This represents an exciting opportunity for an orthopedic surgeon to join a strong base of existing orthopaedic specialists including general, sports medicine, and adult reconstruction. This position will provide some support to two NCAA Division I schools in addition to a host of other area competitive and recreational athletes.
The ideal candidate will have fellowship training and be willing to practice general orthopedics. The initial focus of this position will be general orthopeadics while growing specialty specific volume.
Our Integrated Healthcare Delivery System: LewisGale Regional Health System includes four hospitals, two cancer centers, and six outpatient centers. Partnering with hundreds of physicians-both independent and employed-we are committed to providing superior, compassionate care and evidence-based medicine. The model has led to continued growth in patient volume and physician satisfaction.
Advanced Technology and Outstanding Quality of Care: LewisGale Hospital Pulaski is a fully accredited general acute care facility. CMS ranks us among the top in the nation on quality measures for our surgical process improvement, heart failure and pneumonia. We were recognized in 2011 and 2012 as one of the nation’s Top Performers on key quality measures by the Joint Commission. The LGHP Pulaski Center (radiation and medical) serves a large portion of southwest Virginia, is accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer. We also specialize in cardiac rehab, orthopedics and occupational medicine.
LewisGale Hospital Montgomery is a fully accredited general acute care facility. The hospital is a Magnet Designated Facility for Nursing. The hospital has an accredited Chest Pain Center and is Level III Trauma Center. Academic opportunities exist within a newly established primary care residency program and with area medical students.
Quality of Life in Southwest Virginia: Blacksburg and Pulaski are located in the New River Valley, nestled in the mountains of southwest Virginia. Area highlights include:
•Outdoor activities include boating and fishing at Claytor Lake and the New River; biking on the New River Trail; and easy access to the Appalachian Trail, the Blue Ridge Parkway and the Jefferson National Forest
•Home to Radford University, Virginia Tech and the Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine
•Cultural activities including the new VT Center for the Arts
•Collegiate sporting events