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Henry Ford Health System Thoracic Surgeon/Full-Time/Detroit and Macomb in Detroit, Michigan

We are looking for a Thoracic Surgeon to join our wonderful Henry Ford Medical Group in the Henry Ford Health System.

The Division of Thoracic Surgery provides the full spectrum of care including lung, esophageal, and mediastinal diseases. Both benign and malignant conditions are treated. The division currently consists of two board certified surgeons. There is a strong emphasis on minimally invasive techniques including a robust robotic surgery program. The division has tremendous collaboration with our pulmonary, GI, and oncology departments with a strong emphasis on multidisciplinary care to achieve the best possible patient outcomes.

Founded by auto pioneer Henry Ford in 1915, Henry Ford Hospital was located at what was then the edge of the city of Detroit at Hamilton and West Grand Boulevard. Today the Henry Ford Health System (HFHS) is one of the nation's leading comprehensive, integrated health systems, an approximately $5.5 billion organization with over 23,000 employees. It provides health insurance and health care delivery, including acute, specialty, primary and preventive care services backed by excellence in research and education. HFHS is committed to improving the health and well-being of diverse communities throughout southeastern Michigan and to serving patients who come to its physicians and facilities from across the region, nation, and abroad.

HFHS is a not-for-profit corporation managed by Chief Executive Officer Wright Lassiter III and governed by a 21-member Board of Trustees, with advisory and affiliate boards comprising 151 trustee volunteer leaders who provide vital links to the communities served by the system. In 2011, HFHS was awarded the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, and the system continues to innovate in the management of the cost and quality of health care delivery. HFHS delivers care through its hospitals, medical centers and the Henry Ford Medical Group, with over 30 practice sites in southeast Michigan, in addition to 2,000 affiliated private-practice physicians. The system's flagship institution, Henry Ford Hospital (HFH), is an 802-bed tertiary care hospital, education and research complex in Detroit's New Center area. The hospital has 30 operating rooms and is recognized for clinical excellence and innovation, particularly in the fields of cardiology and cardiovascular surgery, neurosurgery, neurology, orthopedics and sports medicine, organ transplantation, and treatments for brain, prostate, breast and lung cancers. HFH is a Level 1 trauma center. All candidates should have a consistent employment or training record and documentation of excellent outcomes. Candidates must have exceptional clinical and interpersonal skills, excellent bedside manner and strong work ethics.

Benefits include fully paid malpractice with tail coverage, long term disability and affordable family medical benefits. If you are interested, please forward your CV via email to: Zane Hammoud, M.D., c/olsettle2@hfhs.orgor fax to: (313) 874-7989. AA/EEO

  • Must be board-eligible/board-certified in thoracic surgery.


    Under the leadership of President and CEO Wright L. Lassiter, III, Henry Ford Health System is a

    $6 billion integrated health system comprised of six hospitals, a health plan, and 250+ sites

    including medical centers, walk-in and urgent care clinics, pharmacy, eye care facilities and

    other healthcare retail. Established in 1915 by auto industry pioneer Henry Ford, the health system

    now has 32,000 employees and remains home to the 1,900-member Henry Ford Medical Group, one

    of the nation’s oldest physician groups. An additional 2,200 physicians are also affiliated with the

    health system through the Henry Ford Physician Network. Henry Ford is also one of the region’s

    major academic medical centers, receiving between $90-$100 million in annual research funding and

    remaining Michigan’s fourth largest NIH-funded institution. Also an active participant in medical

    education and training, the health system has trained nearly 40% of physicians currently practicing

    in the state and also provides education and training for other health professionals including nurses,

    pharmacists, radiology and respiratory technicians. visitHenryFord.com.


    Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or

    making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice. Henry

    Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice

    Rewards. My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves. There are

    dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance

    and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life. As an

    employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program

    (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness, and a whole host of other benefits and services. Employee's classified as contingent status are not eligible for benefits.

    Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

    Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height, weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.