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Excellent Private Clinical Practice Opportunity
for a Qualified Psychiatrist
(Texas Highland Lakes Area)
(last updated September, 2016)
Sunset over Lake LBJ
The Texas Highland Lakes area is a great place to live and practice, and we need a general or child psychiatrist!
Marble Falls and Horseshoe Bay, on adjoining Lakes Marble Falls and LBJ, have a thriving medical community with primary care and full- and part-time specialists. We're at the center of a population base of a few hundred thousand people, many well-insured, which includes the high-end Horseshoe Bay resort community and other middle-to-upper-class developments. There's a new multispecialty clinic operated by Baylor/Scott & White Medical Center (but no psychiatrist), and a brand-new open-staff Baylor/Scott & White Hospital. There are two smaller hospitals nearby, in Burnet and Llano. Bluebonnet Trails MHMR Center operates State-funded satellite offices in Marble Falls and Burnet (Burnet is about 15 miles from Marble Falls and 23 miles from Horseshoe Bay).
The Horseshoe Bay-Marble Falls area is arguably the most sophisticated small-town environment in Texas. Nearby Burnet, Llano, and Kingsland are more traditional hill country and highland lakes towns, pleasant and financially solid. In Horseshoe Bay, a nationally-known resort and residential community, home prices range from the mid-100s to several million dollars; Marble Falls prices are lower. The Marble Falls and Llano schools (which serve Horseshoe Bay) are very good, and there are private schools as well. Our topography is mostly rolling hills with granite and limestone outcroppings, abundant trees, and many miles of streams and recreational and residential lakefront. We have excellent golf (public and private), fine tennis (hard, red clay and synthetic grass courts), several spas, hiking and cycling, hunting, and lots of fishing, boating, and swimming in and on our several lakes, rivers, and streams. There are active art and music communities, with live theatre, galleries, and cultural events (from longhair to Texas traditional). Shopping is quite good, as are our community and resort (and a few luxury) restaurants and clubs. High-end shopping and more restaurants are less than an hour away in Austin. Austin-Bergstrom International Airport is a 1-1/2 hour drive, San Antonio and its airport about 1-1/2 hours, and the Dallas-Ft. Worth metroplex about 3-1/2 hours. There are three academic medical centers and three postgraduate residency programs (all including psychiatry residencies) within about two hours' drive (in Austin, San Antonio, and Temple).
Although a full-time psychiatrist would be ideal, I'm happy to help a qualified person establish a part-time presence in the area.
This is not an offer to join my own practice (unless you want to incorporate forensic psychiatry into your work). My practice would not compete with the new psychiatrist. I currently do some clinical consultation, teaching and supervision, but focus on forensic work. I would refer all area consultations and patient care to the new psychiatrist, and assist him or her in getting started.
This is not a salaried position. It is an opportunity for a good psychiatrist to enjoy a fine private practice environment in a relaxed, multispecialty setting. Interested clinicians, senior residents, and fellows are encouraged to contact me for more information at (830) 596-0062, or email me HERE.
Thanks for considering it!
P.S.: Forgive the emphasis on Horseshoe Bay; it's where we've lived since 1997 (and you're welcome here, too).
Lake LBJ, with Horseshoe Bay and Blue Lake in the background; the Colorado River & Lake Marble Falls are below the dam.
Marble Falls is on Lake Marble Falls outside the illustration to the right. Austin is about 40 miles east. Llano about 22 miles west, San Antonio about 60 miles south.
Applehead Island, in Horseshoe Bay
Falkenstein Castle (yes, a real castle), near Marble Falls & Kingsland.
How's the weather where you live now?
Pool at HSB Resort & Club (one of many community pools, some with cabanas, tennis courts, etc.).
Signature hole on Slick Rock golf course (the tee is to the left outside the photo; the green is at the top in the distance).
Obligatory bluebonnets outside Marble Falls.
River bridge in Llano.
Original downtown Marble Falls (don't worry, there are modern and franchise restaurants & hotels, Home Depot, Lowes, Wal-Mart -- but I probably shouldn't consider those "attractions.")
One of many sculptures in downtown Marble Falls.
Downtown Llano (county seat)
Marble Falls High School Stadium
(Home of the Fighting Mustangs -- with a tip of the hat to the other fine area teams)