Pediatric Ortho to Join Private Practice

Orthopedic Surgery: Pediatric
Metropolitan 2 (250,001 to 1M)

Job Overview

Job Id 8457
Verified Date 08/10/2020
Loan Repayment No Response
Sign on Bonus No Response
Practice Type Employed
Accept J1 Visa No
Accept H1B Visa No
Permanent: Full time


What you need to know

Practice Details

  • Practice has been around for over 38 years in Kansas' Largest City, providing subspecialty orthopedic care to over 1.5 million residents in 2/3rds of Kansas and parts of contiguous states.
  • Group has 11 surgeons and 10 PA's in two locations in Wichita and one in Garden City.
  • The practice is ready to welcome a second Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon.
  • The new physician will join existing doctor on the Ped Ortho Trauma contract for one Level one trauma center and Level 2 Peds.
  • All surgeons are fellowship-trained in their subspecialty and hold clinical faculty teaching appointments in the KU Orthopaedic surgery residency program and the Pediatric and IM/Ped residencies are eager to welcome another Surgeon to their teaching staff. 
  • Excellent equipment including Extremity MRI
  • Candidates must be Pediatric Orthopaedic fellowship trained and BE/BC in Orthopaedic Surgery (Residency-trained in the U.S.).
  • Best fit for this group is an entrepreneurial surgeon hungry to build a thriving practice and eager to build a life in the heartland of the Midwest.

Compensation Details

  • Partner-track at 2 years
  • Hospital will provide relocation, first year income guarantee
  • Partners in this group earn in the highest decile of MGMA earnings for their sub-specialties

Community Details

  • The city regularly makes the popular 'top city' lists as a smaller metro area with many of the things families are seeking, combined with lower than average cost of living.
  • Wichita named to CNN Money's top 10 most affordable real estate markets.
  • Forbes ranks Wichita 11th best city in which to raise a family.
  • The metro population is 390,000, but the city is the medical hub for 2/3s of the state of Kansas and parts of contiguous states--over 1.5 million
  • Wichita is home to 70% of the U.S. general aviation industry, with corporations like Boeing, Hawker-Beechcraft and Cessna.
  • This unique combination of Medical, Aviation and International Business makes Wichita home to a diverse group of internationally born/educated post-graduate degreed professionals

Recruiter Insights

Compensation The Starting Salary Is $50,000 To $80,000 More Compared To Starting Pediatric Orthopedic Salaries In Kansas City. Coupled With A Cost Of Living Of 20% Lower Than The Aforementioned Metropolitan Areas, Provides Significant Purchasing Power To Build Their Dream Home, Payoff School Loans And Retire Early.

The Housing Market  4 beds 4 baths 3,617 sqft  Beautiful home on the golf course with a view of the water!  Striking arched covered entry porch with adjacent courtyard area for a fire pit.  Slate foyer, open staircase & 2-story living room highlighting Brazilian cherry hardwood floors open to the formal dining containing glass-front built-in display cabinets. The master suite is a retreat unto itself offering a separate sitting area with fireplace & coffee bar with sink overlooking a panoramic view of the golf course & lake. This home can be yours for $295,000.

The Community  The City of Wichita is a leading-edge organization serving a dynamic and inclusive community.

As an exceptionally well-run city, we will keep Wichita safe, grow our economy, build dependable infrastructure and provide conditions for living well. The Employer  The Medical Center is a regional acute-care center and Level 1 Trauma Center licensed for 700+ beds and 100+ bassinets. The medical staff of 850 physicians and 3,400 employees provides a full range of diagnostic and treatment services for patients from throughout Kansas and northern Oklahoma. Every year, more than 180,000 patients are treated and more than 6,000 babies are born.  In 2019, The Medical Center will complete more than 50 million dollars in capital investment in the Children's Hospital. 

Community Profile

What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 210 miles: Kansas City, MO (MCI / KMCI) Kansas City International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 129 miles to Tulsa, OK
  • 154 miles to Oklahoma City, OK
  • 179 miles to Kansas City, MO
  • 218 miles to Lincoln, NE
  • 258 miles to Omaha, NE

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 129 miles to Tulsa, OK
  • 154 miles to Oklahoma City, OK
  • 179 miles to Kansas City, MO
  • 218 miles to Lincoln, NE
  • 258 miles to Omaha, NE

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $154,126
  • City Cost of Living Index - 82.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 89.7

Colleges and Universities:

  • Wichita State University (Full-time enrollment: 11,743)
  • Wichita Area Technical College (FT enrollment: 2,220)
  • Newman University (FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Friends University (FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (FT enrollment: 2,015)



  • 63.1% White 
  • 16.9% Hispanic
  • 10.2% Black
  • 4.8% Asian
  • 4.3% Two or more races
  • 0.6% American Indian


  • State Income Tax Rate - 4.33%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 6.5%
  • County Tax Rate - 2.05%
  • Property Tax Rate - 1.29%

Major Industry:

  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)



  • Wichita Parks & Recreation
  • Orchard Park Recreation Center
  • O.J. Watson Park
  • Ralph Wulz Riverside Tennis Center


Arts & Culture:

  • The Wichita Art Museum
  • The Ulrich Museum of Art
  • Music Theatre of Wichita


Sports for the Spectator:

  • The Kansas City Royals - major league baseball
  • Kansas City Chiefs - NFL
  • The University of Kansas Hockey Club

Sports for the Participant:

  • Greater Wichita YMCA
  • Neptunes Swim Team
  • League 42 youth baseball
  • The Greater Wichita Junior Football League


  • Find retro treasures or items to decorate your home and office at a variety of shops in downtown Wichita, Old Town, Douglas Design District or one of our many shopping centers.
  • For unique gift items, head to Zeep (z-ayp) for artisan soaps, salt scrubs, wax melts and candles.
  • Look for glass art at Infinity Art Glass and Karg Art Glass, both of which specialize in blown-glass and offer gifts of all mediums.
  • Foodies will love the snack pack environment of Nifty Nut House and Kernel’s Popcorn Express.

Top Five things to do:

  1. Sedgwick County Zoo
  2. Botanica: The Wichita Gardens
  3. The Keeper of the Plains
  4. Old Cowtown Museum
  5. Kansas Sports Hall of Fame


Facility Location

City : Wichita, Kansas,
Population : 638,268
MSA Population : 389,927
Community Profile

Contact Information

Todd skertich
Managing Partner
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