Seeking an Electrophysiology Cardiologist to practice in Fort Worth, Texas
Texas Health Resources
Location: Fort Worth, Texas
Type: Full Time
Hospital, Public and Private
2 openings available.
Internal Number: CD/EP-THFW-THPG
EP specific practice with general cardiology on-call responsibilities
Employed position with Texas Health Physicians Group (THPG) Heart and Vascular Specialist Fort Worth
THPG Heart and Vascular Specialist Fort Worth is a cardiology practice with 18 physicians and 13 APPs. The cardiology practice was founded over 50 years ago (previously known as Consultants In Cardiology) by Dr. Robert Capper
Currently two full-time cardiac electrophysiologists
Retiring cardiac electrophysiologist (the 3rd EP) in June 2023 with a device panel of 1,500 patients and a similar number of non-device arrhythmia patients
Opportunities for clinical trial research
Opportunities for clinical teaching with medical students and internal medicine residents
Expected patient volumes for starting cardiac electrophysiologist is 200 patients per month
Competitive compensation and benefits
Primary hospitals' affiliations are with Texas Health Fort Worth (Harris Methodist Fort Worth) with 850 beds and Texas Health Southwest Fort Worth with 245 beds.
Dedicated CIED clinic with experienced office staff
Seeking a clinical cardiac electrophysiologist to join a well-established cardiology group with significant growth plans. Growth plans for cardiac electrophysiology include the establishment of a program at Texas Health Southwest Fort Worth Hospital along with the expansion of the existing program at Texas Health Fort Worth Hospital. The two hospitals are located 15 minutes apart allowing close collaboration between the cardiac electrophysiologists.
Current EP offerings include SVT, AF, and VT ablation. Complex congenital ablations are performed in conjunction with pediatric cardiac electrophysiology from Cooks Medical Center. Device implants include brady and tachy devices along with physiologic pacing (His bundle and LBB pacing). A mature lead extraction program is exists with > 350 performed cases.
With the opening of the $300 million Jane and John Justin Surgical Tower on April 2, 2022, Texas Health Fort Worth expands to an 850-bed facility with the capacity to increase to 1,000 beds. Starting in July 2022, the Texas Health Harris Methodist Fort Worth TCU School of Medicine Internal Medicine Residency Program welcomes the first internal medicine residents. The TCU School of Medicine recently announced plans to open its new campus adjacent to Harris Methodist Hospital in 2024.
Texas Health Physicians Group includes over 1,000 physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and medical professionals dedicated to providing safe, quality care for our patients. Through THPG, Texas Health is more than just a network of hospitals – it is now a full health system with the opportunity to provide unparalleled healthcare coverage to North Texans. Patients benefit from improved safety, better outcomes and increased efficiencies that can happen when all parts of the health care system work in close collaboration.
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth has a longstanding history of providing advanced medical care. Serving North Texas as a designated Emergency Center of Excellence by Emergency Excellence, the hospital has also been awarded the highest advanced certification by The Joint Commission as a Comprehensive Stroke Center and is the first hospital in the country to earn the prestigious designation as a Joint Commission Primary Heart Attack Center. Additionally, it is only the second hospital in the nation to earn the Gold Seal of Approval for Brain Tumor Certification by The Joint Commission. We also offer outstanding care for growing families and have been voted the?"Best Place to Have a Baby" 20 times?by readers of?Fort Worth Child?magazine. After 90 years of service, our commitment to the growing community remains strong.
About 15 minutes away is Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth — a 209-bed facility that opened in 1987 in the southwest portion of Fort Worth. Texas Health Southwest is certified by the Joint Commission for the hospital’s heart failure program and is also certified as a Cycle IV Chest Pain Center. The hospital has a designation from the American College of Radiology as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence.
From the City of Fort Worth web site (www.FortWorthTexas.gov): “Fort Worth is the 12th-largest city in the United States, known for Texas hospitality and a dozen remarkable districts full of culture and fun. The historic western Stockyards featuring the world’s only twice-daily cattle drive, Billy Bob’s Texas (the world’s largest honky-tonk) and the new Mule Alley. A connected downtown with the 35-block Sundance Square entertainment district. The stunning museums of the Cultural District, the Botanic Garden and nearby Fort Worth Zoo.”
Sorry, our opportunities cannot sponsor a J-1 visa waiver and this position is not open to outside recruiting firms.
Physicians employed by Texas Health Physicians Group are not employed by a Texas Health Resources hospital.
• MD or DO candidates • Internal Medicine residency completion required from an accredited ACGME program • Fellowship in Electrophysiology completion required from an accredited program • Board Certified/Board eligible in Cardiology required • Board Certified/Board eligible in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology required • Seeking candidate ready to begin practice between now and mid-2023