A few words about us
Recruiting and Retaining The Right Physician for Over 20 Years.
Sunbelt Management Associates (SMA) is a contingency physician search firm, located in Charlotte, North Carolina, dedicated to helping physicians find the perfect opportunity nationwide, in the settings they desire. Sunbelt Management Associates was founded in 1984. Mike Lindenberger, Director of Physician Recruitment, has more than eighteen years of recruiting experience.
The physician recruitment process requires a great deal of time and effort not to mention a conscious exertion of a tremendous amount of attention to detail and ongoing two-way communication.
Our process includes searching our extensive database, utilizing our web site, year round mailings, qualifying candidates, and reference and background checks. Since we have been in the physician recruiting business since 1984 we can informatively address potential candidates needs and questions concerning your practice. Our longevity in the physician-recruiting field speaks volume of our success.
Why people choose us
- Over 20 years of Healthcare Recruiting Experience.
- Our fill rate is second to none when compared to our competitors
- We recruit in all fifty states and can quickly obtain qualified Physician and Advanced Practice Candidates across all the specialties we service
- We schedule and coordinate interviews, help with relocation research, and provide references for all candidates on request.
- Single Point of Contact
What we offer
We are a nation-wide firm based out of Charlotte North Carolina focusing on the Southeast. We belong to a national network of over fifty agencies
- Guaranteed physician placement
- A firm with national coverage
- A personalized approach to finding the right fit
- Full-service physician staffing agency
- An exclusive focus on high-demand specialties
- Permanent placement and Locum Tenens services.
- Client companies and candidates the most ethical, professional standards in the recruiting industry.
- Very competitive rates for our Clients
James F. Graham, Jr., MD
“ I believe that Mike is the most ethical individual working in this field and is truly concerned about the right situation for all concerned. I count him as a real friend.”
Tim Folse, MD
“ Hands down the best search firm we work with. I can refer him without any reservation."Go to recruiter" he gets the first call for a physcian. I always have found him to be trustworthy and thorough in what he does. Without hestitation would refer him to anybody that needs a recruiter”