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Orthopedic Sports Surgeon Physician

Denver Health Medical Center
Denver, Colorado
Closing date
Aug 30, 2024

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Surgery, Surgery, Orthopedic
Full Time
Position Type

Denver Health Orthopedic Sports Surgeon Physician:

The Department of Orthopedics at Denver Health is recruiting for a full-time Orthopedic Sports Surgeon.  The Orthopedic physicians at Denver Health specialize in the care of complex elective and trauma work.  The successful applicant will be joining a fellowship trained and certified Sports Medicine surgeon in addition to a team of 18 other Orthopedic surgeons/podiatrists/PM&R MDs.  The group has 11 outstanding advanced practitioner and institutional support to provide high level sports care to an active Colorado population.  Our service is available for emergency orthopedic trauma care 24 hours a day, 365 days a year through Denver Health’s Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center.  

Our Department of Orthopedics at Denver Health Medical Center comprises of 5 fellowship trained orthopedic trauma surgeons, 5 hand and microvascular surgeons, 3 adult reconstruction surgeons, 2 sports Orthopedic surgeons, 3 podiatrists, 4 Physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians and 11 APPs. Denver Health is a level 1 academic hospital that trains medical students, residents, and fellows from the University of Colorado School of Medicine. All Orthopedic surgeons participate in level I trauma call with in house residents. This position is ideally suited for a fellowship sports surgeon wanting to develop a clinical practice in complex sports pathology in an academic teaching environment.

With 525 licensed beds Denver Health Medical Center is one of the state’s busiest hospitals with more than 26,000 admissions annually.  DHHA was recently recognized by the University Hospital Consortium as having one of the lowest observed to expected mortality rates in the country (Ranked #5 out of 121 academic health centers).  Our surgical team is nationally renowned for teaching, research and trauma services.  DHHA is also an affiliate hospital of the University of Colorado School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

Benefits of practicing at Denver Health include:

  • Denver Health physicians have an academic appointment (commiserate with experience) with the Department of Orthopedics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Housestaff 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, Sr. Physician Recruiter
Department of Physician Recruitment
Denver Health & Hospital | (303) 602-4992

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