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Cardiothoracic Transplant Surgery Physician

HCA Healthcare
Houston, Texas
Closing date
May 29, 2025

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Surgery, Surgery, Thoracic
Full Time
Position Type


Surgery Transplant

Job Summary:

HCA Houston Healthcare is seeking to employ a board certified adult cardiothoracic transplant surgeon to serve as the heart transplant surgical director and lead the development of an advanced and growing transplant and cardiothoracic program in Houston, Texas.  The position would have the surgeon working primarily with HCA's Medical Center hospital, located just north of the Texas Medical Center. 

  • Preferred candidates will have 5 or more years of experience in adult heart transplantation, mechanical circulatory support, and ECMO
  • Must be Board Eligible or Board Certified in Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Surgery Fellowship required
  • Ability to obtain or maintain an active Texas Medical license in good standing.
  • HCA Houston Healthcare will offer a competitive salary.
  • Comprehensive benefits include health, vision, dental, short and long term disability, 401K, paid time off.
  • Sign-on bonus.
  • Relocation assistance.

About HCA's Houston Heart team:

Houston Heart’s goal is to provide exceptional cardiac and vascular care to every patient. Our philosophy always comes back to one word. Care. This is our foundation. Our focus, always, is how our patients and their families feel when they’re with us. We are supportive and optimistic. We lift people up. Because in our experience, it’s not the medical treatment that patients remember. It’s how they were treated…as human beings.

Led by highly experienced heart and vascular specialists, we utilize the latest surgical and non-surgical techniques. The Houston Heart team performs a full range of cardiovascular treatments—from noninvasive and minimally invasive procedures to open heart surgery.

As a part of HCA Houston Healthcare, we can ensure that care is close to home. Houston Heart is building better hearts for (and from) ours.

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