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Orthopedic Joint Surgeon - Fenton
Orthopedic Surgery | SSM Health Medical Group - 1011 Bowles Ave. | Fenton, MO | Req #: 18017955

SSM Health's mission is: "Through Our Exceptional Health Care Services, We Reveal the Healing Presence of God".
We are actively seeking a BC/BE Fellowship Trained Orthopedic Surgeon to join our growing 26 member Orthopedics team consisting of 17 Orthopedic Surgeons, 1 Physiatrist, and 9 Physician Assistants. SSM Health Medical Group has over 487 employed physicians in the St. Louis area, including a large primary care base which results in a strong referral network.
The ideal candidate will be a BC/BE Orthopedic Surgeon fellowship trained in Adult Reconstruction. The group is seeking a candidate with excellent clinical skills and experience in the full range of general orthopedic care.
The practice is located at SSM Health St. Clare Hospital. ED Call responsibility currently consists of approximately 3 days of coverage per month with additional call opportunity available for a surgeon looking to jump start their practice.
Competitive starting income guarantee plus the ability to earn over the income guarantee based on a generous productivity based compensation plan. Comprehensive benefit package including relocation assistance, paid malpractice, retirement programs, health/dental/vision insurance and CME allowance.
The Community
SSM Health St. Clare Hospital opened in 2009 - the first full-service hospital built in St. Louis County in 35 years. St. Clare Hospital serves the needs of a rapidly expanding population in southwest St. Louis County. In addition to a thriving orthopedic presence the beautiful campus includes:
  • Level 1 Stroke Center
  • Heart and vascular Care
  • Neurosciences
  • Cancer care
  • Breast Center
  • Sleep Services
  • Mother and Baby Services
  • Ambulatory Surgery Center
  • Outpatient procedure and diagnostic centers
  • Physician Practices on Campus

The City of Fenton, located 20 minutes southwest of downtown St. Louis, offers the highest level of services with:

  • A thriving business community
  • Modern infrastructure
  • Access to major highways
  • Convenient shopping
  • Exceptional Educational Opportunities in the Rockwood and Lindbergh School Districts
  • 350+ acres of parks and public spaces including River Chase Recreation Center, 9 miles of bike/pedestrian paths, soccer fields, and baseball and softball diamonds
    Fenton has a median household income of almost $100k/year and median home value approximately $300k.
    The St. Louis, MO metropolitan area has 2.8 million residents. There are activities for everyone in St. Louis - a few highlights include the world renown Arch, the St. Louis Symphony, Fox Theater, Art Museum, Science Center, Botanical Gardens and the Zoo. St. Louis is a big league city where the best fans in baseball cheer on the 11 time World Series championship Cardinals, along with the NHL St. Louis Blues.
    Live the lifestyle you dream of in one of St. Louis' bucolic suburbs or bustling, revitalized urban areas including Benton Park, Soulard, the Central West End, the downtown loft district, The Grove and Tower Grove South neighborhoods. Outstanding public, private and parochial schools are available throughout the metro area. St. Louis is home to 3 major Universities - Washington University, St. Louis University and University of Missouri, St. Louis.


  1. M.D. or D.O.
  2. BC/BE Orthopedic Surgery (must become BC within 2 years)
  3. Successful completion of a fellowship in Adult Reconstruction/Joints
  4. Missouri Medical License
  5. DEA certificate
  6. ACLS certification
Essential Skills, Knowledge and Experience
In addition to clinical skills, the candidate must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, professionalism with an emphasis on integrity, a commitment to excellence, and ethical principles of clinical care. Also required are an ability to exercise confidentiality of patient information, informed consent, demonstration of respect, and regard for patient needs. All SSM physicians are expected to adhere to the basic SSM Health values of Excellence, Integrity, Teamwork, Service, and Initiative.
Computer literacy, including MS Excel and electronic communication skills are required. Physicians must be comfortable and proficient with EPIC electronic health record system, utilizing electronic tools such as email, mychart, PACS, LMS, etc. Timely completion of medical records is a requirement. Some weekends and extended hours may be required.

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Physician and Provider Recruitment
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Why SSM Health

At SSM Health, we are driven by a singular Mission: Through our exceptional health care services, we reveal the healing presence of God. It's a higher calling that binds us. Here, we work together, system and providers alike, to heal the body, mind and spirit of our patients. We are united by a shared commitment to serve through faith, humanity, compassionate care and exceptional medicine.

Employment Benefits

  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • Malpractice insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement savings plan
  • CME stipends and time
  • Adoption reimbursement
  • And more!

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Quality of Life

Missouri - Eastern

From the famed Gateway Arch in St. Louis to Kansas City, Missouri is one of the most livable states in the country. The metropolitan area features a large variety of neighborhoods and communities. With an affordable housing market, trendy neighborhoods, and the booming economic landscape this one of the most attractive areas for professionals. Smaller cities like Jefferson City, our capital, and Columbia, home of the University of Missouri, offer vibrant communities buzzing with activity, yet free of the hustle and bustle of larger metropolitan areas.