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Attending Pediatric Cardiologist MD


Advocate Childrens Hospital is seeking a Pediatric Cardiologist Physician to join the Advocate Childrens Heart Institute/ Advocate Medical Group - Pediatric Cardiology practice located in the Chicago Metro area of Illinois. We are a group of 22 Pediatric Cardiologists, 3 Pediatric Cardiovascular (CV) surgeons and over 80 support personnel providing Pediatric Cardiologist care at many sites in the Chicago Metro region.

The Advocate Childrens Heart Institute (ACHI) has been a major referral center for prenatal patients, infants, children and adults with congenital heart disease for over 30 years. The Advocate Childrens Heart Institute has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nations leaders in Pediatric Cardiologist and Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery for 4 consecutive years, and is one of the largest Pediatric Cardiologist and Cardiovascular Surgery programs in the region. The ACHI has received the Society for Thoracic Surgeons (STS) 3 Star rating for two years in a row, indicating that the surgical outcomes and length of stay rank among the Top 10% in the nation. ACHI is also the first Pediatric Cardiac Cath Lab in the nation to receive accreditation by ACE (Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence) for quality and performance outcomes in conjunction with the Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions (SCAI.)

This position will focus on the clinical management of a Pediatric Cardiology population that ranges from mild to very complex. This physicians will work with other established Pediatric Cardiologists and Pediatric CV Surgeons in the area to support significant growth within our organization. Skill in providing general Pediatric Cardiologist care including outpatient clinics, inpatient consultations, managing the inpatient general cardiology service and providing telemedicine services is required. Additional skills of particular interest include exercise testing, preventive cardiology and bi-lingual Spanish speaking. Teaching of Pediatric Cardiologist fellows, house staff and medical students is expected. Interest in clinical research will be actively supported. Academic appointment is available.


Must hold an MD degree and be eligible for licensure in the State of Illinois
Board Certified (or Board Eligible) in Pediatric Cardiologist is required
Fellowship training in Pediatric Cardiologist
One year of advanced Pediatric Cardiologist training preferred
Strong clinical competencies in general cardiology

As part of Advocate Health Care, Advocate Childrens Hospital is the largest network provider of Pediatric Services in Illinois and among the some of the largest in the nation. The two main campuses are located in the Chicago metropolitan region Oak Lawn in the southwest and Park Ridge in the northwest, and additional services accessible at other Advocate hospitals throughout the state. Advocate Childrens Hospital serves as a major referral center for infants and children. Through a special, holistic approach, Advocate Childrens Hospital combines some of the countrys most respected medical talent with exceptional and compassionate care. Advocate Childrens hospital has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nations leaders in Pediatric Cardiologist and Cardiovascular Surgery and Neonatology, is recognized as a 3 Star by the Society for Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Database for our CV Surgery outcomes, and has numerous physicians who have been recognized as being among the Top Doctors regionally and nationally in their field. The hospital is staffed by more than 400 pediatricians and 230 pediatric subspecialists, who offer a wide range of specialized services for children.

Advocate Healthcare is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer

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Advocate Medical Group is a physician-led and -governed medical group
committed to delivering the best health outcomes. The Group is a division
of the Advocate Health Care system, one of the nations top 10 health systems
based on clinical performance.

As the states largest medical group, Advocate Medical Group provides
primary care, specialty services, medical imaging, comprehensive outpatient
services and community-based medical practices throughout Chicagoland
and Bloomington-Normal.

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Advocate Medical Group is committed to advancing Advocates goal of
building lifelong relationships with patients by delivering the best health
outcomes and highest level of service through an integrated approach to
care and wellness.