Rheumatology Physician Opening in Knoxville


Rheumatology Associates of East Tennessee, a division of Summit Medical Group, is a  2-physician Rheumatology practice seeking a Fellowship trained or BC/BE Rheumatology physician to join their group.


The Rheumatology Group provides quality care in state-of-the art 8000 sq. ft. office space.  The center includes 10 chair infusion center and on-site X-ray. Enjoy 4-5 day work week.  Daily 16-18 patient load with 75 day wait time for appointment. 2 Advanced Practitioners staffed in office to ensure efficient patient flow.

The Summit Advantage:

-Competitive salary plus productivity bonuses

-Opportunity for partnership

-Sign-on bonus, Relocation Assistance, and CME Allowance

-Opportunity for unlimited income potential

-Health, Dental, Vision, Disability, and Malpractice coverage

-401(k) and Profit Sharing Plan

-No hospital coverage and no weekend office hours

-Student loan assistance

-Administrative services provided include Credentialing, Billing, Legal, Finance, Customer Service, Value Based Care, Human Resources, IT Support, and many more

-Secure Employment: Average Physician Tenure is 15 years

-Leadership Opportunities


About Summit Medical Group:

Summit Medical Group is East Tennessee's largest primary care organization with more than 300 providers at more than 66 practice locations in 15 counties. Summit provides comprehensive primary care, including adult family medicine and pediatrics. Patients have access to a continuum of care from birth to adulthood at Summit.

Summit also consists of four diagnostic centers, mobile diagnostic services, eight physical therapy centers, four express clinics, central laboratory, extensist clinic and sleep services center. Summit provides healthcare services to more than 280,000 patients, averaging over one million encounters annually.

Summit’s singular commitment to quality has led its physicians to maintain recognition in three of the National Committee for Quality Assurance’s (NCQA) programs: Patient Centered Medical Home, Diabetes Recognition Program, and the Heart/Stroke Recognition Program.


About Knoxville, TN:

Nestled near the Smoky Mountains, East Tennessee provides the backdrop for the good life! With both urban places and wide-open spaces, Knoxville is the third largest city in Tennessee and home to the University of Tennessee and Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Knoxville has a progressive science and technology corridor, which is emerging as a national leader in the areas of sustainable energy and carbon fiber technology.

With 93 public parks that cover over 2,200 acres and 112 miles of paved greenways and natural trails, Knoxville's parks, rivers and lakes provide the perfect setting for outdoor activities. Knoxville has a vibrant fine arts community and active music scene with over 20 local museums and numerous performing arts venues including the Tennessee Theatre and Bijou Theatre. Knoxville also has an enthusiastic sports crowd, home to the nationally recognized University of Tennessee Volunteers football and basketball programs, the Southern League AA Tennessee Smokies baseball team, and the Southern Professional Hockey League Knoxville Ice Bears. 

Market Square is the heart of downtown Knoxville hosting over 90 delicious restaurants and craft breweries from fine dining to rooftop bars all within walking distance of one square mile. Knoxville has a thriving economy with no state income tax and a cost of living that is 18% lower than the national average. Knox County Schools hold an exemplary status awarded by the Tennessee Department of Education while the private school systems remain top ranked among the state. McGhee Tyson Airport allows for uncomplicated travel within a 30 minute drive from downtown Knoxville. Knoxville has all the big city amenities you could want while maintaining a small town feel.