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Essentia Health PHYSICIAN - Bariatric/General Surgery, Duluth, MN in Duluth, Minnesota

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Duluth, Minnesota


  • Will join an established, highly regarded Bariatric Surgery practice for both outpatient and inpatient/OR settings

  • The practice is committed to providing comprehensive bariatric care, coordinating care with behavioral health, nutritional care, medical weight management, and gastroenterology

  • We are proud to be the region’s only MBSAQIP accredited Comprehensive Bariatric Surgery Center

  • Department consists of 7 general surgeons, including fellowship-trained minimally invasive, hepatobiliary, colorectal, and endocrine surgeons. Each surgeon has a dedicated NP/PA to help support their practice.

  • Busy, established practice includes general, robotic, endocrine, colorectal, bariatric, advanced laparoscopic, endoscopy, colonoscopy. Large mix of cases

  • Regional referral center. ACS Cancer Center. Research.

  • Surgeries/Admissions:

  • St. Mary’s Medical Center – a 330-bed tertiary hospital, consistently ranked among America’s Top 100 Hospitals

  • Miller-Dwan Medical Center – a 175-bed Specialized Care Facility

  • St. Mary’s Hospital Superior-25 beds, Critical Access Hospital

  • Call is shared equally among surgeons in the group. Hospital has separate teams to cover Acute Care Surgery, trauma, and vascular.

  • Accredited Trauma Program/ Level I Trauma Center with ACS/Trauma/Critical Care surgeons dedicated to the program.

  • This group trains PGY-2, 4, & 5 Surgical Residents from the University of Minnesota. It is also a key training site for medical students and PA students. All surgeons in this group participate in training.


  • FTE is flexible (0.6-1.0) and needed due to growth

  • The selected candidate will work with both the General and Bariatric Surgery teams, with a majority of bariatric surgery cases/procedures and some general surgery cases/procedures


  • BC/BE in General Surgery

  • Fellowship in Bariatric and MIS or specialized training in Bariatric Surgery

  • Experience in a surgical setting, preferably with surgical office experience and bariatrics

  • Candidates should be comfortable with the full spectrum of laparoscopic bariatric surgery procedures (including gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, and revisions)

  • Candidates should possess excellent clinical skills, communication skills, and a strong commitment to providing excellent care that is team oriented


  • 150 miles north of Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area

  • Regional service area 460,000; City of Duluth population: 86,000

    Search/Apply online at www.essentiahealth.org, or contact:

    Carri Prudhomme, Physician Recruiter


    Email: Carri.Prudhomme@Essentiahealth.org

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