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Physician - Cardiothoracic Surgery



Address   Franciscan Physician Network
    3500 Franciscan Way, Suite 200
    Michigan City, IN 46360

Hours  Days/Evenings

Calendar  Full-Time; 40.00/week

Education Fellowship Required


Franciscan Physician Network is seeking a Board Certified/Board Eligible Cardiothoracic Surgeon with five years of experience to join our group in Michigan City, Indiana at Franciscan Health Heart Center Michigan City.


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 Michigan City and Crown Point
  • 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
    • EKG
    • ABI
    • Pacemaker interrogators


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 over 1,000 physicians and advanced practice providers.


With 14 hospitals, Franciscan Health is one of the largest Catholic health care systems in the Midwest. Of our 260+ locations, many are nationally recognized Centers of Health Care Excellence. Franciscan Health takes pride in providing compassionate, comprehensive care for our patients and the communities we serve.


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 at or (844) 376-3627.


Lake County, Indiana is a desirable community in which to live and work. The AMA has designated Indiana as one of the nation’s top “physician friendly” states due to its favorable malpractice status. Northwest Indiana has a reasonable cost of living and is a family-friendly and with great schools, parks, outdoors activities and social outlets there is something for everyone. Easy access to Chicago and its many suburbs provides many more offerings. Whether you are living on the lake or inland, Crown Point offers a little piece of paradise for each individual.

  • Population:
    • Crown Point = 29,176 Lake County = 487,865
  • Crown Point has a beautiful downtown with restaurants, shops, local breweries among other amenities.
  • Diverse employment base with good commercially-insured base of employees
  • Outdoors Activities available:
    • Close proximity to Chicago and Lake Michigan
    • Located proximal to Lake County Park, Indiana Dunes and Lake Michigan
    • Horseback riding, fishing ice skating, cross country skiing among many other activities at Lake County Park
    • Hike and bike at 12 different parks
    • Kayak on your own or with a guided group
    • Spend time cooling off at Deep River Waterpark
    • Soar through the treetops at Edge Adventure Park
    • Hunting opportunities available in the region
    • Play a round of golf at Oak Knoll Golf Club, White Hawk County Club and Lake County Park
    • Enjoy local breweries and eats



0-1 Years Experience

License(s): Board Certified

Certification(s): Physician License

Travel: Up to 50%



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: Michigan City

Job Segment: Cardiac, Physician, Surgery, Vascular, EKG, Healthcare