Why Onyx M.D.? Onyx M.D. is a leader in locum tenens and permanent placement staffing for physicians and advanced practice providers. Hospitals and other forms of healthcare delivery systems across the country have responded by becoming increasingly reliant on temporary staffing solutions as both a means to fulfill stop gap coverage and finding a permanent fit. Onyx M.D. was formed to respond to this growing demand and change the industry trend of commoditization of physicians and advanced practitioners. With healthcare utilization rising at unmatched levels and the onset of the Affordable Care Act in 2014, the physician shortage will only exacerbate, causing extreme imbalance between the demand for services and actual physician workforce supply. Most recently, the company was presented with the Best of Staffing Client Award, for the fifth year in a row!