Tracking Code: 102071

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Location: WellSpan Medical Group, York, PA
Schedule: Full Time

General Summary

Specializes in surgical procedures of the heart, lungs, esophagus, and other organs in the chest.

WellSpan Health is a fully integrated health system serving the communities of south-central Pennsylvania & northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of eight awarding winning hospitals, 23,000 + employees, and over 200 patient care locations. The Cardiac Surgery team is seeking a 5th surgeon to join their collegial team.

About the Practice

  • Collaborative relationship with excellent cardiology & critical care teams.
  • Large multidisciplinary Advance Heart Failure program
  • Robust Mechanical Support/Destination LVAD Program
  • Experienced APP support staff take first call at night.
  • WellSpan York Hospital (YH) is a 600-bed tertiary care hospital & Level I trauma center.
  • 500,000+ patients within the six county WellSpan footprint.
  • Six busy WellSpan cardiology practices ensure a steady stream of complex referrals.
  • The program is growing exponentially with 425+ cardiac surgeries performed in the last year.
  • YH's Cardiology Fellowship will welcome its first class in 2024.
  • Ideal candidate will be board certified in CT Surgery with demonstrated clinical expertise.
  • Minimum of five years of experience in a high-volume CABG/valve surgery program preferred.
  • Subspeciality training in TAVR, Mitral Valve Repair & Minimally Invasive Surgery welcome.
  • Lifestyle schedule structured to avoid surgeon burnout.
  • Surgeons currently have two long (4-5 day) weekends off per month.

Strengths of WellSpan Medical Group

  • Mature, well-established & physician led.
  • Competitive salary & generous signing bonus
  • Benefits include full relocation, rich retirement plan & CME reimbursement.
  • Culture of transparency with a focus on provider well-being & work/life balance.


York, PA features excellent public & private school. It offers abundant outdoor 7 cultural activities, including theater, symphony, golf courses, hiking/biking trails, water sports, historic tours, excellent restaurants & year-round farmers' markets. York is a short drive from several major cities including the Baltimore/DC metro area and Philadelphia.

Please contact Ann Reid, Physician Recruiter at 717-439-3671 or e-mail at

Please send CV and case volumes/quality outcomes for review


Minimum Education:

  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) Required or
  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) Required


  • Licensed Medical Physician and Surgeon Upon Hire Required or
  • Licensed Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Upon Hire Required

Courses and Training:

  • Certification by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery with experience as a practicing cardiothoracic surgeon in the United States. Upon Hire Required and
  • Successful completion of a General Surgery residency. Upon Hire Required and
  • Must qualify and be a member of the Medical Staff of the Hospital. Upon Hire Required

You’re unique and you belong here.

At WellSpan Health, we are committed to treating all applicants fairly and equitably, regardless of their job classification. If you require assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please reach out to us via email at We will evaluate requests for accommodation on a case-by-case basis. Please note that we will only respond to inquiries related to reasonable accommodation from this email address. Rest assured, all requests for assistance or accommodation are handled confidentially, allowing applicants to share their needs openly and honestly with us.

Ann Reid, FASPR
Ann Reid, FASPR
Physician Recruiter

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Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts
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Welcome. Respect. Value.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at WellSpan

WellSpan Health recognizes and honors the diversity of our team members, patients and neighbors, and we embrace all the human characteristics that make us similar and unique. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected and valued by creating a safe and inclusive environment to which we all feel a sense of belonging. We are equally committed to ensuring all team members have the opportunity to excel and are positioned for success through equitable policies, practices and resources.

WellSpan Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy and intention of the System to maintain consistent and equal treatment toward applicants and employees of all job classifications without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected characteristic. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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Quality of Life

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)

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