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Practice Thoracic Surgery with Inova Health System in Falls Church, VA

Thoracic Surgeon supporting Large Health System with access to most up to date minimally invasive and robotic platforms

Inova Health System Falls Church, VA 22042
  • Accepts J1 Visas: No
  • Accepts H1B Visas: No
  • Loan Assistance:No
  • Hospital Employee
  • Academic Opportunity:No
  • Telemedicine Opportunity:No
  • 03/19/2021
  • 893301
  • 39345BR

The thoracic surgery program of the INOVA hospital system is seeking a BC/BE thoracic surgeon to join our team.  The candidate would preferably have 3-5 years of independent postgraduate experience but all applications are welcome and will be reviewed thoroughly.  Experience in thoracic robotic surgery is preferred.  The thoracic surgery program at INOVA currently consists of two highly experienced thoracic surgeons, two extremely proficient interventional pulmonologists, 3 advanced practice providers and a team of general surgery residents. The scope of practice in our program spans all aspects of general thoracic surgery excluding lung transplant.  The new candidate will have excellent and experienced mentorship as well as an environment of support that truly embodies the mindset of “the success of the junior members of the team equals success for all”

The goals of our program over the next five years are lofty: to make INOVA a destination center for complex thoracic surgical problems and to establish the program as a leader of innovation in the field of thoracic surgery.  There are several unique attributes to our program that will allow us to accomplish this.

-An administration that is nimble, has significant resources, and has a unified mission of   

 partnering with our team to realize our goals.

-A thoracic surgery program that encompasses both surgery and interventional pulmonary

 components.  This seamless partnership which utilizes all robotic platforms is the perfect

 environment to incubate technology advances within our field.

-An ability to partner with our industry colleagues in an ethical, efficient, and productive way so 

 as to advance the field of thoracic interventions.

-The Schar cancer center, a robustly endowed all-inclusive cancer center that provides an  

 environment for state- of- the-art multidisciplinary care.  The space is modern and has

 significant room to expand, a unique feature in populous metropolitan areas.

-Clinical research infrastructure allows for development of robust local institutional protocols as

 well as analysis of nationally supported databases.

We as a team will also be developing thoracic surgery at both the flagship Fairfax hospital as well as a 320 bed state of the art facility in Loudoun county, one of the fastest growing counties in the United States.  Both sites of practice will afford access to the most up to date minimally invasive and robotic platforms.

The northern Virginia and Washington DC metro area is a dynamic and diverse community that will cater to a wide variety of interests.     There is world class urban culture as well as the ability to escape to solitude.  There are many excellent school systems in the area as well.  The area is supportive of growth and the expanding population will allow for growth of our patient population as well.  This opportunity as well as the living environment will provide a well-balanced lifestyle that will create a high level of job satisfaction and career development. 


The candidate would preferably have 3-5 years of independent postgraduate experience but all applications are welcome and will be reviewed thoroughly.  Experience in thoracic robotic surgery is preferred.

• An MD or DO degree with board certification in Thoracic Surgery, and current or eligibility for an unrestricted Virginia state medical license.
• Excellent interpersonal communication skills and presentation skills for both clinical and non-clinical audiences, in group settings or one-on-one.
• Expertise in establishing physician relationships combined with the ability to manage an interdisciplinary team while appreciating and fostering peer participation from all disciplines.
• Advocate for organizational Mission, Vision and Values

Competitive base salary
Quality Incentive
Production bonuses
Generous PTO
Full Medical and Dental
Comprehensive medical malpractice with tail coverage
Reimbursement for VA licensure and association fee
CME allowance and separate PTO

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