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RWJBarnabas Health is Seeking a Thoracic Surgeon in Northern NJ

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Job ID: 872922


Facility: Saint Barnabas Medical Center
Address: 94 Old Short Hills Road
Livingston, NJ 07039

Opportunity Criteria

Specialty: Surgery
Profession: Physician (MD,DO, Resident)


RWJBarnabas Health is Seeking a Thoracic Surgeon in Northern NJ

RWJBarnabas Health, the largest integrated healthcare system in New Jersey, is currently seeking a full-time Thoracic Surgeon for employment with Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, NJ. This is an opportunity for a driven physician to join a nationally recognized team featuring industry leading care to further develop a high-quality Thoracic Surgical program. This role will also be responsible for providing coverage in our most northern region’s hospitals. We are proudly partnered with Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, the state’s only NCI designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. We provide state of the art cancer care including providing patient’s access to NCI, sponsored and Co-Op clinical trials. Coming 2025, we will be opening a new free-standing dedicated cancer building that new staff can look forward to working in.

Located in Livingston NJ, this position surrounds beautiful suburban neighborhoods comprised of great schools and downtowns that are just a short drive to the bright lights of NYC! As the largest integrated health care delivery system in New Jersey, RWJBarnabas Health offers competitive compensation and a robust benefits package including health, life, disability and malpractice insurance, 401k/retirement, plus PTO and added time off for CME.

This opportunity offers:

  • Innovation and clinical excellence
  • New OR’s and state of the art robotics
  • Robust support staff
  • Nationally recognized thought leaders
  • Research opportunities within the Division, Department and/or Medical School
  • Academic appointment with residents and fellows in a well-supported clinical and academic environment

Candidate Requirements:

  • BC/BE in Thoracic Surgery
  • Fellowship trained
  • NJ licensed or eligible for NJ licensure
  • Interest in general thoracic surgery and have experience with robotic procedures
  • Newly graduating fellows are encouraged to apply!

To learn more about this position and other opportunities throughout New Jersey and with RWJBarnabas Health, please contact us at

About Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center

Since 1865, Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center, New Jersey’s oldest and nonprofit, nonsectarian hospital, has worked to exceed our community’s highest expectations for compassionate, comprehensive health care. The institution traditionally treats more than 33,280 inpatients and over 88,000 Emergency Department patients each year. The Medical Center and the Barnabas Health Ambulatory Care Center provide treatment and services for more than 368,828 outpatient visits annually. Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center has long been recognized as a leader in providing the highest level of patient care-delivering nearly 6,500 babies annually, caring for more newly diagnosed cancer patients, creating breakthroughs in the field of infertility, and providing more than 100 medical and surgical specialty and subspecialty services.

About RWJBarnabas Health

RWJBarnabas Health is New Jersey’s largest integrated health care delivery system, providing treatment and services to more than three million patients each year. With 12 acute care hospitals, 3 children's hospitals, a growing number of our outpatient facilities and physician practices, our healthcare system is committed to providing the highest quality of patient care and health education to the community and region.

Our dedication to serving the people of New Jersey extends far beyond the care we provide within our hospital walls. We support programs that promote health and wellness in our communities and provide access to services that would otherwise be unavailable. We are committed to the ongoing improvement of the health, quality of life, and vitality of our communities. We strive to bring the best healthcare to meet the evolving needs of residents in New Jersey — whether that be enhancing the coordination for treating complex health conditions or improving community health through local programs and education.

Our partnership with Rutgers University creates the state’s largest academic healthcare system dedicated to providing high-quality patient care, leading-edge research, and world-class health and medical education, further advancing our mission of providing high-quality healthcare in New Jersey.

The new collaboration also aligns RWJBarnabas Health with Rutgers’ education, research, and clinical activities, including those at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care.

RWJBarnabas Health is an equal opportunity employer.

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