Medical Director of Bariatric Surgery

Job Description

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Opportunity exists in Kalamazoo, Michigan for a dynamic Bariatric Surgeon. Candidate will be employed with a dynamic multispecialty practice and take on the role as Medical Director for the Bariatric program at Bronson Methodist Hospital. Candidate will work along side our established bariatric surgeon, bariatric clinical coordinator and dedicated bariatric dietitian in the movement toward full bariatric surgery Center of Excellence status for the hospital. Call will be shared with two other bariatric surgeons and three general surgeons in the continued growth of bariatric services with a goal of clinical and academic excellence. Current bariatric surgeries include Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, adjustable gastric banding, and sleeve gastrectomy surgery. Qualified candidates for this position will be Board Certified and fellowship trained in minimally invasive surgery. The practice offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package.

Bronson Methodist Hospital serves a 9-county region that includes southwest Michigan and northern Indiana. Bronson has been a Level I Trauma Center since 1989 and is a national leader in healthcare as evidenced by their recent designation as a Magnet Hospital for Nursing Excellence and the 2009 American Hospital Association-McKesson Quest for Quality Award.

Kalamazoo, located midway between Detroit and Chicago, has a tertiary service area of one million. The area offers diverse cultural opportunities, economic diversification and affordable real estate. With major focus on education, including several colleges and Western Michigan University, there are also many public, private and parochial schools. Other offerings include easy access to ski resorts, and Lake Michigan’s beautiful beaches and sand dunes. All of these factors contribute to a great quality of life in Kalamazoo.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should forward curriculum vitae to Cadace Lee, Physician Recruiter, at or call 269.341.8631