Fellowship Trained Orthopedic Surgeon (Hips & Knees)

Physician: Orthopedic Surgery: General
Market: Metropolitan 1 (50,000 to 250,000)
Job ID:11724
Verified Date:06/04/2024
Loan Repayment:Yes
Sign on Bonus:Yes
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No
Accept H1b Visa:No Response
Permanent: Full time Orthopedic Surgery: General

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Recruiting a full-time, fellowship trained Orthopedic Surgeon to join our hospital-employed team.
  • We are looking for a physician who is experienced with Hip/Knee replacements and revisions.
  • Hospital-employment
  • Existing practice connected to the hospital
  • Join 2 Orthopedic Surgeons and 3 Orthopedic APP's
  • Robotics on-site
  • 1:3 call rotation (general orthopedics)

Compensation Details

  • Generous base salary aligned with MGMA standard + production incentives
  • Sign-on, relocation package, student loan assistance, residency stipends for early commitment
  • CME days/allowance Full benefits, retirement and much more

Community Details

  • Centrally located 40 miles from downtown Madison and downtown Milwaukee
  • Community of approximately 25k people with a service area of 100k
  • The city is equipped with a wide range of recreational activities including numerous parks, lakes, The Interurban Recreational Trail, country clubs and much more

Recruiter Insights

Compensation. The Starting Salary Is $25,000 To $50,000 More Compared To Starting Medicine Salaries In Milwaukee. 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 bd 3 ba 3,000 sqft   Once in a lifetime opportunity! Stunning country retreat w/ 2 ranch homes, duplex-style, one address! 6-acre farmette w/54x35 pole barn & 36x30 extra garage/workshop. Perfect for multi-family living, owner occupancy plus rental, or simply extra privacy! Main ranch includes 3 bedrooms, 2 updated baths, finished basement & 2 car attached garage. Beautifully updated kitchen w/ granite counters & open layout to dining & living room. Attached ranch addition includes 1 bed & bath w/ accessible walk-in shower, laundry on main, 1 car attached garage. Both living areas offer picturesque views of the tree-lined property & access to patio & deck. Maximize your summer fun in the fabulous pool! Outdoor wood furnace, raised garden beds, abundant wildlife.10 minutes to Oconomowoc & easy Hwy access! This home can be yours for $595,000. 

The Community. Nestled on the banks of the Rock River in southeastern Wisconsin, Watertown is a vibrant and growing community. With safe neighborhoods, affordable housing, and excellent public and private schools, Watertown offers all the charm of small town life, with easy access to nearby metropolitan amenities.

The Employer.  The Medical Center has served the people of Dodge and Jefferson Counties for more than 100 years. What began as a 16-bed hospital on Main Street has transformed into a comprehensive health system, providing state-of-the-art facilities, world class technology and advanced clinical programming including: emergency services, urgent care, comprehensive women’s health, orthopedics and sports medicine, heart and vascular services, and more.

The Medical Center is fully accredited by The Joint Commission. The hospital is proud to offer patients access to state-of-the-art technology including: 3D mammography, a Level IV Trauma certified emergency department, an on-site catheterization lab for advanced heart and vascular procedures, and laser-guided cataract surgery.

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 59 miles: Milwaukee, WI (MKE / KMKE) General Mitchell International Airport
  • 111 miles: Green Bay, WI (GRB / KGRB) Austin Straubel International Airport
  • 124 miles: Chicago, IL (ORD / KORD) Chicago O'Hare International Airport
  • 153 miles: Chicago, IL (MDW / KMDW) Chicago Midway International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 35 miles to Madison, WI
  • 43 miles to Milwaukee, WI
  • 107 miles to Chicago, IL
  • 233 miles to Fort Wayne, IN
  • 251 miles to Saint Paul, MN

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 41 miles: Madison, WI (MSN / KMSN) Dane County Regional Airport
  • 59 miles: Milwaukee, WI (MKE / KMKE) General Mitchell International Airport
  • 83 miles: Appleton, WI (ATW / KATW) Outagamie County Regional Airport
  • 85 miles: Rockford, IL (RFD / KRFD) Chicago Rockford International Airport

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $190,047
  • City Cost of Living Index - 79.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 96.2

Colleges and Universities:

  • Maranatha Baptist University (Full-time enrollment: 928 not-for-profit; Offers Master's degree)
  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (about 25 miles; Whitewater, WI; Full-time enrollment: 11,124)
  • Waukesha County Technical College (about 25 miles; Pewaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 4,415)
  • Carroll University (about 29 miles; Waukesha, WI; FT enrollment: 3,313) Herzing University-Madison (about 29 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 3,160)



  • White 86.0%
  • Hispanic 39.7%
  • Two or more races 2.2%
  • Black 1.8%
  • Asian 0.2%
  • Other race 0.05%


  • State Income Tax Rate - 5.94%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 5.0%
  • County Tax Rate - .43%
  • Property Tax Rate - 1.76%

Major Industry:

  • Health care (12.8%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.0%)
  • Construction (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Machinery (4.6%)
  • Food (3.4%)



  • A city for all seasons, Watertown offers an abundance of outdoor recreation. Kayakers will enjoy paddling the Rock River Trail which extends the 11 counties of the Rock River.
  • Watertown’s ample park system is sure to impress visitors with 22 parks covering over 263 acres. Wooded walking trails, 18 hole Frisbee golf course, skate park, fishing areas, lighted tennis courts, basketball courts, volleyball courts, ice skating, cross country skiing, and playgrounds are among the many amenities offered.
  • Riverside Park, one of the largest in Watertown, contains the ever popular Chamberland, a community-built children’s playground, scenic picnic sites along the Rock River and the Watertown Aquatic Center. The park also hosts Riverfest, an outdoor music festival held in August, and Watertown’s long-standing Tuesday farmers’ market held May – November.
  • Watertown has 2 bowling alleys and a movie theater if indoor activities are called for.
  • During the year, Watertown plays host to many festivals, celebrations and competitions. 

Arts & Culture:

  • Founded in 1849, Watertown is a city where past meets present. History buffs will delight in Watertown’s rich heritage and historic sites, while those interested in the arts will appreciate the many opportunities to enjoy theatre and music.
  • Walking and Driving Tours - Eight tours are available in all. They include Main Street, Washington Street, Clyman Street, City Parks, The Darker Side of Watertown, Breweries and Ghost Signs & Murals. Tours of the city can be found at the Watertown Area Chamber of Commerce office or downloaded from this page.
  • The Octagon House Museum - The Octagon House, completed in 1854, was designed and built by John Richards, a Watertown pioneer who was a mill owner and lawyer. This distinctive house is made-up of 57 rooms (including closets and passageways) 12 bedrooms and a free-standing spiral staircase. Plan about an hour for a guided tour. 
  • America’s First Kindergarten Museum - Located on the grounds of the Octagon House, this one-room schoolhouse was built in 1856 by Margarethe Meyer Schurz, wife of the famous German-American political reformer Carl Schurz. It was moved from Watertown’s Main Street in 1956.
  • The Watertown Players - This community theatre organization performs family-friendly theatre throughout the year at the Watertown Players Theater at The Market, 210 S. Water St. in downtown Watertown.
  • Watertown's Municipal Band plays summer band shell concerts Thursday nights in Riverside Park. Concerts begin at 7:30 pm. Enjoy the music from benches in front of the shell or bring your own blanket or chair.
  • The Watertown Area Chamber Orchestra celebrates the winter season with an annual concert; and the Watertown Concert Series hosts guest performers throughout the year.
  • The First Brigade Band is a Civil War band that makes history live by presenting period brass band music, performed on antique instruments. Attired in uniforms and gowns, the Band's musicians, color guard, and costumed ladies take you back to the 1860's. The band rehearses on Friday nights March to November at the Heritage Hall/First Brigade Band Museum. Rehearsals are open to the public.

Sports for the Spectator:

  • The Milwaukee Brewers are an American professional baseball team based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
  • The Green Bay Packers are a professional American football team based in Green Bay, Wisconsin
  • The Milwaukee Bucks are an American professional basketball team based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. 
  • The Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball team is a NCAA Division I college basketball team competing in the Big Ten Conference

Sports for the Participant:

  • Adult Sports Leagues 
    • Basketball (Men’s)
    • Kickball - (Co-ed)
    • Softball - (Men's, Women's & Co-ed)
    • Touch Football - (Men's)
    • Bocce
    • Golf
    • Pickleball 
    • Tennis
    • Tae-Kwon-Do
  • Youth/Teen Sports Leagues
    • Spring Soccer 
    • Fall Soccer 
    • T-Ball 
    • Baseball 
    • Softball 


  • A unique blend of shopping and dining awaits visitors to Watertown. From independent retailers to national chains, Watertown offers small town charm with big city conveniences.
  • Local merchants pride themselves in top-notch customer service, providing customers with an enjoyable shopping experience.
  • Visitors exploring historic Main Street will be greeted by eight blocks of one-of-a-kind retail shops.
  • In addition to eclectic gift shops, Main Street offers bookstores, coffee shops, jewelry stores, antiques, and an upscale shoe store. Beyond the downtown shoppers will find more gift shops, clothing, coffee and coffee accessories, thrift stores, meats, cheeses and wine, music supplies and much more.
  • For those who need to refuel after a day of shopping, dining options include a choice of several privately owned and operated restaurants as well as national and regional chains.
  • For a fun lunch, explore the pubs and cafes located in the downtown area, as well as in various neighborhoods, to get a taste of local cuisine. Along with plentiful American cuisine, ethnic foods include Italian, Chinese, Mexican, Japanese and Greek along with a classic German supper club. 

Top Five things to do:

  1. The Octagon House
  2. Town Cinema - movie theatre
  3. Downtown boutiques and specialty stores
  4. Skate Express Roller Rink
  5. Watertown Bowl North - bowling alley