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OPPORTUNITY
Graham Medical Group is seeking a permanent General Surgeon to work in partnership with Dr. Ramayya Gowda in a mid-size community setting. This thriving surgery practice is growing steadily and there is a definite need to add another surgeon and to expand these services to surrounding communities. Applicants must be BE/BC in General Surgery, passionate about your profession, dedicated to the well-being of your patients and willing to embrace life in a smaller community. Working collaboratively in a collegial multi-specialty group of 25+ active medical providers, you will be supported by a strong medical staff and premier ancillary services in a financially sound healthcare system. Quality of care and service is of the utmost importance to Graham Medical Group.

Graham Medical Group Practice Highlights:
- Coleman Medical Associates, is a physician-owned group practice, affiliated with Graham Health System. This practice is a multi-specialty group located in a brand new, state of the art 68,000 sq. ft. clinic in Canton, Illinois. Graham has satellite facilities in Farmington, Lewistown & Cuba, Illinois. Lab and digital x-ray are available on site. Graham Medical Group is on a fully-integrated electronic medical record (EClinicalWorks). Prepare to be very busy. There are over 650 annual general surgeries, 950 endoscopies, and 4900+ office visits annually.
- Competitive salary guarantee for 2 years at MGMA 50% with bonus override potential.
- Opportunity to become a shareholder after 1 year, pending approval by Coleman Medical Asso-ciates. $10,000 buy-in, $10,000 sellback. Under guarantee, 15 days of vacation, 10 CME days. Once a shareholder, 30 days of vacation.
- Annual CME expense.
- Relocation expense
- Sign-on and/or loan forgiveness potential
- Malpractice insurance through ISMIE at Graham Health System expense
- 401K group plan, long-term disability, life insurance (maximum $100,000)

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS
- Willingness to be part of a productive team.
- General bread and butter surgeon. High endoscopy volumes.
- 36 hours per week work schedule.
- Call 1:3.
- Requirements for participation in medical staff and quality councils.
- BC / BE in General Surgery.
- Willing to travel to satellite clinics and provide clinic hours there.

COMMUNITY
- Canton population is 15,000. Location provides choice of city, small town, or rural setting.
- Close proximity to Chicago, St. Louis, and Indianapolis. Peoria Regional airport with daily flights to most major cities.
- Community is stable, with recently renovated downtown and new medical device manufacturing facility (one of the largest developments in central Illinois). Winter, water, and outdoor sports (hunting and fishing paradise) are our specialty.


For more information, please contact,

Leslie Johnson, RN, MSN, MBA, Master Black Belt
Director of Lean / 6 Sigma and Strategic Planning, Physician Recruiter
Graham Health System
210 W. Walnut
Canton, IL. 61520
(309) 649-6895
Email: ljohnson@grahamhospital.org


Since its inception in 1909, residents of Canton, Fulton County and surrounding communities have trusted Graham to provide high-quality healthcare services. As a private, not-for-profit health system, our vision is to be the communitys choice for an exceptional healthcare experience.

Graham Health System, a diverse healthcare network consisting of Graham Hospital, Graham Medical Group, Graham Home Health & Hospice, Graham Wellness Center, Graham Home Medical, Graham School of Nursing, and Graham Hospital Foundation, strives to improve and enhance the health and wellbeing of our community by providing the right balance of highly skilled physicians, a compassionate nursing and support staff, advanced medical technology, comprehensive home care services, extensive cardiac and pulmonary programs, unique educational opportunities, and a variety of community health partnerships.