North Carolina

Charlotte, NC-Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon


Carolinas Healthcare System


Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon

Carolinas Medical Center

Charlotte, NC

The Department of Orthopaedics at Carolinas Medical Center, part of Carolinas HealthCare System is actively seeking an Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon.  Qualified candidates must be BC/BE in Orthopaedic Surgery and have completed an Orthopaedic Trauma Association certified Orthopaedic Trauma fellowship.  The candidate will be working with the four existing orthpaedic trauma staff.

Details about the opportunity include:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits
  • Will become teaching faculty for the orthopaedic surgery residency and the orthopaedic trauma fellowship
  • Must have strong desire and skills to teach residents and fellows
  • Seeking a practicing orthopaedic trauma surgeon at the assistant or associate professor level
  • Research interest and experience is required
  • Desire to work in team-based approach in Orthopaedic Trauma
  • Will take trauma call and cover the trauma room at a busy 874 bed Level 1 Trauma Center

The Orthopaedic Trauma department is responsible for rotating night and weekend call and daily coverage of the orthopaedic trauma rooms. There are a large number of hospital transfers from the region as the hospital serves as the safety net for surrounding hospitals. Care is provided for high acuity polytrauma patients with complex musculoskeletal injuries to include long bone fractures, periarticular fractures, open fractures, and pelvic and acetabular fractures in conjunction with the Trauma and Emergency General Surgery Service.  The hospital is full service hospital accredited by the American College of Surgeons as a Level I Trauma Center with strong trauma, neurosurgery, vascular surgery, and plastic surgery services. Significant numbers of isolated fractures and fragility fractures are also treated. Other services provided include care for the trauma sequelae of nonunions, malunions, infections and limb deformity. There are ongoing multicenter prospective clinical research projects and Carolinas Medical Center is a core hospital in the METRC consortium.

The F. H. Sammy Ross Trauma Center at Carolinas Medical Center is the busiest in the state of North Carolina and has the 6th highest trauma volume in the United States with approximately 5466 adult trauma admissions annually. There are 1058 trauma admissions with an ISS greater 17 and 1500 of these patients had orthopeadic procedures.  The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery has 10 full-time and 30 part-time clinical faculty and strong basic science, biomechanical and clinical research support.  There are 5 orthopaedic residents per year and three orthopaedic trauma surgery fellows. The orthopaedic trauma fellowship was started in 1991 and has graduated 53 fellows.


To submit a CV for consideration, please contact Jayna Wojciak, Physician Recruiter at, or 704-631-1181.


Posted 2/13/17