The AdventHealth Transplant Institute is seeking a dynamic, fellowship-trained advanced heart failure transplant cardiologist to join the thoracic transplant team. The cardiologist would work in an exciting and thriving transplant program with the full AdventHealth healthcare system support (50 hospitals in nine states including 30 in Florida. The physician would have the benefit of cross coverage for advanced heart failure/ transplant call and work with a comprehensive team including surgeons, cardiologists, coordinators, dieticians, pharmacists, therapists and social workers. The Transplant Institute also offers a vibrant and growing Mechanical Circulatory Support Device program as well and a fully developed ECMO program. Our team performs over 60 hearts, 20 lungs, and 30-50 mechanical circulatory support devices per year with multi organ transplant capability.

The AdventHealth Transplant Institute is located just outside downtown Orlando close to the charming Winter Park community. In September 2020, AdventHealth Orlando opened a state-of-the-art 32 bed critical care unit dedicated to the cardio thoracic transplant service. AdventHealth has a hospital-based organ procurement organization (Our Legacy which is a top performing OPO in the United States).

Requirements of the position include:

  • At least three years of experience post fellowship
  • Fellowship training in Advanced Heart Failure/Transplant
  • Board certification is required in Cardiovascular Disease and in Advanced Heart Failure
  • Ability to perform right and left heart catheterizations and biopsies
  • Interest in inpatient and outpatient
  • Interventional training not required but accepted

Practice Description

AdventHealth Transplant Institute and AdventHealth Cardiovascular Institute ranks among the top in the United States. We are the #1 program in Florida for heart transplant volume! As a leading Center of Excellence for cardiovascular healthcare, the AdventHealth Transplant Institute and the AdventHealth Cardiovascular Institute is one of the busiest centers of its kind in the nation.

We are a leading provider of cardiovascular and thoracic services among Medicare patients with national rankings that include #1 in Cardiology Volume, #1 in Vascular Surgery volume, #1 in Women's Cardiology Volume, #5 in Heart Transplant volume nationally, and #5 in Thoracic Surgery Volume.

AdventHealth Orlando's Ginsburg Tower is a 15-story patient tower with 440 patient beds and our Cardiovascular Institute includes 12 multi-functional procedure suites equipped to perform:

  • Cardiac Surgeries (over 1,200 annually)
  • Vascular Surgeries (over 2,200 annually)
  • Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization Procedures (approx. 5,000 annually)
  • Interventional Cardiac Catheterization Procedures (over 2,500 annually)

In addition, the tower also houses our Emergency Department, OR suites, and ICU beds. A new 32 bed critical care unit recently opened dedicated to advanced heart and lung failure and transplant. At AdventHealth Cardiovascular Institute, our medical team fields more than 70,000 cardiac-related visits annually with more than 25,000 individuals being treated for chest pain across seven emergency rooms.

Practice Setting

The AdventHealth Transplant Institute is at AdventHealth Orlando, just north of downtown Orlando. Liver, Kidney and Pancreas transplants are already performed, and the Heart and Lung program started in 2012. The office site is steps away from the hospital in an adjacent medical office building.

Hospital Description

AdventHealth Orlando is an internationally renowned hospital that specializes in life-saving medical treatments, preventative care and pioneering research. Our healing network includes 30 hospitals and more than 100 extended service locations across the state of Florida. Everything we do is designed to fulfill our ultimate goal — to help people live a healthier, fuller life in mind, body and spirit. 

AdventHealth Orlando is our 1,364 bed tertiary facility with close to 160 ICU beds. It is at the center of nine other hospitals around the greater Orlando area, which total approximately 3,000 beds. AdventHealth operates many hospitals across nine different states; 30 of which are in Florida. Our mission has remained the same and is to Extend the Healing Ministry of Christ.

Since 1908, AdventHealth Orlando has cared for the Central Florida community as well as patients from around the world. AdventHealth Orlando is an acute-care, tertiary hospital caring for approximately 300,000 patients a year. As the primary campus for more than 1,000 physicians, AdventHealth Orlando is home to nationally recognized Centers of Excellence for Cancer, Cardiology, Children, Diabetes, Neuroscience, Orthopaedics, and Abdominal and Cardiothoracic Transplant. AdventHealth Orlando continues to meet the growing needs of our community with the addition of the Ginsburg Tower, a $255 million 15-story facility that is home to the AdventHealth Cardiovascular Institute and a football-field-sized emergency department that can accommodate the treatment of more patients in less time.

Community Description

AdventHealth is conveniently close to many gorgeous homes, downtown urban living, shopping, and great schools. As the most visited American city in 2014, Orlando has world-class attractions including Universal Studios, Walt Disney World, and easy access to both coasts for numerous world renown beaches. Orlando is home to major league soccer (Orlando City Lions), NBA basketball (Orlando Magic) as well as University of Central Florida sports. The city also has many public and private universities and colleges. The Dr. Phillips Center for Performing Arts hosts variety of musical and theatrical performances throughout the year.