The Division of Cardiovascular Surgery at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine seeks a BE/BC cardiothoracic surgeon to join its thriving academic program. Temple Health’s transplant program is one of the busiest centers in the US in thoracic transplants, mechanical circulatory support and pulmonary thromboendarterectomy surgery. In addition, we perform high quality surgery in off pump and on pump coronary artery bypass, valve repair and replacement including Ross procedure, aortic surgery and transcatheter valve repair/replacement.
Clinical responsibilities include, but are not limited to inpatient and outpatient care in cardiac surgery service, rounding in the ICU and other inpatient units, thoracic organ procurement, assistance with thoracic transplants and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), left ventricular assist device (LVAD) and a wide variety of cardiothoracic and vascular surgical procedures. You will participate in the management of patients in cardiovascular surgery service and thoracic transplant service in the ICU, other inpatient units and clinic. You are expected to be able to perform opening and closing the chest, institution of cardiopulmonary bypass, internal mammary artery harvest, pericardial window, and tracheostomy. As you gain experience with us, you are expected to perform thoracic organ procurement, thoracic organ transplant, ECMO and LVAD according to the Division Chiefs discretion. Performs other duties as assigned.
Temple's nationally-renowned physicians now offer dozens of powerful new options for patients who, just a few years ago, were considered untreatable. Using sophisticated technologies and personalized treatments, Temple physicians are working to alter the course of serious disease. And in over a dozen research centers at Temple University School of Medicine and Fox Chase Cancer Center, our faculty are speeding the transformation of fundamental scientific discoveries into practical therapies that may one day dramatically improve human health.
Required Education & Experience:
Applicants must possess an M.D. or D.O or foreign equivalent. Surgical residency and additional fellowship training in cardiovascular surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, or comparable training. Possession or eligibility for medical licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and BE/BC by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery or foreign equivalent (board) also required. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Procedure for Candidacy
Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, current curriculum online.
Personal statements summarizing teaching experience, clinical and research interests, and contributions to diversity are strongly encouraged.
Please address all applications to: Yoshiya Toyoda, MD, PhD, William Maul Measey Professor of Surgery, Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery., C/O Michael Lester, Senior Director, Physician Faculty Recruitment and Retention, , Email: email@example.com.
The University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching, and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.