Aug 21, 2023

Hand Surgeon Opportunity @ The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

  • The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
  • Columbus, OH, USA
Orthopaedic Hand /Upper Extremity Surgeon

Job Description

The Hand Center at OSU is seeking to hire a hand fellowship trained surgeon to join their team.  Applicants must have the vision and drive to grow hand surgery in the Columbus and central Ohio community, as well as to enhance our national reputation.  Microsurgical proficiency is required and involvement with resident and fellow education is expected. Applicants will need to demonstrate effective interpersonal and communication skills, as well as, be committed to ongoing performance improvement.   Dedication to enhancing a diverse workforce and academic environment is vital.  The Hand Center prides itself on its collaborative interaction between the departments of Orthopaedic and Plastic Surgery that helps foster a diverse and inclusive team.  We offer a highly competitive academic salary, including clinical and academic bonus opportunities, an excellent benefits package, including a substantial retirement program and tuition reimbursement for qualifying dependents.



·        MD or DO

·        Successful completion of an accredited Orthopaedic or Plastic Surgery Residency Program

·        Successful completion of an accredited Hand & Upper Extremity Fellowship

·        Board Certified or Board Eligible

·        Eligible for an Ohio Medical License                


The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center:

For the 31st consecutive year, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center has been ranked in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals list. This year, we’re proud to say that the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center remains #1 in Columbus, the second Best Hospital in Ohio and has been nationally ranked in 10 specialties.  In 2023, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center earned a spot in the Top 100 on the Forbes list of America’s Best Large Employers for the third consecutive year.  Our unparalleled benefits package includes retirement, medical and dental plans, malpractice, conference/vacation and tuition reimbursement for qualifying dependents. Additionally, the College of Medicine at OSUWMC offers a unique and highly active mentorship program geared toward career advancement of new faculty members.


Environment & Culture:

We promote and are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and continue to be ranked on the Forbes list of America’s Best Employers for Diversity.  The Ohio State University along with its academic partner the Wexner Medical Center are located in Columbus, Ohio, the state capitol and the 14th largest city in the United States. From historic communities and suburban living to college crowds and nightlife, Columbus is a friendly Midwestern town with metropolitan style. With easy commutes and low cost of living relative to comparable metropolitan areas.  Central Ohio has a temperate climate where fall and spring delight while summers are not too oppressively hot or humid and winters are not too cold or snowy. The city is renowned for its leading technological companies, vast academic resources, thriving industry, an eclectic mix of entertainment, dining and shopping, and easily accessible opportunities for sports and recreation for participants and fans alike. The university and medical center are home to an exciting, growth-oriented culture of innovation and discovery. Together, these entities have established a bold vision to ensure that the university will be among the leading public universities in the nation for research and creative expression to address critical societal challenges and that the medical center will pioneer breakthrough health care solutions to improve peoples’ lives. For more information about Columbus, please visit


For consideration, please send CV along with a cover letter to:

·        Natalie Kessinger | Physician Recruiter | [email protected]


The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

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