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Faculty Thoracic Surgeon

Winston Salem, NC, United States
Job ID: 114283
Job Family: Faculty/Physicians
Status: Full Time
Shift: Variable
Detailed Shift and Schedule: Variable
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 35521085032048-Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery


The selected individual will join us at a time of tremendous opportunity at Wake Forest Baptist Health resulting from our partnership with Atrium Health, which is investing $3.4 billion in our health system and medical school over the next ten years including the development of a full second medical school campus in Charlotte, North Carolina.


• Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC, 27157, US 

• 1814 Westchester Dr. High Point, NC, 27262, US 


Full time - Days, Nights/Weekends 


• Excellence in the entire spectrum of General Thoracic Surgery, including benign and malignant lung, esophageal, mediastinal and chest wall surgery 

• Proficient in minimally invasive thoracic surgery (VATS and Robotic) 

• Share call with thoracic attending group 

• Teach cardiothoracic surgery residents, general surgery residents and medical students


  • MD/DO
  • BC/BE in Thoracic Surgery
  • Ability to obtain a NC medical license
  • Commitment to excellence with the highest level of integrity and a reputation for compassion, fairness and objectivity
  •  Must have exceptional communication skills and dedication to teamwork

With the strategic combination of Atrium Health and Advocate Aurora Health, Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist is now the academic core of Advocate Health which is the nation’s third-largest nonprofit health system. Located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist is a beacon of cutting-edge research, patient-centered care, and innovation in the field of medicine. With a rich history spanning over a century, this institution has earned a reputation for its unwavering commitment to improving healthcare outcomes and advancing medical knowledge.

Wake Forest University School of Medicine is a U.S. News and World Report top 50 ranked medical school and is a recognized leader in experiential medical education and groundbreaking research. As a premier institution, Wake Forest University School of Medicine cultivates a supportive and inclusive environment that fosters excellence, professionalism, and lifelong learning. With an unwavering dedication to innovation and patient care, the Wake Forest School of Medicine continues to make significant contributions to the medical community. 

In 2023, Winston-Salem was nominated as one of the best places to live and retire by US News & World Report. Situated in the beautiful Piedmont of North Carolina, Winston-Salem offers a vibrant and inclusive community as well as an affordable cost of living. The city boasts a revitalized downtown area, an innovation quarter, an Arts District, and numerous initiatives & businesses focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion. 

When faculty join Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist, they are welcomed into an inclusive culture that celebrates and respects the contributions a diverse team can make together.


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