Chief, Division of Cardiology

Morgantown, West Virginia
Feb 28, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Medicine
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The West Virginia University Heart and Vascular Institute (HVI) is seeking national applicants for the position of Chief, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, WVU Heart and Vascular Institute, West Virginia University.  This leader will join the rapidly expanding HVI and help guide a progressive and robust Division of imagers, interventionalists, electrophysiologists and clinicians on a state-wide mission of innovation to elevate access of cardiovascular services to all citizens of West Virginia and surrounding regions.

The WVU Heart and Vascular Institute and Service Line provides care across a wide geographic area. The HVI has a clinical presence in 11 regional hospitals, with its flagship located in a new 10-story $ 300 million heart hospital in Morgantown, WV. This is the academic home to WVU’s efforts in leading cardiovascular quality and research, clinical education, outreach and statewide program development. With 25 faculty cardiologists and growing, the WVU HVI Division of Cardiology provides a full spectrum of quaternary services from advanced heart failure and EP services to transcatheter LAA occlusion, TAVR and TMVR, with participation in several clinical trials including early feasibility investigation.

We seek applicants who hold an MD, MD/PhD or DO degree (foreign educational equivalent accepted) with board certification or equivalent in cardiovascular disease. Candidates should be at an Associate Professor rank or higher, have at least 10 years of experience in a leadership position, and be eligible to obtain an unrestricted West Virginia medical license. 

At the WVU Heart and Vascular Institute, you’ll join a renowned team of cardiovascular and thoracic surgeons, medical and interventional cardiologists, interventional radiologists, cardiovascular anesthesiologists, researchers and others making an extraordinary difference in the lives of patients not only locally, but across our entire state and beyond. Ours is a collaborative atmosphere that allows you to practice advanced medicine in a highly satisfying academic environment. 

WVUH provides the most advanced quaternary level of care available to the citizens of West Virginia and bordering states.  With more than 13,000 employees and $2 billion in annual revenues, WVU Medicine is West Virginia’s premier academic health system and provider of advanced specialty care. WVU Medicine includes the specialists, sub-specialists, and primary care physicians of West Virginia; the WVU Cancer Institute; the WVU Eye Institute; the WVU Heart and Vascular Institute; and eight West Virginia hospitals and their affiliated practices and clinics. WVU Medicine also includes dozens of medical offices and a diverse network of affiliated organizations.

Morgantown is consistently rated as one of the best small metropolitan areas in the country for both lifestyle and business climate.  The area offers the cultural diversity and amenities of a large city in a safe, family-friendly environment, with an excellent school system and an abundance of beautiful homes and recreational activities. 

Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. To apply, please submit your CV directly to Kelli Piccirillo, Physician Recruiter, at and visit  for more information.

WVU is an AA/EO employer - Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran - and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity.

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