Thoracic Surgeon with Experience in Minimally Invasive and Airway Surgery

Employer
Allegheny Health Network
Location
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Posted
Sep 16, 2019
Closes
Sep 15, 2020
Ref
2005085
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Allegheny General Hospital

Pittsburgh, PA

The Allegheny Health Network (AHN) Division of Thoracic and Esophageal Surgery in the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery at Allegheny General Hospital is seeking applicants for a position as a general thoracic surgeon.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Extensive Minimally Invasive experience in lung and esophageal procedures
  • Interest and expertise in airway surgery desirable
  • Minimum of 3 years experience beyond training in thoracic surgery preferred, however new grads are welcome to apply
  • Must fully participate in resident education, both as a clinical and a research mentor

An academic appointment at Drexel University College of Medicine is available and will be provided commensurate with experience, training and teaching activities.

Allegheny General Hospital is a large academic medical center in Pittsburgh, PA. It has the oldest residency program in thoracic surgery in the Pittsburgh area. The Division of Thoracic Surgery has three full time faculty and will expand to four faculty members. The division enjoys a busy clinical practice with a heavy emphasis on minimally invasive and robotic procedures for lung and esophageal procedures.

Pittsburgh is a vibrant and exciting city, offering diverse culture, world-class arts and music, prestigious colleges and universities, proximity to state and local recreational parks, and a nationally recognized culinary scene. It is home to a number of major sports teams, as well as key players within an ever-growing tech industry. Recognized as one of the most livable cities in the United States by Forbes and The Economist, Pittsburgh s beautiful landscape, rivers and bridges, and affordable cost of living make it an attractive option for both individuals and families.

Job Requirements

  • Medical degree MD, DO or foreign equivalent
  • Eligible for licensure in the state of Pennsylvania
  • Completion of an accredited fellowship program in thoracic surgery
  • Board certification/eligibility in thoracic surgery

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Interested candidates should forward their curriculum vitae and a letter of interest to:

Benny Weksler, MBA, MD

System Director of Thoracic Surgery

Allegheny Health Network

Edward Kent Professor of Thoracic Surgery

Division of Thoracic and Esophageal Surgery

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

Allegheny General Hospital

Benny.weksler@ahn.org

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