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The Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery of the WVU School of Medicine, and the WVU Heart and Vascular Institute is actively recruiting a board certified/eligible General Thoracic Surgeon. In addition to providing excellent patient care, the successful candidate will be actively involved in the teaching of medical students, internal medicine residents and cardiology fellows. Opportunities also exist in clinical research.

At the WVU Heart and Vascular Institute, youll join a renowned team of surgeons, medical and interventional cardiologists, radiologists, vascular specialists, and others making an extraordinary difference in the lives of patients not only locally, but across our entire state. Ours is a collaborative atmosphere that allows you to practice advanced medicine in a highly satisfying academic environment. Our mission is to provide the best possible heart and vascular care for our patients. We do so by recruiting some of the finest physicians from across the country men and women who are often recognized leaders in their specialty or subspecialty; investing heavily in new technology; practicing and frequently developing the latest techniques in heart and vascular care; and placing the highest emphasis on achieving great quality outcomes. While this position will be primarily based in Morgantown, the WVU Heart Institute operates several satellite clinics whereby all section faculty have the opportunity to participate at the discretion of the department.

WVU Medicine is West Virginia Universitys affiliated health system, West Virginias largest private employer, and a national leader in patient safety and quality. WVU Medicine includes the physicians, specialists, and sub-specialists of the West Virginia University School of Medicine; four community hospitals; three critical access hospitals; and a childrens hospital, all anchored by a 645-bed academic medical center that offers tertiary and quaternary care. WVU Medicine has more than 1,000 active medical staff members and 15,000 employees who serve hundreds of thousands of people each year from across the state of West Virginia and the nation. The Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center has a full complement of academic programs in the clinical and basic sciences. We are located 75 miles south of Pittsburgh.

Morgantown is consistently rated as one of the best small metropolitan areas in the country for both lifestyle and business climate. The area offers the cultural diversity and amenities of a large city in a safe, family-friendly environment. There is also an excellent school system and an abundance of beautiful homes and recreational activities.

Successful candidates must have an MD, MD/PhD or DO degree (the employer accepts foreign educational equivalent) and be eligible to obtain an unrestricted West Virginia medical license at the time of employment. Candidates must be board certified/eligible in cardiothoracic surgery.

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Build your legacy as you serve, teach, learn and make a difference from day one. To learn more, visit http://wvumedicine.org/heart/ and apply online at http://wvumedicine.org/morgantowncareers.

For additional questions, please contact Kelli Piccirillo, Senior Physician Recruiter, at piccirillok@wvumedicine.org.


WVU & UHA are AA/EO employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran and WVU is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity.




WVU Medicine is West Virginia Universitys affiliated health system, West Virginias largest private employer, and a national leader in patient safety and quality. WVU Medicine includes the physicians, specialists, and sub-specialists of the West Virginia University School of Medicine; four community hospitals; three critical access hospitals; and a childrens hospital, all anchored by a 600-bed academic medical center that offers tertiary and quaternary care. WVU Medicine has more than 1,000 active medical staff members and 15,000 employees who serve hundreds of thousands of people each year from across the state of West Virginia and the nation.