplant Surgeon (Physician )
Company: Merritt Hawkins
Posted on: January 22, 2023
Medical Director opening in Bethesda, Maryland. Job Description
Director Cardiac Transplant Surgeon in Maryland
The Johns Hopkins Heart and Vascular Institute is in search of a
dynamic board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon to join the Division
of Adult Cardiac Surgery at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in
Baltimore, MD. This position will serve as the Director of the
Cardiac Transplantation program, working closely with the Advanced
Heart Failure team and the Comprehensive Transplant Center. The
Johns Hopkins Hospital was founded in 1889 and is the teaching
hospital for The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The
Johns Hopkins Hospital was ranked No. 4 in the United States and
No. 1 in the state of Maryland according to the U.S. News & World
Report's best hospital rankings.
Cardiac surgery at The Johns Hopkins Hospital has a distinguished
history of advancements in the treatment of cardiothoracic diseases
in adults and children beginning with the Blalock-Taussig shunt in
1944. Our program provides a full complement of cardiothoracic
surgical interventions. We also offer comprehensive treatment for
heart and pulmonary failure, including ECMO, cardiac
transplantation, lung transplantation, and mechanical circulatory
- The ideal candidate will have broad experience in adult cardiac
transplantation with a track record of exemplary clinical results.
The applicant will divide his or her time between heart and
transplantation, mechanical circulatory support, ECMO and all
facets of adult cardiac surgery. Experience in lung transplantation
- Faculty will have the privilege and responsibility of helping
to teach cardiac surgery trainees and medical students and will
expand their research and scholarly activities to achieve national
and international recognition as they advance the field. Faculty
within the Division of Cardiac Surgery have access to a robust
research infrastructure related to the bench and large animal
research, clinical trial, and data analytics to allow the
development of their academic and research portfolio.
- This individual will serve an integral part of the
Comprehensive Transplant Center at Johns Hopkins, Johns Hopkins is
nationally ranked among the top hospitals for cardiology and heart
surgery by U.S. News & World Report.
- This appointee will hold a faculty appointment in the Division
of Cardiac Surgery encompassed within the JHU Department of Surgery
and will report clinically to the Surgical Lead and Co-Director of
the Heart and Vascular Institute, and to Division Chief from an
academic standpoint. This Director level position also reports to
other senior leaders of both The Johns Hopkins University and The
Johns Hopkins Hospital.
- MD, DO, or equivalent degree from an accredited school of
medicine is required.
- Additionally, candidates must be fellowship-trained, board
certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, and eligible
for licensure in Maryland.
The Johns Hopkins University is committed to equal opportunity for
its faculty, staff, and students. To that end, the university does
not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, marital status,
pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age,
disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, veteran status or other legally protected
About the Company
Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent
physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any
other firm. In addition to being the nation's leader in physician
employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also
recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN
Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. We
encourage minority and female applicants to apply.
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