Complex Spine Neurosurgery with Denver's Largest Hospital System
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Complex Spine Neurosurgeon
CarePoint Neurosurgery is looking for a complex spine neurosurgeon with interest in deformity. Candidates must have completed a spine fellowship following residency and must be ABNS BC/BE. Practicing candidates and fellows will be considered. Successful candidate will build a robust spine practice throughout the community, but also do general neurosurgeryand take trauma call at Swedish Medical Center, HCA/ HealthONE's level 1 trauma center in south Denver. Candidates will have a proven track record of superb team skills and excellent clinical abilities. The incoming neurosurgeon will enjoy an enthusiastic and welcoming referral base and an intellectually stimulating, professionally challenging case mix.
CarePoint Neurosurgery is a division of CarePoint Health. CarePoint Neurosurgery was started in 2016 by Dr. Brent Kimball. The practice currently consists of 3 neurosurgeons supported by a team of physician assistants.
CarePoint Health is a multispecialty physician group headquartered in Denver, CO, established in 1996. The practice is physician owned, physician run and employs over 300 providers in a variety of specialties. CarePoint's singular focus is to deliver the best possible care to patients in an environment that is collaborative, collegial, and fulfilling.
The practice's strength is in the team culture. More than just colleagues, CarePoint physicians see themselves as members of a family that works together, plays together, and truly values one another. The culture embraces change and the practice endeavors to be the best by empowering our providers and staff to think creatively and act boldly.
CarePoint Service Lines include Neurosurgery, Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Infectious Disease, Neurology (Inpatient and Outpatient), Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Telehealth, and Wound Care.
CarePoint Employment Highlights:
- Base salary plus quarterly production eligibility
- Three-year partnership track in democratic physician owned and operated practice
- Robust benefits include health, dental, vision, long term disability, CME, paid malpractice, licensure, and credentialing fees
- Relocation assistance available
SWEDISH MEDICAL CENTER
Swedish Medical Center is a 408-bed level I trauma center with comprehensive stroke center designation. The medical center is an eight-time winner of the National Research Corporation Consumer Choice Award and a Top 100 Hospital recognized by Reuters.
This “privademic” environment has a strong private practice culture with residency programs in general surgery, family medicine, pharmacy. The neurology residency started in 2017. The hospital has ample resources related to both bench and clinical research. Functional and TBI research, device development initiatives, and space to cultivate multi-disciplinary clinics will enable neurosurgeons to pursue their professional interests. Accredited specialty clinics related to ALS and Huntington’s disease are currently supported.
Swedish enjoys a collaborative relationship with Craig Hospital, a world-renowned rehabilitation hospital that exclusively specializes in the neuro-rehabilitation and research of patients with spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury. Craig hospital is adjacent to the Swedish campus.
Practice Environment Highlights:
- Robust team of neurosurgery staff including dedicated neuro nurses in the OR, ICU and on the floor
- 18 bed neuro-ICU
- The latest in technology and equipment including: 4 CT scanners, 2 O-Arms, 6 C-Arms, 4 MRIs, a Gamma Knife and Stealth navigation
- Newly built-out office space adjacent to hospital
Denver is a vibrant metropolis of just over 3 million with a growth rate that has consistently outpaced the national rate since the 1930’s. With 300+ days of sunny days per year, low humidity and mile-high altitude, residents enjoy outdoor activities year-round. Physician families love Denver for the same lifestyle reasons our residential communities regularly top “Best Places to Live” lists. Quite simply, healthier lifestyle is part of our culture. Communities have miles of walkable paths, off-leash dog parks and a dizzying array of ways to have fun keeping fit. Eating well is our normal. The city has the largest park system of any metropolis in the country, with more than 250 parks in the city and more than 14,000 acres of mountain parks and 1,700 acres of natural and open space areas in the nearby mountains. All major league sports including NHL, NFL, MBA, MLS and the MLB. Physicians and their families find that youth and adult amateur sports leagues and clubs are a great way to make new friends in Denver. Arts thrive in venues ranging from outdoor summer festivals to the nation’s largest complex of stages under one roof at the Denver Center of Performing Arts. Join us and experience the Mile High lifestyle!
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