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Job Title: Hand & Elbow Surgeon
Date Available: 7/1/19
Location: Kalamazoo, MI
Description: Bronson Hand & Elbow Specialists in Kalamazoo, Michigan is seeking a BE/BC hand surgeon to join their established practice, which is part of a hospital-employed, multi-specialty orthopedic group in a very busy tertiary center. The Hand and Elbow practice is seeking 1 surgeon to join the current group of 4 surgeons and 1 physician assistant who treat patients in our Level 1 trauma center setting. Patients are seen in the practice within the medical office pavilion, which is located onsite at Bronson Methodist Hospital. The hand surgeons operate at both the hospital and at the hospital-owned ambulatory surgery center. The new surgeon will share equally in Hand call, and will have no responsibility with general orthopedic call coverage. The new surgeon could anticipate a very busy practice in a relatively short amount of time.

The practice is currently staffed by four surgeons and is supported by an onsite, licensed team of Occupational Therapists specially trained in upper extremity care.

Bronson offers a competitive salary, sign-on bonus, CME stipend, malpractice coverage, relocation allowance, generous PTO and a comprehensive benefit package.

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Bronson Methodist Hospital

Bronson Methodist Hospital, located at 601 John St. in downtown Kalamazoo, Mich., is the flagship of Bronson Healthcare. With 434 licensed beds and all-private rooms, Bronson Methodist Hospital provides care in virtually every specialty — orthopedics, cardiology, surgery, emergency medicine, neurology, oncology — with advanced capabilities in critical care as a Level I Trauma Center.; in neurological care as a Joint Commission certified Comprehensive Stroke Center; in cardiac care as the region’s first accredited Chest Pain Emergency Center; in obstetrics as the leading BirthPlace and only high-risk pregnancy center in southwest Michigan, and in pediatrics as one of only six children's hospitals in the state.

Bronson Healthcare is a not-for-profit, community-governed healthcare system serving southwest and south central Michigan. With 8,600 employees, more than 1,300 medical staff members and 846 licensed beds, Bronson is the largest employer and leading healthcare system in the region. It offers a full range of services from primary care to critical care across more than 70 locations. Key member organizations include: Bronson Methodist Hospital, Bronson Battle Creek Hospital, Bronson LakeView Hospital, Bronson South Haven Hospital, Bronson Medical Group, Bronson Advanced Radiology Services, Bronson at Home, Bronson Commons, Bronson Lifestyle Improvement & Research Center, Bronson Athletic Club and the Bronson Health Foundation.

Contact: Chris Cook, Physician Recruiter, Bronson Health

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