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Cardiothoracic Surgeon Needed at Heart & Vascular Center of Excellence in Columbia, SC

Lexington Medical Center
West Columbia, South Carolina
Closing date
Feb 2, 2025

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Surgery, Surgery, Thoracic
Full Time
Position Type
The Lexington Medical Heart and Vascular Center is seeking a BC/BE Cardiothoracic Surgeon to join our STS 3 Star cardiovascular program. Our team of surgeons perform all routine cardiothoracic procedures such as CABG, AVR, MVR, Ascending and Descending Aortic Aneurysm, VATS and Robotic Lobectomies. The ideal candidate will be well trained in all cardiothoracic procedures as well as being a team player who is passionate about patient care. The Lexington Medical Heart and Vascular Center is a multidisciplinary group which includes cardiology, cardio-thoracic surgery, and vascular surgery.
In 2023, our Cardiothoracic Surgeons performed 402 open heart procedures and 187 TAVRs for a total of 589 cardiac cases. Our Cardiothoracic Surgeons work alongside our team of Cardiologists in our Structural Heart Program, supported by weekly clinics and meetings to review, and discuss cases for optimized outcomes. Our surgeons also support our lung cancer screening program which continues to see increasing volumes and results in over 100 lobectomies annually.

Lexington Medical Center is the first hospital in South Carolina to receive HeartCARE Center National Distinction of Excellence awarded by the American College of Cardiology. Our cardiologists lead an ACC Accredited Chest Pain Center of Excellence and were awarded the Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award from the American Heart Association. As the region s premier heart program, Lexington Medical Heart and Vascular Center combines advanced medicine and state-of-the-art technology with compassionate care for patients to achieve the best possible outcomes.

Lexington Medical Center has three state of the art cardiovascular operating rooms suites to support our intricate diagnostic and minimally invasive intervention procedures. As part of the gold standard for treating our early stage lung cancer patients, Lexington Medical Center offers minimally invasive and robotic assisted surgery operations aimed at reducing the duration from detection to treatment.

Annually, our group produces over:
  • 4,700 catheterizations
  • 1,300 percutaneous coronary interventions
About The Position:
  • Call is on a 1 in 3 rotation
  • Cardiac, Vascular, and Pulmonary Rehab Centers
  • APP Support
  • Dedicated Cardiovascular Nuclear Medicine Technologists
  • Highly Skilled Clinical Support Team
  • Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery
  • Ongoing Clinical Trials
  • Patient Support Groups, Classes, and Education
We are committed to offering quality, cost-effective benefits for our employees and their families.
Competitive Day ONE Benefits:
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Retirement and Savings Plans with No Vesting Period
  • 24/7 Live Epic EMR Support from Our On-site Team
  • Relocation Assistance and Sign on Bonus
  • Annual CME Allowance
  • Tail Coverage for Medical Malpractice
  • Life, Accidental, and Critical Illness Insurance
  • Employer Paid Short- and Long-Term Disability (after 90 days)
  • Healthcare FSA
  • Daycare FSA
  • 529 College Savings Plans
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • On-site Child Care Center
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Employer
  • Health Directions Gym Membership
  • Employee Discounts and Services
Our mission is the same as it was when we opened our doors in 1971: to provide quality health services that meet the needs of our communities. We believe that commitment to the health of our community really makes a difference and we show it every day. For more than 50 years we continue to service our community as a local, independent, nonprofit hospital.

Community Highlights:
Located in the heart of South Carolina, Columbia offers an unexpected mix of tradition and tomorrow. Pairing a diverse food & drink scene with shopping, festivals, and family friendly attractions; Columbia has something for everyone. On the banks of the Congaree River, Columbia boasts a wide variety of outdoor recreation activities, a premier international art museum, an award-winning children's museum, a Zoo and Garden plus Division 1 Sports make Columbia, South Carolina an ideal place to live, work and play.

You can visit our facility website at or our physician website at You may also contact Karianna Williams at 803-936-7547 or for further information.

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