General Thoracic Surgeon

Location: Brigham & Women's Hospital & Harvard Medical School

The Division of Thoracic Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital is seeking motivated applicants for a position as a mid or senior level academic general thoracic surgeon. The individual selected must have demonstrated academic productivity in terms of focused area of research, publications in peer review journals and/or grant funding. An additional administrative role in the division, based on the applicant’s expertise and/or interest may accompany the position’s responsibility.

Eligible candidates must have completed a residency training program in Thoracic Surgery. A minimum of 6 years of experience beyond training in the practice of Thoracic Surgery is required. Credentials should include board certifications in Thoracic Surgery by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and be eligible for a Massachusetts Medical License.

The candidate should possess strong clinical expertise in thoracic surgery with extensive experience in a focused area such as treatment of Mesothelioma, expertise in the management/reconstruction of chest wall disorders or other sub-specialization in lung or esophageal; mediastinal or pleural disorders; or related experience will be considered. The successful candidate should be committed to excellence in quality and patient safety and will have an interest in performing both thoracic surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA and at the VA Medical Center in West Roxbury, MA.

Appointment as Assistant Professor or Associate Professor of Surgery at the Harvard Medical School will be commensurate with experience, training and teaching activities.

Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital are equal opportunity/affirmative action employers with strong institutional commitments to diversity in their faculty. Women and minority candidates are particularly encouraged to apply. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Interested candidates should submit curriculum vitae, letter of interest, and references to:

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to:

Gerard M. Doherty, MD
Chair, Department of Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital
75 Francis Street
Boston MA 02115

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