Franciscan Health Physician - Cardiothoracic Surgery in Crown Point, Indiana

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Physician - Cardiothoracic Surgery

Specialty Health Center

Franciscan Physician Network

​1205 South Main Street

Crown Point, IN 46307

Days/Evenings; Full-Time

40 Hrs/Wk

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Franciscan Physician Network is seeking a Board Certified/Board Eligible Cardiothoracic Surgeon with five years of experience to join our group in Crown Point, Indiana.


Ideal candidate will have experience in cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, and preferred experience in vascular surgery, VATS, and robotics. The candidate will have a focus on clinical excellence and patient satisfaction. Candidate will display exceptional interpersonal skills and have desire invest in the community, building long-lasting relationships with patients and their families.


  • Full-time Surgery Schedule

  • Average number of open heart surgeries: 45 – 60

  • Average number of total cardiac surgery volume: 250 to be divided among two providers

  • Candidate will travel to both Crown Point and Dyer, IN

  • Common Diagnoses and Procedures

  • CAD

  • Cardiac Valvular Disease

  • Peripheral Arterial Disease

  • Carotid Disease

  • CABG

  • CABG & Aortic Valve Replacement

  • CABG & Mitral Valve Replacement or Repair

  • Valve Surgery

  • Thoracic Surgery

  • VATS

  • Lobectomy

  • Vascular surgery

  • Carotid Endarterectomy

  • Femoral Popliteal Bypass

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Repair Open

  • Management of Groin Complications

  • Retroperitoneal Bleeds

  • Onsite Equipment

  • Echo Machine

  • EKG Machine

  • Cabg on pump equipment/trays/instruments/balloon pump

  • Ability to order additional items to perform off pump procedures

  • Aortic and mitral valve replacement equipment

  • AAA trays/instruments; Ability to perform endoscopic AAA repair with specialty C-arm

  • Maze procedure equipment

  • Slush machine 3

  • Heater cooler x2

  • Vats trays/instruments

  • Cellsaver

  • Rapid infuser

  • Endovein harvesting equipment

  • Sonosite

  • Siterite


Franciscan Physician Network (FPN), a division of FRANCISCAN HEALTH, brings together the many primary care and specialty physician groups associated with Franciscan Health’s hospitals and access points across Indiana and Illinois. FPN includes more than 900 physicians and advanced practice providers at 260 locations, who are devoted to creating the best outcomes for more than 4 million outpatient visits annually.

Franciscan Health is one of the largest Catholic health care systems in the Midwest employing a work force greater than 18,000. With 14 hospitals and a number of nationally recognized Centers of Health Care Excellence, Franciscan Health takes pride in providing convenient, comprehensive care for our patients and the community we serve.

Our calling is to provide exceptional healthcare services that will continue Christ’s ministry in our Franciscan tradition. Experienced providers who share our mission of quality, compassionate care and outstanding customer service are encouraged to apply.


At Franciscan Physician Network we strive to create a flexible and realistic work-life balance for our providers. Full- and part-time opportunities are offered with benefits, which could include:

  • Competitive compensation, including income guarantee, with bonus incentives

  • Generous recruitment bonus program including relocation allowance; commencement and retention packages

  • Paid malpractice

  • 27 days of Allowed Time Off plus five additional paid days for CME with annual stipend

  • Full benefits package, including health, life, dental, vision and legal insurance

  • Retirement options, including 403(b), 457(b), 401(a)

  • Short- and Long-Term Own Occupation Disability

  • Customized marketing support

  • Leadership development through board and committee opportunities


For more information, please contact Physician and Provider Services Team atpractice@franciscanalliance.orgor (844) 376-3627.


Fellowship Required

0-1 Years Experience

License(s): Physician License

Certification(s): Board Certified

Travel: Up to 20%


It is the policy of Franciscan Alliance to provide equal employment to its employees and qualified applicants for employment as otherwise required by an applicable local, state or Federal law.

Franciscan Alliance reserves a Right of Conscience objection in the event local, state or Federal ordinances that violate its values and the free exercise of its religious rights.

Franciscan Alliance is committed to equal employment opportunity.

Nearest Major Market:GaryNearest Secondary Market:ChicagoJob Segment:Cardiac, Gastroenterology, Physician, Surgery, Vascular, Healthcare

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