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Thoracic Surgeon - VATS

Suburban Atlanta, GA - Performing surgery at Wellstar Kennestone Hospital and North Fulton Hospital, located close to Atlanta, GA.

WellStar Health System, Marietta, GA, is seeking a motivated and experienced (5 - 10 years) board certified General Thoracic Surgeon to join the division of General Thoracic Surgery.

Candidates are expected to have completed a Fellowship in a General Thoracic Surgery Tract and Certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery.

The ideal candidate should be skilled in minimally invasive VATS and robotic surgery for both malignant and benign thoracic diseases including the full spectrum of pulmonary and esophageal diseases.

Candidate should also be skilled in minimally invasive esophagectomy, POEM and EMR (endoscopic mucosal resection).

The candidate will join a well-established, busy and experienced team of thoracic surgeons in the WellStar Health System performing over 1200 cases annually. The candidate is expected to take an active role in program development in the main campus and in the surrounding network hospitals. 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.

OUR CULTURE:

A strong, physician-led and professionally-managed multi-specialty group with more than 1,100 medical group physicians and 50 medical specialties. WellStar is the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, priding itself in investing back into the communities that we serve.

WellStar is comprised of 11 hospitals employing 20,000 team members and over 250 medical offices within WellStar Medical Group.

Our culture of caring is evident by being recognized three years in a row nationally by Fortune Magazine as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, as well as the recommendations we receive.

OUR COMMUNITY:

Atlanta, GA offers beautiful residential areas, a four-season climate, five-star restaurants, and major league sporting attractions. Come see the new Atlanta Braves stadium and the New Atlanta Falcons Mercedes Benz stadium! We are truly an attractive place to live, work and play!

For more information, please contact: stacy.lind@wellstar.org
WellStar Health System, the largest health system in Georgia, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.

As a not-for-profit, WellStar continues to reinvest in the health of the communities it serves with new technologies and treatments.

WellStar consists of WellStar Medical Group, 240 medical office locations, outpatient centers, health parks, a pediatric center, nursing centers, hospice and home care, as well as 11 inpatient hospitals.

With our approximately 20,000 team members, WellStar remains committed to its Employer of Choice strategy that has led to numerous accolades for work-life balance, including being named to Fortune magazines 100 Best Companies to Work For list for the past three years.