OB/GYN Opportunity in Dothan, AL

Physician: Obstetrics & Gynecology
Market: Metropolitan 1 (50,000 to 250,000)
Job ID:11224
Verified Date:06/04/2024
Loan Repayment:Yes
Sign on Bonus:No Response
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No
Accept H1b Visa:No
Permanent: Full time Obstetrics & Gynecology

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Seeking a BE/BC OB/GYN to join an established practice, Women’s Healthcare.
  • Bread and butter OB/GYN
  • Shared call - 1:4
  • Recently remolded spacious office in the physician’s office building attached to the hospital

Compensation Details

  • Competitive Salary (based on MGMA guidelines)
  • Commencement bonus
  • Medical Education Debt Assistance
  • Residency/Fellowship Stipend (if applicable)
  • Relocation expenses
  • CME
  • Vacation, health, dental, vision benefits
  • Licensure, Dues, Subscriptions
  • Tenure bonuses

Community Details

Dothan is a wonderful community of approximately 60,000 residents. The work-week population, however, grows to almost 300,000 which would allow any new specialty provider to enter into a busy practice early on.  Dothan has low crime rates and is an excellent community to raise a family with affordable housing.

Recruiter Insights

Compensation.  The Starting Salary Is $25,000 To $50,000 More Compared To Starting Salaries In Birmingham AL.  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.  This1,810 sq ft, 3 bedrooms; 2 bath home is a beautiful home in the Chapelwood subdivision! Unique layout with gorgeous fireplace in the living room! Enclosed garage are turned into massive pantry space in kitchen and a HUGE closet in the master bedroom.  This home can be yours for $165,000.   

The Community.  

Dothan is home to the National Peanut Festival, Dothan Botanical Gardens, Troy University and Wallace Community College Campuses. Dothan has an airport that offers multiple flights per day into and out of Atlanta, GA.  Dothan is also within a 1.5-hour drive to the beautiful beaches of Sand Destin and Panama City Beach, FL.

The Employer.  A 235-bed healthcare facility offering inpatient, outpatient, medical, surgical, diagnostic and emergency care for the Dothan community. We believe in the power of people to create great care. We're 1,350 healthcare professionals strong. We are a major referral center for the Tri-State area of south Alabama, southwest Georgia and northwest Florida. 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:

  • 200 miles: Atlanta, GA (ATL / KATL) Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
  • 202 miles: Birmingham, AL (BHM / KBHM) Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport
  • 277 miles: Jacksonville, FL (JAX / KJAX) Jacksonville International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 179 miles to Birmingham, AL
  • 184 miles to Atlanta, GA
  • 229 miles to Jacksonville, FL
  • 285 miles to Tampa, FL
  • 289 miles to Saint Petersburg, FL
  • 290 miles to New Orleans, LA
  • 301 miles to Orlando, FL
  • 351 miles to Nashville, TN
  • 386 miles to Charlotte, NC
  • 386 miles to Memphis, TN

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 11 miles: Dothan, AL (DHN / KDHN) Dothan Regional Airport
  • 79 miles: Panama City, FL (ECP / KECP) Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport
  • 82 miles: Albany, GA (ABY / KABY) Southwest Georgia Regional Airport
  • 102 miles: Tallahassee, FL (TLH / KTLH) Tallahassee Regional Airport
  • 104 miles: Columbus, GA (CSG / KCSG) Columbus Metropolitan Airport

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost- $206,811
  • City Cost of Living Index- 80.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 82.3

Colleges and Universities:

  • George C Wallace State Community College-Dothan
  • Fortis College-Dothan
  • Enterprise State Community College (about 26 miles)
  • Troy University (about 51 miles)
  • Bainbridge State College (about 57 miles)
  • Gulf Coast State College (about 75 miles)


  • White alone 58.9%
  • Black alone 33.8%
  • Hispanic 3.6%
  • Two or more races 1.9%
  • Asian alone 1.2%
  • Other race alone .5%
  • American Indian .2%
  • Native Hawaiian .06%


  • State Income Tax Rate- 3.67%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 4%
  • City Sales Tax Rate - 4%
  • County Tax Rate - 1%
  • Property Tax Rate - .33%

Major Industry:

  • Health care (16.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.4%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Construction (4.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.2%)


  • Andrew Belle Community Center houses a gymnasium, a club room, a computer/homework room, a game room, and a small kitchen. The park consists of three ball fields, a swimming pool and splash pad, and an outdoor basketball court. This is a specialty youth center that is designed around programs for young people
  • The Doug Tew Community Center is located on 15 acres of land and includes a recreation center, five ball fields, a swimming pool, and a playground/picnic area. The recreation center includes a gymnasium, auditorium, kitchen, two club rooms, lobby, offices, and restrooms.

Arts & Culture:

  • The Wiregrass Festival of Murals- walking among these giant works of art, you get a sense of how these people, places, and events shaped our area, and leave with a feeling of how very important their contributions are to the people of our community
  • Wiregrass Museum of Art- Five galleries feature changing exhibitions of visual and decorative arts in the historic building. Also featured is ARTventures, a hands-on exhibit for children and a gift gallery for shopping.

Sports for the Spectator:

  • Dothan features 47 pro-grade tennis courts, 31 baseball and softball fields, six soccer fields, an Olympic-size indoor pool and the renowned Circle City BMX Track.  Many tournaments are hosted in Dothan.

Sports for the Participant:

  • Sports teams for Dixie Boys Baseball, Dixie Youth Baseball, Youth Basketball, Cheerleading, Youth Football, Soccer, Youth Girls Softball, and more.
  • Several gyms located around city. Planet Fitness, Firehouse Gym, Orangetheory, Max Fitness, and more.


  • Wiregrass Commons Mall has over 50+ stores to help you find exactly what you are looking for
  • Shops On The Circle is the market dominant 182,547 square foot TJ Maxx, Old Navy, PetSmart, and Big Lots anchored power center located in Dothan, AL

Top Five things to do:

  1. Folklore Brewing & Meadery
  2. Adventureland
  3. Peanuts Around Town
  4. Dothan Area Botanical Gardens
  5. Landmark park