Temple University, Office of Physician & Faculty Recruitment

Cardiothoracic Surgeon- Advanced Fellowship

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Posted Date 4 months ago(6/5/2023 5:50 PM)
Specialty Area

Summary of Position

The Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery at Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is seeking a BE/BC cardiothoracic surgeon for the role of advanced fellowship for thoracic transplant, mechanical circulatory support and adult cardiac surgery with attending surgeon’s privileges.


The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Participate in heart and lung organ procurement and implantation including the screening, selection and follow up on cardiothoracic patients.
  • Examine, diagnose, and surgically treat patients with end-stage cardiopulmonary diseases and cardiovascular patients.
  • Participate in the management of patients in the ICU, Floor and Clinic in heart/lung transplantation service and cardiovascular surgery service and provide surgical treatments such as tracheostomy, reexploration of the chest, ECMO, etc. as needed.
  • Must have ownership of patients’ outcomes, Morbidity and Mortality defined by STS and SRTR.
  • Assist and/or perform other cardiac surgeries as assigned by the Division Chief.
  • You are expected to participate in adult cardiac call, aortic call, thoracic transplant call and shock/VAD call.
  • Clinical responsibilities and call schedule are directly guided by the Chief of the Division. Services will be rendered at any locations serviced by the Division of Cardiovascular Surgery including all established and future campuses and partner sites.

The Department of Surgery offers potential candidates a uniquely supportive practice environment with an emphasis on quality patient care, research, teaching, individual career development, and collegiality among faculty members.


Candidates must possess an M.D. or D.O with Board Certification/Eligibility by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery or foreign equivalent; eligibility for unrestricted medical licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is required. Lastly, applicants will have excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong interpersonal, organizational and problem-solving skills and strong commitment to diversity and inclusivity.


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Procedure for Candidacy
In order to be considered for this position, you must submit application materials that should include a curriculum vita, personal statement stating your qualifications, ABTS certification or proof of eligibility or equivalent, three professional references names/contact information and a statement describing participation in activities that promote diversity and inclusion and/or plans to make future contributions is strongly encouraged.


Please address your application to: Yoshiya Toyoda, MD, PhD, William Maul Measey Professor of Surgery, Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery., C/O Michael Lester, Assistant Dean, Physician Faculty Recruitment and Retention, Email: michael.lester@tuhs.temple.edu.


For confidential inquires and/or questions about the position please contact Michael Lester.


We are especially interested in qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds and under-represented groups. For more information about our commitment to diversity at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine, please visit OHEDI.


COVID-19 vaccinations are required for employment at Temple University, unless granted a religious or medical exemption (see www.temple.edu/coronavirus).

The University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching, and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.



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