Headache Medicine

SwedishAmerican Medical Group
Start Date
Position Highlights:

SwedishAmerican, a Division of UW Health, seeks a BE/BC Headache Specialist to expand our busy headache management team within the SwedishAmerican Neuro & Headache Center.  As the only headache center in northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin, we care for a multi-state panel of patients, many driving several hours for care. The successful candidate will quickly build a busy community-based practice and practice with dedicated support from sub-specialists of University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

The Headache team includes one BC headache specialist, a clinic-based physician assistant, a physical therapist and a procedural nurse practitioner. Treatment modalities include Botox, SPG block, biofeedback, acupuncture, with CBT/psychology to be added soon.  The Neuro & Headache Center is located on the campus of our 333-bed hospital with direct access to state-of-the-art imaging including CT, MRI, and PET. Shared call for inpatient consults limited to SwedishAmerican Hospital.

As a teaching hospital, SwedishAmerican offers the opportunity to work with residents and medical students and the individual selected for this position will be eligible to apply for academic appointment with the University Of Illinois College Of Medicine at Rockford.

Employment Package:

This position offers highly-competitive compensation with salary guarantee, bonus incentives, with signing bonus/additional compensation negotiable. Comprehensive benefit package includes:

  • Flexible insurance package with health, dental, vision, disability and life
  • Generous vacation and CME benefits
  • Flexible retirement program with corporate contribution
  • Professional society dues and association fees
  • Interview and relocation expenses
  • Academic appointments available with University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford
  • Award-winning health system provides wellness benefits, on-site day care, sick-child care, and concierge services.

Enjoy the low cost of living in our family-oriented community of 150,000 with quick access to Chicago, Milwaukee, and Madison.  The Rockford area offers superb cultural, recreational, and outdoor amenities. Excellent private, parochial, and public school options including the Renaissance Gifted Academy with graduates ranked in the top 5% nationally.

Contact Information

For more information, please reply to jmarquez@swedishamerican.org or call Jessica Marquez at (779) 696-7073. CVs may also be faxed with a cover letter to (815) 391-7240.