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$115,624 - $559,724
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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.