Physician for Bariatric Medicine
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
Atrium Health in Charlotte, NC seeks a Bariatrician to join the Weight Management program, a designated MBSAQIP Center of Excellence by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and the American College of Surgeons.
- Candidate must be BC/BE in FM or IM
- Expertise in the field of bariatric medicine
- Diplomat of the American Board of Obesity Medicine required
Atrium Health Weight Management, created in 2007, was the first in the region to combine medical and surgical weight loss programs within the same center, thus providing the most comprehensive and advanced medical weight loss options to patients.
Atrium Health Weight Management includes board certified and fellowship trained surgeons who specialize in minimally invasive bariatric surgery, medical physician bariatricians, Advanced Practice Providers, registered dietitians, exercise specialists, insurance specialists as well as nurses and clinical assistants.
Ideally situated between mountains and beaches, Charlotte has a metropolitan area of 2.4 million that continues to experience rapid growth. Charlotte is the US’s second largest banking center and has a full array of cultural activities and professional sports teams. Charlotte offers excellent public and private school options, and North Carolina is home to several world-class universities.
Atrium Health is one of the largest, most comprehensive and integrated, public, not-for-profit systems in the nation compromising more than 7,500 licensed beds, employing nearly 62,000 people and accounting for more than 12 million patient encounters on an annual basis. The General Surgery Section performs elective general surgery cases and covers emergency general surgery services at Carolinas Medical Center and Atrium Health Mercy. The Carolinas Medical Center is an 874-bed tertiary/quaternary care hospital, ACS-verified Level I trauma center with 141 ICU bed and 74 operating rooms. Carolinas Medical Center provides 24/7 support for complex and critically ill patients including a 29-bed dedicated Surgical ICI with surgical critical care boarded coverage, advanced interventional radiology and gastrointestinal support, and a wide range of surgical subspecialists.