New York

Merritt Hawkins
Cardiac Anesthesiologist for Highly Ranked Columbia University: Live & Work in the Heart of New York

Contact Name: Lainie Rydell
Contact Number: 866-826-1217
Contact Email:

The Department of Anesthesiology at Columbia University is seeking a cardiac anesthesiologist who is board-certified or board-eligible (within 5 years) in anesthesiology and TEE certified. The successful candidate will provide anesthesia for cardiac cases and some general cases, and supervise CRNAs, residents, and fellows in their clinical practice.

Opportunity Highlights

-Active transplant program with 50 to 60 heart and 100 lung transplants per year

-More than 2,000 cardiac ECMO, plus ventricular assist devices, etc.

-Cases include electrophysiology, ablations, structural – TAVR, valve replacements, TEE, and cardioversion sedation

-Intensivists cover CT ICU/SICU in a closed model

-Collegial environment with solid teamwork

-Excellent, world-renowned Research Department

-Build your career and accelerate your job path

-Most benefits start Day 1 at Columbia

-Myriad opportunities for education or discovery and research

-Columbia University is #2 in National Universities (US News and World Report, 2022)

About Columbia University

-The Department of Anesthesiology at Columbia University Medical Center has been committed to excellence in education, discovery, and clinical care since 1952 when it was established as one of the world's first independent anesthesiology departments.

-Their extraordinary faculty are leaders in contemporary perioperative medicine, including clinical anesthesiology, critical care medicine, and pain medicine.

-For nearly 70 years, their landmark contributions to the field and dedication to educating future leaders have sustained this department's position at the forefront of academic anesthesiology.

-Their team is comprised of clinical, research, and educational faculty, anesthesiology residents and fellows, nurse practitioners, certified registered nurse anesthetists, anesthesia technicians, research coordinators, and administrative staff.

-Columbia University is ranked #2 in National Universities (US News and World Report, 2022)

Community Information
Columbia University is located in the heart of New York City, known as the world's cultural, financial, and media capital. Filled with excitement and endless possibilities, Manhattan offers an incomparable lifestyle and iconic sites, such as the Empire State Building, Central Park, Broadway, Times Square, and much more. You'll have everything you need right at your fingertips.

-Great housing options in desirable neighborhoods

-Some of the top schools in the state

-Home to the Empire State Building, Central Park, Times Square, Washington Square Park, Rockefeller Center, the Met, the United Nations, and so much more

-An abundance of events and festivities throughout the year

-Museums, Broadway performances, world-class shopping, some of the best restaurants in the nation, professional sports, and international airports

-Close to other higher education institutions, such as Yeshiva University and Boricua College

-Easy access throughout the city with nearby train and bus stops

For immediate consideration please inquire with an updated copy of your CV so we can discuss the position by phone. Also, inform me of your best available times to speak. I look forward to your reply and thank you for your review. Please do not delay as we anticipate a significant response.

Please contact Lainie Rydell at or at 866-826-1217 and reference CTA-141121

Application Due Date