Cardiothoracic Transplantation & MCS Fellowship Opportunity in San Antonio, TX

HCA Healthcare - San Antonio Division
San Antonio, Texas
Oct 01, 2021
Oct 01, 2022
Full Time
Position Type
Methodist Healthcare System & Methodist Hospital in San Antonio, TX is seeking motivated applicants for a one-year advanced NON-ACGME surgical fellowship in cardiothoracic transplantation & MCS.

Upon completion of this surgical fellowship program for advanced surgical heart failure, the fellow will have the knowledge and technical skills in the preoperative evaluation, operative management, and postoperative care of patients with advanced heart failure required MCS implantation and heart and lung transplantation

Qualified Candidates:
- M.D., D.O. or equivalent international training
- Satisfactory completion of an integrated 6-year (I6) cardiothoracic surgery residency, or the equivalency of a cardiothoracic surgery fellowship training
- Board certified or board eligible
- Eligible for an unrestricted medical licensure in Texas preferred

Incentive/Benefits Package:
- Competitive salary
- Comprehensive benefit package that includes health, dental coverage and 401K
- Relocation assistance
- Paid malpractice

About Methodist Heart and the Methodist Healthcare System:
- 25 operating suites and 811 beds
- Methodist Hospital is one of the largest hospitals in South Texas performing cardiothoracic transplant & MCS.
- Methodist Heart Hospital consistently performs more open heart surgeries than any other hospital in San Antonio, making it the busiest program in the region
- Largest Heart Transplant program in South Texas, saving over 500 lives
- South Texas' only comprehensive Aortic Aneurysm Program
- Over 2,000 TAVR procedures performed; 400 annually
- Lung transplant program established in 2021
- Over 150 ECMOs annually
- Over 1600 open heart surgeries each year
- Programs include VATS minimally invasive thoracic surgery and lung nodule proLgram
- Over 90 cardiology physicians in Methodist Physician Practices
- 25 cath labs
- Five accredited chest pain centers
- Two heart failure clinics
- Methodist Healthcare System is the largest provider of health care in South and Central Texas with 28 facilities, including nine acute care hospitals serving over 94,000 inpatients and 500,000 outpatients annually

San Antonio is home to 2.5 million people and is experiencing solid economic growth in industries such as bioscience and healthcare, aerospace, IT and cybersecurity and green technologies. San Antonio's MSA is expected to add up to 1.1 million new residents and 500,000 new jobs by 2040. This growing city offers big-city amenities and world-renowned attractions coupled with a relaxed and inviting atmosphere for all ages. San Antonio residents also enjoy a cost of living slightly below the national average due to lower housing costs, as well as no state income tax.

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