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General Surgery (SA196984) Lavonia, Georgia as
This northeast Georgia Healthcare System is seeking a board certified/board eligible General Surgeon to be part of a well-established, existing private practice located in Athens, Georgia which is seeking to expand into full-time presence in Lavonia, Georgia. The opportunity includes bread and butter General Surgery cases as well as advanced laparoscopic procedures, hospital consultations and office practice. Robotic Surgery is not available within this practice. This very successful existing private practice includes General and Colorectal Surgery. The call coverage is 1:2. This salaried physician will receive a competitive salary based on MGMA guidelines, full employee benefits (including profit sharing, relocation expenses and educational loan assistance), as well as, office setup and support from theadministrative management team. The hospital is a general medical and surgical hospital with 165 beds. It is also accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). Survey data for the latest year available shows that 35,965 patients visited the hospital's emergency room. The hospital had a total of 9,094 admissions. Its physicians performed 2,886 inpatient and 7,530 outpatient surgeries. Nestled below the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Atlanta, Athens is a harmony of old and new: wedding-perfect Antebellum architecture, contemporary art and eclectic nightlife, a Victorian-era downtown teeming with funky shops and one of the South's most progressive culinary scenes. You may know it for the University of Georgia and Georgia Bulldogs, the Classic City of the South where rich tradition at the heart of a hip college town creates a culture unlike any other.