physician opportunities

OLBH, located in the Tri-State region of Northeast Kentucky, Southern Ohio, and Western West Virginia, is a 214-bed acute care hospital. A part of the Catholic-based Bon Secours Health System Inc., OLBH employs more than 1,200 specially trained health care professionals and is the Ashland area’s third largest employer.

joining the OLBH team

If you are interested in practicing medicine in a region with deep-rooted family values, high performing schools, wonderful neighborhoods and remarkable citizens, please contact: 

Stephanie Miller
Physician Recruiter
Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital
St. Christopher Drive
Ashland, KY 41101

Lisa Huff
Physician Recruiter
Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital
St. Christopher Drive
Ashland, KY 41101

Mary Kay McGinnis-Ruark
Physician Recruiter
Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital
St. Christopher Drive
Ashland, KY 41101

OLBH currently offers practice opportunities in the following specialties:

  • Family Practice 
  • Gastroenterology 
  • Gynecology 
  • Hospitalist (Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics or Family Practice) 
  • Internal Medicine 
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Neurology 
  • Orthopedic/Foot & Ankle 
  • Psychiatry 
  • Pulmonology
  • Rheumatology

For more information, please contact one of the OLBH recruiters listed above. 

the OLBH medical staff 

The hospital's medical staff consists of a respected team of approximately 200 talented and skilled physicians representing more than 35 specialties. Some of our exceptional areas of medical service include orthopedics, oncology, pulmonology, surgical services, cardiovascular, sleep medicine and nationally-certified rehabilitation programs.

OLBH offers physicians unlimited opportunities to establish and grow a solid medical practice, to acquaint and learn about the region's people and specific health concerns and to teach and interact with exceptional health care students training at such institutions as the University of Kentucky, Pikeville School of Osteopathic Medicine and Kentucky Christian College.

the tri-state region 

A measure of an area’s appeal as a place of residence is the quality of life enjoyed by its citizens. Whether looking at the school systems, employment opportunities, recreational activities, the local art scene or the area’s inherent scenic beauty, life in the Tri-State is good. 

The area boasts four distinct seasons, each with its own options for recreation and entertainment. The annual Summer Motion festival in Ashland brings thousands to the city’s riverfront and Central Park for fireworks, arts and crafts, children’s activities, rides and to hear world-renowned entertainers. When the autumn leaves begin to fall it marks festival season in the Tri-State with numerous events to keep one busy pretty much every weekend, including Poage Landing Days in downtown Ashland and Old Fashion Days in Greenup. Winter time brings more than 750,000 lights to Ashland’s Central Park during the Winter Wonderland of Lights. 

The Tri-State is rife with parks, lakes and forests, so whether it’s hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, picnicking or just animal watching, outdoor enthusiasts will find plenty to keep them occupied. When recreation is required indoors, the area’s museums, art galleries and performance halls can oblige with numerous choices from the local artisans to be found at the Pendleton Arts Center to the history and heritage to be discovered at the Highlands Museum & Discovery Center. The historic Paramount Arts Center opened its doors in 1931 and the art deco-style theater in downtown Ashland hosts numerous musical, theatrical and educational offerings throughout the year. 

Many people choose to locate to the area for its reputation as a great place to raise a family. Known as one of the safest regions of the country, the Tri-State also features numerous award winning school districts. After graduating, those looking to further their educations find secondary education opportunities abound. Students can pursue college degrees at Ashland Community & Technical College or at nearby institutions like Marshall University in Huntington, WV, Morehead State University in Morehead, KY, Shawnee State University in Portsmouth, OH or Ohio University Southern in Ironton, OH. 


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