Chief of Cardiac Surgery

Maryland (US)
Jun 05, 2019
Aug 31, 2019
Annals of Thoracic Surgery & JTCVS

Preparing for a Career Break

Chief of Cardiac Surgery for the

Anne Arundel Medical Center and

Johns Hopkins Cardiac Surgery Program

We have an exciting opportunity for dynamic and engaging surgeons to join us in developing a new cardiac surgery program at the Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis, Maryland. 

We will initially recruit a chief who will have a clear vision for advancing the subspecialty, demonstrates leadership skills in academic medicine, and possesses experience collaborating with cardiac surgeons, cardiologists, and other colleagues.

Subsequently, we will be recruiting a staff surgeon to join the newly hired chief to support program.

A not-for-profit regional health system headquartered in Annapolis, Maryland, Anne Arundel Medical Center serves an area of more than one million people. AAMC is the third busiest surgical hospital in Maryland, performing over 25,000 cases annually.  Nationally recognized in heart care, our specialists perform thousands of cardiac-related procedures every year, and cared for over 35,000 cardiac patients last year. The cardiac cathertization lab performed over 1,400 diagnostic catheterizations, 170 STEMI, 400 PCI (acute and elective), 80 electrophysiology/ablations and 300 permanent pacers/AICD in fiscal year 2018. AAMC offers a wide range of quality heart services from prevention and diagnosis of heart disease to interventional cardiology procedures and rehabilitation.


Qualified candidates must show successful completion of an approved residency program in thoracic surgery. Candidates must hold an MD or equivalent degree and be eligible for licensure in Maryland. Candidates must be board-certified in cardiac surgery.

Application Instructions

The Johns Hopkins University is committed to equal opportunity for its faculty, staff, and students. To that end, the university does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or other legally protected characteristic. 

To submit your interest, request additional information, or request the complete job description please contact           

Robert S. D. Higgins, MD 

Chair and Surgeon-in-Chief

Johns Hopkins Medicine

Adrian Park MD, FRCSC, FACS, FCS(ECSA)            

Professor and Chairman, Department of Surgery                          

Anne Arundel Health System                           

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