Overview

AdventHealth Tampa is currently seeking a Bariatrician/Obesity Medicine Specialist for our Bariatric and Metabolic Institute. This would be an employed opportunity with AHMG, which has over 400 physicians and APP's in the West Florida Division, Advent Health's fastest growing division in the system. AdventHealth has 50 hospitals in 10 states and 30 hospitals are in sunny Florida. The West Florida Division has 11 hospitals. The position is located at AdventHealth Tampa which has 536 beds and is the tertiary center. A brand new Taneja Center for Surgery just opened in October with 18 OR's and 98 additional patient beds were added.

The Bariatric and Metabolic Institute is seeking a physician that can work at least three days a week to start and build to full-time as part of expanding inter-disciplinary bariatric services in the future.  This position will join a team of 3 bariatric surgeons, 2 surgical fellows, 4 mid-level providers, certified bariatric nurses, dietitians, psychologists, and support staff.  

Duties include developing and supervising a medical weight loss program, managing complex nutritional patients and implementation of best practices in weight management.  Additional duties include pre-operative and post-operative care of bariatric surgical patients in an outpatient setting.  The physician will have the opportunity to develop a scholarly concentration in clinical trials and establish a Bariatric Medicine fellowship.  The candidate should be BE/BC in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine. Prior experience in Bariatrics and or certification in Obesity Medicine is required.  Specialization in endocrinology medicine is desirable.

A competitive salary income guarantee, RVU productivity incentives, healthcare benefits (medical, dental, vision, retirement, vacation/CME, relocation) package is offered.

Hospital Description

Located in the city's uptown district, AdventHealth Tampa is a 536-bed tertiary hospital serving Hillsborough, Pasco, Pinellas, and the surrounding counties. The hospital is a known leader in implementing minimally invasive and robotic-assisted procedures and will soon open the Taneja Center for Surgery, a new six-story, state-of-the-art surgical and patient tower. It's also home to the renowned AdventHealth Pepin Heart Institute, a recognized leader in cardiovascular disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and leading-edge research for over 30 years. Other specialty services include 24-hour emergency care for adults and pediatrics, cardiovascular medicine, digestive health, neuroscience, orthopedics, women's services, pediatrics, oncology, endocrinology, bariatrics, wound healing, and sleep medicine.

Community Description

About Tampa Bay

Tampa Bay is the heart of Florida's Gulf coast. Our community is culturally diverse and a wonderful place to raise a family. The area is home to excellent public and private schools and is also the setting for several colleges and Universities, including the University of South Florida and University of Tampa. Tampa Bay features multiple theaters, museums, and festivals, as well as many family-friendly attractions like Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, The Florida Aquarium, ZooTampa and Bok Tower Gardens. We are well known for our excellent restaurants with a wide range of cuisine as rich as our history. The city has a vibrant sports community with national teams like the NHL's Tampa Bay Lightning, MLB's Tampa Bay Rays, and NFL's Tampa Bay Buccaneers. We offer year-round pleasant weather for outdoor fun at our many state parks and are home to some of the nation's top beaches.