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Orthopedic Surgeon

University of Minnesota Physicians

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Woodwinds, Minnesota
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Job Description

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 Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Minnesota is seeking a board certified/eligible academic orthopedic surgeon with preference of fellowship training in Hand Surgery to be hired at the rank of Assistant, Associate on the clinician track.


  • Graduate of an accredited ACGME Orthopedic Surgery residency and hand fellowship-training program.

  • Reliable clinician with good judgement and technical expertise

  • Understands and places importance on patient care/service

  • Detail oriented 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 obtain /maintain 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.

About the Job:

  • Practice Details

    • 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 fellowship training in Hand Surgery.

    • This surgeon will work in the M Health Fairview system in the East 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 could exist to work with residents and/or medical students.

  • Responsibilities :

    • 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 fostered 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 .

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

M Health and Clinical Partnerships

Providers practice at affiliated locations under the M Health Fairview shared care delivery system. This partnership represents a collaboration between University of Minnesota Physicians, University of Minnesota Medical Center and Fairview Health Services to build a nationally known 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.

University of Minnesota

The University of Minnesota is among the largest and most prestigious public research universities in the nation. The University Medical School 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

We are based in Minneapolis and consistently ranked as one of the best places to live in America by U.S. News & World Report . The Minneapolis-St. Paul area offers a high quality of life and a low cost of living. You'll find excellent school systems , a robust economy, an award-winning culinary scene, museums of all types, outstanding theaters, and a reliable international airport. If you love the outdoors, you can enjoy all four seasons with the plethora of lakes, parks, 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.