Seeking OB/GYN – 60 miles east of Chicago – Northwest INDIANA – Lake Michigan

Obstetrics & Gynecology
Metropolitan 1 (50,000 to 250,000)

Job Overview

Job Id 6902
Verified Date 08/10/2020
Loan Repayment No Response
Sign on Bonus No Response
Practice Type Employed
Accept J1 Visa Yes
Accept H1B Visa No
Permanent: Full time


What you need to know

Practice Details

  • Seeking a Board Eligible/Board Certified OB/GYN to join its hospital-employed team.  
  • J-1 Visa candidates welcome! 
  • Deliver at only one hospital
  • 1:4 Call Rotation
  • 50/50 OB/GYN
  • GYN surgery including robotics and laparoscopy
  • Employed position
  • Single specialty group practice with 20+ years in community
  • Midwife support
  • Ultrasound in office
  • Network physician-led governance council

Compensation Details

  • Competitive compensation package including an income guarantee with bonus incentive
  • Commencement Bonus and/or signing bonus
  • Medical Education Debt Payment
  • Relocation Allowance
  • CME Allowance with CME Days, Vacation, 401K w/50% match
  • Health/Vision/Dental/Life/Disability Package

Community Details

  • La Porte is only a one hour drive from the Chicago Loop and is within a one day drive of half the population in the country.
  • The City of La Porte is located in La Porte County, the second largest county from a geographic standpoint in the State of Indiana.
  • Downtown La Porte is the City's historic downtown and features beautiful historic architecture, shopping, services, dining and entertainment opportunities for La Porte families and visitors alike.
  • Downtown La Porte, an official Indiana Main Street community, is home to many festivals, activities and entertainment.
  • Exciting happenings like Fitness Friday, the Farmers Market, Saturdays in the Sun, the Sunflower Fair and the Taste of La Porte, all come together to make downtown a great place to visit, play and invest.

Recruiter Insights

Compensation   The Starting Salary Is $50,000 To $75,000 More Compared To Starting OB/GYN Medicine Salaries In Chicago. Coupled With A Cost Of Living Of up to 30% 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 3,700 sqft  This very well built, energy efficient home, is located in the best subdivision in the City of La Porte. Close to schools, shopping, Kesling Park and recreation. This lovely all brick home with fireplace offers 2200 sq. ft. of ranch floor plan living space on the main level and 1500 sq. ft. of additional finished living space in the basement along with storage and work shop.  This home can be yours for $335,000.

The Community   La Porte is a city in LaPorte County, Indiana, United States, of which it is the county seat. Its population was 21,732 as of 2016.

The Employer   Hospital has been the heart of healthcare in La Porte for more than 40 years, with a mission of improving the health of their patients and communities. Nestled in a bedroom community on the southern shore of Lake Michigan, about 60 miles east of Chicago, and surrounded by inland lakes and parks.  The Hospital is the anchor business of the historic downtown. At 200+ licensed beds, the hospital provides exceptional acute care with strong programs in cardiology (Certified Primary Stroke Center), orthopedics, surgical services, emergency care, and maternal health. 

Community Profile

What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 77 miles: Chicago, IL (MDW / KMDW) Chicago Midway International Airport
  • 94 miles: Chicago, IL (ORD / KORD) Chicago O'Hare International Airport
  • 113 miles: Fort Wayne, IN (FWA / KFWA) Fort Wayne International Airport
  • 131 miles: Grand Rapids, MI (GRR / KGRR) Gerald R. Ford International Airport
  • 162 miles: Milwaukee, WI (MKE / KMKE) General Mitchell International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 50 miles to Chicago, IL
  • 89 miles to Fort Wayne, IN
  • 116 miles to Milwaukee, WI
  • 131 miles to Indianapolis, IN
  • 164 miles to Toledo, OH

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 50 miles to Chicago, IL
  • 89 miles to Fort Wayne, IN
  • 116 miles to Milwaukee, WI
  • 131 miles to Indianapolis, IN
  • 164 miles to Toledo, OH

Cost of Living:

  • State living index- 91.1
  • City living index- 85.4
  • Mean housing cost- $111,564

Colleges and Universities:

  •  Purdue University-North Central Campus (about 10 miles; Westville, IN; Full-time enrollment: 3,682)
  • Valparaiso University (about 20 miles; Valparaiso, IN; FT enrollment: 3,542)
  • University of Notre Dame (about 26 miles; Notre Dame, IN; FT enrollment: 12,214)



  • 83.8% White alone
  • 11.5% Hispanic
  • 2.3% Black alone
  • 1.8% Two or more races
  • 0.8% American Indian alone
  • 0.3% Asian alone



  • Income tax rate- 3.3%
  • Sales tax rate- 7%
  • Property tax rate- 0.85%
  • County tax rate- 0.95%

Major Industry:

  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)


  • La Porte includes 16 parks just right for relaxing, recreation and family gatherings
  • Concerts and special events, such as our annual WinterFest and Night Bike Ride. 
  • Beechwood Golf Course
  • Civic Auditorium
  • Stone Lake Beach

Arts & Culture:

  • Botti Studio of Architectual Arts
  • La Porte County Museum butts city limits with its exquisite collections of area history and classic cars
  • La Porte is home to the Hesston Steam Museum.

Sports for the Spectator:

  • Travel to Chicago, a 50 mile drive, to watch one of Chicago's sports teams including Chicago blackhawks, Chicago bulls, Chicago cubs, and more.
  • Travel to Purdue, only a 10 mile drive, to watch divison 1 sports.
  • Travel to Notre Dame, a 26 mile drive, to watch divison 1 sports.


Sports for the Participant:

  • Adult softball and basketball leagues are offered.
  • Girls softball, baseball, tenis, softball, and more are offered by the recreational center.
  • LaPorte County YMCA.


  • Downtown La Porte is the City's historic downtown and features beautiful historic architecture, shopping, services, dining and entertainment opportunities for La Porte families and visitors alike. 
  • Offers stores like Under Armour, Hollister, American Eagle, T.J Maxx, and more.

Top Five things to do:

  1. Garwood Orchards
  2.  Hesston Steam Museum
  3.  La Porte County Historical Society Museum
  4.  Pine Lake
  5. 3rd Base Bar and Grill


Facility Location

City : La Porte, Indiana,
Population : 110,015
MSA Population : 22,007
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Contact Information

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