Neurologist in Upstate New York

Physician: Neurology
Market: Metropolitan 1 (50,000 to 250,000)
Job ID:6677
Verified Date:07/06/2020
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Practice Type: Employed
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Permanent: Full time Neurology

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Hospital-employed full-time opportunity is now available for a Board Certified/Eligible Neurologist at Ellis Medicine, an advanced Upstate New York community hospital.
  • Fellowship experience encouraged, but not required.
  • Dedicated Neurology Intensive Care Unit and inpatient unit with 24/7 Neuroscience PA support
  • Mix of inpatient and outpatient work (Inpatient week 1:4)
  • “On call” schedule is 1:6 (2 Private practice Neurologists share call schedule)

Compensation Details

  • Competitive Salary with board certification
  • Production incentive bonus
  • Malpractice (Occurrence) Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, Life, Disability Insurance Plans
  • CME Stipend
  • 403(b) TSA & 457 qualified deferred compensation plan retirement programs

Community Details

  • Medium-sized city with suburban surroundings
  • Numerous Recreational, Educational, Cultural Opportunities
  • Central location to NYC, Boston, Montreal
  • Near Saratoga Springs, Lake George, Vermont skiing, Adirondack Park
  • Affordable housing, excellent schools

Recruiter Insights

Compensation. The Starting Salary Is $50,000 To $75,000 More Compared To Starting Neurologist Surgeon Salaries In Hartford, CT. 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. This 4,424 sq ft, 6 bedroom; 4 bath home is  one of the grandest homes in Schenectady! This all brick, high Victorian mansion boasts soaring ceilings, gorgeous woodwork, elegant built-ins, ornamental ironwork, front and back stairs, stained glass windows, an open porch, 2 enclosed porches & so much more. This home can be yours for $275,00.

The Community Schenectady is a city in Schenectady County, New York, United States, of which it is the county seat. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 66,135. The name "Schenectady" is derived from a Mohawk word skahnéhtati meaning "beyond the pines".

The city was founded on the south side of the Mohawk River by Dutch colonists in the 17th century, many from the Albany area. They were prohibited from the fur trade by the Albany monopoly, which kept its control after the English takeover in 1664. Residents of the new village developed farms on strip plots along the river.

The Employer The facility features state-of-the-art diagnostic imaging, a modern 36-bed Intensive Care Unit and one of the most advanced health information technology systems in Northeastern New York. Provides emergency, inpatient medical/surgical and psychiatric care for Albany, Saratoga and Schenectady Counties in upstate New York. Specialty services include a nationally recognized Heart Center, a New York State designated Stroke Center, and advanced surgery programs such as cardiothoracic, orthopedic, neurological and vascular, among others.

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 121 miles: Hartford, CT (BDL / KBDL) Bradley International Airport
  • 130 miles: Syracuse, NY (SYR / KSYR) Syracuse Hancock International Airport
  • 163 miles: New York, NY (LGA / KLGA) LaGuardia Airport
  • 169 miles: Newark, NJ (EWR / KEWR) Newark Liberty International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 144 miles to Newark, NJ
  • 144 miles to Jersey City, NJ
  • 145 miles to New York, NY
  • 151 miles to Boston, MA

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 10 miles: Albany, NY (ALB / KALB) Albany International Airport
  • 100 miles: Rutland, VT (RUT / KRUT) Rutland Southern Vermont Regional Airport
  • 105 miles: Newburgh, NY (SWF / KSWF) Stewart International Airport
  • 121 miles: Hartford, CT (BDL / KBDL) Bradley International Airport

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost -  $98,600
  • City Cost of Living Index - 106.3 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 94.6


Colleges and Universities:

  • Schenectady County Community College (Full-time enrollment: 3,676)
  • Union College (FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • Union Graduate College (FT enrollment: 39)
  • Belanger School of Nursing (FT enrollment: 98)



  • 50.9% White alone
  • 18.9%Black alone
  • 11.6%Hispanic
  • 7.9%Other race alone



  • State Income Tax Rate - 6.05%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 4.0%
  • County Sales Tax Rate - 4.48%
  • Property Tax Rate - 1.23%

Major Industry:

  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)



  • Stroll amid eight acres of wooded land and manicured gardens at Jackson's Garden at Union College
  • Explore Central Park where you can sit amongst gorgeous rose gardens
  • Love boating? The Mohawk River is a great spot to go fishing, boating, swimming or picnicking
  • Enjoy the scenery of Upstate New York and the Mohawk River by driving or biking down the Mohawk Towpath Scenic Byway
  • In the warmer months, swing a golf ball or two at one of the area's beautiful golf courses

Arts & Culture:

  • Proctor's Theater
  • Scotia Cinema
  • Museum of Innovation and Science
  • Schenectady Civic Players

Sports for the Spectator:

  • The New York Yankees are an American professional baseball team based in the New York City borough of the Bronx.
  • The New York Mets are an American professional baseball team based in the New York City borough of Queens
  • The New York Knickerbockers, commonly referred to as the Knicks, are an American professional basketball team based in the borough of Manhattan
  • The New York Jets are a professional American football team located in the New York metropolitan area.


Sports for the Participant:

  • Capital District YMCA - Schenectady Branch
  • Babe Ruth Youth Baseball
  • Schenectady JCCS
  • Schenectady County CYO Basketball



  • Mohawk Commons
  • Viaport Rotterdam Mall
  • Crosstown Plaza
  • Hannaford Plaza

Top Five things to do:

  1. Via Aquarium
  2. Mountain Ridge Adventure
  3. Schenectady Greenmarket
  4. Upper Union Street
  5. The Mopco Improv Theatre