Cardiothoracic Surgeon to be LVAD Champion/Director- Well-Established Group in North Carolina

Job Location US-NC-Winston-Salem
Job Opening ID
Forsyth Cardiac & Vasc Surg
NH Cardiothoracic Surg_P
Work Schedule Details
M-F with rotating call
Job Status

Job Summary

Novant Health Cardiothoracic Surgeons is seeking an additional surgeon to join our well-established cardiac surgery group. Our cardiothoracic surgery group of four physicians is ranked among the highest in the nation with a 3-star rating from the Society for Thoracic Surgeons. We perform more than 1,200 cardiovascular and thoracic surgical procedures annually, 85% are heart cases.

Our market is growing, and we're building our cardiac thoracic surgery team to match. At Novant Health, we bring top specialists – like you – to make our patients’ healthcare experience more personal and effective. Your commitment to care and our model of spending more time with each patient form the foundation of our success, and how we are making healthcare remarkable.


 NH HVI is seeking a BC/BE Cardiac Surgeon to join in 2024.  In addition to skills in minimally invasive and endovascular techniques, experience, or interest in LVAD is essential. The compensation and benefits package is competitive with an initial income guarantee, followed by an opportunity to earn a significant incentive payment. Our physicians are employed by the Novant Health Network, a group of over 1,900 physicians and advanced practice providers in more than 800 locations in North Carolina and South Carolina.  Our practice is affiliated with Forsyth Medical Center, an 859-bed hospital and we are part of Novant Health, Inc., a not-for-profit, integrated healthcare system.


Winston-Salem is a city in North Carolina with a population of 245,545, making it the second-largest municipality in the Piedmont. Winston-Salem has gentle seasons and has been rated one of the best places to live in North Carolina. Winston-Salem is also called the "Twin City" for its dual heritage in its dedication to fine arts/theater and technological research. The city offers easy access to the Greensboro International Airport, eclectic shops, fine to casual dining, craft breweries, historical sites and adventures for the outdoorsman. Winston Salem is also home to numerous college and professional sports teams (baseball and ice hockey) and is a newly designated “Runner Friendly Community” by the Road Runners Club of America.

At Novant Health, one of our core values is diversity and inclusion. By engaging the strengths and talents of each team member, we ensure a strong organization capable of providing remarkable healthcare to our patients, families and communities. Therefore, we invite applicants from all group dynamics to apply to our exciting career opportunities.


What does it mean to be a part of Novant Health?  

  • Novant Health is an integrated network of physician clinics, outpatient centers and hospitals that delivers a seamless and convenient healthcare experience to our communities. The Novant Health network consists of more than 1,900 physicians and over 36,000 team members that provide care at more than 800 locations, including 16 medical centers and hundreds of outpatient facilities and physician clinics. Headquartered in Winston–Salem, North Carolina, Novant Health is committed to making healthcare remarkable for patients and communities providing nearly six million patient visits annually.
  • Novant Health is one of “America’s Best-In-State Employers 2023,”ranking No. 38 in North Carolina, according to Forbes and market research company, Statista. Novant Health has been consistently recognized as a Best-In-State Employer since Forbes launched the list in 2019.
  • Novant Health has been ranked No. 17 in the nation and third among U.S. health systems in the 2023 Diversity MBA Magazine Rankings for “Best Places to Work for Women & Diverse Managers.”
  • In 2022, Novant Health provided more than $1.5 billion in total community benefit (including financial assistance and unpaid cost of Medicare and Medicaid). In 2022, Novant Health community engagement contributed more than $1.9 million in charitable contributions to community partners in Charlotte, Winston-Salem and Wilmington that offer community-based health and human services.

Join us, and let’s transform healthcare together.

#MakeHealthcareRemarkable #JoinTeamAubergine 





  • Graduate of an accredited school of medicine required
  • Completion of an accredited residency program required
  • For specialty physicians - completion of an accredited fellowship program specific to medical specialty


  • Current MD license in appropriate state
  • Board certification or eligibility
  • Current DEA license required


It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time.

  • Our team members are part of an environment that fosters team work, team member engagement and community involvement.
  • The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care.
  • All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of "First Do No Harm".


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