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Physician, Thoracic Surgeon

We Are Hiring

Ascension Saint Thomas in Nashville, Tennessee is seeking a talented and ambitious thoracic surgeon to join our nationally recognized program at our Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital location.  Programmatic leadership will be expected as a part of a multi-campus group.  The ideal candidate will be board certified in thoracic surgery with minimally invasive and robotic skills.

Why Join Ascension?

About Ascension Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital

  • The largest not-for-profit community hospital in Middle Tennessee, licensed for 683 acute and rehab care beds

  • Delivers more than 7,000 babies per year with a Level 3 NICU

  • Our new Ascension Saint Thomas Cancer Care facility brings cancer care programs under one roof to optimize patient and provider experience.  

  • Our main campus covers nearly 2 million square feet and spans more than six city blocks.

  • Saint Thomas Health and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) have an established partnership in Middle Tennessee for training medical residents in a variety of specialties including internal medicine, family medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, and general surgery.

About Nashville

  • Known as the nation’s health care capital 

  • Home to more than 1.9 million people and more than 40,000 businesses

  • Nicknamed Music City USA, Nashville has the strongest concentration of the music industry in America.

  • The area has plentiful parks and recreation, professional sports, great shopping and livable neighborhoods and suburbs.  

  • Ranked Top U.S. City for Job Seekers in 2020 by MoneyGeek

About Ascension Medical Group

When you join Ascension Medical Group (AMG), you are entering a community where physician and advanced practice provider engagement and experience is recognized as a key driver of delivering excellent patient care.

With 1,900 sites of care and 7,000 providers strong, AMG is one of the largest healthcare provider networks in the United States. Physicians and advanced practice providers benefit from a collaborative approach to care, significant professional opportunities, career advancement, training and competitive wages


What You Will Do



  • Diagnosed and/or treated 713 Lung Cancer patients in 2018

  • Commission on Cancer Accredited Integrated Network Cancer Program

  • Society of Thoracic Surgery-General Thoracic Surgery Database 2-star program rating

  • GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer, Center of Excellence

  • American Lung Association Hospital Partner and Better Breathers Club Site

  • Robust lung cancer screening program with 3000 screenings in 2019


Foregut interest preferred

  • Experience and interest in benign and malignant esophageal disease preferred

  • Programmatic leadership expected

  • Interest in resident education and outstanding communication skills  

  • Outreach Clinic location work expected

  • Shared call coverage with partners

What You Will Need



Required Credential:

  • Physician MD/DO with Prescriptive Authority credentialed from the Tennessee Board of Medicine obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 

Preferred Credential:

  • Board Certified in Thoracic Surgery

  • Minimally invasive experience and robotic skills are required

  • Experience desired

  • Foregut interest preferred



  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) required





Equal Employment Opportunity

Saint Thomas Health Services complies with all applicable federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination in hiring or employment practices on the basis of citizenship, race, color, religion, gender, age, national and ethnic origin, disability, or veteran status.

No question or item on this application for employment is intended to secure information to be used for such discrimination.  Information obtained through this application will be used solely to determine qualifications and suitability for employment. This application will be valid for a period of 90 days from date of completion. 

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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Job ID: 402693
Category: Physicians
Ministry: Saint Thomas Health, TN
Location: Nashville, TN

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