Advocate Aurora Health/Advocate Children’s Hospital seeks a Full Time Adult Congenital Heart Specialist to join our team. This position is part of the newly formed partnership of Chicagoland Children’s Health Alliance. The Alliance, a partnership between Advocate Children’s Hospital Heart Institute, Pediatrics at NorthShore University Health System, and UChicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital supports patients’ and families’ needs for the highest level of care with easier access to our network of adult congenital heart disease specialists throughout Chicago and the surrounding Chicagoland area.
Responsibilities will include:
- Inpatient and outpatient consultations
- Teaching medical students, residents, and fellows
- M.D. or D.O.
- Eligible for an Illinois Medical License
- Board Certified/Board Eligible in adult congenital heart disease
The successful candidate will be an outstanding clinician who excels in caring for adults with congenital heart disease in a multidisciplinary program that includes faculty members in the departments of medicine, pediatrics, and surgery at the University of Chicago, Advocate Healthcare, and NorthShore University.
The Chicago Adult Congenital Heart Disease Alliance is one of the largest programs in the state of Illinois, seeing over 2800 patients annually with clinics throughout Chicago, the suburbs, and Northern Indiana. The Chicago Adult Congenital Heart Disease Alliance is a pillar of the overarching Chicagoland Children’s Health Alliance Heart Program, which is among the nation’s top Children’s heart program’s in the country. The Children’s heart program includes 30 attending cardiologists, 6 categorical cardiology fellows, and several additional advanced fellows, four pediatric cardio-thoracic surgeons, and a dedicated cardiac anesthesia service. Our cardiac surgeons perform over 400 cardiac operations per year and achieve outcomes that rank among the best in the nation (STS-CHS-Database). We also have one of the highest ambulatory clinic volumes in the country with clinic sites throughout Chicago, the Chicago suburbs, Northern Illinois, and Northern Indiana. Our cardiac program is one of the largest in the Midwest and provides expertise in echocardiography, advanced cardiac imaging CT/MRI, electrophysiology, interventional cardiac catheterization, fetal cardiology, adult congenital heart disease, Marfan Syndrome, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, cardiac critical care, and preventative and rehabilitative cardiology.
About Oak Lawn, IL
Oak Lawn, an attractive Village of nearly 56,000 residents and over 1,800 diverse businesses, has distinguished itself among Chicago’s leading southwest suburbs. Nestled in the center of Cook County, a distinctive “home town” essence flows through Oak Lawn; an unmatched quality evidenced through the community’s affable neighborhoods, dynamic business districts, well- maintained recreational areas and cultural vivacity.
The resources accessed within Oak Lawn are truly second-to-none. Exceptional educational opportunities are profound, as residents have a choice among a number of public and private school options and several higher education and continuing education institutions. Compassionate and quality healthcare is readily available through various established practices, along with the presence of Advocate Christ Medical Center and Advocate Children’s Hospital
About Advocate Aurora Health
Advocate Aurora Health’s combined strength and stability drives us forward. Our integrated delivery model allows our clinicians to offer state-of-the-art, top tier quality care throughout eastern Wisconsin and northern and central Illinois.
Our supportive staff and leadership are committed to an autonomous practice environment and continuously strive to be on the forefront of managing the changing healthcare landscape, advances in technology and innovative approaches to providing impeccable outcomes for our patients.
Whether you’re looking to practice in the heart of a dynamic city such as Chicago or Milwaukee, a multi-specialty clinic in the suburbs, or a charming small town, Advocate Aurora Health has an opportunity for you.