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Orthopedic Surgeon - Sports/Arthroplasty; Faculty Physician (Asst/ Assoc/ Full Professor) - Community, Fellowship Trained Preferred

University of Minnesota Physicians

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Woodwinds, Minnesota
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University of Minnesota Physicians (M Physicians) is a non-profit organization seeking driven individuals in both clinical and non-clinical areas to help transform health and medicine. Headquartered in Minneapolis, our organization employs more than 1,200 physicians, 300 advanced practice providers and 2,200 health professionals and staff throughout Minnesota and beyond.

Join us on a mission to advance medicine.

The Musculoskeletal Division of Orthopedics at the University of Minnesota is seeking a board certified/eligible Orthopedic Surgeon - Sports/Arthroplasty at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor rank on an academic or master clinician track.


  • Graduate of an accredited ACGME Orthopedic Surgery residency and/or fellowship training program.

  • Reliable clinician with sound judgement and technical expertise

  • Thorough and self-motivated

  • Education-focused and a creative problem-solver

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Exceptional collaboration abilities with partners and staff

  • Board eligible/certified

  • Licensed or ability to acquire Minnesota Board of Medical Practice Licensure, and DEA certification in the State of Minnesota

  • Meet threshold criteria/qualifications for Credentialing and Privileges

  • Ability to receive work authorization in the United States from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and maintain legal status according to the requirements of VISA category while in the United States.

This role is dually employed by the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians. Applicants should also complete an application for this position with the University of Minnesota. The corresponding job opening can be found here

About the Position:

  • The Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Minnesota is seeking a full-time (1.0 cFTE with 0.8 clinical time), board-certified or board-eligible academic orthopedic surgeon with an interest in community orthopedic surgery. The preferred candidate will have fellowship training in Sports Medicine or Arthroplasty or have five or more years of work experience and will be hired at the rank of Assistant, Associate on the clinician track.

  • This surgeon will work in the M Health Fairview system in an East or South or North Twin Cities metro on a campus with non-surgical sports medicine providers, advanced imaging, physical therapy and other supporting services.

  • M Health Fairview Musculoskeletal care brings multiple specialists together to blend the best in conservative and surgical treatment for bone, muscle and joint problems. These include: General and Subspecialty Orthopedic Surgeons, Podiatrists, Pain Management Providers, Neurosurgeons, Medical Spine (PM&R), Athletic Trainers, and Physical and Occupational Therapists.

  • This position is part of team of 26 orthopedic surgeons within M Health Fairview and 87 within the University of Minnesota Department of Orthopedic Surgery.

  • Opportunity exists to work with residents and/or medical students.


  • Patient care at M Health Fairview sites, including call at a Level 3 or 4 Trauma Center

  • Employed by MPhysicians, and participation in service activities on behalf of the department, the medical school, and the profession.

  • Pursuit of educational and outcome-driven goals championed by the service line goals, system goals, and the individuals own areas of interest

  • Active participation in organizations and academic societies

Benefits Highlights:

Our benefits package was recently recognized for its competitive and inclusive nature. Some highlights include:

  • Comprehensive medical and dental insurance plans

  • As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, we are a qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

  • Best in industry 401K employer contribution

  • Concierge services and a well-being allowance

More information can be found here: UMN Benefits and M Physicians Benefits .

M Health and Clinical Partnerships:

University of Minnesota Physicians providers practice at affiliated locations under the University of Minnesota Health Fairview (M Health Fairview) shared care delivery system. M Health Fairview represents a collaboration between University of Minnesota Physicians, University of Minnesota Medical Center and Fairview Health Services to create a nationally world-class academic health system that combines academic and community resources to provide the very best clinical care to patients and communities, while also supporting research and education across the joint healthcare delivery system.

Our Partnerships:

University of Minnesota Physicians is proud to have partnerships with health systems across the region. Through these partnerships, we carry out our mission to provide access to top-tier patient care to communities across the state. For more than 20 years, University of Minnesota Physicians, the University of Minnesota and Fairview Health Services have partnered combining academic and community medicine. In 2018, the organizations expanded the University of Minnesota Health (M Health) partnership creating a shared care delivery system; M Health Fairview . In addition to our collaboration with Fairview Health Services, M Physicians also has partnerships with Park Nicollet, Regions Hospital, North Memorial Hospital, Children's Minnesota, Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare, TRIA Orthopaedic Center and CentraCare Health .

University of Minnesota:

The University of Minnesota is among the largest and most prestigious public research universities in the nation. The Medical School at the University of Minnesota is a world-class institution with a long history of leadership and discoveries that have changed the practice of medicine. The nearly 3,000 outstanding faculty members are committed to achieving excellence in research, clinical care, and developing the next generation of health professionals.

Community Information:

University of Minnesota Physicians is based in the beautiful Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area, consistently ranked as one of the best place to live in America by U.S. News & World Report. Minneapolis-St. Paul offers a high quality of life and a low cost of living. There are excellent school systems, a thriving workforce, an award-winning culinary scene, museums of all types, outstanding theaters, and an international airport. Minneapolis boasts outdoor hobbies including fishing and boating, great golf, and some of the country's best bike trails.


M Physicians offers competitive salary and excellent benefits and provides you with the opportunity to enhance your career in the exciting field of health care through rewarding and challenging assignments and the opportunities for advancement.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.