General Cardiac Surgeon Faculty Position

Location: Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston MA

Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a major teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School and a founding member of Mass General Brigham, seeks to recruit an academic cardiac surgeon with a focus on Coronary and Complex Cardiac Surgery to be Section Chief of General Cardiac and Coronary Surgery to join the growing faculty within the Division of Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery and our Heart and Vascular Center.

Suitable candidates will have an MD or an MD-PhD. Qualifications include at least 10-15 years of experience in this specific area of focus, board certification in cardiothoracic surgery (ABTS or equivalent) and eligibility for a full Massachusetts Medical License. The applicant will be expected to be clinically active and able to build a clinical destination program to attract patient referrals regionally, nationally and internationally. The candidate will also supervise Medical Students, Surgery Residents and Cardiac and Thoracic Fellows. Although several years of direct clinical and research experience is advantageous, less experienced candidates with exceptional promise will also be considered.

The successful candidate would be expected to fully integrate with the Department of Surgery, the Division of Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery and the Heart and Vascular Center’s internationally renowned cross-disciplinary efforts.

Appointment as an Assistant or Associate Professor at the Harvard Medical School will be commensurate with experience, training and achievements in addition to teaching activities.

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. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates should send a personal statement with research interest, three potential referees and curriculum vitae to Dr. Gerard Doherty, Chair of Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital at


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