May 01, 2021
Indiana University Health
Orthopaedic Joint Reconstruction Surgeon
Indiana University Health Ball Memorial is building a new orthopedic practice in Muncie, IN!
We are seeking a Total Joint Orthopedic Surgeon to be our lead surgeon. In addition to this position, the practice will also include at least two other orthopedic surgeons (one other total joint orthopedic surgeon and a general orthopedic surgeon), a primary care sports medicine physician, APPs, and future plans to add additional orthopedic physicians.
Since we partner with the nation’s largest medical school, Indiana University School of Medicine, we are able to provide leading-edge medicine and treatment options to patients. Our exceptional care and continued excellence has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report for the past 23 years. IU Health continues to be ranked among the nation's best healthcare systems and is Indiana's number-one-ranked system.
As Indiana’s largest healthcare system dedicated to improving the health and wellness of Hoosiers, we provide reliable access to specialty care and the region's largest primary care referral base. This will allow the orthopedic surgeons to quickly ramp up in our service area of 600,000 people.
Total Joint Orthopedic - Lead Surgeon
About 50% outpatient / 50% Inpatient
Perform 8-10 hip and knee procedures per week
See high volume of clinic patients per week
Full Time, Monday-Friday
As of now, there is limited call which will provide a great work/life balance. Only IP call will be for an urgent pain or wound need relevant to an elective patient the TJ surgeon operates on.
Another physician group currently provides internal call coverage in the ED and is responsible for all Ortho Trauma. As the practice grows, a new call rotation will be established.
Strong existing infrastructure that will help build this practice quickly
Willingness to accept learners, no research requirements
Main Work Locations: IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital (the region's largest referral center) and Ball's Outpatient Surgery Center in Muncie, Indiana
In addition to salary, up to $300,000 in loan forgiveness, signing bonus, or combination
DO or MD
Current residents, fellows, and practicing candidates encouraged to apply
Orthopedic residency trained
Adult Reconstruction or Joint Replacement fellowship trained
Ability to become licensed in Indiana
ABOS BE / BC
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