Overview

The AdventHealth Transplant Institute is seeking a dynamic, fellowship-trained transplant advanced heart failure cardiologist to join the thoracic transplant team.   The new cardiologist would work in an exciting and thriving CMS approved transplant program with full hospital support.   Physician would have the benefit of cross coverage for 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 Ventricular Assist Device program as well and a fully developed ECMO program.   Volumes in 2018 included 55 transplants and 68 VAD’s and we are a top ten transplant center in the US for the last two years.    

Requirements of the position include: 

  • Fellowship training in Advanced Heart Failure/Transplant
  • BE/BC is required in Cardiovascular Disease with BE/BC in Advanced Heart Failure.

Practice Description

Florida Hospital Cardiovascular Institute Ranks Among Top in the Country

As a leading Center of Excellence for cardiovascular health care, the Florida Hospital 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 and #4 in Thoracic Surgery Volume.

Florida Hospital Orlando’s Ginsburg Tower is a 15 story patient tower with 440 patient beds and our Cardiovascular Institute. It 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. At Florida Hospital 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 outside downtown Orlando. Liver, Kidney and Pancreas transplants are already performed and the Heart/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 our 1,289 bed tertiary facility with close to 160 ICU beds. It is at the center of eight other hospitals around the greater Orlando area, which total approximately 2500 beds. AdventHealth operates many hospitals across 9 different states; 28 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

Orlando is known as the City Beautiful. There is much more than theme parks here! Our community is culturally diverse and a great place to raise a family. We have excellent public and private schools. Orlando is also the setting for several colleges and Universities, including the University of Central Florida.  We are home to multiple theaters, art museums, art festivals and film festivals. We are well known for our excellent restaurants. We have a vibrant sports community with national teams like the Orlando Magic Basketball and Orlando City Soccer Club. We offer year round pleasant weather for outdoor fun and are only an hour away from some of the most scenic beaches in the Southeast.