IU Health Physicians - Ortho Sports Medicine

Location
Indianapolis, Indiana
Posted
Jun 12, 2019
Ref
1060
Specialty
Internal Medicine
Position Type
Permanent
The Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Orthopedic Surgery is seeking a fellowship-trained orthopedic sports surgeon to join our growing orthopedic sports division in Indianapolis. Members of the orthopedic department practice as part of Indiana University Health Physicians, a 1500 person multispecialty group.

The sports division currently works in 4 Indianapolis metro area hospitals and 3 ambulatory surgery centers. We are looking to expand our division and have access to 6 Indianapolis metro area surgery centers with plenty of block time available day one. The Sports Team can expect a high volume elective practice via our multispecialty group and IU Health Plan patients. There is currently no call ER call requirement but sideline coverage is expected.

We are the orthopedic sports providers for multiple area high schools, a Division 1 university, and multiple sporting events throughout the Indianapolis area. We are strongly aligned with the Indiana University Health Physicians primary care sports group consisting of 10+ fellowship trained sports physicians. We are the orthopedic sports faculty for the only orthopedic surgery residency in the state of Indiana with the hopes of adding a sports fellowship as we grow. This opportunity includes a full-time faculty appointment with the IU School of Medicine and a generous compensation package with outstanding benefits.

Indiana University Health is a national and regional health care leader with a commitment to excellence in patient care. It has a strong relationship with the IU School of Medicine as a national leader for the academic pillars of research, teaching, and service.

The Department of Orthopedics is based in Indianapolis, the 15th largest city in the nation and Indiana's state capital. Indianapolis enjoys a cost of living that is below national average despite vibrant growth. Indianapolis is well-known for auto-racing and is recognized internationally as a sports center including the NCAA Headquarters as well as professional football, basketball, baseball, hockey, and soccer. It has a healthy arts community, with internationally recognized symphony, opera, and ballet companies and excellent museums, including the world's largest children's museum. Indiana University Health, Indiana University Physicians, and the Indiana University School of Medicine are EOE/AA Employers, M/F/D.

Community Description

Indianapolis, Indiana, the 14th largest U.S. city, is a sophisticated city blending charm and culture with a wonderful balance of business and leisure. Residents of this dynamic city enjoy:
  • Leading educational system and top-ranked universities paired with a diverse population
  • Vibrant downtown offering arts, theaters, world-class museums, zoo, aquarium, concerts and memorials
  • Top ranked international airport: "Best Airport in North America" five consecutive years
  • Lively nightlife, local wineries, retail, and cuisine with local flavors
  • Historic neighborhoods with surrounding cultural districts and low cost of living
    • "Best Places to Live in America" according to Money in 2017 included Fishers, IN at number one, Carmel at number 16, Avon at number 17 and Greenwood at number 22.
  • Collegiate and professional sports, golfing, boating and unique parks
  • Home of the Colts (NFL), Fever (WNBA), Pacers (NBA), Indians (MiLB), Indianapolis 500 (IndyCar), Indy Eleven (NASL), NCAA and USTA Midwest
  • Nation's largest half marathon (OneAmerica Mini-Marathon) and national biking awards
  • Close proximity to Chicago, St. Louis and Cincinnati

Healthcare System/Hospital Description

Indiana University Health is Indiana's most comprehensive healthcare system. IU Health's unique partnership with the nation's second largest medical school, Indiana University School of Medicine, offers innovative treatments and therapies and remains a global leader in medical education and research.

Comprised of hospitals, physicians and allied services dedicated to providing preeminent care throughout Indiana and beyond, IU Health is honored to be recognized in such high distinctions.
  • Over 80% of U.S. News & World Report's Top Doctors in Indiana practice at IU Health
  • Indiana University Health was among the 3% of U.S. hospitals to earn a national ranking, and one of only 59 hospitals in the country to be ranked in four specialties.
  • Indiana's only healthcare system to be nationally ranked by U.S.News & World Report 18 years in a row.
  • Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health nationally ranked in 10 pediatric specialties by U.S.News & World Report.
  • Indiana University Health is the fourth largest employer in Indiana (Source: IBJ, 2016)

A private, nonprofit organization, Indiana University Health owns, or is affiliated with, more than 20 hospitals and health centers throughout Indiana. More than half of the physicians affiliated with the IU School of Medicine practice, supervise, and teach residents and fellows at one of Indiana University Health's hospitals.

No organization in Indiana is ranked higher or offers more highly ranked physicians than Indiana University Health. With exceptional care, unmatched expertise and continued excellence, our patients and families know that they're making an excellent choice in selecting Indiana University Health as their premier healthcare system of choice.

Indiana University Health, Indiana University Health Physicians and Indiana University School of Medicine are EOE/AA Employers, M/F/D.