Find your Gastroenterology career in Bristol, Tennessee!

Physician: Gastroenterology (GI)
Market: Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)
Job ID:11206
Verified Date:06/04/2024
Loan Repayment:Yes
Sign on Bonus:No Response
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No Response
Accept H1b Visa:No Response
Permanent: Full time Gastroenterology (GI)

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • A unique opportunity for motivated Gastroenterologists who are interested in career opportunities in Tennessee.
  • A large, multispecialty employed physician group which provides care to patients throughout Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.
  • Physician led and professionally managed, allows physicians to do what they do best – provide the best possible care for their patients.

Compensation Details

  • Competitive guaranteed base salary
  • Signing Incentives
  • Productivity bonus
  • Performance bonus
  • Moving allowance
  • Paid Malpractice

Community Details

Bristol, VA/TN, as the historic sign in downtown Bristol says is a “Good Place to Live”. Bristol is a twin city that straddles the Tennessee/Virginia state line. Named “The most charming town in America” by, Bristol offers a vibrant downtown, Bristol Casino, four distinct seasons and an abundance of outdoor activities.  Bristol offers a local regional airport and is within a day's drive of half the United States population. 

Recruiter Insights

Compensation. The Starting Salary Is $25,000 To $50,000 More Compared To Starting Salaries In Charlotte 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.  4 beds 2 baths 1,424 sqft home. This home 4 bedrooms, two full bathrooms with walk-in showers. Boasting with character and charm, hard wood floors under the carpet, a wrap around front porch, a huge eat in kitchen, laundry on the main, level and a double lot to add a garden, a pool, a play area or whatever your heart desires. The huge, detached garage can not only keep your cars out of rain and snow but has potential for a workshop or storage. You will be minutes from Downtown Bristol, where the Country Music began, and you can check out the new Casino as well. This home can be yours for $230,000

The Community.  

 It is the twin city of Bristol, Virginia, which lies directly across the state line between Tennessee and Virginia. The boundary between the two cities is also the state line, which runs along State Street in their common downtown district. 

The Employer. 

A 312-bed hospital and Level II trauma center that serves Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia. Home to leading-edge medical technology, such as stereotactic radiosurgery with TrueBeam STx with Brainlab, multidimensional cardiac catheterization laboratories and surgical robotics, including single-site surgery. 

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 162 miles: Charlotte, NC (CLT / KCLT) Charlotte Douglas International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 120 miles to Charlotte, NC
  • 138 miles to Greensboro, NC
  • 163 miles to Lexington-Fayette, KY
  • 187 miles to Durham, NC
  • 205 miles to Raleigh, NC
  • 216 miles to Cincinnati, OH
  • 229 miles to Louisville, KY
  • 231 miles to Atlanta, GA

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 19 miles: Blountville, TN (TRI / KTRI) Tri-Cities Regional Airport
  • 99 miles: Asheville, NC (AVL / KAVL) Asheville Regional Airport
  • 131 miles: Knoxville, TN (TYS / KTYS) McGhee Tyson Airport
  • 145 miles: Beckley, WV (BKW / KBKW) Beckley Raleigh County Memorial Airport

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $174,191
  • City Cost of Living Index - 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 87.6

Colleges and Universities:

  • King University
  • Northeast State Community College (about 14 miles)
  • East Tennessee State University (about 21 miles)
  • Appalachian State University (about 38 miles)


  • 90.3% White alone
  • 2.8% Black alone
  • 3.3% Two or more races
  • 2.6% Hispanic
  • .5% Asian alone
  • 0.02% American Indian alone
  • .08% Other race alone 
  • .01% Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone


  • State Income Tax Rate - No Income Taxes
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 7%
  • Property Tax Rate- .68%
  • County Tax Rate- 2.25%
  • City Tax Rate- No City Tax Rate

Major Industry:

  • Health care (10.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.3%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Construction (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
  • Machinery (3.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.6%)


  • 30+ parks located throughout city
  • Anderson Park features a playground recommended for 5- to 12-year-olds, handicapped accessible swings, a small fire truck that is a favorite spot for small children, a 22-foot gazebo with benches, and an open-air stage equipped with lights and electricity. 
  • Downtown Center is a multi-use venue located in the middle of historic downtown Bristol. The venue features onsite restroom facilities, complete concessions offering hot and cold foods, and a huge 12-feet-wide wrap-around porches with seating protected from the elements.

Arts & Culture:

  • The Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion is an annual music festival that takes place in downtown Bristol, Tennessee/Virginia on the second weekend in September. The three-day festival features a diversity of performers in recognition of the fact that the 1927 Bristol Sessions influenced many genres of music in America, and that the roots established in Bristol have grown deep and spread wide. Each year, the festival hosts over 100 bands on 13 stages in Downtown Bristol.
  • Stroll through the vibrant heart of Bristol, and you will find the twin cities teeming with friendly locals who welcome visitors with open arms. Explore the many locally owned restaurants and shops, live music and entertainment venues, arts and culture, and Bristol’s celebrated history.

Sports for the Spectator:

  • 120-mile drive to Charlotte, home to professional sports teams such as Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets, and more.
  • Watch division 1 sports at East Tennessee State University

Sports for the Participant:

  • Youth sports & adult programs are available
  • Bristol Sportplex offers Tennis, Pickleball, Soccer, and more!


  • Shop at The Pinnacle for all the latest fashion, outdoor gear, services, electronics, and home trends. With awesome retailers like the region’s only Bass Pro shop and largest Belk, Carmax, Marshalls, and more, you’ll find everything you need and more.

Top Five things to do:

1. One of A Kind Gallery
2. South Holston Dam.
3. Tennessee Ernie Ford House.
4. Tennessee Welcome Center- Bristol.
5. Holston River Brewing Company