Speaker Tony S

President, Jackson Physician Search

Tony began his career with Jackson & Coker in 1986 and was soon promoted to Vice President of the Northwest region.  From there, he developed a regional physician recruitment firm into a national presence before being named to President of Jackson Physician Search.  Tony is an exceptional leader in physician recruitment as well as a sought-after speaker for national medical associations and residency programs.

Tony Stajduhar is a nationally recognized leader and innovator in the recruitment of physicians. His experience started at Jackson & Coker in 1986, and he later developed his own physician recruitment firm into a national presence.  He subsequently worked with HCA to launch an in-house recruitment team. Upon reuniting with Jackson Healthcare CEO Rick Jackson, Tony returned to Jackson & Coker with the intent to bring it back to the number one position in the industry.  Under his guidance, the company revolutionized the industry, eliminating ineffective mail strategies and implementing an all-digital sourcing strategy.

As president of Jackson Physician Search, he leads the fastest growing, most well-respected recruitment firm known for exceptional customer service, and proven results. As a recognized expert, he was instrumental in changing the image of healthcare recruitment and speaks to national healthcare industry groups, including Medical Group Management Association, Society for HealthCare Strategy and Market Development, and numerous regional organizations and state medical associations.

Jackson Physician Search specializes in permanent recruitment of physicians to hospitals, health systems, academic medical centers and medical groups across the U.S. The company is listed among the Best Places to Work by Modern Healthcare and Fortune.

With more than 30 years in healthcare strategy, Tony Stajduhar is a visionary leader and innovator in the recruitment of physicians and advanced practice providers.  As President of Jackson Physician Search, he leads the most respected firms in the nation built on a foundation of delivering exceptional customer service and powered by proven recruitment strategy and the latest technology.

Tony began his career with Jackson & Coker in 1986 and was quickly promoted to Vice President of the company’s northwest region.  During his hiatus from Jackson & Coker, He developed a regionally based Rocky Mountains physician recruitment firm into a national presence, and worked with a large healthcare system to launch an in-house recruitment team that placed over 900 physicians annually.  Returning in 2009 as President of Jackson & Coker Permanent Placement, the company has experienced phenomenal growth under Tony’s leadership placing physicians in 49 states nationwide.  He is excited to announce the launch of our new name, Jackson Physician Search, ushering new innovation in recruitment with the same great customer service.

A sought-after speaker for healthcare industry groups, national medical associations and residency programs, Tony is particularly gratified to help young physicians find the right fit early in their careers.

Tony resides in Alpharetta with his wife, Caron, and also enjoys spending time with his three adult daughters.