Skip to main content

Thoracic Surgeon - Faculty Physician

Chandler Regional Medical Center Chandler, Arizona
Requisition ID 2022-241977 Employment Type Full Time Department Thoracic Surgery Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule Monday - Friday (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM) Remote No Category Physician and Physician Assistant

The Norton Thoracic Institute (NTI) at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center is seeking an ABTS BC/BE Thoracic Surgeon.  The ideal candidate will have broad training, experience and expertise in all aspects of non-cardiac thoracic surgery, including minimally invasive surgical techniques.  ECMO experience is desirable.  Special interest in Lung Transplantation is also favorable but not a prerequisite.  New grads will be considered. The Norton Thoracic Institute is affiliated with Creighton University School of Medicine, Phoenix Campus.  An academic appointment is available.

The Norton Thoracic Institute is a premier organization with one of the highest quality and busiest lung transplant programs in the country.  Our group includes 7 thoracic surgeons practicing at 3 clinic locations, along with a team of renowned advanced pulmonologist, interventional pulmonologists and critical care physicians dedicated to the highest quality care of patients with thoracic diseases.  The successful candidate will be a team player and program builder willing to develop the expanding practice right along with the accelerating growth of the Greater Phoenix area.

The NTI is a division of Dignity Health/CommonSpirit Health with vibrant practices at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center (571 beds) along with Chandler Regional Medical Center (470 beds), serving all three regions of the Valley of the Sun. Both hospitals are large, not-for-profit referral centers with state of the art facilities including robotic and minimally invasive surgery, vanced endoscopy, Level 1 Trauma programs along with surgery residency training programs.

About St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center

Located conveniently in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona,St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 571-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services.  Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Mercy, St. Joseph's was the first hospital in the Phoenix area, is the flagship hospital of Dignity Health, and a member of CommonSpirit Health, the largest not-for-profit health system in the US.  More than 125 years later, St. Joseph's remains dedicated to its mission of caring for the poor and underserved.

We are extremely proud to be a nationally recognized center for quality quaternary care, medical education and research. St. Joseph's includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, Norton Thoracic Institute, Dignity Health Cancer Institute, Ivy Brain Tumor Center, and St. Joseph's Level I Trauma Center (which is verified by the American College of Surgeons). The hospital is also a respected center for high-risk obstetrics, neuro-rehabilitation, orthopedics, and other medical services. St. Joseph’s is considered a sought-after destination hospital for treating the most complex cases from throughout the world. Every day, approximately 20 percent of the hospital’s patients have traveled from outside of Arizona and the United States to seek treatment at St. Joseph’s.

U.S News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the top hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery.  In addition, St. Joseph's boasts the Creighton University School of Medicine at St. Joseph's, and a strategic alliance with Phoenix Children's Hospital.


We are offering a competitive salary and generous benefits package that includes premium-free insurance options, a matched 403b, employer-funded pension plan, relocation allowance for applicable physicians, CME benefit, and malpractice insurance.

St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is consistently named an outstanding place to work and one of Arizona's healthiest employers.  Come grow your career with one of Arizona's Most Admired Companies.

Look for us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and follow us on Twitter.


The Norton Thoracic Institute (NTI) at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center is seeking an ABTS BC/BE Thoracic Surgeon.



  • MD or DO degree
  • Successful completion of ACGME approved General Surgery Residency and Thoracic Surgery Fellowship (or an I-6 Tract equivalent)
  • Must have or be eligible for Arizona State medical licensure
  • Ability to achieve full and unrestricted hospital/surgical privileges at Dignity Health Arizona hospitals
  • A passion for providing excellent clinical care in a collaborative team based setting
  • Willing to abide by and promote the values of Common Spirit Health

Map this location

Get an idea of what your daily routine can be like.

Click Here >

Join our Talent Community so you can stay connected and be alerted to future opportunities.

Sign Up

No recently viewed jobs

You have no saved Jobs

Equal Opportunity

CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please click here.

CommonSpirit Health™ will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c). External hires must pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). CommonSpirit Health™ participates in E-Verify.