Lehigh Valley Children’s Hospital is seeking a BC/BE pediatric surgeon to join the growing Division of Pediatric Surgery. We seek a surgeon who is passionate about patient care and interested in joining a practice culture devoted to high quality and safe care.
The Children’s Hospital is the only pediatric hospital in the region with a catchment area of over 2.5 million people. It has a dedicated full time Pediatric Emergency Department, PICU, and level 4 NICU. The Network has over 7,000 live births per year and the largest Maternal Fetal Medicine practice in the State. There are 24/7 in house Pediatric Intensivists, Neonatologists, and General Surgery and Pediatric residents. Within the physician practice, there are General Pediatricians and Pediatric Specialists from Gastroenterology, Pulmonology, Hematology and Oncology, Cardiology, Adolescent Medicine, Infectious Disease, Critical Care, Neonatology, Radiology, Endocrinology, Neurology, Psychiatry, and Child Abuse. There are additional Pediatric Surgical Specialists from Urology, Orthopedics, Otolaryngology, and Neurosurgery.
An academic appointment is available through the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, our partner in medical education. Education and training of medical students and residents is an important part of our mission. Lehigh Valley Health Network has 17 ACGME fellowship and residency training programs, including General Surgery and Pediatrics. An opportunity to explore clinical research is available and will be supported.
The Lehigh Valley Physician Group has >2000 physician and >800 APN members and is dedicated to a healthy work-life balance, respectful collaboration, and best outcomes for our patients. As a member, you will be offered a very attractive salary and outstanding benefits.
The Lehigh Valley is one of the fastest growing areas in the country. It is located in the heart of eastern Pennsylvania; 60 miles from Philadelphia and 80 miles from New York City. The area has outstanding public and private school systems, several Colleges and Universities, and an abundance of cultural and recreational offerings including minor league baseball, soccer, and hockey.
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is a nonprofit community hospital system with over 1,100 beds across 3 full service hospital campuses, an employed multispecialty physician group with 840 physicians and 140 practices, and an academic environment with 20 fully accredited, free standing residency and fellowship programs. U.S. News & World Report has ranked LVHN among America’s Top Hospitals for 2...1 consecutive years and currently has two of our hospital campuses ranked in the top 20 hospitals in the state of Pennsylvania. Our physicians are eligible for faculty appointment with our academic partner - the University of South Florida.