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Physician - Orthopedic Surgery

Franciscan Physician Network

​1702 Lafayette Road 
Crawfordsville, IN 47933

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40 Hrs/Wk


Never or Rarely Travel



Franciscan Physician Network – Franciscan Health Crawfordsville is seeking a Board Certified/Board Eligible Orthopedic Surgeon to join our team. This is an opportunity to practice general orthopedic procedures as well as to develop niche practices in some of the following areas that the surgeon wishes to focus his/her practice on: total joint replacement, sports medicine, orthopedic trauma, hand surgery, and foot and ankle surgery. 


Ideal candidate will possess strong clinical and operative skills, as well as prioritize patient satisfaction. Candidate will display good interpersonal skills and desire to develop strong ties with the community and existing medical staff. Physician will need to work collaboratively to coordinate and deliver the highest quality of patient care.


  • Traditional Hours: Monday – Friday, 8A to 5P
    • Weekend & Holiday Call:  1:2
  • Common Diagnoses and Procedures:
    • Joint Replacement Surgery
    • Ligament Reconstruction and Repair
    • Joint Pain
    • Joint Injections
  • Call and office space shared equally with one established board-certified orthopedic surgeon
  • Office is less than one block to Hospital, fully staffed, has X-ray, Casting and Procedure Rooms
  • Well-trained OR staff
  • Reliable instrumentation and equipment
  • Hospital is in the process of a major infrastructure investment
    • brand new Emergency Department
    • plans to renovate and expand Surgery Department
    •  high-technology Radiology Department with brand new MRI
  • An Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) program is implemented for the Total Joint service line
  • Acute Pain Service/Regional Nerve Blocks available for orthopedic procedures


  • Crawfordsville, county seat of Montgomery County, IN, is located 45 minutes from downtown Indianapolis and 30 minutes south of Lafayette, IN. Home to Wabash College and a short commute to Purdue University, this quaint rural setting offers an affordable cost of living with excellent school options including: Crawfordsville, South Montgomery and North Montgomery school corporations
  • Population:
    • Crawfordsville = 16,000; Montgomery County = 38,000
    • Will also see many patients from adjacent Fountain and Parke Counties (which lack hospitals)
    • Combined patient population draw of approximately 75,000 in regional catchment area
  • Opportunities for a choice in homes (“Historic Downtown Crawfordsville” homes, Lake Holiday, multiple established neighborhoods/subdivisions, or properties with significant acreage/farm land – all available within a reasonable price and a close distance to the hospital)
  • Diverse employment base (with good commercially-insured base of employees)
  • Municipal Airport – especially suited for amateur pilots
  • Outdoors Activities available:
    • Located proximal to several Indiana State Parks (Turkey Run S.P., Shades S.P., Pine Ridge Nature Preserve, Lake Waveland, and Raccoon Lake)
    • Sugar Creek courses through Crawfordsville and Montgomery County – canoeing, kayaking, fishing
    • Hunting opportunities available in the region
    • Golf courses (Crawfordsville Country Club, Crawfordsville Municipal, and Rock Ridge)
    • Sugar Creek Trail (5+ mile pedestrian and bike trail)


Franciscan Physician Network (FPN), a division of FRANCISCAN HEALTH, brings together the many primary care and specialty physician groups associated with Franciscan Health’s hospitals and access points across Indiana and Illinois. FPN includes more than 900 physicians and advanced practice providers at 260 locations, who are devoted to creating the best outcomes for more than 4 million outpatient visits annually.


Franciscan Health is one of the largest Catholic health care systems in the Midwest employing a work force greater than 18,000. With 14 hospitals and a number of nationally recognized Centers of Health Care Excellence, Franciscan Health takes pride in providing convenient, comprehensive care for our patients and the community we serve.


Our calling is to provide exceptional healthcare services that will continue Christ’s ministry in our Franciscan tradition. Experienced providers who share our mission of quality, compassionate care and outstanding customer service are encouraged to apply.


At Franciscan Physician Network we strive to create a flexible and realistic work-life balance for our providers. Full- and part-time opportunities are offered with benefits, which could include:

  • Competitive compensation, including income guarantee, with bonus incentives
  • Generous recruitment bonus program including relocation allowance; commencement and retention packages
  • Paid malpractice
  • 27 days of Allowed Time Off; plus five additional paid days for CME with annual stipend
  • Full benefits package, including health, life, dental, vision and legal insurance
  • Retirement options, including 403(b), 457(b), 401(a)
  • Short- and Long-Term Own Occupation Disability
  • Customized marketing support
  • Leadership development through board and committee opportunities


For more information, please contact Physician and Provider Services Team at or (844) 376-3627.



Residency Required

0-1 Years Experience

License(s): Physician License




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