Physician (FT), General Surgeon

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Southwestern Vermont Medical Center – Dartmouth-Hitchcock Bennington is seeking a BC/BE General Surgeon to join four well established and collegial surgeons. We are seeking a candidate who is a strong, well-rounded, surgeon comfortable handling the gamut of community general surgical issues with a strong interest in doing breast cases. Trauma Acute Care training/experience are preferred. Advanced laparoscopic skills are a plus. Endoscopy is not required. Cheshire Medical Center is a Level 3 trauma center with minimal trauma. The hospital serves as a regional referral center and is an integral partner in the growing Dartmouth-Hitchcock System. This is an excellent opportunity for a Surgeon looking to practice in a collaborative and collegial setting.


Opportunity includes:

  • Supportive and experienced staff
  • Competitive salary
  • Excellent benefits package
  • Collaborative care model 
  • Academic affiliation with prestigious academic medical center, Dartmouth-Hitchcock

The incoming Surgeon will receive an employment agreement with full benefits from SVMC/Dartmouth Hitchcock (including a 2 year income guarantee).  The call for an incoming candidate would be 1:4

Board Certified/Board Eligible in General Surgery

Must obtain and maintain a medical license in the State of Vermont


Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) is a 99-bed facility located in Bennington, Vermont. In addition, the campus includes a 150-bed nursing facility, a Visiting Nurse Association, a Regional Cancer Center and two satellite office practices.  SVMC was recently accredited for the 4th consecutive time as a Magnet hospital. SVMC is recognized as a preeminent, rural, integrated health care system that provides exceptional, convenient, safe, and affordable care.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is in Lebanon, NH  and has been consistently ranked by the U.S. News and World Report as One of America’s Best Hospitals.


The community of Bennington is located in an attractive 4 season rural area. Easily accessible to regional urban activities. Away from the hustle and bustle, yet close to Montreal, Boston, NYC. Ski resorts and many outdoor activities right next door!


For more information, please contact Kendra Gourley, Physician Recruiter by email at or by phone at 802.440.4246.


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