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Cardiothoracic Surgery - Physician

Job Title Cardiothoracic Surgery - Physician Location Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania Job Category Physician Schedule Rotation Work Type Full time Department GMC Cardiothoracic Surgery Department Date posted 03/06/2021 Job ID R-10609

Job Summary

Geisinger’s Heart Institute is seeking a Cardiothoracic surgeon to join us in the Wilkes Barre/Scranton region of Northeast Pennsylvania.

Job Duties

Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania. Our physician-led system is comprised of nearly 24,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of nine hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers.

The Geisinger’s Heart Institute is seeking a Cardiothoracic surgeon to join us in the Wilkes Barre/Scranton region of Northeast Pennsylvania. 

The Cardiac Surgery department is is seeking a surgeon to join adult cardiac surgeon will join three cardiac surgeons working in a well-established, high functioning group that performs a high volume of complex cases including over 400 heart and TAVR cases yearly.  The cardiac surgery team is strongly supported by an equally distinguished cardiology group providing a full range of services, including advanced EP, structural heart disease procedures, cardio-oncology and heart failure. Experienced physician assistants and nurse practitioners and excellent facilities make for an efficient, pleasant work environment.    

The ideal candidate for those seeking to work in a leading department of a renowned health system with a strong track record, excellent career growth opportunities, including leadership development and an ongoing commitment to be first in market with new technology and innovations, this position is for you.

Geisinger takes pride in the support we provide our providers:

  • Competitive straight salary model linked to quality and value
  • Excellent benefit package, including occurrence-based medical liability coverage
  • Relocation reimbursement
  • Opportunities to participate in teaching, research and innovation
  • Fully integrated electronic health record (Epic)
  • Support and leadership from a full range of dedicated, experienced specialists & subspecialists

At Geisinger, we’ve been focused on advancing the future of health for more than a century. What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities and you.


Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine- (Required)

Certification(s) and License(s)

Licensed Medical Doctor - State of Pennsylvania

Our Purpose & Values

Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities.

KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves.

EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence.

LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow.

INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.

SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family.

We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality.

We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

About Geisinger

Geisinger is committed to making better health easier for the more than 1 million people it serves. Founded more than 100 years ago by Abigail Geisinger, the system now includes nine hospital campuses, a 550,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. With nearly 24,000 employees and more than 1,600 employed physicians, Geisinger boosts its hometown economies in Pennsylvania by billions of dollars annually. Learn more at or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.


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