WCHN Western Connecticut Health Network

Staff Physician

1 month ago
Standard Hours
Full Time 40 Hour
Work Schedule
7:00 am - 3:30 pm with weekend coverage
Anesthesiology WCMG 4315

Job Summary

Cardiac Anesthesiology Opening in Danbury, CT (70 miles from New York City)


Western Connecticut Medical Group is seeking a full-time Anesthesiologist, with additional Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology  fellowship training, to join our employed group based at Danbury Hospital in Danbury, Connecticut, (Fairfield Country) located about 70 miles northeast of New York City and near the border of Westchester and Putnam Counties in New York State.  With 26 physicians and 26 CRNAs, our group covers approximately 45,000 anesthetic encounters per year, including spine, orthopedics, cardiac, and obstetrics. Our highly experienced team provides 24/7 coverage at Danbury Hospital as well as coverage at New Milford Hospital and two area surgery centers.  This is an excellent opportunity to join a large, established program that includes teaching to residents, medical students and CRNA students.

The ideal candidate will be board certified/eligible in Anesthesia and have completed additional Cardiothoracic Anesthesia fellowship training. We offer a highly competitive compensation package, including base salary plus incentives and allowances for CMEs and Dues expenses, malpractice coverage and relocation reimbursement.

Established in 1885, Danbury Hospital is a not-for-profit community hospital providing Greater Danbury area residents convenient access to exceptional care. Danbury Hospital is part of Western Connecticut Health Network, which also includes New Milford and Norwalk Hospitals as well as over 70 outpatient practice locations. Danbury Hospital has 371 beds and is a Level II Trauma Center with approximately 70,000 ED visits per year. As a teaching hospital, we are associated with the University of Vermont College of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine and St. George’s University School of Medicine. Our Medical Group includes 400+ physicians and 140+ advanced practice providers, serving a geographically broad region throughout Western Connecticut and eastern New York.

Danbury, Connecticut, located in the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains and on the border of New York State, is about 70 miles northeast of New York City and 60 miles west of Hartford, CT. As part of the greater NY metropolitan area, the city of Danbury enjoys both proximity to New York City culture and access to a wide array of outdoor activities, including hiking, biking, fishing and boating in state and regional parks and preserves. Home to Western Connecticut State University, Danbury has abundant local historical, cultural, educational, and recreational attractions. Surrounded by a number of quaint towns with scenic rolling hills, Danbury offers the convenience of contemporary urban life with the beauty of a country lifestyle. Boston, New York City, New Haven and Hartford are easily accessible via train, car, or bus.  

For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Jeanette Unger, Physician Recruiter, via email jeanette.unger@wchn.org or phone (203)739-7864.

Job Requirements

MD/DO that has successfully completed Anesthesia Residency training and Cardiothoracic Anesthesia Fellowship training.

CT State and Federal Narcotic User Registration.

Board Certified or Board Eligible.


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