Orthopaedic Surgery - Sports Medicine Job in Lawrence, KS

Physician: Orthopedic Surgery: Sports
Market: Metropolitan 1 (50,000 to 250,000)
Job ID:6518
Verified Date:04/27/2019
Loan Repayment:No Response
Sign on Bonus:No Response
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No
Accept H1b Visa:No
Permanent: Full time Orthopedic Surgery: Sports

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Seeking a Fellowship trained Foot & Ankle Orthopedic Surgeon for a full-time, Hospital employed position.
  • This position is with an established Orthopedic group.
  • Board Eligible or Certified
  • Call rotation team, 1:7
  • Satellite clinic opportunities
  • Growing practice moving to new facility in Spring 2020

Compensation Details

  • Competitive salary
  • Relocation expenses
  • Full benefits

Community Details

  • Located in vibrant, Midwestern college town
  • Outstanding public schools
  • World-renowned universities
  • Minutes from the KC Metro


Recruiter Insights

Compensation. The Starting Salary Is $50,000 To $75,000 More Compared To Starting Orthopaedic Surgery Salaries In Kansas City, MO 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 3 baths 2,761 sqft Meticulously maintained, located in the Langston Hughes school district, and many quality updates throughout! Updated kitchen, bathrooms. Theater/family room w/bar in finished lower level of home. This home can be yours for $330,000.

The Community. Lawrence is the county seat of Douglas County and sixth largest city in Kansas. It is located in the northeastern sector of the state, next to Interstate 70, between the Kansas and Wakarusa Rivers.

The Employer. not-for-profit health care provider, serving a regional market in northeast Kansas. Our 173-bed, acute care hospital has nearly 8,000 inpatient discharges and 166,000 outpatient visits annually. There are 16 affiliated primary and specialty care physician practices throughout Douglas, Leavenworth, and Jefferson counties. Hospital is regularly recognized by Truven Health Analytics as one of its 100 Top Hospitals, and named a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission.

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 51 miles: Kansas City, MO (MCI / KMCI) Kansas City International Airport
  • 225 miles: Des Moines, IA (DSM / KDSM) Des Moines International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 36 miles to Kansas City, MO
  • 143 miles to Wichita, KS
  • 148 miles to Lincoln, NE
  • 162 miles to Omaha, NE
  • 199 miles to Tulsa, OK

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 33 miles: Topeka, KS (FOE / KFOE) Forbes Field
  • 51 miles: Kansas City, MO (MCI / KMCI) Kansas City International Airport
  • 93 miles: Manhattan, KS (MHK / KMHK) Manhattan Regional Airport
  • 144 miles: Salina, KS (SLN / KSLN) Salina Municipal Airport
  • 167 miles: Joplin, MO (JLN / KJLN) Joplin Regional Airport

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $191,500
  • City Cost of Living Index - 86.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 90.2

Colleges and Universities:

  • University of Kansas (Full-time enrollment: 22,788)
  • Baker University (about 14 miles; Baldwin City, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,752)
  • Washburn University (about 25 miles; Topeka, KS; FT enrollment: 5,092)
  • MidAmerica Nazarene University (about 27 miles; Olathe, KS; FT enrollment: 2,158)
  • Johnson County Community College (about 29 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 11,976)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 30 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 4,718)



  • White 76.8%
  • Hispanic 16.8%
  • Asian alone 5.6%
  • Two or more races 4.4%
  • Black alone 4.1%
  • American Indian 2.0%


  • State Income Tax Rate - 4.33%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 6.5%
  • County Tax Rate - 2.05%
  • Property Tax Rate - 1.29%

Major Industry:

  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Construction (5%)


  • Douglas County Fair
  • Lawrence Parks & Recreation
  • Mary's Lake
  • Durant Square

Arts & Culture:

  • Lawrence Cultural Arts Commission
  • Outdoor Downtown Sculpture Exhibition
  • Van go arts Lawrence KS
  • Lawrence Arts Center
  • Spencer Art Museum

Sports for the Spectator:

  • Kansas City Chiefs Football
  • University of Kansas sports
  • University of Missouri sports
  • Kansas City Athletics baseball


Sports for the Participant:

  • Kansas Speedway
  • YMCA
  • Lawrence High School Home of the Chesty Lions
  • Youth sports 


  • Westridge Shopping Center
  • Lawrence Antique Mall
  • Shopping in Downtown Lawrence - boutiques, etc.


Top Five things to do:

  1. Allen Fieldhouse
  2. Memorial Stadium
  3. Clinton State Park
  4. Spencer of Museum Art
  5. KU Natural History Museum



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