Carilion Clinic, headquartered in Roanoke, Virginia, is searching for a fourth fellowship-trained Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon to join the Section of Spine and Scoliosis, within the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. The ideal candidate is trained in the full spectrum of cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine evaluations and procedures, including decompressions, single and multi-level cervical and lumbar fusions. The current surgeons and physician assistants see more than 200 patients per week in the clinic setting, and perform 900+ spine cases per year. The present surgeons treat a broad range of patients performing procedures on children and adults ranging from single level minimally invasive decompressions to complex 3 column revision osteotomies. The primary clinical site is in Roanoke, Virginia with an outreach clinic at Carilion New River Valley Medical Center, in Christiansburg, VA. Each of the surgeons rotate through this center, which is 45 minutes away from Roanoke. Operations are performed at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital a 700-bed academic/tertiary referral medical center with a Level 1 Trauma program. Orthopaedic residents from nearby University of Virginia complete a total of four 10-week rotations in Roanoke during the PGY-3 and PGY-4 years. The Carilion Clinic Orthopaedic Department includes 38+ Physicians and 16 Physician extenders in 10 subspecialty sections providing patient centered care throughout the region.
This position offers the opportunity to benefit from an academic practice setting practicing with many of the advantages of a smaller community practice in a state-of-the-art facility, supported by a large academic institution. Surgeons have academic appointments with the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine. New graduates are encouraged to apply. Minimum requirements include:
Board eligible/certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, or the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery
Fellowship trained in Spine Surgery
Research interest encouraged and supported
Carilion Clinic is the largest not-for-profit integrated health system in western Virginia serving one million people. Carilion includes seven hospitals, 210+ practice locations, and 24 GME programs with 690+ multi-specialty physicians in over 76 specialties. Carilion is a physician-led, collaborative, interdisciplinary Integrated Healthcare Delivery System with a common philosophy of patient first. In 2007, Carilion partnered with Virginia Tech to create the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.
The Roanoke Valley is a metropolitan area of 300,000 people with a total catchment population of 1 million and has been rated consistently among the “best places to live” in the country. This region features exceptional schools, lower cost of living, comparatively less expensive real estate, and abundant outdoor activities on the Blue Ridge Parkway, Appalachian Trail, Smith Mountain Lake, and surrounding areas. The area offers a four-season playground for mountain and lake recreation, as well as a rich array of arts, humanities, and cultural experiences.
Carilion Clinic is a not-for-profit health care organization serving nearly one million people in Virginia through hospitals, outpatient specialty centers and advanced primary care practices. Led by multi-specialty physician teams with a shared philosophy that puts the patient first, Carilion is committed to improving outcomes for every patient while advancing the quality of care through medical education and research.