Orthopedic Surgery

Northland Orthopedics & Sports Medicine is seeking a BC/BE Orthopedic Surgeon to join busy, private practice and be financially successful and professionally rewarded. 

We offer a competitive revenue guarantee, signing bonus, malpractice, health insurance, paid time off, CME allowance, physician extender and highly trained staff. Share call with 5 other physicians. Enjoy affordable and upscale living, a sense of community involvement and excellent public schools. Community offers an abundance of recreational opportunities, fine dining and close proximity to sporting and cultural events. Located north of downtown Kansas City, just 15 minutes from the airport.

Inpatient and surgical services are provided at North Kansas City Hospital, a 451-bed, level 2 trauma center, and Saint Luke’s North, a 159-bed, community hospital. Solid referral base includes 59+ employed and 25+ independent primary care physicians. 

Overview from Steven Smith, MD (partner/owner)

I am starting a new practice in the process of a major reorganization of the busiest orthopedic group on the north side of Kansas City. I have been practicing for 16 years, providing general orthopedics with a focus on Sports Med, Hip and Knee replacement and hand surgery. I will do approximately 800 cases this year with around 200 joint replacements and over 400 cases at an outpatient surgery center at which I am an owner. I am president elect of the medical staff at North Kansas City Hospital, my primary hospital which is a 451-bed Level 2 trauma rated community hospital with 26 orthopedic surgeons on staff. I have been president of the medical staff at Saint Luke’s North, my secondary hospital, which is 12 miles from my primary, is not trauma rated and has 4 orthopedic surgeons on staff, who have been, and will continue to share call with me and my group.

The type of partners I seek are individuals who treat people the right way, know how to work hard and care always about doing the right thing. I have 3 kids, 2 of which are in college and one that is a junior in high school. Family will always be a part of my practice.

We offer

  • Competitive revenue guarantee
  • Signing bonus
  • Medical insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • CME allowance
  • Paid time off

The Community

The Northland, where the hospital and clinics are located, is one of the most dynamic areas in metropolitan Kansas City. Residents enjoy an attractive, vibrant and safe suburban setting, great restaurants, fine shopping, miles of biking and jogging paths, excellent schools (private and public) and numerous other amenities all within minutes of downtown Kansas City.  Professional sports, museums, theater, live music, Kansas City has it all!  Compared to the rest of the country, the cost of living in the Kansas City Metropolitan area is 1.90% lower than the US average. 


If you are interested in discussing this opportunity further, please contact Darci Deskin, Physician Recruiter by email or phone, 913.951.7748.