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Physician for Acute Care Surgery

Location: Charlotte, North Carolina

Position Details:

The Atrium Health Division of Acute Care Surgery provides care to acutely and critically ill trauma, emergency general surgery, and surgical critical care patients in the metro region of Charlotte, NC. The Division is recruiting a well-trained acute care surgeon, capable of performing and managing advanced laparoscopy, critical care, and high acuity trauma and interested in facilitating and supporting the Division’s mission of providing the highest valued care for our regions acutely ill and injured surgical patients. We are expanding emergent general surgery, trauma, and surgical critical care access and services within the system. Within our integrated program, we provide advanced clinical care including extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), video assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), a rib platting program, complex abdominal wall surgery, and trauma sequalae surgery, as well as a robust clinical and outcomes research program and leadership development programs.


Qualified candidates should be:

  • Board certified in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care
  • Interested in patient-centered, value-based delivery of care
  • Interested in system development
  • Willing to participate clinical research and resident / fellow education


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 over 65,000 people and accounting for more than 12 million patient encounters on an annual basis. 


Visit Atrium Health Trauma and emergency surgery (acute care surgery) to learn more about the practice.


To learn more or to submit a CV for consideration please contact Kyle Audette, Physician Recruiter, at

Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center (CMC) is an 874-bed facility, an American College of Surgeons verified Level I Trauma center that serves as the greater Charlotte metro region’s only Level I center, and Atrium Health’s flagship hospital. CMC supports its own fellowship and residency programs and serves as a largest clinical facility for the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. The Carolinas Medical Center F.H. Sammy Ross Jr Trauma Center leads regional trauma system development and the Metrolina Trauma Advisory Committee, provides robust trauma education simulation curricula, innovative injury prevention programs in our communities, and quality outcomes programs, and participates closely with the Trauma Survivors Network. The Acute Care Surgery Division supports a fellowship program in Surgical Critical Care and Acute Care Surgery. Atrium Health is an integrated system with two level III trauma centers in the greater Charlotte metro region. Our system provides care for greater than 11,000 trauma victims from the Charlotte region annually.


Atrium Health operates 12 hospitals within the region surrounding Charlotte. Our integrated system has roughly 30,000 admissions annually for emergent general surgery conditions. Advancing and elevating the care for all acutely ill and injured surgical patients from across our rapidly growing region is the Atrium Health Division of Acute Care Surgery’s primary mission.  To achieve this mission, our Division is developing expanded service lines and collaborating throughout the system.

Contact Kyle Audette about this position

Kyle Audette
Charlotte, North Carolina: