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Ascension Health Physician, Plastic Reconstructive Surgery in Carmel, Indiana

We Are Hiring

Ascension St. Vincent is looking for a full time plastic surgeon to join our elite team!

Why Join Our Team

About Ascension St. Vincent Medical Group

  • As a member of the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, Ascension Medical Group St. Vincent is a comprehensive network of over 650 primary care and specialty care providers, recognized nationally and internationally.

  • Together with our local healthcare facilities, including 22 Ascension St. Vincent hospital ministries, Ascension Medical Group St. Vincent providers offer health care to residents in 57 counties across the state of Indiana.

  • With a vision of creating the most desirable multi-specialty group practice in Indiana, Ascension Medical Group St. Vincent is transforming health care with a Physician-led and provider-driven organization focused on quality patient care and patient satisfaction, while meeting the needs of local communities.

About Carmel

  • The City of Carmel is a fast-growing, economically-thriving city located in Hamilton County on Indianapolis’ northern border.

  • Carmel was ranked by Niche as Carmel the #1 Best Suburb to Live in America and #1 Best Place to Live in Indiana in 2019. It is consistently ranked among top places to live for families, singles, children, senior citizens and veterans based on low crime rates, low cost of living, excellent schools, availability of high paying jobs and appreciation of community amenities such as arts, culture, parks and recreational opportunities.

  • Carmel has something for everyone. Take in music, theatre and dance performances at the Palladium, the Tarkington and the Studio Theater at The Center for the Performing Arts. Shop the upscale Clay Terrace Lifestyle Mall and the trendy Carmel Arts & Design District. Hike, bike or roller blade along the beautiful Monon Trail and enjoy golfing at Plum Creek Golf Club or Prairie View Golf Club.

About Ascension Medical GroupWhen you join Ascension Medical Group (AMG), you are entering a community where physician and advanced practice provider engagement and experience is recognized as a key driver of delivering excellent patient care. With 1,900 sites of care and 7,000 providers strong, AMG is one of the largest healthcare provider networks in the United States. Physicians and advanced practice providers benefit from a collaborative approach to care, significant professional opportunities, career advancement, training and competitive wages.

What You Will Do

Ascension St. Vincent's is looking for a Board Certified/Board Eligible plastic surgeon for our practice in Carmel.

  • Current providers: Drs. Riesa Burnett, Robert Paul, and Ian Sando

  • Providers are employed by Ascension Medical Group (AMG)

  • The practice covers a wide breadth of plastic surgery from complex reconstruction to aesthetic surgery.

  • Hand surgery is predominantly covered by the Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center.

  • The Majority of patients are adults, although there are occasional pediatric referrals.

  • There are three clinic locations where providers see patients, which are conveniently located at the various Ascension hospitals.

  • Each provider works with a dedicated nurse who assists them both in the office and in surgery.

Providers perform surgery primarily out of three locations:

  • Ascension St. Vincent Carmel

  • Ascension St. Vincent Indianapolis (includes Women's hospital)

  • Ascension St. Vincent Fishers

There are no academic or committee requirements but participation in hospital leadership, teaching, research, etc. is welcome

Compensation is based on an incentivized RVU model that is the same for each plastic surgery provider.


  • Providers rotate on a weekly basis covering practice call and take plastic surgery consults from the hospital.

  • Face trauma call is optional and providers earn additional compensation for each night on call (avg: 4-5 nights/month)

  • Hand call is covered by Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center

Benefits, 403 B and CME are available through AMG

What You Will Need

Licensure/Certification/Registration:Required Credential(s):• Physician MD/DO credentialed from the Indiana Medical Licensing Board obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.Preferred Credential(s):• Advanced Life Support.

Education:• Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO)

Visa Eligibility


Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Ascension St. Vincent is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Associates and Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.Pay Non-Discrimination Notice: further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster: is the Law Poster Supplement ( Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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