Neurology Opportunity in Kirksville, MO

Physician: Neurology
Market: Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)
Job ID:10582
Verified Date:09/18/2023
Loan Repayment:No Response
Sign on Bonus:No Response
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No
Accept H1b Visa:No
Permanent: Full time Neurology

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Seeking a Board Certified/Board Eligible Neurologist to replace solo provider.
  • Outpatient
  • Hospital Employed
  • Solo (only Neurologist in the market)
  • Replacing Physician that is leaving the community
  • Experienced preferred
  • Graduating Residents are welcome to apply

Compensation Details

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Full Benefits


Community Details

  • Nestled in the heart of Northeast Missouri, Kirksville boasts a historic downtown square and is surrounded by a 3,000 acre state park, Thousand Hills, and some of the nation's top hunting grounds.
  • 17,000 people call Kirksville home, but this number increases considerably when Truman State University and A.T. Still University are in session.


Recruiter Insights

Compensation. The Starting Salary Is $25,000 To $50,000 More Compared To Starting Salaries In Kansas City. Coupled With A Cost Of Living Of 20% Lower Than The Aforementioned Metropolitan Areas, Provides Significant Purchasing Power To Build Their Dream Home, Payoff School Loans And Retire Early.

The Housing Market. This 3,600 sq ft, 5 bedroom; 4 bath home.  It has gorgeous real wood flooring, gas fireplace, white trim and doors all throughout, and an oversized fenced in yard that would be great for the kids and family pet to play around in. The main floor has a desirable open concept layout, beautiful master bed and bath. The basement is perfect for a family night or for just hanging out with the guys. It has a great wet bar, guest room, and lots of space to feel comfortable. This home can be yours for $315,000.

The Community. Kirksville is a city in and the county seat of Adair County, Missouri, United States.  Located in the Benton Township, its population was 17,505 at the 2010 census.

According to tradition, Jesse Kirk, Kirksville's first postmaster, shared a dinner of turkey and whiskey with surveyors working in the area on the condition that they would name the town after him. Not only the first postmaster, Kirk was also the first to own a hotel and a tavern in Kirksville.

The Employer. a 93-bed facility with a Level III trauma center and Certified Chest Pain Center. We believe in the power of people to create great care. We're 517 healthcare professionals strong. We are the teaching hospital associated with the founding school of Osteopathic Medicine. And we work hard every day to be a place of healing, caring and connection for patients and families in the community we call home.

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 133 miles: Des Moines, IA (DSM / KDSM) Des Moines International Airport
  • 160 miles: Kansas City, MO (MCI / KMCI) Kansas City International Airport
  • 199 miles: Saint Louis, MO (STL / KSTL) Lambert-St. Louis International Airport


Closest Major City:

  •  87.1 miles to Columbia, MO 
  • 130.6 miles to Kansas City, MO 
  • 279.9 miles to Chicago, IL 




Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 8 miles: Kirksville, MO (IRK / KIRK) Kirksville Regional Airport
  • 89 miles: Quincy, IL (UIN / KUIN) Quincy Regional Airport
  • 104 miles: Columbia, MO (COU / KCOU) Columbia Regional Airport
  • 119 miles: Burlington, IA (BRL / KBRL) Southeast Iowa Regional Airport


Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $113,336
  • City Cost of Living Index - 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 89.9


Colleges and Universities:

  • Moberly Area Community College (about 55 miles; Moberly, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,977)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 60 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 4,034)
  • Southeastern Community College (about 86 miles; West Burlington, IA; FT enrollment: 2,251)
  • Columbia College (about 87 miles; Columbia, MO; FT enrollment: 13,975)
  • University of Missouri-Columbia (about 88 miles; Columbia, MO; FT enrollment: 29,599)
  • Western Illinois University (about 102 miles; Macomb, IL; FT enrollment: 10,755)
  • State Fair Community College (about 110 miles; Sedalia, MO; FT enrollment: 3,581)


  • 88.0%White alone
  •   3.2% Black alone
  •   3.0% Asian alone
  •   3.0% Hispanic
  •   2.0% Two or more races



  • State Income Tax Rate - 3.75%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 4.23%
  • County Tax Rate - 3.58%
  • Property Tax Rate - .91%


Major Industry:

  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Information (6%)


  • Kirksville is rolling in green park space, with over 2,060 acres of maintained parks, ponds, and lakes!
  • We are fortunate to offer 1,000 acres of maintained parks, making it hard to find a neighborhood in Kirksville that's not within walking distance to at least one of our many City parks!
  • The Parks and Recreation Department provides diverse programming for all ages throughout the year! Between the special programs through the Aquatic Center and various traditional events, Parks and Recreation ensures quality, new experiences that you won't want to miss!

Arts & Culture:

  • Truman State University Art Gallery
  • Curtain Call Theatre
  • Kohlenberg Lyceum Series at Truman State University
  • The Aquadome

Sports for the Spectator:

  • The Kansas City Royals are an American professional baseball team based in Kansas City, Missouri.
  • The St. Louis Cardinals are an American professional baseball team based in St. Louis, Missouri.
  • The Kansas City Chiefs are a professional American football team based in Kansas City, Missouri
  • The St. Louis Blues are a professional ice hockey team in St. Louis, Missouri.


Sports for the Participant:

  • Tennis
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Cheer
  • Swimming
  • Soccer


  • Hidden Treasures
  • JCPenney
  • Wal-Mart 189 Supercenter
  • Goody's


Top Five things to do:

  1. Thousand Hills State Park
  2. The Ville Escape Room
  3. The DuKum Inn. 7 reviews.
  4. Museum of Osteopathic Medicine 
  5. West Winery at Jackson Stables