Cardiothoracic Surgery

Milwaukee, WI

Job Description

Explore an outstanding opportunity for an experienced cardiothoracic surgeon to practice at our largest facility, Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center in Milwaukee. We are seeking a skilled surgeon with a minimum of 3-5 years practice experience to join a comprehensive team of specialists and staff in a highly diverse and successful program. 
 Education, training and experience required:

  • Completion of an accredited surgery residency program
  • A fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery
  • minimum of 3 to 5 years experience in cardiac surgery
  • Must have skills in cardiac transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support as well as skills in all other areas of cardiac surgery including aortic aneurysms, endovascular, and coronary artery bypass
  • Patient centered with excellent communication skills
  • Collaborative team player

Program Overview:

  • Large quaternary care facility; in 1968 performed the first heart transplant in the Midwest
  • To-date the program has performed just under 1000 cardiac transplants and implanted 850 ventricular assist devices
  • Robust ECMO program
  • Established Transcatheter Valve program, one of the most experienced  programs in the country
  • Outstanding breadth of cases
  • Opportunity for growth; potential to succeed the current Surgical Director of Cardiac Transplantation/Mechanical Circulatory Support
  • Collaborative team provides services in Milwaukee and other locations in the area
  • Group of 9 surgeons – 6 cardiothoracic and 3 thoracic surgeons
  • Experienced, respected surgeons will provide outstanding support
  • Opportunity for research along with your clinical practice

What Advocate Aurora Offers:

  • An integrated, supportive, physician-led organization
  • A patient-centered environment focused on providing quality health care
  • State-of-the-art technology
  • Competitive compensation
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Paid occurrence-based medical liability insurance
  • Relocation assistance up to $12,000

About Milwaukee, Wisconsin
With a county-wide population of nearly a million, Milwaukee offers the best of everything you’d expect to find in a major city while retaining a hometown feel in its many and diverse neighborhoods. Culturally, Milwaukee has many options, ranging from performing arts centers, theaters and museums -- including an internationally designed lakefront art museum -- to one of the nation’s top 10 zoos. Sophisticated, scenic, affordable and event-filled, Milwaukee has an impressive array of public and private schools, including UW-Milwaukee and Marquette University, award-winning restaurants, world-class shopping, and one of the most convenient and “user-friendly” international airports in the world.

About Advocate Aurora Health 
Together, we make healthy happen.

Now, as the 10th largest not-for-profit, integrated health system in the nation, 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.