AdventHealth Medical Group Spine Health at Altamonte Springs is looking for a dynamic and team-oriented Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physician to join our established destination program.  This position is for a PM&R trained physician to help build and grow the practice in new markets around the Orlando area.  This opportunity is focused on growing 2 satellite offices, one in Apopka and one in Oviedo, all within a 15-30 minute drive from our main office located in Altamonte Springs, Florida. The new physician will have the ability to shape his/her practice based on subspecialty interests. 

With the leadership of the medical director, Dr. Chetan Patel, this physician will have the opportunity to provide the best care and treatment options for patients with neck and back pain.  We have full multidisciplinary services at AHMG Spine Health that include rehab and sports medicine, wellness, psychology, pain medicine, procedures, and outcomes based research.  The position would be based in an outpatient setting for patient consultations and injections.  Bilingual in Spanish is preferred but not required.

Physicians with an academic interest would find this position appealing as Dr. Patel is actively engaged in multiple FDA and European clinical trials and continues to serve as a faculty member for multiple spine societies.  He is the Robotics and Navigation Section chairman for the North American Society.  At AHMG Spine Health at Altamonte Springs, he has helped establish a comprehensive research database on operative and non-operative treatment of spine patients with the goal of reporting outcomes based on evidence based spinal treatment and refining clinical algorithms.   The new physician would have the opportunity to teach, participate in our research database and author multiple publications. 

Our philosophy is to offer a fully coordinated, comprehensive whole-person approach to neck and back pain, including advanced diagnostic services as well as non-surgical care options, interventional and surgical treatments. 

Requirements of the position include: 

  • ACGME fellowship training in Pain Medicine.
  • Active Board Certification/Eligibility in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation along with board certification/eligibility in Pain Medicine.

Working within a faith-based institution with the mission “To extend the healing ministry of Christ”, full support from hospital and practice administration, and strong multidisciplinary team members within the Spine Health Institute practicing evidence based medicine make this an extremely enticing opportunity.

Practice Description

This is an employment opportunity through  AdventHealth (formerly Florida Hospital) Medical Group, a 700+ physician, multi-specialty organization. AHMG is a sister organization of AdventHealth. This model offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package that includes occurrence-based malpractice coverage, health insurance for the physician and his/her family, relocation expenses, a generous 403b retirement plan, and a CME allowance. This aligned model and practice management experience provides the opportunity for the physicians to focus on the clinical aspects of medicine.

Hospital Description

AdventHealth Orlando is a not-for-profit hospital system based in Orlando, Florida and our parent company is Adventist Health System. We have nine hospitals in the Central Florida area with a full network of 30 total hospitals in the state. Our nine hospitals encompass over 2800 beds, 2500+ physicians on our medical staff, over 22,000 employees, and we care for over one million patients per year.

AdventHealth Altamonte is the leading health care provider in Seminole County.  The commitment to Spine and Orthopaedics has resulted in a dedicated inpatient unit, four additional state-of-the-art operating rooms. AdventHealth Altamonte, known for its innovative and highly technical care, continually seeks to enhance the patient experience through unique offerings such as a Concierge Service for patients and employees and the popular Eden Spa.

Community Description

Orlando is known as the City Beautiful. There is much more than theme parks here! Our community is culturally diverse and a great place to raise a family. We have excellent public and private schools. Orlando is also the setting for several colleges and Universities, including the University of Central Florida.  We are home to multiple theaters, art museums, art festivals and film festivals. We are well known for our excellent restaurants. We have a vibrant sports community with national teams like the Orlando Magic Basketball and Orlando City Soccer Club. We offer year round pleasant weather for outdoor fun and are only an hour away from some of the most scenic beaches in the Southeast.