General Thoracic Surgeon

Baylor Scott & White Health
Plano, Texas
Closing date
Apr 9, 2023

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Surgery, Surgery, Thoracic
Full Time
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Baylor Scott and White is seeking a General Thoracic Surgeon to join our established and highly respected practice at Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital Plano.

Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital Plano is ranked #27 in the nation for Cardiology & Heart Surgery in the U.S. News & World Report 2020-21 Best Hospitals list. The hospital also achieved High Performing in six types of care: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair, Aortic Valve Surgery, Heart Bypass Surgery, Congestive Heart Failure, Lung Cancer Surgery and TAVR.

Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital Plano has earned a distinguished 3-star rating from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) for its patient care and outcomes in four categories: aortic valve replacement surgery (AVR), isolated coronary bypass graft (CABG) and AVR plus CABG surgery and mitral valve repair/replacement (MVRR). The 3-star rating, which is one of the most sophisticated and highly regarded overall measures of quality in healthcare, places Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital Plano among the most elite for cardiac surgery in the United States and Canada.

THH has a thoracic Surgeon who is a leading instructor for robotic procedures for Intuitive Surgical. We wish to recruit someone to augment and expand these services.

We also wish to expand the depth and breadth of general thoracic services offered and maintain the highest quality care which mirrors the cardiac program.

  • The ideal candidate should have:
    • Completed ACGME-accredited cardiothoracic residency program.
    • Ability to provide the full spectrum of non-cardiac general thoracic surgical services, including treatment of benign and malignant pulmonary and esophageal disorders.
  • Added training or qualifications in minimally invasive surgical techniques, including robotics, is required.
  • Interest in foregut, esophageal & interventional airway procedures is desired.
  • Potential for airway interventions including EBUS and esophageal interventions, including benign foregut procedures including Heller myotomy, fundoplication, and stenting
    • Emphasis is on minimally invasive techniques for diagnosis and treatment of both benign and malignant disease.

Candidates must be board certified or board eligible (no VISA sponsorship), and fellowship trainees may apply as well. Employment is through Health Texas Provider Network (HTPN), the employment group of Baylor Scott & White. The salary is highly competitive, together with generous relocation support, full health benefits, and retirement accounts including a 401k.

Baylor Scott & White Health, the organization formed from the merger between Baylor Health Care System and Scott & White Healthcare, is today the largest not-for-profit health care system in the state of Texas. With total assets of $8.6 billion and serving a geographic area larger than the state of Maine, Baylor Scott & White Health has the vision and resources to provide its patients continued quality care while creating a model system for a dramatically changing health care environment.

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