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Hear from our Surgeons and Clinicians

Here we share stories from orthopedic, trauma and general surgeons who made the decision to live their best lives now – with Synergy Health Partners. Find out what they learned through this transformative and transformational career experience.

Life As a Surgicalist – Giving this Doctor “A Little Something Extra”

Tennessee-based orthopedic surgeon Dr. Gregory Jeansonne has always loved tackling the most difficult cases. In fact, taking on challenging emergency surgeries for injuries during trauma call is his specialty–and now he gets to do this type of work exclusively while maintaining a balanced life as a Surgicalist.


Becoming a Surgicalist – The Career Step That Allowed Dr. Beck to “Practice Medicine Genuinely”

At 51 years old, Dr. Dennis Beck has accomplished a lot as an orthopedic surgeon and hospital leader. By 2022, he had already helped lead a busy and successful private practice for nearly 20 years, then transitioned into hospital administration and worked his way up to Chief Surgical Officer for a major hospital system. But something was missing. Find out why he became a Surgicalist.


Work Hard, Play Hard: Gaining Time to Do Both as a Surgicalist

Dr. Margaret Meyer is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who has been a top achiever throughout her career. She completed a prestigious sports medicine fellowship and has worked on the development of an MRI classification algorithm for tibial plateau fractures.

Before becoming a Surgicalist, though, she admits she often felt too burned out to have this type of full life outside of work.


Life as a Surgicalist – No Turning Back: Story of a Happy General Surgeon

Dr. Paul Fredette, an accomplished general surgeon, works for PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical, where he’s served the patient community as a Surgicalist for the past two years. He works 12-hour shifts, deals with difficult cases, and brings home as much pay as any typical surgeon at a large hospital and he has time to run marathons.