Edinburg Children's Hospital - part of the South Texas Health System - is recruiting a Pediatric Surgeon to the McAllen/Edinburg, TX communities.
This is a great opportunity to practice in a growing area that enjoys a strong local economy, and is experiencing a huge need for pediatric sub-specialties. It is projected the new practice would be busy almost immediately!
Edinburg Children's Hospital is a 107-bed, freestanding pediatric hospital opened adjacent to Edinburg Regional Medical Center. Opened in March 2006, Edinburg Children’s Hospital is the only facility of its kind in the Rio Grande Valley, is the only standalone children's hospital serving a community of over 1.3 million in population!
Edinburg Children’s Hospital is located at the southern tip of Texas. The region is only 1 hour from South Padre Island and includes:
3 International Airports
Extravagant Restaurants and Dining!
Prime shopping areas, it is ranked number one in the nation for retail sales per capital.
Some of the region’s noteworthy achievements:
One of the lowest crime rates of any city in America, ranking it at number 7 on SmartAsset's list of "Safest Cities in America.”
Ranked as the #1 city for Quality of Life based on US News & World Report's 2016 100 Best Places to Live.
Ranked the most affordable place to retire in the United States.
The city received an ‘AAA credit rating’ – the highest credit rating a city can receive!
IDEA Public Schools received the Texas Education Agency’s highest rating of Exemplary.
IDEA College Preparatory has been named to the US News and World Report list of America’s best high schools.
South Texas High School for Health Professions (Med High) and The Science Academy of South Texas (Sci Tech) are among the best high schools in the nation according to Newsweek magazine.
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