Exciting Neurosurgeon Opportunity with New Practice Near Birmingham

Physician: Surgery: Neurosurgery
Market: Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)
Job ID:9743
Verified Date:06/04/2024
Loan Repayment:Yes
Sign on Bonus:Yes
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:Yes
Accept H1b Visa:Yes
Permanent: Full time Surgery: Neurosurgery

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Seeking BC/BE Neurosurgeon to join a new solo practice in an employed agreement. 
  • Approximately 70% inpatient surgery, 30% outpatient
  • Call 1:3
  • New grads welcome to apply!

Compensation Details

  • Competitive Salary (based on MGMA guidelines)
  • Commencement Bonus
  • Medical Education Debt Assistance
  • Fellowship Stipend (if applicable)
  • Relocation expenses
  • Comprehensive benefit package offered by group.

Community Details

  • There are many parks and open spaces in Gadsden including Gadsden Kiwanis Park, North Gadsden Park, Central Recreation Area, Sequoyah Park, and Gadsden Moragne Park.
  • You can also visit Noccalula Falls Park, James D. Martin Wildlife Park, Coosa River, Lookout Mountain, and Gilliland-Reese Covered Bridge.
  • Shopping can be enjoyed at the Gadsden Mall Shopping Center, Agricola Shopping Center, and Genie Drew Village Shopping Center.

Recruiter Insights

Compensation. The Starting Salary Is $50,000 To $75,000 More Compared To Starting Salaries In Birmingham, AL or Atlanta, GA. 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 bd4 ba 4,246 sqft  Beautiful views on the mountain! Custom 4 bed 3.5 bath - master suite w/ walk-in shower - hickory & slate floors - fireplace - European kitchen / maple cabinets , granite counter tops - bonus room - office. Home sits on 2.7 acres with additional 4.8 acres available.This home can be yours for $499,900.

The Community. a city in and the county seat of Etowah County in the U.S. state of Alabama. It is located on the Coosa River about 56 miles (90 km) northeast of Birmingham and 90 miles (140 km) southwest of Chattanooga, Tennessee. It is the primary city of the Gadsden Metropolitan Statistical Area, which has a population of 103,931.

The Employer: a 300+ bed facility, located in Ala., 60 miles northeast of Birmingham. The hospital features state-of-the-art technology and a medical staff of over 230 physicians. Services include the Heart Center open heart surgery with SICU, two Cath Labs and a cardiac CCU; the Cancer Center with Medical and Rradiation Oncology; Women & Children's Center; and Surgical Services, including Arthroscopic, Laparoscopic, Lithotripsy, Neurological, Orthopedics, Plastic Surgery and Urology

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 59 miles: Birmingham, AL (BHM / KBHM) Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport
  • 128 miles: Atlanta, GA (ATL / KATL) Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
  • 196 miles: Nashville, TN (BNA / KBNA) Nashville International Airport
  • 290 miles: Memphis, TN (MEM / KMEM) Memphis International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 57 miles to Birmingham, AL
  • 95 miles to Atlanta, GA
  • 155 miles to Nashville, TN
  • 244 miles to Memphis, TN
  • 293 miles to Lexington-Fayette, KY

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 59 miles: Birmingham, AL (BHM / KBHM) Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport
  • 90 miles: Huntsville, AL (HSV / KHSV) Huntsville International Airport
  • 98 miles: Chattanooga, TN (CHA / KCHA) Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport
  • 128 miles: Atlanta, GA (ATL / KATL) Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $111,622
  • City Cost of Living Index - 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 82.3

Colleges and Universities:

  • Snead State Community College (about 17 miles; Boaz, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,023)
  • Jacksonville State University (about 20 miles; Jacksonville, AL; FT enrollment: 7,566)
  • Northeast Alabama Community College (about 38 miles; Rainsville, AL; FT enrollment: 2,409) 


  • White 55.9%
  • Black 35.1%
  • Hispanic 6.1%
  • Two or more races 1.7%
  • Asian alone 0.9%



  • State Income Tax Rate - 3.67%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 4%
  • County Tax Rate - 4.91%
  • Property Tax Rate - 0.33%

Major Industry:

  • Health care (12.6%)
  • Educational services (8.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.5%)
  • Food (6.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.5%)
  • Construction (5.1%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)



  • Noccalula Falls Park and Campground 90 foot waterfall, petting zoo, train rides, pioneer village, campsites with cabin rentals.
  • Coosa Landing Riverwalk trail and bait shop, splash pad, just to name a few.
  • Sports Complex has hosted numerous local and state level competitions in softball, baseball, tennis, soccer, football and basketball.
  • The Jack Gaston Coliseum is located at the Sports Complex, along with its many sporting and civic events .

Arts & Culture:

  • Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
  • The Hardin Center for Cultural Arts

Sports for the Spectator:

  • The Birmingham Bulls are a professional ice hockey team in Pelham, AL
  • The Birmingham Barons - minor league baseball in Alabama
  • Gadsden City Titans - highschool sports teams


Sports for the Participant:

  • SpeedZone motorsports
  • The Sports zone and fun center
  • YMCA of Coosa Valley


  • Genie Drew Village Shopping Center
  • Gadsden Mall Shopping Center
  • Agricola Shopping Center
  • Walmart Supercenter


Top Five things to do:

  1. Noccalula Falls Park & Campground
  2. Imagination Place Children's Museum
  3. Martin Wildlife Park Trail
  4. Lookout Mountain Parkway
  5. Mary G. Hardin Center for Cultural Arts