The AdventHealth Transplant Institute is seeking a dynamic, experienced, and fellowship-trained advanced heart failure cardiologist to lead the advanced heart failure and heart transplant team. The physician will work with our current group of established transplant cardiology and thoracic transplant surgical teams to help continue to grow our high-quality cardiac transplant program.  We have a full comprehensive Transplant Institute that includes both thoracic and abdominal transplant teams.  Our team performs over 60 hearts, 20 lungs, and 30-50 VAD’s 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: 

  • Fellowship training in Advanced Heart Failure/Transplant with at least five years’ experience post fellowship
  • Board Certification is required in Cardiovascular Disease and Advanced Heart Failure
  • Eligible to meet UNOS/OPTN bylaws for primary physician for heart transplant

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, Top 10 for several years 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 was named a 2022-2023 Best Hospital by the magazine U.S. News & World Report. The hospital was ranked No. 1 in the Orlando metro area, and No. 2 in the state. It is the 12th year in a row AdventHealth Orlando has claimed the top spot in Orlando. In addition, the hospital was ranked among the top 50 in the nation for six medical specialties: cancer; diabetes and endocrinology; gastroenterology and GI surgery; neurology and neurosurgery; obstetrics and gynecology; and orthopedics.

Community Description

AdventHealth is conveniently close to many gorgeous homes, downtown urban living, shopping, and great schools. As one of the most visited American cities, 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.