Cardiovascular Surgeon Salary (United States)

A Cardiovascular Surgeon earns an average salary of $312,550 per year.
Cardiovascular Surgeon Total Pay (?
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$82,500 - $549,818
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$82,500 - $549,818  
   
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$6,600 - $70,000  
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$97,436 - $596,600  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Job Description for Cardiovascular Surgeon

  • Treat complications of ischemic heart disease (for example, coronary artery bypass grafting), correct congenital heart disease, or treat valvular heart disease created by various causes including endocarditis.
  • Provide surgical care of coronary artery disease, abnormalities of the great vessels and heart valves, congenital anomalies, tumors and diseases of the diaphragm.
  • Treat pathologic conditions of the lung, esophagus and chest wall, abnormalities of the great vessels, tumors of the mediastinum, and diseases of the diaphragm and pericardium.
  • Provide operative, preoperative and critical care diagnosis, treatment and procedures for patients with pathological conditions of the chest.
  • Communicate with families and patients regarding care plans and make referrals to other specialists as per the standard of care.
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Gender

Female
29%
female alumni
 
Male
71%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 100% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None:
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