We are looking for a comprehensive ophthalmologist for a busy practice in southwest Georgia. The practice has three offices manned by 5 optometrists, 3 of whom are partners. There are only 2 other single optometric practices in the main city of Americus. The office is equipped with a Zeiss YAG, Nidek Green laser, Humphries VF, Zeiss Cirrus HD-OCT, IOL Master, corneal topography. All 3 offices are equipped with a full service dispensary. The practice draws from at least 6 surrounding counties. The ophthalmologist would see about 30 patients per day. There is a heavy volume of diabetes and glaucoma. Surgical volume is around 700 cataracts annually. Surgeries are performed in a state-of-the-art new hospital, equipped with White Star phaco machine and new microscope with Stryker camera system. The hospital is equipped to provide premium lenses and to perform MIGS (iStent, Xen stent, Kahook dual blade).
Located 2.5 hours south of Atlanta, the main office community of Americus has a population of 18,000 with a 4-year state university (Georgia Southwestern State University). The city has 3 choices for school (public, private, and charter school). There are numerous unique restaurants and a historic Victorian hotel. Historic civil war village and museum are located within 10 miles. Jimmy Carter historic sites are also located within 10 miles. There are several golf courses and a state park nearby. This area is well suited for hunting and fishing. The area is within 4 hours from the Atlantic and Gulf beaches.