Dermatology Opening in Vibrant college town centrally located to Chicago, St. Louis, and Indianapolis

Physician: Dermatology
Market: Metropolitan 1 (50,000 to 250,000)
Job ID:11380
Verified Date:06/04/2024
Loan Repayment:No Response
Sign on Bonus:No Response
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No Response
Accept H1b Visa:No Response
Permanent: Full time Dermatology

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Seeking an additional BE/BC Comprehensive Ophthalmologist to join our established and growing Ophthalmology practice.
  • Looking for a BC/BE Comprehensive Ophthalmologist who is motivated to manage a variety of ophthalmic conditions and perform a high volume of cataract surgery.
  • The ideal candidate is a motivated, personable, team-player who possesses strong medical and surgical skills
  • Join a collegial work environment with colleagues that will provide mentorship and support your continued professional development. 
  • Current provider group consists of 5 Ophthalmologists, 5 Optometrists, 1 Low Vision specialist, 5 ABOC Opticians and a dedicated Eye EMR support team. Specialists include Vitreoretinal Surgery, Medical Retina, Cornea, Pediatric Ophthalmology, and Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • Busy, ready-made, full volume practice with a strong referral base
  • Minimal call responsibilities (1:5) to support an excellent work/life balance
  • Large optometric referral network
  • Offering advanced eye care and cutting-edge surgical solutions in a professional and caring environment.
  • Newly-built, state-of-the-art facility includes 26 Ophthalmology exam lanes, 2 minor procedure rooms, 3 laser rooms, an onsite state of the art ambulatory surgery center, an integrated clinical research suite, one satellite location, and an onsite optical service facility in Champaign.
  • Satellite clinic is conveniently located in a brand new, state-of-the-art building with an onsite ASC in Danville
  • State-of-the-art equipment including; 2 Zeiss IOLmaster 700, 2 Humphrey Visual Fields, 4 Heidelberg OCTs including FA, ICG & OCT-A, Cirrus OCT, Accutome UBM, A-scan & B-scan, Intraoperative OCT, Zeiss Lumera 700 microscopes, Alcon Centurion, Callisto Eye System, Lumenis Selecta II SLT laser, Zeiss Yag Visulas III laser, Lumenis Vision One laser, and Iridex Micropulse Laser
  • Opportunity for academic and/or research.


Compensation Details

  • Two-year guaranteed base salary
  • Offers an excellent benefit package including health/dental/life insurance, 403(b) plan with employer match and 457(b) retirement plan, short-term and long-term own-occupation disability insurance, relocation allowance, CME allowance ($4,000 annually), and paid malpractice insurance with 100% tail insurance coverage

Community Details

  • Champaign offers the best of urban life in a friendly, smaller city.
  • With a world class university and a vibrant downtown, Champaign offers arts, culture, and diversity like no other city our size.
  • Home to the University of Illinois…this is Illini country! World-leading academic programs, life-saving research and innovations, and Big 10 champions.
  • Proud home of Wolfram Alpha, Yahoo! & gigabit fiber optic connected neighborhoods. It’s no surprise the world’s first web browser was born here too!
  • With countless street festivals, museums, sporting events, art galleries, parks, concerts, and more…the calendar is always packed with fun things to do.

Recruiter Insights

Pay Less.  With A Cost Of Living Less compared to Chicago, This opportunity and Community will provide You With Significant Buying Power With The Opportunity To build your dream home, pay off medical school loans, and Retire Early.

The Housing Market.  5 bd 5 ba 3,224 sq ft   Situated perfectly in sought after Lincolnshire Fields Subdivision this home radiates timeless appeal and offers many conveniences to modern living. This home was thoughtfully designed with 5 generously sized bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms and 2 half baths. Step inside to discover an inviting interior with the heart being an updated kitchen that does not skip a beat with ample cabinetry, large island and fresh look. The possibilities for entertaining are endless with the many spaces to include a cozy den and formal living room just off the kitchen space. A full finished walk out lower level offers an extra space for recreation, exercise, storage and a private retreat for guests. Step outside into a spacious backyard, where you'll find 3 spacious patios, great spots for hosting cookouts, get-togethers, or simply enjoying the views overlooking the 11th green of Lincolnshire Fields Country Club golf course. The attached oversized 2 car garage has extra storage and a work shop. This home can be yours for $680.000.

The Community. When it comes to showing off the Champaign-Urbana area, we just can’t help but notice its brilliance. Unexpected outdoor activities in the heart of the Midwest, perfect for exploration, await you. Discovering a flavor from a cuisine you’ve never tried, one of the many reasons we claim the title of Midwest Living’s Greatest Midwest Food Town, will delight you. Finding sculptures rising from the prairie, enhancing the sunrises and sunsets on our big sky, will inspire you. Discovering your new favorite band at our live music venues and outdoor concerts will energize you. Being met with kindness and our signature Midwest Hospitality will warm your soul. We invite you to enjoy our local food, artisans, parks & preserves, and everything that makes us BRILLIANT.

Why this Employer?  This Employer Is Committed To Its Doctors And The Entire Employee Staff And Enjoys Long Term Retention Of Its Key Physician Personnel Due To Exceptional Compensation And Quality Of Life Provided By The Community.

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 126 miles: Indianapolis, IN (IND / KIND) Indianapolis International Airport
  • 139 miles: Chicago, IL (MDW / KMDW) Chicago Midway International Airport
  • 150 miles: Chicago, IL (ORD / KORD) Chicago O'Hare International Airport
  • 189 miles: Saint Louis, MO (STL / KSTL) Lambert-St. Louis International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 113 miles to Indianapolis, IN
  • 126 miles to Chicago, IL
  • 146 miles to Saint Louis, MO
  • 177 miles to Fort Wayne, IN
  • 184 miles to Louisville, KY

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 6 miles: Champaign, IL (CMI / KCMI) University of Illinois Willard Airport
  • 48 miles: Decatur, IL (DEC / KDEC) Decatur Airport
  • 48 miles: Bloomington, IL (BMI / KBMI) Central Illinois Regional Airport at Bloomington-Normal
  • 92 miles: Springfield, IL (SPI / KSPI) Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport
  • 94 miles: Peoria, IL (PIA / KPIA) General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $204,546
  • City Cost of Living Index - 86.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 97.1

Colleges and Universities:

  • University of Illinois
  • Parkland College
  • Danville Area Community College
  • Richland Community College



  • White  55.7%
  • Black 17.8%
  • Asian 14.7%
  • Hispanic 7%
  • Two or more races 4.1%
  • Other race alone 0.5%
  • American Indian Alone 0.04%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other 0.02%


  • State Income Tax Rate - 4.95%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 6.25%
  • County Tax Rate - 6.25% + 1.94%
  • Median Property Tax Rate - 1.73%

Major Industry:

  • Educational services (26.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.3%)
  • Health care (7.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.0%)
  • Public administration (3.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (2.9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (2.4%)



  • There are lots of exciting parks to explore and recreational opportunities to get involved in. Check out the services and facilities offered by these local government partners.
  • Champaign County Forest Preserve District
  • Champaign Park District
  • Urbana Park District

Arts & Culture:

  • The City of Champaign is a proud supporter of the arts and provides funding to 40 North 88 West – the Champaign County Arts Council. 40 North is dedicated to fueling the growth and well-being of Champaign County by nurturing its arts, culture, and education community.
  • 40 North- Champaign County Arts Council
  • Champaign County Museums
  • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
  • Parkland Theatre
  • The Virginia Theatre

Sports for the Spectator:

  • University of Illinois Athletics
  • Chicago Bears NFL
  • Chicago Cubs and White Sox MLB

Sports for the Participant:

  • Adult and Youth Sports Programs
  • Hiking
  • Boating
  • Fishing


  • Market Place Shopping Center-Shopping Center & Mall, Gifts
  • Antiques & More at Staley Road, Inc.
  • Target
  • Costco Warehouse Club

Top Five things to do:

  1. University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Sporting events
  2. The Virginia Theatre
  3. Krannert Art Museum
  4. University of Illinois Ice Arena
  5. Champaign County History Museum