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CV&T Surgery Opportunity with this Premier Practice!

Northeast Georgia Health System is currently recruiting a Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeon. Come join the cardiology team that leads care at Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) – which is rated Georgia’s #1 Heart Hospital for 12 years in a row (CareChex®).  Be a part of one of the largest and most experienced multidisciplinary teams in the nation!

Education, Training, & Experience

  • Medical Doctor
  • Board Certified or Board Eligible in Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
  • Ability to obtain an active medical license in the state of Georgia
  • Functions appropriately as part of care delivery team through efficient use of resources and skills, both their own and those of other provider and staff
  • Actively participates in multi-disciplinary team approach (oversight of advanced practitioners)
  • Pushes envelope to incorporate the latest technology available to stream line services
  • Excellent clinical skills
  • Team oriented

The Heart Center at NGHS Overview

The Heart Center of NGMC is routinely first-in-market for breakthrough treatments, thanks to our team’s participation in national clinical trials – often as the only practice participating in a community hospital setting.  We’re also an integral part of the Northeast Georgia Regional STEMI System, which has been nationally-recognized for achieving door-to-reperfusion times well below national standards. Learn more about The Heart Center of NGMC at heartngmc.org.

  • Team of four CVT Surgeons and six Advanced Practitioners in this well-established and respected practice
  • Wide range of cases including Coronary Artery Bypass, Aortic, Mitral and Tricuspid Valve, VAD, TAVR, Lobectomy, Thoracotomy, Thoracoscopy and Bronchoscopy
  • Projected to do 800+ heart cases in 2019
  • Exposure/experience with catheter-based procedures (stents), interventional wire-based procedures as well as thorascopic general thoracic procedures are a plus
  • More than 40 cardiologists and 40 advanced practitioners in group
  • 15 total outpatient locations
  • EMR Platform - EPIC
  • On-staff at NGMC’s hospitals in Gainesville and Braselton
  • Dominant cardiovascular market share leader in our 19+ county service area
  • Team performs more than 5,000 cardiac procedures and 30,000 consults each year
  • Primary services span non-invasive cardiology, interventional cardiology, electrophysiology, heart failure treatment, cardiac imaging and more
  • Advanced structural heart procedures and specialty programs include:
    • First practice in Georgia to implant bio-absorbable stents (July 2016)
    • Watchman
    • MitraClip
    • LARIAT
    • Alcohol Septal Ablation
    • TAVR
    • ECMO
    • Cardio-Oncology
    • Sports Cardiology
    • ASD and PFO closure
    • CardioMEMS
    • LVADs

Benefits of Working at Northeast Georgia Health System

  • Excellent Compensation and Benefits package
  • Sign-on Bonus & Relocation Available
  • Malpractice Coverage Provided
  • NGHS is a Teaching Hospital with a growing GME program 
  • America’s 50 Best HospitalsHealthgrades
  • Recognized in recent years as Georgia’s #1 Hospital for overall hospital care, overall surgical care, heart care, orthopedic surgery, women’s care and more
  • Thriving economy, low cost of living, and Award-Winning Schools
  • Endless Outdoor Activities including hiking, biking, and world-class water sports on Lake Lanier  
  • Short Commute only 45 minutes to Atlanta and 45 minutes to the North Georgia Mountains

Northeast Georgia Health System – Dramatically Different

Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG), one of the largest multi-specialty groups in Georgia, brings together more than 400+ talented physicians and advanced practitioners representing 30 specialties at over 70 locations. NGPG is affiliated with Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS), which serves more than 1,000,000 people in more than 13 counties across the region.  As part of NGHS, patients of NGPG have a direct connection to Northeast Georgia Medical Center’s three hospital campuses in Gainesville, Braselton and Barrow County.  Learn more about our awarded services at  www.nghs.com. 

For more information, please contact Nicholas Benton, Director of Physician Recruitment at Nicholas.Benton@nghs.com.


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