Physician-Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Ascension Health


  • Specialty: Cardiothoracic Surgeon
  • Schedule: Monday to Friday
  • Call Schedule: Our surgeons share primary and back up call evenly between 7 surgeons, daily primary call is shared evenly between 6 surgeons and transplant call is shared evenly between 4 surgeons. 
  • Practice Detail: We are seeking an experienced, BC/BE Cardiothoracic Surgeon to join a group of 5 established surgeons performing over 1200 adult cardiac cases annually. 
  • EMR System: Athena
  • Facility: Ascension St. Vincent Hospital
  • Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Visa Eligibility: H1-B


Paid time off (PTO)

Various health insurance options & wellness plans

Retirement benefits including employer match plans

Long-term & short-term disability

Employee assistance programs (EAP)

Parental leave & adoption assistance

Tuition reimbursement

Ways to give back to your community

  • Please note, benefits and benefits eligibility can vary by position, exclusions may apply for some roles (for example: PRN, Short-Term Option, etc.). Actual compensation offer will vary based upon role, education, experience, location, and qualifications. Connect with your Talent Advisor for additional specifics.


Ascension Medical Group, a multi-specialty physician practice, is seeking an experienced Cardiothoracic Surgeon to join a group of 5 established surgeons performing over 1200 adult cardiac cases annually. Our group performs all aspects of adult cardiac surgery including minimally invasive valve surgery, endovascular and open aortic surgery, trans-catheter valve implantation, mechanical circulatory support, and cardiac transplantation.

Practice/Position Highlights:

  • Practice provides cardiac surgical services at two Ascension sites in the Indianapolis Indiana area, Ascension Heart Center & Ascension Indianapolis. Both locations have dedicated operating rooms for cardiac surgery. 
  • Cardiac Surgeons are supported by a highly skilled team of APP’s. 
  • The Ascension network includes one of the nation’s largest cardiology practices with offices throughout the state that support the surgical program.
  • The position requires an American Board of Thoracic Surgery certified surgeon with demonstrated excellence in adult cardiac surgery. 
  • Active VAD and Transplant program with the highest volumes in the state. 

About Ascension St. Vincent Medical Group

  • As a member of the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, Ascension Medical Group St. Vincent is a comprehensive network of over 650 primary care and specialty care providers, recognized nationally and internationally.
  • Together with our local healthcare facilities, including 22 Ascension St. Vincent hospital ministries, Ascension Medical Group St. Vincent providers offer health care to residents in 57 counties across the state of Indiana.
  • With a vision of creating the most desirable multi-specialty group practice in Indiana, Ascension Medical Group St. Vincent is transforming health care with a Physician-led and provider-driven organization focused on quality patient care and patient satisfaction, while meeting the needs of local communities.

About Carmel

  • The City of Carmel is a fast-growing, economically-thriving city located in Hamilton County on Indianapolis’ northern border.
  • Carmel was ranked by Niche as Carmel the #1 Best Suburb to Live in America and #1 Best Place to Live in Indiana in 2019. It is consistently ranked among top places to live for families, singles, children, senior citizens and veterans based on low crime rates, low cost of living, excellent schools, availability of high paying jobs and appreciation of community amenities such as arts, culture, parks and recreational opportunities.
  • Carmel has something for everyone. Take in music, theatre and dance performances at the Palladium, the Tarkington and the Studio Theater at The Center for the Performing Arts. Shop the upscale Clay Terrace Lifestyle Mall and the trendy Carmel Arts & Design District. Hike, bike or roller blade along the beautiful Monon Trail and enjoy golfing at Plum Creek Golf Club or Prairie View Golf Club.

About Ascension Medical Group

When you join Ascension Medical Group (AMG), you are entering a community where physician and advanced practice provider engagement and experience is recognized as a key driver of delivering excellent patient care.

With 1,900 sites of care and 7,000 providers strong, AMG is one of the largest healthcare provider networks in the United States. Physicians and advanced practice providers benefit from a collaborative approach to care, significant professional opportunities, career advancement, training and competitive wages.



Required Credential(s):

  • Physician MD/DO credentialed from the Indiana Medical Licensing Board obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

Preferred Credential(s):

  • Advanced Life Support.


  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) or Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) or Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) or Doctor of Optometry (OD) or Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) required.

Additional Preferences


Why Join Our Team

Ascension St. Vincent in Indiana has been providing rewarding careers in healthcare for over 148 years. With 24 hospitals throughout the greater Indianapolis and Evansville areas, Ascension St. Vincent offers careers in a wide range of services including acute and long-term care, bariatrics, cancer care, cardiovascular services, emergency services, neuroscience, orthopedics, pediatric services, primary and urgent care, women’s health services and more.

Ascension is a leading non-profit, faith-based national health system made up of over 150,000 associates and 2,600 sites of care, including more than 140 hospitals and 40 senior living communities in 19 states.

Our Mission, Vision and Values encompass everything we do at Ascension. Every associate is empowered to give back, volunteer and make a positive impact in their community. Ascension careers are more than jobs; they are opportunities to enhance your life and the lives of the people around you.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Ascension will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

For further information, view the EEO Know Your Rights (English) poster or EEO Know Your Rights (Spanish) poster.

As a military friendly organization, Ascension promotes career flexibility and offers many benefits to help support the well-being of our military families, spouses, veterans and reservists. Our associates are empowered to apply their military experience and unique perspective to their civilian career with Ascension.

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