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Working title:

Cardiothoracic Surgeon (CHS)

Official title:


Degree and area of specialization:

M.D. specializing in Cardiothoracic Surgery. Obtainment of PhD preferred.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

At least ten years experience as faculty in a Cardiothoracic Surgery program. Appointment as associate professor (CHS) or full professor (CHS) will require that candidate’s credentials meet criteria for rank established by UW School of Medicine and Public Health Guidelines.

Principal duties:

The Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health is seeking an exceptional advanced-level surgeon to join the faculty of a dynamic and growing division of nine faculty members. The ideal candidate will have nationally recognized expertise and experience establishing, developing, and leading a multidisciplinary cardiac surgery program focused on TAVI and non-beating heart donors. Successful candidates will have specialty experience in coronary artery bypass surgery, beating heart surgery, aortic and mitral valve surgery, surgery for end-stage heart disease, heart transplantation, mechanical assist devices, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, cardiac arrhythmia surgery, robotic cardiac surgery, and pericardiectomy. Clinical duties include provision of care to cardiothoracic surgery patients at the University Hospital as well as at the William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital.

Candidates should be academically oriented, and the successful candidate will be expected to participate in the department’s robust clinical research program. The successful applicant will also will be responsible for the teaching/education of medical students and surgery residents and will give presentations at various hospitals and medical centers throughout the state.

Madison is the state capitol, is situated on several scenic lakes, and is frequently cited as one of the best cities in which to live. It offers an excellent environment for families and a wide variety of cultural and recreational opportunities. A competitive salary and fringe benefit package is provided, as well as generous academic support.

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