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Clinical Faculty Heart & Lung Transplant

Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin are seeking one additional Heart Transplant Surgeon and one additional Lung Transplant Surgeon to join our Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery in the Department of Surgery.

The Division is seeking surgeons who can perform all aspects of cardiothoracic surgery along with particular emphasis and a passion for transplant surgery. Candidates should demonstrate excellent clinical skills and a collaborative communication style. Academic rank will be commensurate with previous experience. This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing academic transplant program with one of the most experienced Cardiothoracic transplant teams in the Midwest.

Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery

  • The Division is a clinically outstanding practice consisting of 13 cardiothoracic surgeons, 20 advanced practice providers (APPs), and 14 perfusionists that provide world class care for patients from all over Wisconsin and beyond.

  • Our Lung Transplant program completed its first successful lung transplant in 1996 but was reimagined in 2021 with new surgical and medical directors with 35 years of combined experience. In addition to lung transplant, our team offers additional advanced options to treat lung disease. For patients with emphysema, minimally invasive bronchoscopic lung volume reduction (BLVR) may be an option.

  • The program enjoys not only strong institutional support but support of the committed group of physicians, nurses, and staff which allow for its rapid growth with the goal of becoming the top center region seven in terms of volume, outcomes, and ability to transplant high complex of the cases.

  • Our Transplant Center is a joint program of Children’s Wisconsinand Froedtert Hospital with vital support by Versiti Blood Center of Wisconsin for tissue typing and research initiatives. Representing the most comprehensive pediatric and adult transplant care in Wisconsin, the program is recognized for nationally ranked outcomes, internationally known transplant specialists and end-stage disease management: a critical resource for Wisconsin and beyond.

  • Patients receive highly individualized care from our multidisciplinary lung transplant team, which includes cardiothoracic surgeons, pulmonologists, anesthesiologists, pathologists, pharmacists, transplant coordinators, nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists, cardiac rehabilitation specialists, registered dietitians, social workers, financial counselors and psychologists.