Job ID: 290084661  |  Last Updated: 9/12/2022

Thoracic Surgeon

Wake Forest Baptist
Winston-Salem, NC
Applicant Contact
Scott Dudley
In-House Physician Recruiter
(336) 341-2631

Job Description

Wake Forest School of Medicines Department of Surgery is seeking an additional Thoracic Surgeon to practice at clinical sites across our service area due to the continued growth of our department, medical school and health system. This position reports directly to Dr. Edward Hal Kincaid, Department Director of Cardiothoracic Surgery.

The selected individual will join us at a time of tremendous opportunity at Wake Forest Baptist Health resulting from our partnership with Atrium Health, which is investing $3.4 billion in our health system and medical school over the next ten years including the development of a full second medical school campus in Charlotte, North Carolina.


Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist ( is a nationally recognized academic health system in Winston-Salem, North Carolina comprised of a regional clinical system with more than 300 locations, 2,100 physicians and 1,535 acute care beds in an integrated enterprise that includes educational and research facilities, clinics, diagnostic centers, and other primary and specialty care facilities serving 24 counties in northwest North Carolina and southwest Virginia.


Located 80 miles northeast of Charlotte in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, Winston-Salem features all four seasons, housing costs 34% below the national average, vibrant restaurant and cultural scenes and a wide variety of recreational opportunities with easy access to lakes and state parks. The Blue Ridge Mountains and Parkway are a 1-2 hour drive to the north and west, and North Carolina's beaches are close enough to enjoy during long weekends.


BC/BE in thoracic surgery
Ability to obtain an NC medical license
Commitment to excellence with the highest level of integrity and a reputation for compassion, fairness and objectivity


The successful applicant will receive a competitive compensation package at a level commensurate with experience and academic achievement, including an attractive salary, comprehensive benefits and relocation assistance.

Wake Forest School of Medicine and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers with a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff.


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