Job was saved successfully.
Job was removed from Saved Jobs.

Orthopedic Spine Surgeon needed in Birmingham (SA197440) (SA197440)

The Stembridge Agency, LLC

Last Updated: 11/12/18

Job Description

This Birmingham Health System is seeking a Board certified/board eligible Orthopedic Spine Surgeon. Job features include the following.

  • 10 physicians in group, 9 ortho, 1 rheumatology
  • Immediate need
  • I year path to partnership – minimal buy in
  • $400K to start, $600 - $700K in third year
  • 14 days of vacation first year, then don’t dictate
  • 401K
  • Medical, dental, vision at no cost first year, then partnership pays
  • Life, Short term disability, long term disability
  • Need spine, must be able to take call
  • No visas
  • MD or DO, prefer American trained
  • Have multiple locations,
  • Help each other out, have your back
  • Good ancillaries, PT is most profitable in state: 16 years’ old, a profit center
  • Treated like a partner from the beginning
  • Large city, no limit to the number of patients or cap like a smaller town
  • Partners are physician extenders, first assist fees are 20% of total for helping as first assist
  • Very efficient practice, low overhead, pay for what you get, provide you with what you need, see all accounting on a dashboard
  • Most surgical cases are elective
  • 600 patient visits per month, 70 – 80 per week, 120 per week is busy
  • ORS based EMR: Xscribe
  • Digital x ray with u-arm
  • Each person decides what payor mix they want: 50% Blue Cross, 20% Medicare, 10% workers’ comp
  • 60% office, 40% OR
  • 5 half day clinics, rest is OR time: 1.5 days per week
  • Easy call burden: 1 – 2 night per month for unattached call; 1:4 on weekends with the OrthoSports physicians who work at St. Vincent’s Birmingham
  • Office call every other week
  • ER call 4 days per week, paid for call
  • Not level one trauma, mostly ambulatory injuries
  • Call is infrequent and easy
  • Lifestyle is good and a lot of free time

This health system is part of the nation’s largest non-profit health system and the largest Catholic health system in the world, operating 2,500 sites of care – including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities – in 24 states and the District of Columbia.

For more information, please contact [Register to View]



Company Details


The Stembridge Agency, LLC

Macon, Georgia, United States

During his twenty-three years representing the second largest hospital in Georgia, W. Asbury Stembridge, Jr., FACHE had a driving passion to provide the highest quality healthcare to his hometown Macon, GA. This passion energized his quest to find the most qualified physicians in the country to join his hospital staff and become valuable community members. Asbury recognized early on that successfu...