Organ Procurement Surgeon

  • Stanford University, Cardiothoracic Surgery Department
  • 450 Serra Mall, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
  • Aug 19, 2019
Full time   Medicine & Dentistry

Job Description

Organ Procurement Surgeon

Cardiothoracic Surgery Department
Stanford University

The Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, seeks candidates for the position of Organ Procurement Surgeon.

The candidate will participate in the procurement of heart, lung, and heart/lung allografts.  The Organ Procurement Surgeon will be immediately available to respond to all calls for retrieval of organs.  Travel by airplane, helicopter, and ground vehicle is a required component of this position.  Depending upon qualifications, the surgeon may also work as an assistant surgeon with the heart or lung transplant attending surgeons, assist with office practice, and participate in research and academic activities.  This position will be an integral part of one of the largest transplant programs in the U.S.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Qualifications:  Current, unrestricted California medical license (if not held, assistance in obtaining will be provided); experience in organ transplant preferred but not necessary; demonstrated clinical ability and experience to perform duties and responsibilities outlined above and work effectively in a surgical service environment.  Clear verbal communication skills a must. 

Application Details

Interested candidates should forward their CV to Joseph Woo, M.D., Norman E. Shumway Professor and Chair, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, C/O Corrine Sanchez, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, CVRB, Falk Bldg., Mail Code 5407, 300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford, CA  94305-5407. Or send by e-mail to:


Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veterans status, or any other characteristics protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.



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