Physician - Endocrinology

Fort Wayne, IN 46804

Specialty Endocrinology
Profession Physician

Lutheran Children’s Hospital in Fort Wayne, Indiana seeks to recruit a BC/BE Pediatric Endocrinologist to join an established practice. Our current endocrinology team consists of 1 board certified pediatric endocrinologist, 2 certified diabetes educators, a pediatric dietitian, a pediatric social worker and 2 pediatric endocrine nurses. Heavily supported by pediatric intensivists, pediatric hospitalists, and pediatric emergency department.

Make your mark in our community by joining a robust team of pediatric specialists within Lutheran Children’s Hospital including surgery, cardiology, GI, oncology, pulmonology, hospitalists, intensivists, and child-life services.  Many teaching and research opportunities are available including monthly Pediatric Grand Rounds, in-house family practice residents, and IU School of Medicine academic engagement opportunities.  Additionally, we have unique and interesting clinical profiles of patients with our large Amish and Burmese populations.  

Lutheran Children’s Hospital (LCH) is the first comprehensive children’s hospital in Fort Wayne. Since opening in 1999, LCH has created a dedicated “children’s hospital within a hospital” concept with recent facility investment of $10M.  LCH is a tertiary care facility, with neonatal, maternal/fetal and pediatric transport programs that includes Lutheran Air and dedicated LCH Mobile Intensive Care Units, as well as a verified Level II Pediatric Trauma Center.  While our city’s population is right around 360K, the pediatric reach is upwards of 1M.   

The Lutheran Children’s Hospital/Lutheran Health Network facilities include:

  • 24-bed Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), plus 25 beds at Dupont
  • 8-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), plus 3 intermediate beds at Dupont Hospital 
  • 31-bed General Pediatrics Unit, plus 10 beds at Dupont 
  • 20-bed Level III Obstetrics Unit, plus 48 beds at Dupont
  • 7-bed Pediatric Emergency Department
  • 27 areas of pediatric specialty

A comprehensive compensation package will be offered and may include:  

  • Base salary plus incentive
  • Commencement Bonus
  • Medical Education Debt Repayment
  • Relocation
  • CME
  • Health, Life and Retirement Benefits

Fort Wayne, IN  - Northeast Indiana

  • Rated #1 city in Indiana to raise your kids
  • Second largest city in Indiana with a population of 360,000+
  • Named  All-American City Award and a City of Livability
  • Overall cost of living is 9 percent below national average
  • Excellent public, private, and parochial schools, as well as colleges and universities
  • Active academic community, including Indiana University School of Medicine and The Fort Wayne Medical Education Program, a family practice residency program
  • 87 public parks, 25 golf courses and 300 lakes within 50 miles of Fort Wayne
    Family activities: the award winning Children’s Zoo and Science Central
    Art and cultural: Fort Wayne Philharmonic, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Embassy Theater, Civic Theater and the Botanical Conservatory
  • Rated #1 city in the country for minor league sports (baseball, basketball, football, hockey, and NCAA Division I college sports)
  • Close to Indianapolis (two hours), Chicago, Cincinnati, and Detroit (three-hours)