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Thoracic Surgeon – Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Northwell Health

Northwell Health Physician Partners
New York, New York
Closing date
Jun 11, 2025

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Surgery, Surgery, Thoracic
Full Time
Position Type

The department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery at Northwell Health is seeking a Thoracic Surgeon to join our faculty at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, located in New Hyde Park, New York. The ideal candidate is thoracic-track fellowship trained, ABS and ABTS Board Eligible or Certified, and is skilled in minimally invasive VATS and robotic surgery for both malignant and benign thoracic diseases. The candidate will join a well-established, busy, and experienced team of thoracic surgeons at Northwell, with an annual case volume of well over 4,100. The candidate will have access to ample opportunities for translational research in collaboration with Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Monter Cancer Center, and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. Exceptional inter-personal skills are expected with a goal of sharing a vision of unparalleled delivery of care through teamwork, collaboration, innovation, and persistence for excellence.

At Long Island Jewish Medical Center, we're raising the standard of cancer care and it shows. We ve been ranked for high performance in lung cancer surgery for 2023-24 by U.S. News & World Report. In fact, more people in Queens and Nassau counties choose us for lung cancer surgery, according to 2023 data from Statewide Planning and Research Cooperative System (SPARCS) for Queens and Long Island. In addition, our thoracic surgery program on lung cancer procedures has earned the highest rating from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS), which is achieved by fewer than 10% of thoracic surgery programs in North America.

One of the most progressive centers for esophageal cancer treatment in the region, we re dual-recognized as leaders in cancer care and minimally invasive robotic surgery, with the highest volume of minimally invasive procedures performed on Long Island.

One of the nation s largest health care systems, Northwell Health delivers world-class clinical care throughout the New York metropolitan area, pioneering research at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and a visionary approach to medical education highlighted by the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. In addition, an academic appointment with the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine is commensurate with credentials and experience. Physicians will be employed as members of Northwell Physician Partners, the seventh largest medical group in the country. You will have immediate access to a team of highly experienced real estate professionals in every community surrounding the Health System. To help orient candidates we provide neighborhood tours and community profiles, including school, transportation, and housing information.

Northwell Health is New York State s largest health care provider and private employer, with 21 hospitals, 850+ outpatient facilities, and more than 16,600 affiliated physicians. We care for over two million people annually in the New York metro area and beyond, thanks to philanthropic support from our communities. Our 80,000 employees 18,900 nurses and 4,900 employed doctors, including members of Northwell Health Physician Partners are working to change health care for the better. We re making breakthroughs in medicine at the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research and training the next generation of medical professionals at the visionary Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Our professionals are relentless about staying ahead of the latest clinical trials and research, partnering with our own Feinstein Institute and other world-renowned institutions.

To apply, please send your CV to the Office of Physician Recruitment:

Northwell Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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