About the practice:
This practice is the dominant provider of orthopedic surgery care in the region with 46 physicians that includes orthopedic surgeons, PM&R spine specialists, podiatrists, rheumatologists and rehabilitation specialists. In addition, the neurosurgeon will join a well-established brain and spine team along with 2 experienced PM&R physicians. They have offices in multiple locations and has an advanced ambulatory surgery center along with experienced Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners that support the practice in ambulatory & inpatient settings. The group is well established and has 70-80% of the orthopedic market share. They are passionate about supporting their physicians and prides itself on patient satisfaction.
About the hospital:
This is a thirteen-hospital system in Illinois. The hospital is a 254 bed Level I trauma center with approximately 1200 admissions per year. The hospital has the best payor mix in the city.
• 150+ cases to start, 300+ long term
• Neurosurgeons collaborate with the orthopedic spine surgeon.
• 80% spine, 20% cranial case mix
• Equipment includes Stealth Navigation, Zeiss microscopes, C-Arm
• Call is 1:3, for spine cases, APPs take first call, for cranial cases, an APP takes first call until 11pm
• Supportive Hospitalists are well established
• Faculty appointment may be available
• Research opportunities exist
• 2 year partnership track
• Ancillary income opportunities
This a community where you can enjoy the benefits of a small town in a big way. It is home to 147,000 people and is 90 minutes from one of the biggest cities in the country, and an hour to another major metropolitan city. This city offers many cultural activities such as a symphony orchestra and traveling cultural performances. Residents enjoy affordable housing, a scenic riverfront with water based activities, an excellent park system and a wide variety of golf courses. The community has private, parochial and public schools and the public school system has a gifted program that is very highly rated. The city offers terrific restaurants and shopping venues with all of the normal retail chains. An easy drive to one of the biggest cities in the country (85 miles away) offers major sporting events, world class dining and shopping, an abundance of cultural opportunities & proximity to a major international airport.