BC/BE Gastroenterologist - Kokomo, IN

Ascension St. Vincent
Kokomo, Indiana
Mar 23, 2023
Apr 23, 2023

Ascension St. Vincent is seeking a BC/BE Gastroenterologist to join our busy practice in Kokomo, Indiana. This is an immediate growth opportunity to build a booming practice. The community is in need of skilled and compassionate gastroenterologists. The role would primarily focus on meeting the needs in the outpatient setting with a strong referral base, large employer-health clinic and very little GI competition. Inpatient load would be minimized by highly-skilled and engaged 24/7 hospitalists who manage all the admissions and discharges. Call burden would be capped to no more than 1:6 and inpatient consults tailored to the outpatient schedule. 

Clinical Employment Highlights:

  • Universal admission service by 24/7/365 in-house BC/BE hospitalists
  • Large outpatient referral base 
  • Cap on call at 1:6
  • Teaching service opportunity with medical students and residents
    • Strong collaboration with Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine
    • Large medical and surgical residency programs with Ascension St. Vincent
  • Moonlighting opportunities within the system using same EHR, supply chain and policies/protocols
  • Opportunity to shadow/work at flagship quaternary referral campus
  • Very warm and collegial medical staff and associates

Lifestyle and community highlights:

  • Kokomo, Indiana and surrounding Howard County with growing economy
  • Large employer-based clinic relationship between Ascension and Stellantis/Chrysler/FCA
  • Some of the lowest malpractice rates in the country
  • Excellent Midwest cost of living
  • Very reasonable Midwest traffic and travel
    • No traffic headaches like Chicago or Detroit
    • Indianapolis International Airport is a recurrent winner of best airport with international destinations
  • Easy and short commute from growing neighborhoods like Westfield, Carmel, Zionsville and Fishers

Notes and Qualifications:

  • We are open to J-1 and H1-B visa candidates
  • We are open to recent graduates as well as veteran physicians
  • Candidate must be Board Eligible or Board Certified
  • Fellowship training required in Gastroenterology


We offer a very competitive compensation package that includes: Competitive base salaries, Production/quality bonus potential, commencement bonus, student loan forgiveness, relocation allowance, CME, Comprehensive health benefits, Retirement savings plan (403b) with match, Malpractice with tail coverage and Generous paid time off.  


The State of Indiana has consistently performed as a low-tax, affordable, and rewarding state in which to practice medicine, with a high quality of life. The state was the first in the nation to enact medical malpractice reforms and today physicians enjoy low malpractice rates, making Indiana one of the top three physician friendly states.

A ministry of Ascension St. Vincent, Indiana's largest not-for-profit health system, Ascension Medical Group St. Vincent is a comprehensive network of over 650 primary care and specialty care physicians, recognized nationally and internationally. Together with our local healthcare facilities, including 20 Ascension St. Vincent hospital ministries, Ascension Medical Group St. Vincent physicians provide healthcare to residents in 46 counties across the state of Indiana. With a vision of creating the most desirable multi-specialty group practice in Indiana, Ascension Medical Group St. Vincent is transforming health care with a physician-led and physician-driven organization focused on quality patient care and physician satisfaction, while meeting the needs of local communities.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. 

Ascension St. Vincent Anderson and Kokomo Hospitals

Ascension St. Vincent Anderson and Kokomo hospitals are both certified Primary Stroke and Chest Pain Centers and Ascension St. Vincent Anderson is a Level III Trauma Center. Ascension St. Vincent Kokomo provides over 25,000 emergency room visits annually and Ascension St. Vincent Anderson provides over 40,000 emergency room visits annually. Our services include mental health and addictions unit, state-of-the-art cancer center, women’s center, and outpatient rehabilitation center. Our primary care and multi-specialty doctors provide a network of integrated care community health partners for Madison and Howard County residents. Hospitalized patients at both facilities are admitted to our Hospitalist service. We serve patients and families from throughout central Indiana for acute and advanced healthcare needs.  General surgical inpatient and outpatient procedures, as well as minimally invasive procedures are provided at our hospitals. We provide family-centered emergency, primary and specialty care.

Ascension Medical Group Clinic

  • 2101 Jackson St #101, Anderson, IN 46016

Ascension St. Vincent Anderson Hospital

  • 2015 Jackson St, Anderson, IN 46016

Ascension Medical Group Clinic

  • 138 N. Dixon Road, Kokomo, IN 46901

Ascension St. Vincent Kokomo Hospital

  • 1907 W. Sycamore St., Kokomo, IN 46901

Ascension Medical Group Employed Physician Specialties in North Region

  • Cardiology
  • Otolaryngology
  • Infectious Disease
  • General Surgery
  • Neurology
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Orthopedics
  • Primary Care
  • Pulmonology 
  • Vascular
  • Wound Care 


David W. Clingan
Physician Recruiter
Provider Recruitment, Ascension St. Vincent