Pulmonary Hypertension Physician - Orlando, Florida


Florida Hospital Cardiovascular Institute and Florida Hospital Medical Group are seeking a dynamic and energetic pulmonary hypertension specialist to join The Center for Pulmonary Hypertension and Cardiovascular Disease at Florida Hospital Orlando.

This would be the second physician in the Pulmonary Hypertension Program, joining with Dr. James Tarver, Medical Director. The new physician would share responsibility for the evaluation and management of all types of patients with Pulmonary Hypertension referred to the program, and will be required to work collaboratively with other health care providers in our Advanced Lung Disease program, our Transplant Institute, and the hospital system.

In addition to shared responsibility for the management of all patients in the PH program, the physician would also have primary responsibility to develop and oversee the CTEPH program. This will require, in addition to experience managing patients with all types of Pulmonary Hypertension, familiarity with pulmonary angiography, lung ventilation/perfusion imaging, Pulmonary Thrombo-endarterectomy, and Pulmonary angioplasty, though actual performance of these procedures by the physician will not be required. It will require close coordination with and development of the Interventional Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Cardiac Intervention departments, as well as strong organizational and leadership skills. The physician will be expected foster strong relations with community doctors while developing and expanding a CTEPH screening program within the institution and its satellite campuses. 

Requirements:  Board Certified or Board Eligible Pulmonologist or Cardiologist with experience managing patients with pulmonary hypertension and experience managing all forms of PH therapy, including parenterally administered therapies. High caliber, quality focused, innovative physicians should apply. Strong verbal and written communication skills are essential.

The Florida Hospital Cardiovascular Institute is one of the busiest centers of its kind in the nation. We are a leading provider of cardiovascular and thoracic services among Medicare patients with national rankings that include: #1 in Cardiology volume, #1 in Vascular Surgery volume, #5 in Thoracic Surgery volume and #8 in Open Heart Surgery volume. The FH CVI is centered in a tertiary facility known as Florida Hospital Orlando with a newly opened Ginsburg Tower. This 15-story sanctuary of healing offers patients a full range of comprehensive heart and vascular care, including 12 hybrid operating rooms housing electrophysiology, vascular and invasive cardiology.

Hospital Description

Florida Hospital Orlando is our 1,289 bed tertiary facility with close to 160 ICU beds. It is at the center of eight other hospitals around the greater Orlando area, which total approximately 2500 beds. Our parent company, Adventist Health System, operates 24 hospitals across the state, with additional hospitals all over the country. Our mission is to Extend the Healing Ministry of Christ.

Since 1908, Florida Hospital Orlando has cared for the Central Florida community as well as patients from around the world. At the core of the Florida Hospital system, Florida Hospital Orlando is an acute-care, tertiary hospital caring for approximately 300,000 patients a year. As the primary campus for more than 1,000 physicians, Florida Hospital Orlando is home to nationally recognized Centers of Excellence for Cancer, Cardiology, Children, Diabetes, Neuroscience, Orthopaedics, and Transplant. Florida Hospital Orlando continues to meet the growing needs of our community with the addition of the Ginsburg Tower, a $255 million 15-story facility that is home to the Florida Hospital Cardiovascular Institute and a football-field-sized emergency department that can accommodate the treatment of more patients in less time.

Community Description

Orlando is known as the City Beautiful. There is much more than theme parks here! Our community is culturally diverse and a great place to raise a family. We have excellent public and private schools. Orlando is also the setting for several colleges and Universities, including the University of Central Florida.  We are home to multiple theaters, art museums, art festivals and film festivals. We are well known for our excellent restaurants. We have a vibrant sports community with national teams like the Orlando Magic Basketball and Orlando City Soccer Club. We offer year round pleasant weather for outdoor fun and are only an hour away from some of the most scenic beaches in the Southeast.

City: Orlando FL

Specialty: Pulmonology

Contact: Jason Junker

Phone: (407) 200-2538

Email: jason.junker@flhosp.org