Job ID: 289345013  |  Last Updated: 11/16/2020

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

St. Elizabeth Hospital
Youngstown, OH
Applicant Contact
Christine Ruggieri
(330) 240-4838
Accepts J-1 Visas

Job Description

Mercy Health Physicians-Youngstown is seeking an experienced and capable Cardiothoracic Surgeon to lead a growing program and replace a departing surgeon. Candidates must be fellowship trained and board certified with a passion for cardiac and thoracic surgery and experience in minimally invasive surgery including TAVR, complex valve repair and replacement, minimally invasive valve surgery, aortic procedures including complex aneurysms and dissections, VATS and coronary artery bypass grafting is preferred. Ideal candidates are individuals with a minimum of 5 years of surgical experience and demonstrated success in leading and working in collaboration with cardiologists for on-going development, growth and oversight of a program. As the program continues to grow a third surgeon will be recruited in the near future.
The Mercy Health Physicians Youngstown Heart & Vascular program has a total of 15 employed cardiologists with 4 interventional cardiologists and 3 EP specialists. Additionally, 3 BC Vascular Surgeons are part of the service. There are also several community-based heart and vascular specialists. The Mercy physician group conducts more than 275 cardiac cases and 125 thoracic cases annually with tremendous room to grow, especially on the thoracic side. The hospital is a Level 1 trauma center, is a certified stroke center, also chest pain certified with PCI, and the only sepsis center of excellence in Ohio. A hybrid room will be completed by the end of the calendar year and a Da Vinci Si robot is available for use.
There is an active, busy valve clinic and a multidisciplinary solitary pulmonary nodule clinic being developed with plans to open in the next year. March 1 was our first TAVR and 14 have been completed thus far.
Office conveniently located adjacent to the hospital. Call is 1:2. Support from 3 Advanced Practice Clinicians. Only cover one hospital. No buy in, no overhead, no seniority issues.
Highly completive salary, relocation and benefit package, 401B, retirement, education loan repayment and other benefits.

About Mercy Health Youngstown:
Mercy Health Youngstown, formerly Humility of Mary Health Partners, is an integrated health system in the Mahoning Valley, which encompasses the Youngstown/Warren metropolitan area Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties in Ohio. It is part of Mercy Health, which is headquartered in Cincinnati and is the largest health system in Ohio and one of the largest Catholic health systems in the United States.

Mercy Health Youngstown provides a full spectrum of healthcare services acute inpatient and trauma, outpatient and ambulatory, rehabilitation, behavioral, emergency and urgent care, primary care physicians in patient-centered medical homes, specialist physician care, home health, home medical equipment, long-term care and hospice care, as well as Mercy Health Foundation Mahoning Valley. Learn more at

Mercy Health Physicians offers an extensive network of physicians and is the largest group in the Mahoning Valley. Our team includes primary care physicians and a wide range of specialties.
Situated an hours drive from Cleveland and Pittsburgh, Youngstown is at the center of the Mahoning Valley. With a population of 550,000, its a comfortable and inviting community with excellent schools and affordable housing, plus dozens of galleries, museums, performance venues and historic sites.

Mahoning County is home to lush parks and miles of hiking and biking trails. Several nearby lakes are great places to spend the day on the water. Plus, youre just an hour south of beautiful Lake Erie.

The Youngstown area has been ranked #4 in the country for top-quality public golf courses, with more than a dozen to play.

Northeast Ohio is home to some of the finest domestic wineries in the country with varietals unique to the climate. The local dining scene satisfies foodies with a wide variety of cuisine.

From the professional Youngstown Symphony Orchestra to the longest continually running community theater in the U.S., the arts are playing an important part in the rebirth of the area. The unique Butler Institute of American Art is home to over 20,000 works created solely by American artists.

In addition to traditional malls, youll find everything from Ohios only indoor Amish Market to quaint antique shops and one of Ohios most unique farmers markets.
The area offers USHL hockey, Division 1 NCAA football and Class A baseball. Its easy to take in the game of your choice close to home. For major league sports, Cleveland and Pittsburgh are just an hour away.

Youngstown is perfectly situated for those who like to travel with 3 international airports within an hours drive.

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