The Spine Health Institute is looking for a dynamic and team-oriented Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physician to join our established destination program. This position is for a fellowship-trained pain medicine physician to help build and grow the practice in new markets around the Orlando area. This opportunity would have a primary location at the brand new, state of the art, Florida Hospital Apopka (website), with a presence at a satellite location depending on needs and growth of the program. The new physician will have the ability to shape his/her practice based on subspecialty interests.
With the leadership of the medical director, Dr. Chetan Patel, this physician will have the opportunity to provide the best care and treatment options for patients with neck and back pain. We have full multidisciplinary services at the Spine Health Institute that include rehab and sports medicine, wellness, psychology, pain medicine, procedures, and outcomes based research. The position would be based predominantly in an outpatient setting for patient consultations and injections. An ideal candidate would be able to perform EMG’s. Bilingual in Spanish is preferred but not required.
Physicians with an academic interest would find this position appealing as Dr. Patel is actively engaged in multiple FDA and European clinical trials and continues to serve as a faculty member for multiple spine societies. He is a Robotics and Navigation Section chairman for the North American Society. At the Spine Health Institute, he has helped establish a comprehensive research database on operative and non-operative treatment of spine patients with the goal of reporting outcomes based on evidence based spinal treatment and refining clinical algorithms. The new physician would have the opportunity to teach, participate in our research database and author multiple publications.
Our philosophy is to offer a fully coordinated, comprehensive whole-person approach to neck and back pain, including advanced diagnostic services as well as non-surgical care options, interventional and surgical treatments.
Requirements of the position include:
ACGME fellowship training in Pain Medicine.
Active Board Certification/Eligibility in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation along with board certification/eligibility in Pain Medicine.
Working within a faith-based institution with the mission “To extend the healing ministry of Christ”, full support from hospital and practice administration, and strong multidisciplinary team members within the Spine Health Institute practicing evidence based medicine make this an extremely enticing opportunity.
Internal Number: 227002
About Florida Hospital Spine Health Institute
Florida Hospital is a not-for-profit hospital system based in Orlando, Florida and our parent company is Adventist Health System. We have eight hospitals in the Central Florida area with a full network of 27 total hospitals in the state. Our eight hospitals encompass over 2800 beds, 2500+ physicians on our medical staff, over 22,000 employees, and we care for over one million patients per year.
Florida Hospital Altamonte is the leading health care provider in Seminole County. The commitment to Spine and Orthopaedics has resulted in a dedicated inpatient unit, four additional state-of-the-art operating rooms. Florida Hospital Altamonte, known for its innovative and highly technical care, continually seeks to enhance the patient experience through unique offerings such as a Concierge Service for patients and employees and the popular Eden Spa.