Seeking Cardiothoracic Surgeon to rebuild program in Northern Illinois

Surgery: Cardiothoracic and Vascular

Job Overview

Job Id 7284
Verified Date 10/14/2023
Loan Repayment No Response
Sign on Bonus No Response
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Practice Details

Job ID: 7284

Practice Details

  • Seeking CT Surgeon to help rebuild surgery program.
  • 1:2 coverage - call is minimal – the group has 2 NP’s that take call and also have eICU which helps minimize the calls; will use locum's for vacations and PTO.
  • Join this thriving surgery group of 30 surgeons with offices throughout the Chicagoland area, including Rockford. 
  • Open to TAVR but do not have a program as of yet
  • Only Hospital in the Region Ranked Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Cardiac Surgery


  • Surgical ablations (MAZE or Modified MAZE procedures, pulmonary vein isolation
  • Occasionally, epicardial pacer wire when Cardiology can’t get a transvenous wire in; and  places Temporary pacer wires.
  • Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)
  • Heart valve repair or replacement?
  • We have an Impella device, but not a true VAD. 

About Hospital:

  • 300+ bed hospital plus four-story Heart Hospital
  • Five state-of-the-art digital cath labs
  • Nationally Recognized for Cardiac Excellence:
  • Recipient of the HealthGrades Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award
  • Ranked Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Cardiac Surgery
  • Five-Star Rated for Coronary Bypass Surgery
  • Best Rated in the Region for Cardiac Services
  • Best Rated in the Region for Cardiac Surgery
  • Only Hospital in the Region to receive the HealthGrades Specialty Excellence Award for Cardiac Surgery

Community Details

  • Riverfront Community Of 150,000 Located Less Than 90 Minutes From Downtown Chicago, Madison, And Milwaukee
  • Award-Winning Park District And Top-Rated Public And Private Schools Proved A Wonderful Family Environment
  • Superb Restaurants, Exciting Events, And Eclectic Arts Community Including Theater, Symphony, Museums And Dance
  • Outdoor Recreation, Markets And Ethnic Festivals Highlight The Community's Diversity
  • "Sports Town USA" Designation Features Every Sport Imaginable Along With Endless Bike Trails, And Golf Digest Ranked Golf Courses

Compensation Details

  • Starting Salary of $800,000 
  • $50,000 sign on bonus
  • Flexible insurance package with health, dental, vision, disability and life
  • Generous vacation and CME benefits
  • Flexible retirement program with corporate contribution
  • Professional society dues and association fees
  • Interview and relocation expenses
  • Award-winning health system provides wellness benefits, on-site day care, sick-child care, and concierge services.
  • Malpractice with tail coverage options

Top Five Things to Do

  1. Anderson Japanese Gardens, Recognized As One Of The Top Japanese Gardens In North America. Https://Andersongardens.Org/
  2. Discovery Center Museum, Honored As One Of The Top Children's Museums In The Nation. Http://Discoverycentermuseum.Org/
  3. Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens, An 11,000 Sq. Ft. Tropical Plant Exhibition, Surrounded By The Sinnissippi Rose Garden On The Shore Of The Rock River. Https://Www.Nicholasconservatory.Com/Home
  4. Rockford City Market, Held Every Friday From May To October Features Local Growers And Vendors Selling Natural Products, Unique Retail Items, And Delicious Cuisine, Live Music, Demonstrations, And Kids' Activities. Http://Www.Rockfordcitymarket.Com/
  5. The Coronado Performing Arts Center Features Broadway And Off-Broadway Shows And Concerts By National And International Performers. Http://Www.Coronadopac.Org/  



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