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Pediatric Surgeon for Forbes Top Ten Smartest City!

This is an employed opportunity at Huntsville Hospital for Women & Children, located in Huntsville, AL. Established and growing practice serving a 1.25 million draw area in northern Alabama and southern Tennessee; with excellent Pediatric sub specialty support. Case mix mostly consists of tumor removal, neonatology cases, and bread and butter pediatric surgery. In-office procedures include small incisions/drainages, extra digit removals, and foreign body removals. The OR is very efficient with highly skilled and knowledgeable Staff, CRNAs and Pediatric Anesthesiologists. The opportunity offers the possibility to pursue some academics via research and/or clinical trials with UAB. Teaching opportunities through UAB MS3/4 and Family Medicine Residents.

Huntsville Hospital for Women & Children has a dedicated 16 bed pediatric ER and 13 ORs, a level III 43 bed RNICU, 11 bed pediatric ICU, 40 pediatric inpatient beds and a St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital affiliate clinic for Pediatric Hematology and Oncology. Excellent pediatric specialists on staff, including a Pediatric Hospitalist group.

Huntsville is situated in the fastest growing major metropolitan area in Alabama, and with the highest per capita income in the southeast, Huntsville is the best place to live, learn and work. We are a community on the move with rich values and traditions while progressing with new ideas, exciting technologies and creative talents. Our communitys unique characteristics are a worldwide attraction and will certainly provide a place for you and your family to flourish. With a population of almost 400K, we are a high-tech, family oriented, multi cultural community with excellent schools, dining and entertainment. Huntsville is nestled at the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains with an abundance of activities to do inside or out. Hike our mountains and swim in our lakes!

* Public schools boast more national merit scholars per capita than any other in the country
* Technology, space and defense industry play a major role in Huntsville
* Huntsville/Madison County boasts more Doctorate degrees per capita than any other city in the nation
* Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, Broadway Theater League, Huntsville Symphony Orchestra, US Space & Rocket Center, Huntsville Botanical Garden, Hsv Museum of Art, Constitution Hall Village, Early Works Children's Museum, Monte Sano State Park and Bridgstreet Town center are just some of the main attractions!
* The City of Huntsville received Standard & Poor's highest possible AAA bond rating for strength of the local economy.
* Huntsville named one of the Top 10 Smartest Cities in the World by Forbes.
* Huntsville named one of the Top 50 Best Places to Raise Children in the U.S. By Business Week.



If you are a physician and are interested in more information about our excellent opportunity, please contact Suzanne LeCroix at 256-265-9639 or suzanne.lecroix@hhsys.org
Huntsville Hospital is an 941- bed Level I Trauma Center and the regional referral center for all of North Alabama and Southern Tennessee with a catchment area of 1.25 million people. 165,000 annual ER visits, including a dedicated Pediatric ER at our Women's & Children's Hospital, physician support in over 65 medical specialties. The hospital has 24/7 in-house Hospitalist, Radiology, Cardiology, Trauma, Orthopedic and Neurosurgical Coverage. 101 ICU beds. Huntsville Hospital for Women & Children accounts for 242 of those beds, with a Level III 45 bed RNICU, an 11 bed PICU, an 8 bed Adult ICU and a 16 bed dedicated Pediatric ER. It is also home to one of St. Jude's Children's Research Clinics. Madison Hospital is our brand new state of the art facility with 64 beds. It is a community hospital with a 21 bed Emergency Room.

Alabamas Only Top 50 Heart Hospital by Truven Health Analytics
Americas 50 Best Cardiac Surgery Programs by Healthgrades
Top 50 Cardiovascular Programs by Truven Health Analytics
Cardiac Care Excellence Award by Healthgrades
Huntsville Hospital listed as Beckers Top 150 Hospitals
America's 100 Best Spine Surgery Programs by Healthgrades
Certified Primary Stroke Center by American Heart Association and American Stroke Association
Huntsville Hospital is one of only seven Platinum Fit-Friendly Worksites in Alabama