This position is located at St. Luke’s Medical Center in Milwaukee, WI but could have ambulatory opportunity in surrounding communities. Patient base is established through referrals from within the system, but program also has increasing success at affecting the competitor footprint as well. Our program is fully integrated with the orthopedic spine and interventional pain programs, which maximizes resource allocation, consolidates call coverage, and improves post-surgical care for patients. In addition, we have established a collaborative non-operative spine program that optimizes access and triage into the system.
- Tissue-preserving and robotic-assisted approaches to spine surgery
- BCBS Blue Distinction Center
- Risk-adjusted quality performance superseding target in all categories for 6 quarters
- Performed more robotic spine surgery in 2018 than anywhere else in the world
- Advocate Aurora Health in Wisconsin saw almost 80,000 total spine outpatient visits last year alone
We offer the most advanced spine care available for back pain and neck problems and are recognized as innovators in the region. We were the first to use minimally invasive spinal fusion and artificial disc replacement to treat degenerative disc disease. In addition, we offer complete management for spine conditions—everything from common low back pain and disc problems to spinal injuries and tumors. Our treatments include minimally invasive surgery, spinal reconstruction and fusion procedures.
Advocate Aurora’s comprehensive back and spine programs make it easier for you to get back to the things that matter most. With a care coordinator to guide the process, your patients are connected to an integrated team of specialists all working together on personalized treatment plan, allowing surgeons to focus on the operative components of their practice.
About Milwaukee, Wisconsin
With a county-wide population of nearly a million, Milwaukee offers the best of everything you’d expect to find in a major city while retaining a hometown feel in its many and diverse neighborhoods. Culturally, Milwaukee has many options, ranging from performing arts centers, theaters and museums -- including an internationally designed lakefront art museum -- to one of the nation’s top 10 zoos. Sophisticated, scenic, affordable and event-filled, Milwaukee has an impressive array of public and private schools, including UW-Milwaukee and Marquette University, award-winning restaurants, world-class shopping, and one of the most convenient and “user-friendly” international airports in the world.
About Advocate Aurora Health
Together, we make healthy happen.
Now, as the 10th largest not-for-profit, integrated health system in the nation, Advocate Aurora Health’s combined strength and stability drives us forward. Our integrated delivery model allows our clinicians to offer state-of-the-art, top tier quality care throughout eastern Wisconsin and northern and central Illinois.
Our supportive staff and leadership are committed to an autonomous practice environment and continuously strive to be on the forefront of managing the changing healthcare landscape, advances in technology and innovative approaches to providing impeccable outcomes for our patients.
Whether you’re looking to practice in the heart of a dynamic city such as Chicago or Milwaukee, a multi-specialty clinic in the suburbs, or a charming small town, Advocate Aurora Health has an opportunity for you.