Location: Indianapolis, IN
Position: Fellowship Trained Orthopedic Trauma Surgeon


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The Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Orthopedic Surgery is seeking a fellowship-trained orthopedic trauma surgeon to join our nationally recognized program at IU Health Methodist Hospital.  An applicant with interest in clinical research is preferred.  Our group functions as a unique and cohesive team focusing on all aspects of care for patients with musculoskeletal trauma.  Emphasis is placed on excellent patient outcomes, efficient care, education, and research.  This team consists of 6 trauma surgeons, 11 advanced practice providers, 2 orthopedic trauma fellows, and 5 research coordinators.  As the clinically busiest adult level one trauma center in Indiana, IU Health Methodist Hospital houses an exceptionally robust patient volume with 782 beds and approximately 3600 trauma admissions a year.  Our orthopedic trauma team performs approximately 2800 acute and reconstructive procedures annually.  This opportunity includes a full-time faculty appointment with the IU School of Medicine and a generous compensation package with outstanding benefits. 

Indiana University Health is a national and regional health care leader with a commitment to excellence in patient care.  It has a strong relationship with the IU School of Medicine as a national leader for the academic pillars of research, teaching, and service.   As a quaternary referral center, IU Health Methodist is the largest hospital in this expansive system and has one of the largest critical care departments in the country. 

IU Health Methodist Hospital is located in Indianapolis, the 12th largest city in the nation and the Indiana state capital.  Indianapolis enjoys a cost of living that is below national average despite vibrant growth.  It has a healthy arts community, with internationally recognized symphony, opera, and ballet companies and excellent museums, including the world’s largest children’s museum.  Indianapolis is well-known for auto-racing and is recognized internationally as a sports center including the NCAA Headquarters as well as professional football, basketball, and baseball.

Indiana University Health, Indiana University Physicians, and the Indiana University School of Medicine are EOE/AA Employers, M/F/D.  

Please send a letter of interest and CV to Walter W. Virkus, MD, at


Posted: 8/11/2017