General Surgery Job in Dothan, Alabama

Seeking TWO General Surgeons - Private Group - Dothan, AL - Only 90 minutes from the FL Beaches!

Flowers Hospital

Physician - General Surgery

Job Description

Flowers Hospital is seeking a BC/BE General Surgeon to join a well-established private group of 4

Hospital is supporting recruitment with an income guarantee for the first year for incoming physician. Group will offer an employment agreement.

  • Medical Education Debt Assistance
  • Residency/Fellowship Stipend (if applicable)
  • Relocation expenses

Group is offering a comprehensive financial package including a nice fringe benefit package and an option for partnership.

You can live and play in the deep southern part of Alabama. Only 90 minutes from the Florida beaches!   Located a few short miles from the state lines of Florida and Georgia, Dothan is one of the region's most progressive cities

About the Group:
“Wiregrass Surgical Associates, P.C.”

Practice consists of the full Scope of General Surgery, Breast, Robotic, Bariatric and Vascular Surgery.


  • Steven M. Fendley, M.D. FACS – General, Bariatric and Robotic Surgery
  • R. Burton Pfeiffer, III, M.D. FACS – Vascular Surgery
  • Bradley T. Marker, M.D. FACS – General, Bariatric and Robotic Surgery
  • Emily E. Cannon, M.D. FACS – General, Bariatric and Robotic Surgery

Call Rotation: 2 General Surgeons in Wiregrass Surgical and Dr. Beaver and Dr. Carpenter outside of group = 1 in 4.  With two new hires the call rotation will go to 1 in 6.  Dr. Fendley no longer takes call.

Group works from an ASC (“Dothan Surgery Center”).  Owned by the competitor (SAMC) and local doctors.

Practice does utilize Mid-Level providers:  Dr. Fendley has a NP and Dr. Marker has a PA.

Flowers Hospital is a 235-bed healthcare facility offering inpatient, outpatient, medical, surgical, diagnostic and emergency care for the Dothan community. We believe in the power of people to create great care. We're 1,350 healthcare professionals strong. We are a major referral center for the Tri-State area of south Alabama, southwest Georgia and northwest Florida. And we work hard every day to be a place of healing, caring and connection for patients and families in the community we call home. 

Dothan, AL is a wonderful community of approximately 60,000 residents. The work-week population, however, grows to almost 300,000 which would allow any new specialty provider to enter into a busy practice early on.  Dothan has low crime rates and is an excellent community to raise a family with affordable housing. Dothan is home to the National Peanut Festival, Dothan Botanical Gardens,Troy University and Wallace Community College Campuses. Dothan has an airport that offers multiple flights per day into and out of Atlanta, GA.  Dothan is also within a 1.5 hour drive to the beautiful beaches of Sand Destin and Panama City Beach, FL.

Hospital Stats/Volume:
Operating Rooms/Suites: 30 (this includes cysto, endo, litho, and c-section rooms)

Inpatient Surgical Volume: 5,497 (2019)
Outpatient Surgical Volume: 14,273 (2019)
DaVinci Volume: 956 (2019)

Total of 10 General Surgeons in the service area (2 others at Flowers [Dr. Beaver and Dr. Carpenter] and 5 at the competitor)

Other Details

Job ID: 8d99df26-7e60-4dc7-a326-cddeeb72826a

Practice Type: Employee

Employment Type: Permanent - Full Time

Open to Search Firm Solicitations: No

Parent Company

Hiring Organization

Flowers Hospital
4370 West Main Street
Dothan, Alabama 36305

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