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General Neurology (w/ oppty for Sleep Med) - just west of Atlanta
Visas Accepted:None
Opportunity Description:

General Neurology (w/ opportunity for Sleep Med) in Villa Rica/Carrollton, GA areas - just 25 miles west of Atlanta

  • Perform all Modalities of General Neurology
  • Practice could be located in Carrollton or Villa Rica, GA
    • (Villa Rica is 25 interstate miles from Atlanta)
  • Structure of position:
    • Outpatient Neurology (clinic based)
    • Opportunity to do Sleep Medicine in Villa Rica, GA Sleep Lab
      • Medical Directorship available as well
  • Inpatient support is provided by Neuro-Hospitalist and Tanner Intensive Medical Service Hospitalist group
    • No hospital call (phone “call” to support the clinic only)
  • Hospitalist team available for all admissions
  • Extremely competitive salary plus bonus and full benefits

Villa Rica:

Enjoy this tremendous opportunity with a great environment for family and professional development.  Here are a few of the features that West GA and East AL have to offer:

  • 20 minutes to downtown Atlanta

  • 10 miles from the 3rd largest mall in Georgia

  • 40 minutes to Hartsfield International Airport

  • Excellent public and private schools

  • Plentiful mix of large employers (Southwire, Greenway, Honda, Printpack) / thriving economy

  • Enjoy easy access to the Atlanta Braves, Falcons, and Hawks, Six Flags over Georgia, Stone Mountain and The Atlanta Aquarium

  • 1.5 hours to Birmingham / 2 hours to Chattanooga / 5 hours from Atlantic & Gulf Coast beaches

The city of Villa Rica, GA is a western suburb located just 25 miles due west of Atlanta and has a population of approximately 20,000 with a medical service population of over 100,000. Tanner Health System is a 4 hospital, not-for-profit regional healthcare system serving West GA (Carroll, Haralson, Paulding, Douglas, Heard, Bartow, Coweta counties) and East AL (Randolph, Clay counties).  Tanner Medical Center/Villa Rica is a state of the art, 40 bed acute care hospital, which is in the process of an expansion to add a new Emergency Department, Surgical Center, and OB Department. 


Enjoy this tremendous opportunity with a great environment for family and professional development.  Here are a few of the features that West GA and East AL have to offer:

  • Home of the University of West GA – Liberal Arts Univ. with approx. 15,000 students

  • Public schools awarded Georgia’s “Schools of Excellence” designation / Private schools available

  • Plentiful mix of large employers (Southwire, Greenway, Honda, Printpack) / thriving economy

  • 40 minutes to Hartfield-Jackson International Airport

  • 45 minutes to the beautiful Lake Wedowee community (Wedowee, AL)

  • 1.5 hours to Birmingham / 2 hours to Chattanooga / 5 hours from Atlantic & Gulf Coast beaches

The city of Carrollton, GA is located about 45 miles west of Atlanta, and has a population of 30,000+.  However, the 9 county service population is around 350,000.  Tanner Health System is a 4 hospital, not-for-profit regional healthcare system serving West GA (Carroll, Haralson, Paulding, Douglas, Heard, Bartow, Coweta) and East AL (Randolph, Clay). 

Tanner Health System has been named a “Top 15 Health System” by Truven Health Analytics in 2012, 2014, 2015, and 2016 the only system in GA to be named.

Tanner Health System is a 4 (soon to be 5) hospital, not-for-profit health system serving west Georgia and east Alabama.

For more information contact Jacob Stephenson.



Jacob Stephenson

Physician Recruitment

Tanner Health System




Practice Type: Employee
Available Date:
Very Competitive
Relocation paid:Yes
Signing bonus:AvailableProduction bonus:Available
Other benefits:
comprehensive pkg.
Facility Description:

Tanner Health System is a nonprofit regional health system serving a nine-county area of west Georgia and east Alabama. Tanner’s medical staff is comprised of more than 400 physicians representing 35 unique medical specialties.

As a nonprofit healthcare organization, Tanner does not operate for the benefit of shareholders, but rather for the good of the communities Tanner serves. Instead of dispersing earnings to shareholders, Tanner reinvests profits back into improving health care for communities in west Georgia and east Alabama in the form of expanded facilities, advanced technology, additional physicians and caregivers, emergency care, community outreach, educational programs and other related benefits. Tanner does not receive any local taxpayer dollars.

Tanner facilities include the 201-bed acute care Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton, the 40-bed acute care Tanner Medical Center/Villa Rica, the 25-bed critical access Higgins General Hospital in Bremen and the 95-bed behavioral health facility Willowbrooke at Tanner in Villa Rica. Other Tanner services include the Roy Richards, Sr. Cancer Center, Tanner Heart and Vascular Center, Tanner Breast Health, Tanner Occupational Health, Tanner Immediate Care, Tanner Center for Sleep Disorders, Tanner Pain Management Center, and more.

Tanner also operates Tanner Medical Group, one of metro Atlanta’s largest physician group practices as rated by the Atlanta Business Chronicle.  Tanner Medical Group is comprised of more than 25 medical practices with 35 locations in Carroll, Douglas, Haralson, Heard and Paulding counties in Georgia and Randolph County in Alabama.

Tanner Medical Group physicians offer a wide range of medical specialties, including interventional and non-interventional cardiology, family medicine, gastroenterology, general surgery, infectious diseases, internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, oral and maxillofacial surgery, pediatrics, psychiatry, pulmonary and critical care medicine, surgical breast care and vascular surgery.

Tanner Health System is governed by the Tanner Medical Center, Inc. Board of Directors, chaired by Daniel Jackson. The president and CEO of Tanner Health System is Loy M. Howard.

Community Description:

Tanner Health System has heathcare facilities and practices in Carroll, Douglas, Haralson, Heard and Paulding counties in Georgia and Cleburne County in Alabama. Tanner also serves area residents who live in Coweta and Polk counties in Georgia and Randolph County in Alabama.

This nine-county region contains communities that offer small-town charm near big-city amenities, creating an exceptional quality of life.


Tanner Health System is headquartered in Carrollton, the largest city in Carroll County. Located 45 miles west of Atlanta and 90 miles east of Birmingham, Carroll County is the heart of west Georgia and forms the western boundary of metropolitan Atlanta. It is easily accessed by Interstate 20, US Highway 27 and Georgia State Routes 1, 16, 61 and 166.

Carroll County's population of more than 113,600 lives, works and plays in seven picturesque towns, ranging from the smallest, Roopville, with more than 200 residents, to Villa Rica, with a population of more than 20,000 and Carrollton with a population of more than 30,000.


Long, warm summers and short, mild winters are enjoyed in communities throughout west Georgia. The average temperature for the year is a cool and comfortable 62.2 degrees.


A wonderful place to reside, west Georgia is located conveniently within proximity of downtown Atlanta, Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, one of the largest shopping malls in the state (Arbor Place mall in Douglasville) and numerous parks and recreational opportunities.

West Georgia is a thriving, progressive community—home to a vibrant arts scene with plentiful art galleries and festivals, a regional university and other post-secondary schools, excellent public and private schools and a strong local economy.

The area offers a wealth of cultural, recreational and tourist attractions to suit any taste. From theatre to arts and crafts, golf to tennis, John Tanner State Park to Macintosh Reserve, you'll find it all here. Diverse activities include community theater, community chorus, community band, children's theatre, art exhibitions, a storytelling festival, violin classes, arts and crafts attractions and special musical performances.

Colleges and universities:

University of West Georgia
More than 14,000 students pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees enroll at the University of West Georgia each year. Students enjoy a complete college life experience on the Carrollton campus, including residence hall living, intercollegiate athletics competitions and opportunities to get involved in more than 100 student organizations.

Named by The Princeton Review as one of the Best Southeastern Colleges and one of America’s Best Value Colleges, the University of West Georgia provides exceptional academic quality. Its 109 programs of study include 60 at the bachelor’s level, 45 at the master’s and specialist levels, two at the doctoral level and two at the post-master’s certificate level. Online courses are available for both undergraduate and graduate students seeking flexibility in time and location.

UWG is home to the state's only Honors College, complete with an honors curriculum. The university's Advanced Academy of Georgia is one of only about 12 US programs that allow gifted high school-age students to earn concurrent high school and college credit while living on campus in a full-time residential program.

UWG is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

West Georgia Technical College
West Georgia Technical College, with campuses in Carroll, Coweta, Douglas, Haralson and Troup counties, offers more than 90 associate degree, diploma and technical certificate programs of study. A unit of the Technical College System of Georgia, West Georgia Technical College is among the fastest-growing technical colleges in the state. The college serves more than 10,000 students including credit enrollment, adult education, ESL classes, continuing education and corporate training.

Georgia Highlands College
Georgia Highlands College has served the northwest Georgia community with a solid educational foundation for the first two years of college. Founded in 1970 as Floyd Junior College, GHC is a two-year unit of the University System of Georgia. It serves students who commute from throughout a large portion of northwest Georgia and northeast Alabama.

Now enrolling about 3,800 students in transfer and career academic programs, Georgia Highlands College operates additional sites in Cartersville, Marietta and Carrollton.

Other colleges, universities and technical schools located near west Georgia:

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