The Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery is organized into three sections: adult cardiac surgery, general thoracic surgery and pediatric cardiac surgery. Faculty members in each of these sections are experts in their field and specialize in the surgical treatment of advanced heart and lung disease. They work in conjunction with the OHSU Division of Vascular Surgery, as well as the Knight Cancer Institute, the Knight Cardiovascular Institute and Doernbecher Childrens Hospital to provide comprehensive care. Active in research as well as education, the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery sponsors both a residency program and a cardiothoracic surgery fellowship program.
Participating in the cardiothoracic residency training program
Supervising and mentoring residents of non-cardiothoracic surgery residencies for example general surgery, pulmonology, radiology and medical students assigned to the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Participating in the administrative committees of OHSU and those in the Department of Surgery
Engaging in public service for the benefit of OHSU
Obtaining grants and gifts for study of thoracic disease
Participating in other research at OHSU relating to thoracic disease processes and to provide patient care activities which fall under the scope of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at OHSU Hospital
Providing patient care activities which fall under the scope of the OHSU Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Portland Veterans Administration Medical Center.
The primary site for clinical duties will be at OHSU.
American Board of Thoracic Surgeons (ABTS) board certified or board eligible
Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) certification
Current Oregon Board of Medical Examiners license
Receipt of medical staff privileges at OHSU and the VA
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