Bronson Methodist Hospital, Kalamazoo, Michigan, is seeking to employ a full-time Bariatrician/Medical Weight Management Physician to join their Bariatric Surgery Program. Bronson is expanding by adding a Medical Weight Management Program to their well- established surgery program to provide comprehensive weight loss options. In addition to launching the medical arm, the candidate will medically optimize surgical patients and participate in administrative duties. This position represents an exciting opportunity for the right physician to participate in the development and implementation of Bariatric medical care and to champion the outreach and education efforts focused on the medical prevention and treatment of obesity. The ideal candidate will possess excellent clinical, leadership, and interpersonal skills, have 5+ years of clinical experience. Candidate will be BE/BC and be BC by the ABOM within one year of employment, if not already.
Bronson Healthcare Group in Kalamazoo, Michigan, is a not-for-profit, tertiary healthcare system serving southwest Michigan and northern Indiana. With a workforce of more than 7,700, Bronson is one of the area’s largest employers. We offer a full range of services from primary care to advanced critical care and have multiple service locations in Kalamazoo, Calhoun and Van Buren counties. Our 1000+ member medical staff embraces virtually every specialty and subspecialty. Areas of special emphasis include neurosciences, neurosurgery, heart, orthopedics, and women’s and children’s health. Bronson is also a national leader in healthcare as evidenced by its numerous awards for quality and magnet nursing recognition.
With three colleges and a metropolitan population of 250,000, Kalamazoo offers cultural and educational opportunities usually found only in large urban areas. We’re ideally situated midway between Chicago and Detroit in a region that enjoys a healthy and expanding economy based on diverse industry, including electronics, pharmaceuticals, automotive and agriculture. We enjoy the changing of the seasons here — the crisp winter days made for skiing and the summer jaunts through Michigan wine country to Lake Michigan, only 40 miles away. Our forests, lakes and rolling hills make southwest Michigan one of the Midwest’s most beautiful places to work, make friends and raise a family.