Physician-Director Thoracic Surgery -133
Martinsburg, WV 
Posted 13 days ago
Job Description
Requisition Number 21-0461
Post Date 12/2/2021
Department UHA-Heart & Vascular Institute
Cost Center HVI - Martinsburg (7920)
Title Physician-Director Thoracic Surgery -133
City Martinsburg
State WV

West Virginia University School of Medicine and the Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery seek a board-certified/eligible Director of Thoracic Surgery for the Eastern Campus of WVU School of Medicine at Berkeley Medical Center in Martinsburg, WV. Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor rank and salary commensurate with experience and academic credentials.

The successful candidate joins a group of internationally renowned academic thoracic surgeons who are part of the WVU Heart and Vascular Institute and Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center. Competency in minimally invasive lung and esophageal surgery is desired.

WVU Medicine Thoracic and Esophageal Surgery Program

  • A collaborative atmosphere that allows you to practice advanced medicine in a highly satisfying academic environment
  • Our providers are leading researchers, scientists, and innovators on the regional, national, and international stage - since 2017, publishing close to 600 peer-reviewed manuscripts and generating millions of dollars in grant funding, including from the NIH
  • 8 Board-certified, dedicated general thoracic surgeons
  • One of the most cutting-edge, modern, and comprehensive service lines in the country
  • Using the most advanced equipment and latest surgical techniques, including minimally invasive robotic surgery and video-assisted thoracic surgery to achieve the best possible patient outcomes
  • Access to state-of-the-art technology such as Da Vinci Robot Xi, ION, and Auris Monarch
  • Our physicians have more experience performing minimally invasive robotic surgeries than any other surgeons in the region
  • Earned prestigious 3-star (highest) rating from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  • Ranked by US News & World Report as one of the Best Hospitals 2020-21: High Performing in Lung Surgery
  • Recognized by the American Association for Thoracic Surgery and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons as one of the nation's best and a destination for visiting surgeons from around the world
  • 800% growth in thoracic and esophageal surgeries over the last four years
  • Dedicated Division of Research - with generous resources to perform clinical and translational research

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WVU Medicine is West Virginia University's affiliated health system, West Virginia's largest private employer, and a national leader in patient safety and quality. WVUH provides the most advanced quaternary level of care available to the citizens of West Virginia and bordering states. With more than 13,000 employees and $2 billion-plus in annual revenues, WVU Medicine is West Virginia's premier academic health system and provider of advanced specialty care.

About 90 minutes outside of Baltimore, MD and Washington, DC - Martinsburg, WV is home to Berkeley Medical Center. Considered the eastern panhandle, the area continues to post the largest population growth rate in West Virginia, over 56% in the last 20 years, with its population younger and more educated than the state average. There is record economic growth in the region, and 40% of residents hold jobs in neighboring northern VA, suburban MD, and downtown DC. There is close access to Dulles International Airport, Baltimore International Airport, and Reagan International Airport in Washington, DC.

Qualifications: Successful candidates must have an MD or DO degree (or foreign educational equivalent), be board-certified or board-eligible in thoracic surgery and be qualified for West Virginia medical licensure.

Comprehensive Benefits

  • Highly competitive salary
  • Malpractice coverage
  • Health Benefits
  • Retirement plans - including 100% Employer Contributed 401a
  • Relocation allowance

For additional questions or to send your CV, please contact Erin Mills, Senior Physician Recruiter & Talent Advisor, at

WVU & UHA are AA/EO employers - Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran - and WVU is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity.

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