Surgical Oncologist/MIS- Esophageal/GI       

Job Location US-NC-Charlotte
Job Opening ID
Cancer Institute
NH Cancer Inst-Gastrointest_P
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Novant Health Cancer Institute 

Surgical Oncologist/MIS- Esophageal/GI                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

Charlotte, NC


Are you looking for a new opportunity as a Surgical Oncologist/ Minimally Invasive Surgeon with a particular interest in esophageal cancer in a rapidly growing healthcare system that focuses on a culture of safety and team member growth?


Novant Health Cancer Institute is seeking a hospital employed Surgical Oncologist or Minimally Invasive Fellowship trained Surgeon to play a pivotal role in its minimally invasive Esophageal Cancer and Foregut Program.  Currently, the GI Surgical Oncology group consists of 2 surgeons and recruitment is with the ultimate intention of retirement succession planning of one surgeon. The group performs a variety of complex procedures pertaining to the oncologic care of esophagus, gastric, hepatobiliary, retroperitoneal and extremity soft tissue sarcoma, neuroendocrine tumors as well as some elective non-oncologic procedures such as minimally invasive foregut (Nissen fundoplication, Heller myotomy), hernias. Esophageal cancer care is provided concertedly with our minimally invasive Thoracic surgery colleagues. There is a separate breast surgical oncology team, colorectal oncology program, and emergent/acute care surgery team managing those respective processes.


Primary on-call (at-home) responsibilities for GI Surgical Oncologists are shared together with 3 mid-level providers. On-call and clinical coverage is at one hospital alone which is Novant’s 622 bed non-university tertiary care center in Charlotte. Novant Health is affiliated with University of North Carolina and an interest is medical student clinical education is a requirement. Clinical trial participation is also encouraged.

Charlotte is one of the nation’s fastest-growing and most- thriving metropolitan areas and Novant Health is expanding with a robust vision to meet the rising demand for state-of-the-art Esophageal Cancer services. This surgeon will join a multidisciplinary team that includes surgical oncologists, advanced endoscopists, interventional radiologists and medical and radiation oncologists - all working in concert to deliver the highest standard in patient-centered care and research.




Applicants should have completed/be completing fellowship with esophageal cancer training.  Robotic experience is preferred.


Beyond technical and clinical skill, the ideal applicant should be mild mannered and adept as a team player. Finally, they should possess an excellent bedside manner to complement these qualities.



Novant Health offers:


  • 2 year salary guarantee and lucrative compensation plan
  • NH Medical Group employed (a 501c3 not-for-profit employer)
  • Medical and Retirement Benefits
  • Relocation Allowance
  • CME Allowance
  • System wide EHR-Epic
  • Malpractice
  • Work-Life balance


Novant Health Medical Group 


Novant Health Medical Group is a large physician-led organization comprised of physician partners supported by highly skilled professionals to provide assistance and support at every level. We are led by doctors with years of private practice experience who know and understand the details of practice management. Novant is committed to bringing advanced medicine to our valued patients.

Involvement in physician leadership boards and administrative and leadership roles is nurtured if physicians are interested. We provide our practices with operation teams who have extensive healthcare business backgrounds to ensure best practices. Our practices represent a broad spectrum of both primary and specialty care throughout the Carolinas.

This opportunity is located in Charlotte, NC. The Charlotte-metro area offers something for everyone. Located only 2 hours from the beautiful mountains and 4 hours from the beaches of North and South Carolina, it is the largest city in the Carolinas. The Charlotte area is a very progressive and energetic community yet still maintains the charm of the South. There is a wealth of social, cultural and recreational amenities, along with a sports enthusiast's dream! Charlotte has great public schools which were ranked 7th in listing of "The Best Education in the Biggest Cities". It is the 2nd largest financial center in the country and is ranked in the Top 50 Cleanest Cities.


To apply or learn more, please submit a cover letter and CV to Sara Beth Caldwell, Physician Recruiter at


At Novant Health, one of our core values is diversity and inclusion. By engaging the strengths and talents of each team member, we ensure a strong organization capable of providing remarkable healthcare to our patients, families and communities. Therefore, we invite applicants from all group dynamics to apply to our exciting career opportunities.



  • Graduate of an accredited school of medicine required
  • Completion of an accredited residency program required
  • For specialty physicians - completion of an accredited fellowship program specific to medical specialty


  • Current MD license in appropriate state
  • board certification or eligibility
  • current DEA license required


It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time.

  • Our team members are part of an environment that fosters team work, team member engagement and community involvement.
  • The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care.
  • All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of "First Do No Harm".


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