Thoracic Radiologist

Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 176491-1A
Date Posted: Aug 22, 2022
Category: Physician

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Welcome to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a world-renowned tertiary medical center known for its innovative technology, pioneering medical treatment and leading-edge research. A teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, the hospital provides quality health care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty, from primary care to cancer diagnosis and treatment to kidney and liver transplantation. It is a national leader in a number of health care areas, including stroke, weight management and lung screenings, among many others. Lahey also helps to advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders.

About the Job


Exceptional opportunity to practice Cardiothoracic Imaging in thriving suburban Boston! The Department of Radiology at Lahey Hospital and Medical Center in Burlington, MA, a founding member of Beth Israel Lahey Health, is seeking a full-time Fellowship Trained Cardiothoracic Radiologist to join our group. The practice will include a mix of Thoracic, Cardiac and Body Imaging. There is an equal share of evening and weekend call from day one and no overnight call.

Our growing practice is supported by state-of-the-art scanners and radiology workflow orchestration systems. Cardiac CTs are primarily performed on Siemens Dual Source Flash and Philips 256 slice 7500 Spectral CT scanners, and Cardiac MRIs on Siemens and Philips 1.5T scanners. Our technologists are well versed in thoracic and cardiac imaging. We have a dedicated 3D lab to handle cardiac post processing and this ensures a seamless workflow. We perform approximately 19000 chest and cardiac CT scans and 500 chest and cardiac MRI scans in a year.

Ours is the largest clinical lung cancer screening program in the country and this position will include an opportunity to participate in and lead this program. With a highly structured database of more than 10 years of scans, this provides a mammoth opportunity for both clinical development and research. We are also home to a nationally recognized Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy program.

We work in close collaboration with pulmonologists, cardiologists, thoracic oncologists and cardiothoracic surgeons to provide the highest care to our patients. We participate in weekly and monthly interdisciplinary conferences to this effect. In addition to clinical duties, there is ample opportunity to teach Radiology residents and participate in research.  

Lahey Hospital and Medical Center is an award-winning, Tufts University affiliated 344-bed tertiary teaching hospital and Level 1 Trauma Center located in Burlington, MA, approximately 30 minutes from Downtown Boston. We are a founding member of Beth Israel Lahey Health, an integrated healthcare system comprising 4 prestigious academic medical centers and 8 community hospitals serving patients in Metro Boston and Eastern Massachusetts. This highly desirable area offers superb educational opportunities and an abundance of cultural, social, and recreational amenities, making it a truly wonderful location to practice and live in.

Qualified candidates should forward CV and letter of interest to: Christoph Wald, MD, PhD, MBA, FACR, Chair, Division of Radiology, [email protected] and to [email protected]

Diversity is a core value at Beth Israel Lahey Health. We are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment for our staff. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions.