Competition for new docs pushing pay higher

July 19, 2016 |

“In some parts of the country, you have to get up early to recruit an orthopedic surgeon—at least 18 to 24 months early.

Michael Patterson, CEO of Mississippi Valley Surgery Center in Davenport, Iowa, began recruiting the latest addition to his orthopedic practice while he was still in residency. The new recruit still had a full year to go on a surgical fellowship in total joints when the wooing began…” Read full article.