WellStar Health Systems Physician - Thoracic Surgery - Kennestone in Marietta, Georgia

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Physician - Thoracic Surgery - Kennestone

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Marietta, GA


Medical Group

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Thoracic Surgery Associates


WellStar Health System, the largest health system in Georgia, is known nationally for its innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare. As a not-for-profit, WellStar continues to reinvest in the health of the communities it serves with new technologies and treatments. The health system consists of WellStar Medical Group, 240 medical office locations, outpatient centers, health parks, a pediatric center, nursing centers, hospice and homecare, as well as 11 inpatient hospitals. With our approximately 20,000 team members, WellStar remains committed to its Employer of Choice strategy that has led to numerous accolades for work-life balance, including being named to Fortune magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For list for the past three years.

WellStar is the first United States integrated healthcare network for multiple diseases to be awarded certification from the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO).

We believe WellStar is the premier choice for patients and physicians.

WellStar Health System, Marietta, GA, is seeking a motivated and experienced (5 - 10 years) board certified General Thoracic Surgeon to join the division of General Thoracic Surgery. Candidates are expected to have completed a Fellowship in a General Thoracic Surgery Tract and Certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery.

The ideal candidate should be skilled in minimally invasive VATS and robotic surgery for both malignant and benign thoracic diseases including the full spectrum of pulmonary and esophageal diseases.

Candidate should also be skilled in minimally invasive esophagectomy, POEM and EMR (endoscopic mucosal resection).

The candidate will join a well-established, busy and experienced team of thoracic surgeons in the WellStar Health System performing over 1500 cases annually.

The candidate is expected to take an active role in program development in the main campus and in the surrounding network hospitals.

Exceptional inter-personal skills are expected with a goal of sharing a vision of unparalleled delivery of care through teamwork, collaboration, innovation, and persistence for excellence.

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Competitive salary with comprehensive benefits package to include:

Malpractice coverage

Medical/dental/vision insurance

Disability/life insurance

403b plus defined pension plan

Vacation/sick/CME allowance

Pension Plan

World-class technology

Fitness and childcare centers