Position: Attending Physician, Primary Sports Medicine Service, Hospital for Special Surgery
Location: HSS Long Island Office, Uniondale, NY
Available Start Date: September 2021
The Primary Sports Medicine Service (PSM) at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York seeks to add a dynamic physician at the assistant or associate level to anchor our clinical program at our well established facility in Uniondale, NY. The facility has recently been renovated and expanded to include additional Physical Therapy, Radiology and physician office capacity. The facility is located in central Nassau County where there is a large, active population. This suburban area provides convenient access to the Hamptons beach communities as well as all of the offerings of New York City.
HSS Uniondale houses comprehensive orthopedic and musculoskeletal services, including:
•Access to sports medicine specialists via traditional and open scheduling models to enhance the growth of the physician practice •High-end physical therapy and rehabilitation services •Includes a state-of-the art on-site gym •Innovative sports performance programming harnessing digital and video technologies •Additional surgical and non-surgical HSS subspecialties •X-ray, ultrasound and MRI capabilities on site Responsibilities: •Clinical practice providing comprehensive sports medicine care to adults and children. •Active role in the educational and academic activities of the PSM Service. •Team and sport event coverage opportunities. •The development of research projects, and/or collaboration in research is encouraged, but not required.
Compensation: Competitive package with base salary and productivity bonus.
Minimum Qualifications: •MD required •Current Board Certification in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics combined, or Emergency Medicine •Current CAQ in Sports Medicine, or CAQ eligible if completing fellowship training •Team physician experience preferred
Primary Sports Medicine Overview The PSM Service has 17 sports medicine physicians dedicated to treating athletic injuries. The mission of the Service is to care for active individuals and athletes of all levels, from elite to recreational. The members of the Service include nationally recognized leaders in clinical care and research. The PSM attending physicians have worked with professional, Olympic and college teams including 7 New York area professional sports teams, as well as other national organizations such as the New York Road Runners. HSS is also designated as a FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence. HSS and the PSM service offer the latest innovations in clinical care, performance, imaging and rehabilitation.
HSS Overview HSS is the world’s largest academic medical center dedicated to orthopedics, rheumatology and related musculoskeletal specialties. For ten straight years, HSS has been ranked #1 in the country in orthopedics by US News and World Report. Our specialized focus enables us to help patients get back to what they need and love to do most reliably and efficiently. The active medical staff encompasses 333 physicians subspecialized across the multiple service lines, including Primary Sports Medicine. HSS provides more than 400,000 annual patient visits; including patients from across all 50 states, and more than 100 countries. HSS’s sports rehab and performance group is the largest in the region, with an affiliated network of more than 150 partners and prominent satellite facilities in multiple Fortune 500 companies.
Contact information: For additional information or to apply, please send CV and cover letter to:
Allison Roditi Chief Administrator, Sports Medicine Institute Hospital for Special Surgery [email protected]
Minimum Qualifications: • MD required • Current Board Certification in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics combined, or Emergency Medicine • Current CAQ in Sports Medicine, or CAQ eligible if completing fellowship training • Team physician experience preferred
Additional Salary Information: Competitive Salary with Benefits. Relocation assistance provided
Internal Number: LIPSM
About Hospital for Special Surgery
HSS is nationally ranked No. 1 in orthopedics for 11 years in a row and No. 4 in rheumatology by U.S.News & World Report (2020-2021). HSS has been top-ranked for both orthopedics and rheumatology for 29 consecutive years. Founded in 1863, Hospital for Special Surgery is the nation’s oldest orthopedic hospital. Located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, HSS cares for patients from all over the world who come to receive the best care. Our physicians collaborate with doctors far and wide on best practices in musculoskeletal medicine. HSS was the first hospital in New York City to receive the Magnet Award for Nursing Excellence and the first Hospital in the State of New York to be re-designated with Nursing’s highest honor five consecutive times. The Mission of HSS is to provide the highest quality patient care, improve mobility, and enhance the quality of life for all, and to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and their related disciplines through research and education.