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Western Carolina University Team Physicians - Sports Medicine

Lifepoint Health
Sylva, North Carolina
Closing date
Jan 16, 2025

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Surgery, Surgery, Orthopedic
Full Time
Position Type
Job Description

Harris Regional Hospital, a Duke LifePoint Hospital in Sylva, North Carolina (50 mins west of Asheville) is hiring a full-time BC/BE Orthopedic Sports Medicine Surgeon to strengthen our established team. Those who are currently practicing or are currently in training can be considered. This is an exciting opportunity to build a busy practice and be part of an established group and work with Western Carolina University! This is a true Sports position, and we are seeking a candidate that wants to travel with WCU's athletic teams.

Position Detail:

  • Harris Orthopedics and Sports Medicine - Hospital employed group
  • Join a very well respected group of physicians and PAs (5 physicians and 2 APPs)
  • Full spectrum of sports medicine coverage that incorporates physicians, physical and occupational therapists and athletic trainers
  • Work closely with the Western Carolina University Athletic Programs
  • Clinic in hospital MOB-Physical Therapy located onsite
  • Ideally looking for subspecialty training in Sports Medicine and Total Joints
  • Satellite clinics in outlying areas

Recruitment Package may include:

  • Base salary + wRVU production incentive
  • CME allowance
  • Sign-on bonus
  • Student loan assistance
  • FREE consultative services by Navigate Student Loans
  • Relocation allowance
  • Residency stipend
  • Paid malpractice coverage
  • Health benefits + Retirement plan
  • Marketing + practice growth assistance


Harris Regional Hospital is an 86-bed acute care facility located in Sylva, NC. With a long-standing reputation for excellent care, this fully accredited hospital has been providing care to western North Carolina residents since 1929. Harris offers five major service lines, including orthopedics, cardiology, general surgery, women s care, and emergency medicine, as well as many other areas of subspecialty care.


Sylva, NC is less than one hour west of Asheville and adjacent to the university town of Cullowhee, NC, home of Western Carolina University. Sylva and the surrounding area feature hundreds of miles of hiking and biking trails, waterfalls, and whitewater rafting and kayaking. Access to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Nantahala Outdoor Center, and the cultural legacy of Cherokee, NC. Jackson County is known as the official North Carolina Trout Capital with clear mountain streams running throughout the county. Mountain golf and snow skiing are also within a few minutes drive.

  • 50min to Asheville
  • 2hrs to Knoxville
  • 3hrs to Charlotte

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