Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Physician Job with Riverside Health System in Newport News, VA

Cardio Thoracic Surgeon | Join us on the beautiful, Chesapeake Bay of Virginia!

Riverside Health System Newport News, VA 23601
  • Accepts J1 Visas: No
  • Accepts H1B Visas: Negotiable
  • Loan Assistance:No
  • Hospital Employee
  • Academic Opportunity:No
  • Telemedicine Opportunity:No
  • 11/16/2022
  • 996184

Cardio Thoracic Surgery | on the Chesapeake Bay of Virginia | Riverside Health System

Experience the lifestyle of living and working on the Peninsula - the Newport News – York County – Williamsburg region, a region surrounded by the Chesapeake Bay and James River.  These historic communities offer a temperate climate, low crime rate, top public-schools, access to major cultural and year-round outdoor recreational activities and low cost of living.  Offers the lifestyle of living in coastal community while having the big benefits of suburban living!

As our Cardio Thoracic Surgeon you will be employed by our established medical group and contribute to the team at our main flagship hospital with a closed ICU in Newport News, VA.  Join our established, collaborative team seeing diversity of cases from the routine to complex cases.   Your role will be to provide care to adult cardiac and general thoracic surgery patients managing the full spectrum of their surgical care. 

Thoracic emphasis: We have a team of six Pulmonary Critical Care Physicians  and have had a substantial growth in thoracic cases.  If you prefer a role with emphasis on thoracic cases you can be busy with those cases and  take call for cardiac cases.  You will be located  at Riverside Regional Medical Center (RRMC), a state-of-the-art, 450-bed, Level II Trauma Center located in Newport News, Virginia. 


  • Established practice, established referral patterns
  • Collaborative team with full practice support along with  APPs in the practice
  • EPIC links all of our OP & IP facilities within Riverside Health System (RHS)
  • 6 weeks scheduled PTO
  • Competitive compensation package, retention bonuses and complete benefit package including paid malpractice, health, dental, generous CME, disability and many other perks including pet insurance!
  • Sign on bonus & relocation
  • RHS is a non-for-profit and qualifies for the Federal Loan Repayment Program

The lifestyle of living on the Chesapeake Bay and James River namely known as the Virginia Peninsula, a region that includes: Williamsburg, Newport News, York County, Poquoson & Hampton:

  • Experience an excellent quality of life, four seasons with mild winters in a region that offers a diversity of activities year-round
  • Offers a selection of diverse restaurants, cultural events and the beauty of nature abounds!  Rated #2 place in the United States to raise a family by Parenthood Magazine with impressive amenities
  • Fish, sail, kayak or paddle board regularly on the James River, Chesapeake Bay, or 200 miles or coastline with numerous access points throughout
  • Travel easily to other locations using one of three airports or simply drive to hiking destinations such as Appalachian Trail and many other dog friendly trails in the region
  • Unique assortment of cultural and historical amenities plus shopping, entertainment and touring opportunities from Busch Gardens, Outlet Malls to wineries
  • Multitude of outstanding educational options both public and private school options

Why Join Riverside?

Our established team fosters a culture guided by a mission to “care for others as we would care for those we love” and mutual respect and collaboration among  team members within our large multi-specialty group, 700+ Providers, Riverside Medical Group (RMG). 

  • Strong, established referral patterns
  • A quality driven, multi-specialty clinical team at the heart of one of America’s strongest healthcare delivery organizations, RHS
  • Physician leadership partnered directly with administrators that affect change easily where your input is recognized and valued
  • RHS has demonstrated that it is well-prepared to help face the challenging issues within healthcare
  • Over  100 years old yet innovative in its approach, an excellent reputation in: neurosciences, cardiac, orthopedic care, elder care, rehabilitation, home-based technologies, wellness and mental health support.

Interested candidates should forward your CV directly to Nicole Laroche.  Feel free to call us for more detail.  We look forward to speaking with you.

Contact: Nicole Laroche, Physician Development, Riverside Health System