We are currently searching for a fellowship trained glaucoma subspecialist to join our Eastern Iowa staff to be based out of our Iowa City or Cedar Rapids clinics. We currenly have glaucoma specialists based in our West Des Moines, Ames, and Waterloo clinics. Our patient load has demanded that we add an additional Glaucoma specialist to help with this demand. This position will most likely be based in our Iowa City clinic due to future growth potential. The position will likley be approx. 50% glaucoma and the remaining responsibilities being a referral based anterior segment/cataract surgery practice. Cataract surgical volume for this position is expected to be in the 700-1200 range annually. Referral relationships are well established with our organization and the successful candidate will be provided opportunities to strengthen these relationships in this subspecialty. Our Clinic has been in operation for over 95 years and all ophthalmologists, who have established careers here, have enjoyed a fulfilling practice both financially and professionally. Our average physician compensation is typically in the top 10% nationally. The practice has equal ownership across the physician staff and is managed on a democratic basis with one vote per physician. These arrangements have created an environment that all Wolfe physicians have found very appealing and rewarding.
We are searching for a highly motivated, fellowship trained, glaucoma ophthalmologist that is interested in joining a very busy practice with a large loyal referral base. The successful candidate will have demonstrated their ability to achieve goals through hard work and quality decision making. The professional should have strong surgical interest and skills.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Compensation will be commensurate with experience. This position is expected to be on our traditional partner track.
Wolfe Eye Clinic is a multi-location, multi-subspecialty, high surgical volume ophthalmology practice. We are Iowa's largest ophthalmology clinic and have 20 ophthalmologists based in 8 main offices across the state. Our sub-specialists include two glaucoma, six retina, three cornea, one pediatric/adult strabismus and an ocular plastics surgeon. We also have six anterior segment surgeons and 8 sta...ff optometrists. We have an additional 7 optometrists based in seven primary eye care clinics. Overall we have a team of around 350+ staff that are dedicated to bringing the most advanced eye care to the residents of Iowa. Wolfe Eye Clinic has always been committed to bringing the latest technology and treatments to the citizen of Iowa. Annually our MDs see 120,000 patients and perform approximately 15,000 cataract surgeries, 500 surgical retina cases, 150 glaucoma surgeries, 120 keratoplasties, 450 strabismus sx, 700 oculoplastic sx, and 2,000 LASIK procedures. Our doctors work with a very skilled clinical support staff that allows them to concentrate on patient care and minimizes their time spent on related administrative duties or paperwork. We regularly participate in research studies and FDA trials, and have recently been one of the main contributors for the PEDIG & DRCR protocols. We have always maintained a strong, modern relationship with our referring optometric colleagues.