Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Sep 11, 2020
Sep 11, 2021
Full Time
Position Type

The Geisinger Heart Institute is seeking a Regional Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery to lead a thriving practice located in the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton region of Pennsylvania.

The Geisinger Heart Institute is the leading Cardiothoracic program in Northeastern Pennsylvania. The Cardiac Surgery department is a well-established, high functioning group that performs a high volume of complex cases including over 400 heart and TAVR cases yearly. The ideal candidate will have robotic and minimally invasive experience. The surgeon will work in a multi-disciplinary clinic, collaborating with all cardiology subspecialists. Enjoy a varied schedule of clinic, robotic and minimally invasive procedures, and OR time with a dedicated team of AP s, and technicians.

Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,800 employed physicians, and consists of 13 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers.

At Geisinger, we ve been focused on advancing the future of health for more than a century. What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives for our patients, communities and you.

Geisinger takes pride in the support we provide our providers:

  • Competitive straight salary model linked to quality and value, Excellent benefit package, including occurrence-based Malpractice
  • Relocation reimbursement
  • Opportunities to participate in teaching, research and innovation
  • Fully integrated electronic health record (Epic)
  • Support and leadership from a full range of dedicated, experienced specialists & subspecialists

Interested applicants, please reach out to Lori Surak, Senior Provider Recruiter, at 570-219-9188 or

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