Thoracic Surgeon

Piedmont Healthcare
Atlanta, Georgia
Closing date
Jul 31, 2023

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Surgery, Surgery, Thoracic
Full Time
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Piedmont Hospital Atlanta Thoracic Surgery, Division of Piedmont Heart, has an extraordinary opportunity for a Thoracic Surgeon to join its established team of surgeons and advanced practice providers. This is an excellent opportunity for a physician with proven clinical and interpersonal skills to join a fully supported team at the Piedmont Atlanta Campus.

  • Qualified candidate will be BC or BE and fellowship trained
  • Position open to experienced physicians and physicians just out of fellowship
  • Robotic Experience is preferred
  • Expertise in areas of Tracheal resection, First Rib resection and advanced complex thoracic procedures are desired.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as a member of multidisciplinary team
  • Ability to treat the entire spectrum of very complex thoracic surgery (Benign and Oncologic)

The candidate selected will have the opportunity to develop a full-time clinical practice with blocked operating room time (DaVinci Xi robotic and non-robotic room) as well as use of Pulmonary and GI lab for advanced bronchoscopic and endoscopic procedures. The practice is currently comprised of 3 full-time thoracic surgeons and five advanced practice providers. There is a large referral network for the candidate upon starting that has continued to expand. Day to day to duties will include dedicated OR time, clinic practice both on Piedmont main campus as well as off-campus clinic and minimal administrative duties. There are opportunities for clinical research.

The thoracic surgery team is a division of Piedmont Heart, a nationally recognized destination for high-quality thoracic and cardiovascular care. There is well-established multidisciplinary clinic, including interventional pulmonary and GI, a lung cancer-screening program, and advanced radiation and medical oncology. Piedmont offers a collegial environment and many opportunities to collaborate with multiple surgical services (i.e. surgical oncology, neurosurgery, transplant surgery) in the care of complex and diverse patients.

This position is located on the campus of Piedmont Atlanta Hospital, a 481-bed quaternary community hospital offering all major medical, surgical, and diagnostic services, with the ability to establish an outpatient outreach clinic in the Atlanta-metro.

Comprised of 19 hospitals, more than 2,500employed physicians, and over 700 clinic practice locations across greater Atlanta and North Georgia, Piedmont Healthcare is a fast-growing, recognized leader in delivering expert care. Metro Atlanta’s vibrant economy fuels a wealth of global communities and diverse cultural experiences, while the state of Georgia offers coastline beaches and mountain views. Live and work with the best at Piedmont in the big and small towns of The Peach State.

Piedmont offers:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Benefits
  • Epic EMR
  • Physician Governance
  • Quality, Service, and Reputation

If interested, please contact Julie Hanson at If this opportunity sounds like a fit for someone you know, please share it.

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