Rheumatology Opening in Southeast ALABAMA - Dothan - Close drive to Gulf Coast Beaches

Flowers Hospital
Facility: Flowers Hospital 
Address: 4370 West Main Street 
Dothan, AL 36305 

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Opportunity Criteria
Specialty: Rheumatology 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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Opportunity Description

A Large Multi-specialty Group in Dothan, AL is seeking 2nd Rheumatologist. Dothan Specialty Group is an extremely well established multi-specialty group that has been providing a variety of services (including Cardiology, Urology, Dermatology, and Rheumatology) to patients in the Wiregrass community for more than 30 years. Dothan Specialty is looking for ways to grow their existing practiced and prepare for succession planning as current group members look to retirement.

Call: 1 in 2 with other Rheumatologist in practice.

There is a strong need for an additional Rheumatologist in area and in group.

Financial Package:

  • Competitive Income Guarantee (based on MGMA guidelines) from hospital supporting the recruitment that will cover physician's first year's salary (overhead support optional)
  • CME
  • Relocation Expenses
  • Potential for Commencement/Signing Bonus
  • Medical Education Debt Assistance
  • Fellowship stipend
  • Option for Partnership with group
  • Full benefits (medical, vacation, malpractice insurance, etc.)

Dothan is a wonderful community of approximately 70,000 full-time residents. However, the work-week populatio grows to almost 300,000 which would allow any new specialty provider to enter into a busy practice early on. Dothan is home to the National Peanut Festival, Troy University and Wallace Community College Campuses and has an airport that offers multiple flights per day into and out of Atlanta, GA.  Dothan is also an hour's drive from the beautiful beaches of Sand Destin and Panama City Beach, FL.


Location Description

Located a few short miles from the state lines of Florida and Georgia, Dothan is one of the region's most progressive cities. The community offers a mild winter climate, affordable housing, low property taxes, and a wide variety of products and services that includes healthcare, education, shopping and cultural entertainment.

Flowers Hospital has served the healthcare needs of the Wiregrass for over 50 years. The facility is not only an important resource for the Dothan community, it also functions as a major referral center for the Tri-State area of south Alabama, southwest Georgia, and northwest Florida.

By combining responsible personnel, modern equipment and supplies, effective management, sophisticated support services, up-to-date professional education programs, and a staff of over 240 physicians, Flowers Hospital is able to assure its patients of quality health care.

Originally opened as a family-operated 12-bed clinic/hospital, Flowers has undergone several subsequent expansions, and in 1983, moved into its current facility. Through its growth, Flowers has remained committed to its mission of "treating our patients as if they are family." Today, Flowers Hospital continues the tradition of maintaining a strong relationship with the community in which it serves.

Flowers Hospital is a 235-bed regional medical referral center in Dothan, Ala., serving the 450,000 people living within a 50-mile, 16-county radius. The hospital has 235 acute-care beds, four Intensive Care Units (Medical, Surgical, Cardiac Care and Cardiovascular), and 38 Outpatient Surgery beds. The hospital offers a wide range of services, including Diagnostics, 24-hour Emergency Services, Medical Units, Behavioral Health, Physical Therapy/Sports Medicine, Women's Center - , Inpatient/Outpatient Surgery including Gastric Bypass Surgery, ENT, Orthopedic, Gynecology and General Surgery, Special Procedures, Medical Units, Food & Nutrition Counseling and a Maternity Center.

Contact Information
Contact: Patrice Boston 
Phone: 615-465-7229
E-mail: Click here to e-mail.
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