AdventHealth in Orlando, Florida is looking for a dynamic and energetic transplant pulmonology medical director (with experience post fellowship) to join our busy thoracic transplant program.  The physician will work with our current group and established cardiology and pulmonology transplant medical and surgical teams to help continue to grow a high quality and highly sustainable lung 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 at AdventHealth Orlando, Florida just outside downtown Orlando close to the charming Winter Park community.  AdventHealth Orlando just opened (in September 2020) a state of-the-art 32 bed advanced cardiac critical care unit dedicated to the cardio thoracic transplant service.  AdventHealth has a hospital-based organ procurement organization (our legacy is a top performing OPO in the United States).

Requirements of the position include: 

  • Fellowship training in Pulmonary Transplantation with at least five years’ experience post fellowship. 
  • Board Certification is required in Pulmonology and Critical Care.
  • UNOS eligibility
  • Strong communication skills and ability to build relationships with both private practice and employed models

Our AdventHealth Cardiovascular Institute (cardiology, pulmonology and vascular) is one of the busiest centers of its kind in the nation. We are a leading provider of cardiovascular, vascular, and thoracic services among Medicare patients with national rankings that include: #1 in Cardiology volume, #1 in Vascular Surgery volume, #5 in Thoracic Surgery volume and #8 in Open Heart Surgery volume. The AdventHealth CVI is centered in a tertiary facility known as AdventHealth Orlando with a beautiful Ginsburg Tower. This 15-story sanctuary of healing offers patients a full range of comprehensive heart and vascular care, including 12 hybrid operating rooms housing electrophysiology, vascular and invasive cardiology.

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.

Location 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 numerous 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 newly built Dr. Phillips Center for Performing Arts hosts variety of musical and theatrical performances throughout the year.