Wake Forest School of Medicine
Winston Salem, North Carolina
Closing date
Apr 30, 2023

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Wake Forest School of Medicine’s Department of Surgery is seeking an additional Thoracic Surgeon to practice at clinical sites across our service area due to the continued growth of our department, medical school and health system.

The selected individual will join us at a time of tremendous opportunity at Wake Forest Baptist Health resulting from our partnership with Atrium Health, which is investing $3.4 billion in our health system and medical school over the next ten years including the development of a full second medical school campus in Charlotte, North Carolina.


Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist ( is a nationally recognized academic health system in Winston-Salem, North Carolina comprised of a regional clinical system with more than 300 locations, 2,100 physicians and 1,535 acute care beds in an integrated enterprise that includes educational and research facilities, clinics, diagnostic centers, and other primary and specialty care facilities serving 24 counties in northwest North Carolina and southwest Virginia.


Winston-Salem, North Carolina is located in the center of the state, and is home to Wake Forest University, Salem College, Winston-Salem State University, and the North Carolina School of the Arts. The recently revitalized downtown, adjacent to the Wake Forest University School of Medicine and Wake Forest Innovation Quarter, boasts multiple restaurants, breweries, theaters, shops and a minor-league baseball stadium – something for everyone. With four distinct seasons and easy access to the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Atlantic Ocean, natural beauty and a comfortable climate are always within reach. The area is well-suited to individuals (and families) who enjoy an outdoor lifestyle, including golf, tennis, cycling and hiking. The area is served by a regional airport in Greensboro (GSO) and an international airport in Charlotte (CLT). For more information on Winston-Salem, please visit:


  • MD/DO
  • BC/BE in thoracic surgery
  • Minimum 3+ years post training experience
  • Ability to obtain an NC medical license
  • Commitment to excellence with the highest level of integrity and a reputation for compassion, fairness and objectivity

The successful applicant will receive a competitive compensation package at a level commensurate with experience and academic achievement, including an attractive salary, comprehensive benefits and relocation assistance.

What We Believe
When you join Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist, you will be welcomed into an inclusive culture that celebrates and respects the contributions a diverse team can make together. Practice where your voice is valued, your passion for advancing medicine is rewarded, and you get the resources and support you need to thrive personally and professionally. In our nationally-renowned integrated health system, you can work alongside the most advanced minds in medicine to improve medicine, elevate hope and advance healing—for all.

Wake Forest University School of Medicine and Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers with a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff.


Scott Dudley



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