Rheumatology Physician

Job Locations US-TN-Knoxville
ID 2020-1441
Site Name
Rheumatology Associates


About Summit Medical Group


Summit Medical Group is East Tennessee’s largest primary care organization with more than 300 providers at 66 practice locations in 15 counties. Summit also consists of four diagnostic centers, mobile diagnostic services, eight physical therapy centers, four express clinics, central laboratory, extensivist clinic, and sleep services center. Summit provides healthcare services to more than 280,000 patients, averaging over one million encounters annually. For more information, visit www.summitmedical.com 


In addition to our commitment to the health of our community, our organization is also committed to the health of our employees through our employee Wellness Program.  Employees receive a discounted monthly insurance premium if they actively participate in the wellness program. Furthermore, Summit Medical Group hires only non-tobacco users. Pre-employment drug testing will include testing for nicotine, and only candidates who pass the drug test will be considered eligible for employment.


Rheumatology Associates of East Tennessee, a division of Summit Medical Group, is a seeking a Rheumatology Physician to join their group.


The Rheumatology Group provides quality care in a state-of-the art 8000 sq. ft. office space. The center includes a 10-chair infusion center and on-site X-ray. Enjoy a 4-5 day work week and a daily 16-18 patient load with 75 day wait time for appointment. 2 Advanced Practitioners staffed in office to ensure efficient patient flow.


Highlights of Rheumatology Career with SMG:

  • Competitive salary with productivity bonuses
  • Sign-on bonus, Relocation, CME allowance
  • Opportunity for partnership
  • 401(k) and profit sharing
  • Health, dental, vision, disability and malpractice coverage
  • Call rotated between physicians
  • Affiliation with East Tennessee's largest Primary Care patient base
  • Excellent Public and Private Schools
  • Knoxville cost of living is 18% lower than the national average
  • No state income tax
  • Big city amenities with a small town feel, including a vibrant art, theater and music scene as well as outdoor activities such as hiking, boating and biking
    • Knoxville currently has 112 miles of paved greenway and natural trails
  • Variety of Excellent Dining Experiences
  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park is only 35 miles away


  • Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Board Certified in Rheumatology


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