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Orthopedic Joint Surgeon

Bronson Methodist Hospital
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Closing date
Dec 15, 2024

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Surgery, Surgery, Orthopedic
Full Time
Position Type

Bronson Methodist Hospital is seeking a fellowship trained, board-certified/eligible orthopedic joint surgeon to work full time in our on-campus office located in Kalamazoo, Michigan. This opportunity provides a highly competitive salary, annual quality bonus, robust benefits package, residency stipend/sign on bonus and relocation allowance. Kalamazoo is located in Southwest Michigan, and is in close proximity to both Chicago (~120 miles west) and Detroit (~90 miles east). Kalamazoo is an active and vibrant city with a population of 75,000, located near Lake Michigan beaches and resort towns.

Bronson Healthcare is a not-for-profit, community-governed healthcare system serving southwest and south central Michigan. With over 8,000 employees, more than 1,300 medical staff members and 846 licensed beds, Bronson is the largest employer and leading healthcare system in the region. It offers a full range of services from primary care to critical care across more than 70 locations. Key member organizations include: Bronson Methodist Hospital, Bronson Battle Creek Hospital, Bronson Lakeview Hospital, Bronson South Haven Hospital, Bronson Medical Group, Bronson Advanced Radiology Services, Bronson at Home, Bronson Commons, Bronson Lifestyle Improvement & Research Center, Bronson Athletic Club and the Bronson Health Foundation.

Southwest Michigan offers affordable real estate with big city benefits and a small-town feel. The community demonstrates committed, continual investment in growth with area businesses, including a thriving entertainment and restaurant scene. From arts and entertainment to breweries and wineries, the community offers a wide variety of activities for families as well as individuals. Every season offers outdoor activities from golf and sailing to snowmobiling and cross country skiing.

The Practice

  • 6 physicians and 5 advanced practice providers at home site
  • Part of larger orthpaedic group with subspecialty coverage including trauma, spine, hand
  • Specializing in hip and knee joint replacement
  • Outpatient testing & diagnostic services available on-site
  • Comprehensive surgery optimization program with dedicated nurse navigators
  • Shared orthopedic trauma call model with multiple other orthopedic surgeons, including trauma subspecialty backup and option for care handoffs

Orthopedics and Sports Medicine at Bronson Methodist Hospital
Comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services in virtually every orthopedic specialty and sub-specialty including upper and lower extremity total joint replacement, sports medicine, foot and ankle, hand and elbow, spine and scoliosis and orthopaedic trauma.

  • 26 board certified physicians and 13 advanced practice providers
  • Six medical practice locations
  • Orthopedic nurse navigator service
  • Total joint replacement program that provides preoperative patient education and individualized post-operative physical therapy
  • Clinical teaching site for Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine
  • Opportunity for faculty appointment to Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine
  • Opportunity for resident support for ED call, inpatient/floor care
  • 20 State-of-the-art surgical suites with three equipped with laminar flow
  • New 4 OR Ambulatory Surgery Center (2023)
  • Dedicated 24-bed orthopedic nursing unit
  • Multidisciplinary team of orthopedic-trained nurses, therapists, case managers and pharmacists conduct patient rounds on a daily basis
  • Consumers in Kalamazoo County prefer Bronson Methodist Hospital for spine/back surgery, 2 to 1 for orthopedic care, and 3 to 1 for sports injuries
  • Named as HealthGrades Five-Star Recipient for Total Knee Replacement
  • Named as HealthGrades Five-Star Recipient for Spinal Fusion Surgery
  • Consumers prefer Bronson 2 to 1 for orthopedic care
  • Blue Distinction Center+ for hip and knee replacement by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network
  • Magnet Hospital for Nursing Excellence

To see the awards list in its entirety, visit

Bronson Methodist Hospital

Bronson Methodist Hospital, located at 601 John St. in downtown Kalamazoo, Mich., is the flagship of Bronson Healthcare. With 434 licensed beds and all-private rooms, Bronson Methodist Hospital provides care in virtually every specialty orthopedics, cardiology, surgery, emergency medicine, neurology, oncology with advanced capabilities in critical care as a Level I Trauma Center.; in neurological care as a Joint Commission certified Comprehensive Stroke Center; in cardiac care as the region s first accredited Chest Pain Emergency Center; in obstetrics as the leading BirthPlace and only high-risk pregnancy center in southwest Michigan, and in pediatrics as one of only six children's hospitals in the state.

Please send a CV and letter of interest to: Megan Grimes, Bronson Provider Recruitment, at or call (269) 341-8631

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