Physician (General Surgeon)

Multiple Locations Available
Salary based on rank and experience; Up to $400k Bccession Bonus; $120k in Loan Repayment
Mar 28, 2021
Jun 30, 2021
Position Type

Physician (General Surgeon)

- Multiple Locations Available

- Full-Time (Active Duty) and Part-Time (Reserve) Positions Available

- U.S. Army Medical Department


Reserve positions allow you to maintain your civilian career while serving at a local unit one weekend per month and a specialized two week training scenario once per year

Active duty, full-time positions are available across the globe. Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (Bethesda, MD), Tripler Army Medical Center (Hawaii), Landstuhl Regional Medical Center (Germany), and San Antonio Military Medical Center are just a few examples of some of our state of the art medical centers where you could be relocated.

Rank and salary is based on professional experience; competitive benefits, to include special pay bonuses and loan repayment programs are available to those who qualify.

  • Special Pay: Active Duty - $400k Accession Bonus, Reserve - $75k/year Special Pay
  • Loan Repayment: Active Duty - $40k/year up to $120k, Reserve - $60k/year up to $250k

As a General Surgeon on the U.S. Army health care team, you’ll examine, diagnose, and treat patients having injuries or disorders with surgical conditions. You will be at the forefront of medical innovation in a wide range of surgical procedures. From groundbreaking work in regenerative medicine to the development of 3-D anatomical models to aid in surgical pre- and post-op planning, the surgical advancements being pioneered right now by the U.S. Army Medical Department are improving outcomes for their patients an changing the practice of medicine.

As a part of the U.S. Army Medical Corps, you may conduct research, participate in graduate medical education, perform special functions in health support, conduct and supervise patient care and health promotion programs, and examine, diagnose, and treat patients requiring surgery.

You will be making a difference in the lives of our Soldiers and the country at large while gaining access to invaluable opportunities, like supporting humanitarian missions, leadership training, and a competitive benefit package.

Work alongside professionals at the top of their fields while helping expand the boundaries of general surgery.


  • U.S. Citizenship (permanent residents may qualify for Reserve positions only)
  • Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy
  • Full, unrestricted license to practice medicine in the United States