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LPG Pediatric Gastroenterologist (Medical Director and Staff Physician Positions Available)

Location: Fort Myers, FL
Department: Lee Health
Categories: Physician
Type: Full-Time
Shift: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Schedule: Days


The Pediatric Specialties team at Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida (GCHSWF) is seeking an addition of a Pediatric Gastroenterologist to meet the needs of the children in our community. MEDICAL DIRECTOR to lead new service line and non-leadership physician positions are available.  The Gastroenterologist will contribute to building GI services to include Metabolic Clinic, Short Bowel Program and Fecal Transplant Program, to achieve our goal of “Delivering the Right Care at the Right Place.” This objective is aligned with Lee Health’s mission to create positive change within our children, their families and ultimately our community.


The ideal candidate will have extensive training in pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition, including medical research and treatment of infants, children, and teens with digestive, liver, and nutritional disorders.  As well, candidate will possess Certification in Pediatrics from the American Board of Pediatrics, and in Gastroenterology and Nutrition from the American Board of Pediatrics Sub-board in Pediatric Gastroenterology.  The Pediatric Gastroenterologist will be practicing both in the office setting and hospital with call responsibility.


Golisano Children’s Hospital is a new state-of the art, free-standing family-centered, full-service pediatric hospital dedicated to the unique health care needs of the children of Southwest Florida. Golisano Children’s Hospital is recognized nationally as one of the nation’s 10 “Top Children’s Hospitals,” by the Leapfrog group. Our mission is to keep children close to home for their medical care.


Come join this progressive practice and growing team of pediatric specialists. The physicians at GCHSWF are part of Lee Physician Group which consists of more than 572 primary and specialty care physicians at 77 practice locations in Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Bonita Springs and surrounding areas. Many of the practices are located in buildings or office complexes with supplementary services such as imaging, rehabilitation and labs. The Fort Myers area is growing, affordable, and family friendly. In addition, you are just minutes away from beautiful Sanibel and Captiva Islands and a short drive to Naples. Come live and work in paradise, in Southwest Florida! For more information, please contact Kathy O'Neill at


Fully licensed M.D. in the State of Florida with a minimum 5 years experience. Job Specifications (Physical & Mental Requirements) External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job specific functions (listed within each job specific responsibility) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by the organization on a case by case basis. If the requirement is not marked, then it is considered not applicable. Benefits include: Market Competitive Salary Generous Vacation Continuing Education Allowance Market Competitive Sign-on Bonus Relocation Allowance Robust Health Benefits 403 B Retirement Plan Malpractice through articles of Florida Sovereign Immunity EMPLOYED PHYSICIAN REQUIREMENTS Full Time Legally authorized to work in the United States MD or DO Board Certified or Board Eligible Florida License Accredited United States Residency or Fellowship Program Inpatient / Outpatient Visa Waiver available: NO