Orthopedics Physician Opportunity Details

Orthopedic Surgery West Branch, MI - West Branch, MI, USA

Job Description

Practice Orthopedics in the beautiful Northern West Branch, MI

Start-up and retention bonus of up to $100,000

MyMichigan Health, an affiliate of the University of Michigan, has an outstanding opportunity for an Orthopedic Surgeon in West Branch, MI. The MD/DO must be board certified or board eligible by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery or the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery or the equivalent board in another country which is recognized by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.


  • Full scope Orthopedic Surgery, except spine
  • Surgeon will join a team of one full-time orthopedic surgeon and one part-time orthopedic surgeon, along with an experienced nurse practitioner with a wide range of experience.
  • The competitive compensation plan, beautiful location, and excellent support staff make this a great opportunity to consider!
  • Call 1:3

Certifications and Licensures

  • Board Certified or Eligible in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Active State of Michigan License or eligible to apply

Required Education

  • Graduate of a Medical School recognized by the State of California
  • Successful completion of an ACGME approved residency

Other Information

Employment is contingent on successful completion of MyMichigan Health's credentialing process.


Base salary with RVU-based incentive compensation plan. Benefits include:

  • Relocation Allowance
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick, CME)
  • CME Allowance
  • Retirement Plan (403(b) Plan and 457 (b)) – with employer matching contributions available
  • Life, Health, Dental and Vision
  • Long-Term, Short-Term Disability
  • Professional Liability Coverage w/Tail


MyMichigan Health

MyMichigan Health , a non-profit health system headquartered in Midland, Michigan, is a leader in providing award-winning, high-quality care to the 25-county region it serves. With Medical Centers in Alma, Alpena, Clare, Gladwin, Midland, Mt. Pleasant, Sault Ste. Marie and West Branch, MyMichigan also has affiliations with Medical Centers in St. Ignace* and Mackinac Island*. MyMichigan Health provides a full continuum of care across a wide array of settings, including urgent care centers, home health, virtual care, as well as medical offices in more than 80 specialties and subspecialties including cardiology, family medicine, hematology/oncology, neurosciences, orthopedics, pediatrics, vascular surgery, and more. MyMichigan Health demonstrates its commitment to the future of medicine by partnering with leading institutions to offer medical education programs that train medical students, physicians, nurse practitioner and physician assistant students, nursing students and other clinical experts for our region. Recognized by Forbes in 2022 as one of ‘America’s Best Employers by State,’ MyMichigan is a major employer in all of the areas it serves. In fact, its more than 10,180 employees, volunteers, health care providers and other personnel work together to create healthy communities through solutions designed to meet the ever-changing needs of the 981,000 residents in the health system’s 25-county service area. In fiscal year 2022, MyMichigan Health provided $132 million in community benefits, as well as supported its patients and families with new equipment, services and programs with funds raised by the MyMichigan Health Foundation.

*Not affiliated with the University of Michigan Health System.

Our Mission:  To provide excellent health services to improve the quality of life for people in our communities.

Our Vision:  We celebrate the power of health throughout life -  with you .

Our Values:  At MyMichigan Health, we hold these values to be fundamental - 

  • Excellence  – We offer nothing less than the best.
  • Integrity  – We do the right thing, each time, every time.
  • Teamwork –  We provide individual commitment to a group effort.
  • Accountability  – We accept responsibility for all we do.

86-licensed-bed acute care hospital located in northeast Michigan

Fast Facts

  • Serving Ogemaw and surrounding communities since 1927
  • Full continuum of health care services normally found only in much larger communities
  • Updated 17,505 square-foot state-of-the-art Emergency Department
  • Three surgical suites
  • Wound Treatment Center
  • Certified as a stroke-ready hospital by the Accreditation for Health Care in 2022


  • 2020  | Top Performer Award - Professional Research Consultants, Inc.
  • 2019  | High performance ranking in COPD - U.S. News & World Report
  • 2004  | Governor’s Award of Excellence for improving care in the hospital and emergency room settings - Michigan's Performance Improvement Organization (MPRO)

Advanced Technologies

  • 3D Mammography/3D Stereotactic Breast Biopsy
  • 64- and 128-slice CT Scanner
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Scanning

Community Served

West Branch is the perfect place to live where you vacation! Come discover a rich bounty of outdoor fun in West Branch and Ogemaw County! Whether you’re visiting in the warm summer months or during our snow-filled winters, we have activities fit for families, friends, and the adventurous individual! Relax after a long day of fun in our quaint downtown area with great shopping and dining opportunities. Stay the night in one of our fully equipped campsites or enjoy the pool at a local resort. You don’t need to travel too far north to enjoy Michigan’s natural wonder!

The Best of Both Worlds

The middle and northern Michigan is a wonderful place to live and work –– truly, the best of both worlds. For more information,  check out our series of short video clips: "The Best of Both Worlds"  and find out what has brought so many other physicians here to the middle of Michigan.

Contact Email: Elizabeth.Christensen@midmichigan.org
Employer: MyMichigan Health
Location: West Branch, MI, USA
Position Type: Physician (MD, DO, Resident)
Employment Type: Permanent
Specialty: Orthopedics
Salary Range: