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Obesity Medicine Specialist

Summa Health
Akron, Ohio
Closing date
Apr 30, 2025

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Internal Medicine
Full Time
Position Type

Summa Health is seeking a board certified/board eligible Internal Medicine or Family Medicine physician to join our employed physician group. The selected candidate must have a strong interest in obesity management and/or have a Certified Diplomate, American Board of Obesity Medicine or an obesity medicine fellowship preferred. The selected candidate will become a member of Summa Health Medical Group, a multi-specialty group practice of 400+ physicians employed by the Summa Health System.

Summa Health s Weight Management Institute has provided weight loss surgical and non-surgical services since 2004. The team is built of 4 providers, 5 advanced practice providers, and dieticians.

Summa Health headquartered in Akron, Ohio is one of the largest integrated Healthcare Delivery Systems in the state. With 2 hospitals and 20+ health centers, Summa Health provides access to care throughout the region.

Opportunity Highlights

  • Employed position offering competitive compensation, benefit package and incentives such as signing bonus, loan assistance, relocation, and CME allowance
  • Monday Friday business hours allowing for excellent work/life balance; no call, weekends, or holidays
  • ASMBS accredited program leverages the skills of a multidisciplinary team to treat patients in both our surgical and non-surgical weight management programs
  • Opportunity for involvement in medical student, resident, and fellow education
  • Ability to work in different offices/communities
  • Epic System s EMR
  • No hospital rounding component

Candidate Requirements

  • Board Certified/Board Eligible in Family Medicine or Internal Medicine
  • Certified Diplomate, American Board of Obesity Medicine preferred
    • Or will obtain board certification in obesity medicine (after approximately 2 years of practicing)
  • Unrestricted Ohio License or willingness to obtain
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Commitment to quality care in a patient centered, team-based environment
  • Candidates for this position should have a passion for obesity and weight loss management

Community Information

Rising from the rolling hills of the Western Reserve along the Ohio & Erie Canal, Akron is located within 500 miles of 42 major cities, and surrounded by thousands of acres of national parkland and countryside. As a thriving heartland city Akron provides an ideal living and working environment. The vitality of its people and the unparalleled quality of life offers versatility, a low cost of living, outstanding cultural access and a thriving climate for healthcare, education and business. The downtown hosts a vibrant arts scene and eclectic dining options. Northeast Ohio offers many quality primary and secondary education options.

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