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Lahey Hospital and Medical Center
Burlington, MA, United States (on-site)
30+ days ago
Lahey Hospital and Medical Center
Burlington, Massachusetts, United States (on-site)
30+ days ago


General Thoracic Surgeon,

Division of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center

Burlington, MA

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center (LHMC), part of Beth Israel Lahey Health, is seeking a BC/BE general thoracic surgeon to join the Section of Thoracic Surgery.   Candidates should have strong clinical expertise in thoracic and foregut surgery with postgraduate experience in both open and minimally-invasive operations.  Robotic surgery experience is preferable; however, an interest in developing a robotic practice is required.

The Section of Thoracic Surgery at LHMC provides the full range of thoracic surgical care for disease of the chest and foregut, excluding transplantation.  The Section is a leader in robotic thoracic surgery innovation and additionally performs advanced endoscopic procedures such as POEM, EBUS, and robotic navigation bronchoscopy.  Candidates should have an interest in academic productivity and will be actively involved in teaching ACGME cardiothoracic surgery fellows from both Tufts University School of Medicine (TUSM) and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center as well as LHMC surgical residents.  Appointment as Assistant or Associate Professor of Surgery at TUSM will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.  

The Lahey Health integrated delivery system consists of over 1,200 clinicians providing care throughout Lahey Health’s network of acute care hospitals, ambulatory centers, physician practice sites, behavioral health facilities, long-term care facilities, home health organizations and care management programs.  In March 2019, Lahey Health merged with four other local hospital organizations (Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, New England Baptist, Mount Auburn, and Anna Jaques Hospitals) to form Beth Israel Lahey Health (BILH). The Section of Thoracic Surgery currently provides clinical care at LHMC, Winchester Hospital, Beverly Hospital, and Mount Auburn Hospital. BILH currently employs 35,000 individuals making it the second largest employer in the state of Massachusetts and consists of over 200 care locations including 13 hospitals with over 2400 beds and 5 ambulatory surgery centers.  Approximately 4,300 physicians are associated with BILH including 840 primary care physicians managing 1.3 million patients.  

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, a 317-bed tertiary care facility, outpatient clinic and Level I trauma center located in Burlington, MA is a physician-led, multi-disciplinary group practice of 500 physicians.  We maintain several accredited residency and fellowship programs and are an academic affiliate of Tufts University School of Medicine.  Conveniently located, Burlington, Massachusetts is 17 miles north of Boston and a short drive to the mountains, lakes and seaside of New England as well as cultural opportunities of Boston.

Qualified applicants should send a cover letter and curriculum vitae to Dr. Elliot Servais, Section Chief - Thoracic Surgery ( and CC- Dr. Prem Shekar, Chair of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, (  


Board Certified/Eligible Cardiothoracic Surgery

Job Information

  • Job ID: 66118136
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Burlington, Massachusetts, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Lahey Hospital and Medical Center
  • Position Title: General Thoracic Surgeon
  • Work Setting: Academic Practice
  • Job Function: Thoracic Surgeon
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: MD
  • Required Travel: 10-25%

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