Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand

Job Summary:

Job Description:
Group is seeking an orthopaedic Hand Surgeon to join their practice in the Florida Panhandle area.

Qualified Candidates:

  • Must be board certified or board eligible in orthopaedics.
  • Must be fellowship-trained in hand surgery.
  • Elbow and below desired, but not required. Replants not required.
  • Must be willing to perform hand and general orthopaedic surgery.
  • The practice is willing to consider an exceptional Fellow coming out of training.


  • Practice call split evenly among physician group.
  • Minority or equally shared hand call at the hospital s level II Trauma ER. Call is compensated separately
  • Base salary guarantee, benefits package and moving allowance.
  • After guarantee period, production model with bonus capability.
  • Possible fellowship stipend available.
  • Track to partnership, real estate and Ambulatory Surgery Center buy-in. Access to 5 hospitals and 2 ambulatory surgery centers.
  • No state income tax.
  • About Orthopaedic Associates:
  • Full spectrum orthopaedic group providing 8 different orthopaedic specialties.
  • Well established and respected group in practice locally for over 25 years, boasting five local state-of-the-art clinics.
  • Offers patients access to a comprehensive continuum of care with on-site services, such as durable medical equipment, MRI, physical therapy, regenerative medicine, surgery centers, and X-rays.
  • Strong community involvement by providing sports medicine care for local High Schools.
  • 17 Physician group with 8 mid-midlevel providers.
  • Main office conveniently located within walking distance of the hospital.
  • Collegial environment.

About HCA Fort Walton Beach Medical Center:

  • 300 Bed, HCA Hospital and Level II Trauma Center. Expansion underway adding an additional 27 beds.
  • Hospital s newly renovated, CARF Accredited inpatient rehabilitation facility offers a full continuum of orthopedic care and rehabilitation.
  • Currently hosting 3 rd and 4 th year D.O. students from Auburn s VCOM School. On track to offer IM and FM Residency programs in 2024.
  • Named among the top 10% in the Nation by Health grades for Cardiac Surgery, Joint Replacement, and Patient Safety. Listed as 4 th highest in the Nation for Infection Prevention by Consumer Reports.
  • Area s only accredited Chest Pain Center, Advanced Primary Stroke Center and Cardiac Program offering Open Heart Surgery, Watchman, and TAVR
  • Pursuing certification as the area s only Comprehensive Stroke Center.
  • Reputable and stable- HCA Healthcare is one of the nation s leading providers of healthcare and is comprised of more than 180 hospitals and 2,300 sites of care in 20 states and the U.K.

The Greater Destin / Fort Walton Beach area offers:

  • Excellent schools. Okaloosa County consistently ranks in the top schools in the state of Florida.
  • Stable and vibrant economy boasting 3 military bases.
  • Coastal lifestyle with some of the most beautiful, white sand beaches in the country.
  • Located within a short road trip (4-6 hours) from many southeast metropolitan areas, such as New Orleans, Nashville, Atlanta, Orlando and Tampa.
  • Regional airport conveniently located just 15 minutes from the hospital.
  • No state income tax in Florida and modest county sales tax rate.