Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Physician Job with Northeast Georgia Health System in Gainesville, GA


Northeast Georgia Health System Gainesville, GA 30501
  • Full-Time
  • Accepts H1B Visas
  • Negotiable
  • Hospital Employee
  • No
  • No
  • 08/21/2023
  • 1013639


At Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG), our cardio-thoracic surgeons lead one of the most respected and well-known cardio-thoracic surgical groups in the state. Building on more than 100 years of collective experience, our surgeons operate at the highest level to effectively treat the complete spectrum of cardio-thoracic conditions – no matter how complex.

Plus, the cardio-thoracic surgeons are supported by a robust team of highly-trained advanced practice providers, nurses and surgical technologists, all specializing in cardio-thoracic surgery.

In partnership with the Georgia Heart Institute  (GHI), a comprehensive, multidisciplinary heart and vascular program of Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS).  As the state’s most forward-thinking heart and vascular program, Georgia Heart Institute has been leading the way in heart and vascular care throughout the region for decades – treating thousands of patients annually – and this level of advancement and excellence has only continued to grow. Our comprehensive program offers patients convenient access to diagnostics and high-quality routine and preventative care wherever they live throughout the region. Enriched by cutting-edge research and state-of-the-art facilities in Braselton, GA and in Gainesville, GA, we offer some of the most advanced heart and vascular treatments in the region for even the most complicated conditions.

Are you ready to join our elite team?

We are seeking the nations brightest and most innovative  Cardio-thoracic Surgeon to help us deliver the highest level of heart care to our patients. Come and be a part of one of the largest and most experienced multidisciplinary teams in the nation!

Do you have what it takes?

  • Medical Doctor
  • BC/BE in Cardio-thoracic Surgery
  • Ability to obtain medical license in the state of Georgia
  • A minimum of 3-5 years post-fellowship/clinical experience preferred
  • Desire to push the envelope to incorporate the latest technology available
  • Exposure/experience with catheter-based procedures (stents), interventional wire-based procedures as well as thorascopic and general thoracic procedures preferred

Cardio-thoracic Practice Overview:

Our surgeons are consistently recognized by The Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the American College of Cardiology through participation in their national databases verifying our outstanding results in clinical care. For the 2,000+ surgical patients we care for each year, this means fewer surgical complications and better long-term health outcomes.

Our cardio-thoracic surgical program is led by the surgeons of Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG). These surgeons have been operating for decades, caring for thousands of patients with the most precise and advanced surgical procedures. Using national benchmarking data as a guide for key areas of clinical quality and success, these surgeons have fewer complications, shorter procedural times and better outcomes in all areas. Plus, our surgical patients are discharged home faster than the national average. In addition to exceptional care while in the hospital, our surgical and cardiovascular intensive care teams work to thoroughly educate patients and their families about medication use, activity and recovery upon returning home.

  • EMR Platform - EPIC
  • Team of five CVT Surgeons and eight Advanced Practitioners in this well-established and respected practice
  • Wide range of cases including Coronary Artery Bypass, Aortic, Mitral and Tricuspid Valve, VAD, TAVR, Lobectomy, Thoracotomy, Thoracoscopy and Bronchoscopy
  • Projected to do 800+ heart cases in 2022
  • The comprehensive Heart Team consists of more than 80 cardiologists and advanced practice providers
  • Dominant cardiovascular market share leader in our 19+ county service area
  • The Heart Team performs more than 5,000 cardiac procedures and 30,000 consults each year
  • First hospital in Georgia to receive Emergency Cardiac Care Center (ECCC) designation
  • Non-Invasive Cardiology Fellowship Starting 2022

Benefits of Working at Northeast Georgia Physicians Group at NGHS:

  • Excellent  Compensation 
  • Malpractice Coverage  provided
  • Sign-on Bonus  & Relocation Available
  • America’s  50 Best Hospitals  – HealthGrades
  • NGHS is a  Teaching Hospital  with a growing GME program 
  • Thriving economy, low cost of living, and  Award-Winning  Schools
  • Short Commute  only 45 minutes to Atlanta and 45 minutes to the North Georgia Mountains
  • Endless  Outdoor Activities  including hiking, biking, and world-class water sports on beautiful Lake Lanier.
  • Recognized in recent years as  Georgia’s #1 Hospital  for overall hospital care, overall surgical care, heart care, orthopedic surgery, women’s care and more

Your next career move is only a heartbeat away:  contact Jennifer McCalla, Senior Physician Recruiter