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Obesity Medicine Specialist – Akron, Ohio

Summa Health is seeking an experienced physician who is board certified Family Medicine or Internal Medicine physician with a strong interest in obesity management to join our employed physician group, Summa Health Medical Group.   Certified Diplomate, American Board of Obesity Medicine and/or obesity medicine fellowship preferred. 
The selected candidate will become a member of Summa Health Medical Group, a multi-specialty group practice of 350+ physicians employed by the Summa Health System. 
Summa Health – headquartered in Akron, Ohio – is one of the largest integrated Healthcare Delivery Systems in the state.  With 2 hospitals and 20+ health centers, Summa Health provides access to care throughout the region. 

Candidate Requirements

  • Board Certified in Family Medicine or Internal Medicine
  • Certified Diplomate, American Board of Obesity Medicine preferred
    • Or will obtain board certification in obesity medicine (after approximately 2 years of practicing)
  • Unrestricted Ohio License or willingness to obtain
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Commitment to quality care in a patient centered, team-based environment
  • Candidates for this position should have a passion for obesity and weight loss management

Opportunity Highlights

  • Employed position with comprehensive benefit package 
  • Competitive compensation with salary guarantee
  • Join a rapidly growing program that began in 2004; currently 3 providers working to capacity
  • Monday-Friday 7:00a-4:30p schedule allowing for excellent work/life balance
  • ASMBS accredited program leverages the skills of a multidisciplinary team to treat patients in both our surgical and non-surgical weight management programs. 
  • Opportunity to work with medical students and residents
  • Ability to work in different offices/communities
  • Epic System’s EMR
  • No hospital rounding component

Community Information

Rising from the rolling hills of the Western Reserve along the Ohio & Erie Canal, Akron is located within 500 miles of 42 major cities, and surrounded by thousands of acres of national parkland and countryside.  As a thriving heartland city Akron provides an ideal living and working environment. The vitality of its people and the unparalleled quality of life offers versatility, a low cost of living, outstanding cultural access and a thriving climate for healthcare, education and business. The downtown hosts a vibrant arts scene and eclectic dining options.  Northeast Ohio offers many quality primary and secondary education options.

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To learn more about this opportunity, contact a physician recruiter directly at 234.312.6286 or email



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