Orthopedic Surgeon Opportunity in Kentucky

Physician: Orthopedic Surgery: General
Market: Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)
Job ID:8789
Verified Date:09/14/2021
Loan Repayment:Yes
Sign on Bonus:Yes
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No
Accept H1b Visa:Yes
Permanent: Full time Orthopedic Surgery: General

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Seeking a BC/BE General Orthopedic Surgeon to join our team of specialists
  • Practice development in some sub-specialties such as spine,  is also welcome.
  • You will enjoy being part of our busy, well-established team of surgeons and advanced practitioners
  • As we grow to meet the needs of our patients throughout our service area, our team of orthopedic surgeons offer outpatient services at multiple regional locations in western Kentucky all within a short drive of our main campus and hospital.
  • We offer you the opportunity to practice with a dedicated, certified team of orthopedic nurses with block OR scheduling equipped with the latest technologies
  • Our fully digital radiology department is complete with a new signa HDx 1/5TMR system and ACR accredited 320 slice CT scanner. 
  • 3 Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation facilities equipped with the latest in Cybex machines, free weights, gymnasium and walking track all fully staffed with AT, PT and OT to help get your patient back on their feet sooner
  • Our academic affiliation with the University of Louisville affords our surgeons wonderful teaching opportunities. Award winning schools in a family-oriented environment make  Madisonville a lifestyle choice for our physicians and their families.

Compensation Details

  • Relocation/moving allowance
  • Base salary plus incentive compensation
  • Allowed Time Off
  • Cell phone stipend
  • Medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
  • Retirement savings plans - 403(b) and 457
  • Paid CME and licensure reimbursement
  • Medical malpractice insurance

Community Details

  • Located off Interstate 75 at Exit 25 by the shores of Laurel Lake, amid the pristine beauty of the Daniel Boone National Forest and is home to the Niagara of the South at Cumberland Falls State Resort Park. 
  • This community offers nature trails, white water rafting, fishing, horseback riding, scenic beauty and wildlife, 
  • Perfect destination for an outdoor adventure. 
  • This district has a Top 10 ranking on state testing, listed in the 98th percentile in the state and named a Distinguished District. Schools 
  • Schools are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools for their continued academic achievement.

Recruiter Insights

More Money And Low Cost Of Living. Enjoy A Starting Salary Of Up To $50,000 More Than Lexington Metropolitan Area, Along With A Cost Of Living At Least 30% Lower. You Will Gain A Significant Financial Advantage For Paying Off Student Loans, Buying A Home, And Planning For Your Future.

The Housing Market.  With A Mean Home Price Of $100,802, This 5-Bedroom, 3-Bath, 3,269 Sq Ft Home Brick ranch with finished walk-out basement sitting on approximately 2 acres of land with a fully stocked pond can be yours for $265,000.  

Have The Perfect Blend Of Work-Life Balance.  You'll Find This Organization To Support A Good Work/Life Balance At A Caring, Collaborative Environment Where Leadership Listens. 

The Community.  This Warm And Inviting Community Welcomes New Members And Offers A Series Of Fun Events Throughout The Year For Family Members And Getting To Know One Another.  It Is Also Strongly Suited For The Practicing Physician Who Welcomes The Embrace Of A Quiet And Quaint Community Surrounded By Neighboring Towns With The Availability Of Occasion Scenic Commute To Lexington.

About 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:

  • 164 miles: Louisville, KY (SDF / KSDF) Louisville International Airport
  • 165 miles: Hebron, KY (CVG / KCVG) Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport
  • 223 miles: Nashville, TN (BNA / KBNA) Nashville International Airport
  • 233 miles: Dayton, OH (DAY / KDAY) James M. Cox Dayton International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 79 miles to Lexington-Fayette, KY
  • 129 miles to Louisville, KY
  • 154 miles to Cincinnati, OH
  • 158 miles to Nashville, TN

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 95 miles: Lexington, KY (LEX / KLEX) Blue Grass Airport
  • 98 miles: Knoxville, TN (TYS / KTYS) McGhee Tyson Airport
  • 154 miles: Blountville, TN (TRI / KTRI) Tri-Cities Regional Airport
  • 164 miles: Louisville, KY (SDF / KSDF) Louisville International Airport

Cost of Living:

  • State Cost of Living Index - 94.6
  • City Cost of Living Index - 82.0
  • Mean Housing Cost - $100,802

Colleges and Universities:

  • There are 5 colleges within 50 miles of Corbin.
  • The closest is Union College in Barbourville, KY, 12 miles from Corbin. Union College is a small four-year private liberal arts college in the Appalachian Mountains.
  • University of the Cumberlands is a private, religion based college located in Williamsburg, Kentucky, with an enrollment of approximately 6,000 students.


  • White 95.9%
  • Black 0.1%
  • Asian 1.3%
  • Two of more races 1.7%
  • Hispanic 3.3%


  • State Income Tax Rate - 5%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 6%
  • City Sales Tax Rate - 6%
  • County Tax Rate - 0%
  • Property Tax Rate - 0.65%

Major Industry:

  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)


  • Rotary Park has 3 baseball fields, multi-purpose practice fields, an outdoor batting cage, a skatepark, an outdoor basketball court, and a BMX course. 
  • McBurney Center has an indoor basketball court, walking track, weight room, cardio room, free weights room, and a city pool. 
  • Corbin Creek Walk is a lighted, 1 mile walking trail, 3 resting areas with benches and water fountains. Engineer Street Bridge and Gazebo connect to the Creek Walk.
  • Miller Park offers 2 softball fields, 4 tennis courts, and a disc golf course. 
  • Enjoy Laurel Lake year round with Camping, Hiking, Picnicing, Swimming, Boating, Fishing, Skiing, and even Scuba diving! From the shallow shoals perfect for swimming to the nearly 300 feet deep water at the dam itself for scuba diving, there is something for everyone.
  • Cumberland Falls State Resort Park is called the Niagara of the South, this 125-foot curtain of water drops 60 feet, causing a mist on the boulders in the gorge below. The Western hemispheres only moonbow is a spectrum of color created by the moons reflection off the falls mist visible on a clear night during the full moon.

Arts & Culture:

  • The Corbin Rail Museum is a state-of-the-art, interactive rail themed museum, dedicated to preserving the heritage of the railroad worker while displaying rail transport of the past, present and future.
  • Corbin is also the birthplace of the original Colonel Sanders Cafe and Museum. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places, the museum and dining room serve the traditional Kentucky Fried Chicken foods.
  • The Corbin Arts and Literary League sponsored an opening reception Thursday at Corbin Cellars for a gallery-style display of more than a dozen local visual artists, working in media ranging from paint to pen and ink to copper wire, paper mache, and driftwood.

Sports for the Spectator:

  • The recently re-opened Corbin Motor Speedway is a Ć mile oval paved track featuring live stock car racing every Saturday night from April to August.

Sports for the Participant:

  • Tri County Youth Soccer Association in Corbin offers soccer leagues for boys and girls of all ages. 
  • Tri County Sports Authority Football Facility offers recreational football for boys of all ages. 
  • Bluegrass Disc Golf is offered at Miller Park. 
  • The Old Youth Center offers zumba and dancersize classes. 
  • People of all ages can come skate at Gerry's Roller Rink
  • Cumberland Falls is a hikers paradise with 17 miles of hiking trails that wind through the park to scenic areas. The Moonbow Trail connects with many backpacking trails in the Daniel Boone National Forest.


  • Downtown Corbin offers many unique stores. 
  • People who have an appreciation for the arts, those who like to shop in unique businesses and boutiques, and those who have a taste for food and live music can all come together in several spots downtown.

Top Five things to do:

  1. Cumberland Falls State Resort Park
  2. Sheltowee Trace Adventure Resort - Day Tours
  3. Harland Sanders Cafe and Museum
  4. The Corbin Arena
  5. Tri-County Cineplex