Jun 12, 2021

Orthopedic Surgeon

  • Mayo Clinic
  • Decorah, Iowa

Job Description

Mayo Clinic Health System Decorah Clinic Physicians (MCHS DCP) at Winneshiek Medical Center (WMC) is seeking an orthopedic surgeon to join our practice in Decorah, Iowa. The orthopedic surgeon will be responsible for providing clinic-based orthopedic consultations and surgical procedures, primarily in joint replacements, sports medicine/arthroscopic surgery, and some trauma. The patient population may involve some pediatrics, but the majority of patients will be age 16 and up. Become a member of a team of two Orthopedic Surgeons, 1 Podiatrist, and an ortho/surgical PA upon completion of recruitment. Close collaboration with a robust occupational health program facilitated by a well-trained advanced practice provider. Potential outreach to surrounding communities within a 60 mile radius. MCHS DCP is the orthopedic and sports medicine and student health services provider for Upper Iowa University (UIU). A MCHS DCP orthopedic surgeon serves as the team physician for the department of athletics and provides weekly training room and home event coverage for football. MCHS DCP primary care physicians and advanced practice providers also serve as the student health service providers during the academic year. MCHS DCP/WMC has a collaborative relationship with Luther College in Decorah. A MCHS DCP family physician and an ARNP provide services in the student health center at Luther College. The orthopedics and sports medicine department is supported by the WMC Rehab and Sports Medicine Department which is the largest and most comprehensive provider in the region with a staff of 42 employees. WMC Rehab and Sports Medicine provides athletic training services to six high schools in northeast Iowa and southeast Minnesota. Staffing in the Rehab Department consists of 5 Athletic Trainers, 11 Physical Therapists (2 PTs with orthopedic clinical specialty certification, 1 PT with Sports Clinical Specialty certification), 8 Occupational Therapists (3 certified hand therapists and Lymphedema certified therapists), and several therapists certified in Augmented Soft Tissue Mobilization techniques.

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