General Thoracic Surgeon
MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center

Baltimore, MD

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Position Summary:

MedStar Health offers a uniquely rewarding career in a major marketplace. Shape your future in health care in the kind of setting that’s right for you and your practice. Become part of an organization that welcomes your experience, input and leadership—as a clinician and healthcare expert.

The MedStar Health Department of Surgery in Baltimore, Maryland seeks a fellowship-trained thoracic surgeon to join our existing practice at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center (MFSMC). The ideal candidate will have at least three years of post-fellowship clinical experience covering the expanse of general thoracic surgery, including both lung and esophageal diseases as well as open, minimally invasive, and endoscopic/bronchoscopic approaches. The candidate also must demonstrate maturity, collaboration, outstanding clinical skills, and a passion to grow a thriving practice in a large community hospital.

The surgeon will be a member of the MedStar Baltimore Department of Surgery, which spans four hospitals in the Baltimore region. The Department has a long-standing surgery residency program based at MFSMC and graduating three Chief residents per year. The thoracic clinic is housed within the Angelos Center for Lung Diseases, part of the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Cancer Institute located across the street from the main hospital.  Two busy and talented interventional pulmonologists currently staff the Center. Full radiology capabilities are available on-site, including interventional radiology. The hospital is in a suburban section of Baltimore with easy access to downtown and the surrounding amenities.

The position offers an excellent opportunity to work in a multi-disciplinary setting with a dynamic group of physicians specializing in thoracic diseases as part of a regional program. The physicians within the Lung Center work collaboratively with their colleagues in Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Radiology, Pathology, Pulmonology and Gastroenterology, as well as with a team of social workers, nurse navigators and nurse practitioners.  

As a MedStar Health clinician, you can expect:

  • A very competitive salary plus productivity bonus
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Paid malpractice insurance
  • Generous paid time off
  • CME leave and CME allowance
  • Retirement plan – 403-B with % employer match
MedStar Health, a $5.6B not-for-profit hospital corporation with 10 hospitals and other entities across the Washington-Baltimore corridor, is the largest healthcare provider in the mid-Atlantic region.

Be a part of a nationally-recognized health system and the largest provider of health services in the Baltimore/Washington region. With our vast resources and capabilities at your disposal, you can expand your clinical expertise. Enjoy a rich career and a quality of life unique to Baltimore and the mid-Atlantic region, which features a mix of urban, suburban, and rural communities.

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Interested candidates should forward a current CV and letter of interest to:

Thomas J. Watson, MD, FACS
Chairman, Department of Surgery, MedStar Health
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, 4th Floor PHC Building
3800 Reservoir Road, NW
Washington, DC  20007
[email protected]

We are not accepting inquiries or solicitations from 3rd party recruiters/search firms.
MedStar Medical Group is an equal opportunity employer.

Why join MedStar Medical Group?

We are a progressive, forward-thinking organization that enables you to define your own future—by region, specialty, or professional interest. We are also among the nation’s 15 largest medical groups, with the resources of highly respected MedStar Health behind us. We are collaborative, too. Your input and opinions concerning quality of patient care, your practice and this organization truly matter. You’ll also find balance here. We work hard, but we also value our personal lives and pursuits beyond the workplace. If you want an exciting career that is always challenging, always rewarding, apply now.

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Baltimore Metropolitan Area

Baltimore and its suburbs, as well as the surrounding rural areas, offer a unique blend of history, culture and the arts—and, of course, the beautiful Chesapeake Bay. Downtown beckons you with its popular Inner Harbor, highly rated restaurants, theater, nightlife and major league sports teams. The suburbs offer a great selection of homes in welcoming neighborhoods, with excellent schools, shopping and family activities. Rural areas are accented by quiet rolling hills, lush forests and charming small towns. MedStar hospitals serving Baltimore include MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center, MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital, MedStar Harbor Hospital and MedStar Union Memorial Hospital.