Orthopedic Trauma & Arthroplasty Surgeon

Denver Health Medical Center
Denver, Colorado
Closing date
Dec 26, 2022

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Surgery, Surgery, Orthopedic
Full Time
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Denver Health | Orthopedic Trauma & Arthroplasty Surgeon

The Department of Orthopedics at Denver Health Medical Center (DHMC) is recruiting for a full-time Orthopedic Surgeon with subspecialty training in Trauma and Total Joints. The successful candidate will have completed an orthopedic surgery residency and be BC/BE in Orthopedics.  Completion of Total Joint or Trauma fellowship is required. The position includes providing 1:9 resident supported call coverage of our busy Level I Regional Trauma Center.  Our service is available for emergency orthopedic trauma care 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.  Interest in either complex revision/infection or hip preservation in addition to primary hip and knee arthroplasty would be advantageous. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a desire to work in an academic environment.  Our team of providers includes but is not limited to orthopedic trauma, hand and microvascular, adult reconstruction, sports medicine, PM&R and podiatry and works in collaboration with medical, surgical and primary care departments across the organization.  

Caring for one-third of Denver’s population annually, Denver Health is uniquely positioned as an integrated healthcare system nationally recognized for its passion and commitment to providing exceptional care to the communities we serve.  Denver Health is considered a national model of an integrated urban safety net health care system that includes a 525 bed acute care hospital, with new adult and pediatric emergency departments, the 911 paramedic system, ten community health centers, nineteen school-based clinics, the public health department, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, a 100 bed non-medical detoxification center, a dedicated psychiatric emergency service, correctional care facilities, the Rocky Mountain Center for the Medical response to Terrorism, Mass Casualties and Epidemics, and an HMO.  The Denver Health Rocky Mountain Regional Trauma Center has been recognized as a preeminent Level I Trauma Center, with one of the best trauma survival rates in the country.  We are one of the state’s busiest hospitals with more than 26,000 admissions annually.  DHHA is also an affiliate hospital of the University of Colorado School of Medicine and Health Sciences.   With more than 7,000 employees, Denver Health is the fourth largest employer in Denver.

Benefits of practicing at Denver Health include:

  • Denver Health physicians have an academic appointment with the Department of Orthopedics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Resident and medical student teaching opportunities
  • Competitive salary/benefits
  • Conveniently located in Denver with access to a thriving cultural scene, diverse neighborhoods, natural beauty and 300+ days of sunshine per year

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and Curriculum Vitae to:
Aaron Ortiz, Manager Provider Recruitment
Department of Physician Recruitment
Denver Health & Hospital
aaron.ortiz@dhha.org | 303-602-4992

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