Frye Regional Medical Center in Hickory, NC is seeking an experienced BC Cardiovascular Surgeon to join their team! The incoming physician will be joining a hospital-employed practice with two existing CV Surgeons. As a part of LifePoint Healthcare, the hospital has access to more resources than ever before! Duke LifePoint combines Duke University Health System's unparalleled expertise in clinical excellence, quality and patient safety with LifePoint Health's financial resources and extensive operational experience. TAVR experience required. Hickory is conveniently located to Winston-Salem and Asheville. Located just 3 hours from the Carolina Beaches and an hour from the Smoky Mountains!
• Full scope of adult cardiothoracic procedures
• Fellowship trained in transcatheter valve and complex aortic surgery
Recruitment Package may include:
• Base salary + wRVU production incentive
• Quality bonus
• CME allowance
• Sign-on bonus
• Medical debt assistance
• Relocation allowance
• Residency stipend
• Medical Director stipend
• Health benefits + Retirement plan
• Marketing + practice growth assistance
Welcome to Hickory, a city whose residents are known for craftsmanship, attention to detail and knowledge of natural resources.
A part of Duke LifePoint Healthcare, Frye Regional Medical Center has provided for the health and medical needs of the residents of the Catawba Valley region since 1911 and serves a population of nearly 500,000. Frye Regional Medical Center includes a 355-bed acute care hospital, which is home to the Frye Heart Center, Cancer Center and Brain Center. The system also includes the Frye South Campus, an inpatient adult behavioral health treatment center, and the FryeCare Physicians Network, offering access to more than 60 primary care and specialty care providers.
An “All- America City” and recognized as a “Most Livable Place to Live,” the Hickory area is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and boasts a long history of craftsmanship, being renowned as one of the top producing furniture communities in the nation. The region is dotted with quaint downtowns that boast shopping, dining and recreation options, as well as a growing number of vineyards. Schools are well regarded and educational opportunities include Lenoir-Rhyne University in Hickory, with Appalachian State University and Wake Forest University nearby. The local arts scene is supported by organizations like the Hickory Museum of Art, the Western Piedmont Symphony and the Hickory Choral Society, and millions are being invested to create greenspaces – including a Riverwalk – for residents and visitors alike to enjoy.
This vibrant region near the mountains offers close proximity to a number of cities in North Carolina, and a wealth of recreational opportunities. The temperate climate makes outdoor recreational destinations like Lake Hickory and the Blue Ridge Mountains a joy. The Hickory Crawdads, a Class A South Atlantic League affiliate of the Texas Rangers, is a popular way to enjoy the nation’s favorite pastime. And Hickory is also home to the Hickory Motor Speedway, nationally known as the Birthplace of the NASCAR Stars.