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Thoracic Surgeon- UPMC Presbyterian Pittsburgh, PA

Employer
UPMC Southwestern PA
Location
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Closing date
May 24, 2025

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Specialty
Surgery, Surgery, Thoracic
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

The Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery is seeking an early or mid-career surgeon with a special interest and skill in minimally invasive and robotic thoracic surgery to join a mature general thoracic practice at a large tertiary care hospital at UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.


Desirable early career candidates would be recent graduates (within 1-2 years) from established general thoracic tracked residency programs with pulmonary and foregut experience, although graduates of non-tracked cardiothoracic programs with strong references will be considered. Mid -career applicants should possess strong minimally invasive skill sets, including robotics experience.


Further, the selected candidate will join the prestigious Hillman Cancer Center and enjoy working alongside many multidisciplinary world-renowned colleagues. This opportunity provides highly competitive compensation and benefits.


About UPMC:

The UPMC Health System at the University of Pittsburgh, renowned for its innovative spirit, is a national and international leader in clinical patient care, surgical education, and biomedical research; consistently ranking in the top 10 ranked NIH funded academic institutions in the country.


The University of Pittsburgh Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery is a high-volume tertiary referral service with an immediate catchment area covering Western Pennsylvania, Eastern Ohio, and West Virginia, and remains consistently at the forefront of developing new minimally invasive surgical techniques. Collectively, the surgeons employ a comprehensive array of surgical and interventional diagnostic and therapeutic techniques in the care of general thoracic patients and share this expertise with surgeons and trainees from across the nation and around the world. The Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at UPMC is one of the largest and highest volume clinical practices in North America, employing 18 staff thoracic surgeons and training a large complement of both residents and fellows.


The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is located in the city of Pittsburgh in beautiful Western Pennsylvania, an outdoor wonderland known for its extensive forestland, idyllic rivers, and the rolling hills of Appalachia. Pittsburgh itself boasts affordable housing, a cost of living below the national average, diverse cultural and economic opportunities, varied recreational activities, powerhouse sports franchises, world-class quality health care, and nationally ranked public and private schools. While consisting of a ?big city? cosmopolitan and highly diverse population, Pittsburgh is noted for maintaining a mid-western ?small city? family and community ambience. Not surprisingly, Pittsburgh is consistently ranked amongst one of the most desirable places to live in the United States with abundant educational, cultural, and recreational opportunities.

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