The Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine at Northwell Health is seeking a lung transplant pulmonologist to serve as Medical Director of Lung Transplantation. Prior experience in management of lung transplant patients in an established lung transplant program is required. Board certification in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine is required; completion of a lung transplant fellowship program is desired.
The Medical Director will contribute to development of a new lung transplant program in collaboration with the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery to be based at North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY. Northwell Health has established programs in renal, liver and cardiac transplantation. Initial administrative duties of the Medical Director of Lung Transplantation will focus on development of the lung transplant program in conjunction with our cardiac and lung transplant surgeon and will include recruitment of additional support faculty and staff. Clinical duties will focus on the care of lung transplant patients, including initial evaluation, peri-transplant care and post-transplant management.
The Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine has over 35 faculty members with active subspecialty programs in Interstitial Lung Disease, Pulmonary Hypertension, Cystic Fibrosis, Interventional Pulmonology as well as an Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Program for acute lung injury/ARDS, among other subspecialty areas of expertise. The position includes opportunities for educational activities with trainees including Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine fellows, residents and medical students as well as the opportunity to pursue translational research in lung transplantation. While the lung transplant program will be based at North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY, it will be an important component of the Northwell Health pulmonary and critical care service line, which combines the resources of four tertiary care hospitals, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Lenox Hill Hospital, South Shore University Hospital and Staten Island University Hospital. The program will also serve as a referral resource for other Northwell Health hospitals.
Northwell Health: 23 hospitals and more than 750 outpatient locations throughout the Metro NY area and beyond, serving over 11 million people and is one of the largest and most diverse academic medical centers in the nation. In addition to renowned clinical facilities, Northwell faculty members enjoy access to the academic and research resources of the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. At Northwell Health, we are committed to the highest quality of clinical care, dedicated to improving lives through research, and strive for excellence at all times.
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and an academic appointment at the medical school. Physicians will be employed as members of Northwell Physician Partners, the seventh largest medical group in the country. Appointment at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra-Northwell at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor will be provided, commensurate with experience, training, academic portfolio, and teaching activities.
For further details and opportunities, please contact: Lindsay Appelman, Office of Physician Recruitment, Northwell Health, OPR@northwell.edu.
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