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Cardiothoracic Surgeon - CMC - Charlotte, NC

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 84149
Job Family: Physicians
Specialty: Cardiology
Status: Full Time
Shift: Variable
Detailed Shift and Schedule: Variable and On-Call
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 26511035132048-Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery


Sanger Heart and Vascular Institute is seeking applications for a full-time cardiovascular surgeon to join our Division of Cardiovascular Surgery which provides comprehensive care to patients throughout the Atrium Health System and across the southeast. This position is part of a multi-year program to increase the number of surgeons in the division in anticipation of rapid growth in the number of patients we serve.


  • Surgeon must be BC/BE in thoracic surgery and have completed an ACGME approved Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency or equivalent.
  • Have a current North Carolina Medical License or be eligible for application.
  • All experience levels including new graduates encouraged to apply.
  • Candidates with a strong interest in coronary revascularization and arrhythmia surgery, including minimally invasive approaches to the above, are preferred.
  • Able to support growth of cardiothoracic surgical volumes by providing system-wide access to the highest quality, efficient and affordable care to patients across the regional network.
  • Possess excellent communication skills and promote a collegial approach to patient care.

About the Practice:

  • Quaternary referral center with highest acuity practice in the greater Charlotte area performing all aspects of subspecialty care to include complex aortic surgery, our region’s only heart transplant and VAD program, comprehensive multidisciplinary structural heart program, and minimally invasive cardiac surgery.
  • Robust participation in clinical trials: multiple transcatheter valve device trials, investigational VAD trials, and fenestrated aortic endograft and arch device trials
  • Currently there are 10 Cardiovascular Surgeons across our three facilities within Atrium Health with 24/7 in-house coverage by Advanced Practice Providers to support patient care on the units and in the OR
  • Great collegiality within the practice and support among other specialists and administration
  • Academic professorship at Wake Forest University School of Medicine available; Wake Forest University School of Medicine – Charlotte campus is currently under construction with the first class enrolling for the 2024-24 academic year.

Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute is one of the Southeast's largest cardiac and vascular programs providing the highest quality care available to patient with cardiovascular disease throughout North and South Carolina. Sanger employs more than 110 physicians in a network of more than 25 locations to provide the highest quality care available to patient with cardiovascular disease. Sanger has more than 50 years of experience in providing comprehensive acute and chronic cardiovascular services, including the region's only heart transplant center and congenital cardiac surgery program.

When you join Atrium Health, you will be welcomed into an inclusive culture that celebrates and respects the contributions a diverse team can make together. Practice where your voice is valued, your passion for advancing medicine is rewarded, and you get the resources and support you need to thrive personally and professionally. In our nationally-renowned integrated health system, you can work alongside the most advanced minds in medicine to improve medicine, elevate hope and advance healing—for all.