La Crosse
Position description
Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse, Wisconsin, offers the opportunity to join four other Orthopedic Surgeons in a busy practice. Good work/life balance exists with shared call (1:5) with the other orthopedic partners. Subspecialty interest in Orthopedic Hand Surgery is desired.

Mayo Clinic Health System – Franciscan Healthcare, is a multispecialty group/healthcare network employing more than 250 physicians and associate providers with a primary care population base of 240,000. Referrals to the Orthopedic Surgery Department come from primary care physicians within our health system, including the La Crosse-Mayo Family Medicine Residency Program with 16 residents and seven faculty. In addition to its main clinic/hospital in La Crosse, WI, where the Orthopedic Surgery position is based, we have 25-bed critical access hospital in Sparta, WI, and nine other clinics located in western WI, southern MN and northeastern IA within a 60-mile radius of La Crosse. This position would provide Orthopedic Surgery outreach services to other regional sites as part of the practice.

The Medical Center in La Crosse has 250 beds, Emergency & Urgent Care Center (Level III) staffed 24 hours by physicians, 24/7 Hospitalist Service, 16-bed combined medical-surgical ICU/CCU and cardiac cath lab. A Center for Advanced Medicine & Surgery (CAMS building) was completed in July 2004 and includes state-of-the art OR suites, Day Surgery Unit and a comprehensive Cancer Center with chemotherapy and radiation oncology. Full-range diagnostic radiology and laboratory services are available on site.

Candidates may have the opportunity for a dual appointment with Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, if desired.

Mayo Clinic Health System links Mayo Clinic’s respected expertise in practice, education, and research with the health-delivery systems of our local communities. Mayo Clinic Health System is a vibrant and growing health care system with over 950 physicians providing care in more than 70 communities in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa. We offer a stable practice environment, a highly competitive compensation package, and exceptional benefits.
License or certification
Board-certified/Board-eligible in Orthopedic Surgery and eligible for medical licensure in Wisconsin.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Site description
La Crosse, WI, is a city of 52,000 with a metro area of 120,000 in the Upper Mississippi River Valley, located between Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN, and Madison, WI. The area offers unlimited, four-season recreational opportunities (biking, golf, hiking the bluffs and cross-country/downhill skiing). We have a great family environment with safe and high-quality schools, including two universities and a technical college. There are numerous sporting events, a children’s museum and a civic center. La Crosse is a strong performing arts community with a local symphony orchestra, dance/ballet and theaters.
Physicians & Scientists
Career profile
All Physicians Specialties
Orthopedic Surgery
Job posting number
Rhonda Smith
Equal opportunity employer
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).