Physician - Cardiothoracic Surgery

Community Health Systems
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Feb 10, 2021
Feb 10, 2022
Full Time
Position Type

Lutheran Hospital and Lutheran Medical Group CV Surgery (Indiana Ohio Heart) is seeking an additional Cardiothoracic Surgeon / CV Surgeon to join practice as part of Lutheran Medical Group (a large multi-specialty hospital employed practice of 60+ physicians).

  • 7 CV Surgeons in Group
  • Established practice (40 years in the community)
  • Reason for Search: Succession Planning (4 of the 7 CV Surgeons are retirement age)
  • Potential Call schedule 1 in 7

Group has one main office and 8 outlying clinics (Hicksville, OH, Van Wert, OH, Bluffton, IN, Auburn, IN, Warsaw, IN, Marion, IN and Wabash, IN)

Ideal Candidate: Cardiovascular/Cardiothoracic Surgeon with multiple years of experience, experience with robotic assist procedures a plus.  Group is also considering new graduates.

Competitive financial package to include salary, incentive, nice benefits, potential for commencement bonus, medical education debt assistance, and residency/fellowship stipend.

"Indiana Ohio Heart" is a well established cardiovascular program at Lutheran Hospital with a reputation for exceptional patient centered service and clinical outcomes. It is the preferred provider of CV surgery services in the County and surrounding communities. Lutheran Heart and Vascular is an award winning service line with well regarded, experienced group of surgeons and staff members.

Here is where you 'll Live: 

Fort Wayne, Indiana

* Rated #1 city in Indiana to raise your kids

* Second largest city in Indiana with a population of 360,000+

*  Named A ity School of Medicine and  

  The Fort Wayne Medical Education Program, a family practice residency program

* 87 public parks, 25 golf courses and 300 lakes within 50 miles of Fort Wayne

* Family activities: the award-winning Children’s Zoo and Science Central Art and 

  cultural: Fort Wayne Philharmonic, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, and the Botanical 


* Rated #1 city in the country for minor league sports (baseball, basketball, football, 

  hockey, and NCAA Division I college sports)

* Close to Indianapolis (two hours), Chicago, Cincinnati, and Detroit (three hours)

Who You’ll Work For:

Lutheran Health Network is a taxpaying, integrated healthcare delivery system and one of the largest employers in the region. The foundation of Lutheran Health Network is an experienced team of more than 7,000 employees working together with the more than 800 physicians who make up its medical staffs. The network's more than 100 access points in northern Indiana include physician offices, urgent care clinics, outpatient centers and eight hospitals consisting of 973 licensed beds - 797 in Allen County alone. Lutheran Health Network continues to provide patients with extensive access to specialized services through its hospitals, patient care centers and physician practices.  The strength of LHN allows it to recruit highly skilled physicians, innovate with the newest technology and participate in clinical research.  These attributes enable LHN to sustain and grow its spectrum of services, and most importantly, deliver the highest levels of choice, support, care and patient experience that have long been its hallmark.


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