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PHYSICIAN - Bariatric Surgeon, Duluth MN

Company: Essentia Health
Location: Duluth
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:


Duluth, Minnesota


  • Will join an established, highly regarded Bariatric Surgery practice for both outpatient and inpatient/OR settings
  • The practice is committed to providing comprehensive bariatric care, coordinating care with behavioral health, nutritional care, medical weight management, and gastroenterology
  • We are proud to be the region's only MBSAQIP accredited Comprehensive Bariatric Surgery Center
  • Department includes 6 general surgeons, including fellowship trained hepatobiliary, colorectal and endocrine surgeons along with 6 NP/PA's
  • Busy, established practice includes general, robotic, endocrine, colorectal, bariatric, advanced laparoscopic, endoscopy, colonoscopy. Large mix of cases
  • Regional referral center. ACS Cancer Center. Research.
  • Surgeries/Admissions:
  • St. Mary's Medical Center - a 330-bed tertiary hospital, consistently ranked among America's Top 100 Hospitals
  • Miller-Dwan Medical Center - a 175-bed Specialized Care Facility
  • St. Mary's Hospital Superior-25 beds, Critical Access Hospital
  • 1:7 call no ACS (acute care surery), Trauma or Vascular call; NP/PA team takes first call. Acute care surgery service takes all ER and hospital consults, in addition to regional transfers.
  • Accredited Trauma Program/ Level I Trauma Center with ACS/Trauma/Critical Care surgeons dedicated to the program.


  • FTE is flexible (0.6-1.0) and needed due to growth
  • The selected candidate will work with both the General and Bariatric Surgery teams, with a majority of bariatric surgery cases/procedures and some general surgery cases/procedures


  • BC/BE in General Surgery
  • Fellowship in Bariatric and MIS or specialized training in Bariatric Surgery
  • Experience in a surgical setting, preferably with surgical office experience and bariatrics
  • Candidates should be comfortable with the full spectrum of laparoscopic bariatric surgery procedures (including gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, and revisions)
  • Candidates should possess excellent clinical skills, communication skills, and a strong commitment to providing excellent care that is team oriented


  • 150 miles north of Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area
  • Regional service area 460,000; City of Duluth population: 86,000

Search/Apply online at www.essentiahealth.org, or contact:

Carri Prudhomme, Physician Recruiter


Email: Carri.Prudhomme@Essentiahealth.org

Essentia Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran Status.

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