Cardiothoracic Surgery - Division Chief Opportunity

Trinity Health
Albany, New York
Closing date
Jul 24, 2022

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Surgery, Surgery, Thoracic
Full Time
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St. Peter’s Health Partners Medical Associates (SPHPMA) seeks to recruit a full time Fellowship trained, Board Certified Cardiothoracic Surgeon Division Chief to lead an outstanding and well-established Cardiac Surgery practice on the campus of St. Peter's Hospital located in Albany, New York.

This leadership opportunity would be tasked with oversight of our hospital employed CT team which performs a full range of adult cardiac surgical procedures (apart from transplants) and would join a successful group of surgeons practicing within a physician governed environment on the campus of St. Peter’s Hospital.

St. Peter’s Health Partners Medical Associates is a leader in the New York Capital Region for Cardiac Care. The comprehensive cardiology services include Non-Invasive, EP, Interventional, Structural, Thoracic physicians, and 24/7 Advanced Practitioner support. St. Peter's Hospital has consistently been recognized by independent health care quality researchers as one of the best cardiac programs in New York state and in the nation.

The practice draws from a broad tri-state area, centered in the Capital District of New York. The team enjoys excellent outcomes based on STS criteria. Services range from minimally invasive surgery to more complex procedures requiring combinations of traditional and advanced techniques. Covering all aspects of cardiac care, except for transplantation, our surgical results have consistently surpassed both the state and national standards.

Requirements for this opportunity include Board Certification in Cardiothoracic Surgery, NYS License or eligibility and a minimum of 8-10 years of working experience. Leadership experience is a plus.

This opportunity is a hospital employed position with 25+ employed Cardiologists. There is a robust referral network, from both the employed and non-employed regional cardiology practices with a large geographic catchment area that includes Southern Vermont and Western Massachusetts. The clinic and surgical office are conveniently located on hospital campus. There is strong Surgical PA support with 24/7 support at a large modern hospital facility with three Cardiothoracic OR rooms and one hybrid room.

Call rotation for this opportunity is 1:4.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Cardiothoracic Surgery physician leader to join St. Peter's Health Partners Medical Associates, P.C.


St. Peter’s Health Partners Medical Associates, P.C. offers a comprehensive salary and benefits package that includes:

  • Health, life and dental insurance
  • 403(b) with employer match
  • 457(d) Retirement plan
  • Relocation Allowance
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness
  • Paid Malpractice
  • Physician Referral Bonus
  • Competitive base salaries are only one part of the equation: our physicians also have opportunities to earn additional dollars in quality and productivity incentives.


St. Peter’s Health Partners Medical Associates, (SPHPMA) is one of the Capital Region’s largest multi-specialty physician groups with more than 350 physicians and advanced practitioners, in more than 80 practice locations. SPHPMA is a full affiliate corporation of St. Peter’s Health Partners – the region’s largest and most comprehensive not-for-profit network of high quality, advanced medical care, primary care, rehabilitation and senior services. Our practices and staff are dedicated to bringing together the best possible care and experience for our patients through improved coordination of care among their primary care providers, specialists, hospital and other health care providers. We work with our patients and their loved ones to provide high-quality, compassionate care and advanced treatment options in a supportive, healing environment. 


St. Peter’s Health Partners, the region’s largest private-sector employer, with more than 12,500 employees, has more than 125 locations across seven counties. The system has an annual budget of nearly $1.1 billion. St. Peter’s Health Partners was created on October 1, 2011 by the merger of Northeast Health, St. Peter’s Health Care Services, and Seton Health. The merger created the region’s largest and most comprehensive not-for-profit network of high-quality and advanced medical care, primary care, rehabilitation, and senior services.


These state-of-the-art services and programs are provided through Albany Memorial and St. Peter’s Hospitals in Albany, NY; Samaritan and St. Mary’s Hospitals in Troy, NY; Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital in Schenectady, NY; and The Eddy system of continuing care and The Community Hospice.


St. Peter's Hospital is the largest Catholic acute care community hospital in northeastern New York state. Located in Albany, New York, the hospital was founded in 1869 by the Religious Sisters of Mercy. A voluntary, not-for-profit community tertiary hospital, St. Peter’s provides 442 beds and has more than 900 staff physicians and nearly 6,000 employees.


The hospital offers a comprehensive range of inpatient and outpatient services and

diverse outreach programs in the areas of medicine, surgery, ambulatory care, women’s and children services, neonatal intensive care, rehabilitation, outpatient medical imaging, and care for the elderly.







Albany, New York – located in the heart of New York’s Capital District, is a medium sized area with an approximate population of 98,000, offering all the amenities of a larger urban area in a beautiful, scenic, and affordable setting. A stable economic setting, Albany has a strong and expanding presence in healthcare, higher education and enjoys the unique position as Capital of the Empire State.


Capital District, New York – includes the cities of Albany, Schenectady and Troy and the surrounding areas, including Clifton Park and Saratoga Springs.


The Capital Region has excellent year-round outdoor recreation available, including excellent golf, water-sports of all kinds, camping, hiking, and great downhill skiing and snowboarding. It offers a wealth of cultural offerings and activities, including several renowned museums and theaters, fine dining, and a year-round events calendar full with music and sporting events.


Excellent public and private schools are available, as are affordable homes and reasonable taxes. This region is a part of New York's Tech Valley and is abound with Higher education opportunities.  The Capital District is a short drive to the scenic Adirondack, Berkshire, and Catskill Mountains.


Centrally located, Albany is less than three hours from New York City and Boston.  Come find out why Forbes Magazine lists Albany as one of “America’s Most Innovative Cities”, and one of “America’s Best Places to Raise a Family” and why Brookings has described Albany as one of its “Strongest Performing Metro Areas” and calls Albany one of its “Best Markets for Young Adults.”


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