Sports Medicine jobs in Fort Worth typically have as a stipulation Sports Medicine board certification (or eligibility) and an up-to-date Texas medical license. Completing a Sports Medicine residency or fellowship in Texas is advantageous because it means the physician is cognizant of TX licensure requirements.
Sports Medicine salaries for the south region of the U.S., including Fort Worth, TX, run around $526,006. By comparison the national average Sports Medicine salary is $214,249, meaning Sports Medicine jobs in Fort Worth pay approximately 245.5% of the national average.
Thanks to unique insurance and liability laws of Texas, care should be taken to address concerns like state tort reform proposals.
Moreover, the effect of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on reimbursement rates for Sports Medicine practices is not yet obvious.