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Cleveland, OH, United States (on-site)
17 days ago
Cleveland, Ohio, United States (on-site)
17 days ago


Organ Procurement Surgeon

The world class cardiothoracic surgery program at Cleveland Clinic's Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute is seeking an Organ Procurement Surgeon to join the number #1 cardiac surgery program in the country.  The surgeon will be appointed as a Clinical Associate with excellent compensation, comprehensive benefits package, and a collegial work environment.

Cleveland Clinic Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute performs over 5000 cardiac operations annually, while both our heart and lung transplant services are among the busiest in the nation with more than 150 thoracic transplant yearly. This allows a unique opportunity to advance technical skills and gain operative experience in cardiothoracic transplantation.

Clinical responsibilities include:

  • Evaluation of transplant organs and organ procurement, including DCD heart and lung procurement
  • Participation in ex-vivo heart perfusion and normothermic regional perfusion
  • Exposure to and education in ex vivo lung perfusion
  • Participation in ECMO cannulation and management
  • Opportunity to participate in and develop expertise in heart and lung transplant operations and post-transplant management
  • Opportunity to participate in nontransplant operations., including all aspects of cardiac surgery
  • Opportunity to participate in research


  • Previous surgical experience with heart and lung procurement

       Graduate of a US ACGME-accredited Thoracic Surgery Integrated Residency, Thoracic Surgery Traditional Fellowship, or Canadian accredited Cardiothoracic Residency.

  • International applicants (if from a non-accredited program) must have a minimum of 2-3 years of fellowship experience in the United States and be fluent in English.
  • Eligible for Ohio State Licensure
  • Interest in education and research are highly valued

 Candidates must possess strong surgical skills, exceptional collaboration, and communication skills.

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For the 28th consecutive year, Cleveland Clinic’s heart program has ranked as the best in the nation, earning the No. 1 ranking in U.S. News & World Report’s “2021-22 Best Hospitals.” Since 1995, no hospital in the country has ranked higher than Cleveland Clinic in cardiac care.

Click HERE to learn more about the Miller Family Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute

From its natural treasures such as Lake Erie and the Cuyahoga Valley National Park to its many entertainment and cultural attractions, Cleveland is the place to be! Cleveland is home to 3 professional sports teams along with the nation’s second largest performing arts center, the world-renowned Cleveland Orchestra and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. We’re also a foodie town that ranks high on the global culinary map.

 Our melting-pot culture with affordable homes and top rated public and private schools and universities, Cleveland provides excellent resources to live and learn.


Equal Employment/Affirmative Action Employer – Min/Fem/Disability/Vet.  Smoke/drug free environment

Job Information

  • Job ID: 65619950
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Cleveland, Ohio, United States
  • Company Name For Job: https//
  • Position Title: Organ Procurement Surgeon
  • Area of Focus: Hospital
  • Job Function: Assistant Surgeon
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite

Cleveland Clinic is one of the world's largest and busiest health centers. Patients come to Cleveland Clinic from all over the world. We offer advanced treatment for all illnesses and disorders of the body. We enjoy a strong reputation for outstanding quality care. U.S News & World Report has declared that we are the number two hospital in the country. In cardiology and cardiac surgery, we lead the nation. Our Heart Center has been ranked number one in America for 21 years in row in U.S. News and World Report. Cleveland C...

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