Orthopaedic Surgery - Hand & Upper Extremity with UPMC Altoona

Job description

UPMC Altoona is seeking an Orthopaedic Surgeon - Hand and Upper Extremity to join a practice of 6 orthopaedic surgeons.

• Practice Call Schedule: 1:5

• Trauma Call Schedule 1:11

• Active patient load with well established patient referral network


UPMC Altoona Elite Orthopaedics is a full service orthopaedic practice providing services to patients referred from 70+ primary care physicians in the community and from the Hospital’s emergency and trauma departments. The Practice medical office, which includes in-office radiology services and an EMR, relocated in April 2017 to a newly constructed 90,000 sq. ft. medical office complex. Current Orthopaedic Surgeons include an orthopaedic spine/total hip surgeon, an orthopaedic trauma surgeon and a total joints specialist. The practice is currently recruiting for a sports medicine specialist, a general orthopaedic surgeon, and a hand and upper extremity physician. A 7th fellowship trained foot and ankle surgeon will be joining the practice in 2018. 2018 will also bring a neuropsychologist with a concussion fellowship to enhance the sports medicine program.

Benefits Inquire Within $75,000 Retirement plan offered 5 weeks 1 week; $5,000 annual stipend Standard UPMC physician benefits including malpractice, health, vision/dental, and disability insurances
UPMC Altoona

UPMC Altoona provides exceptional health care to Blair County and surrounding areas. With nearly 3,000 employees, it is the largest employer in the county, and is a tertiary hospital, offering an array of specialized programs and services. UPMC Altoona joined UPMC in July 2013.

UPMC Altoona is a charitable, not-for-profit health care system governed by a volunteer community board of directors.

UPMC Altoona offers more than 200 years of health care experience, over 300 talented and highly recognized physicians, nearly 4,000 specialized and experienced caregivers, and 600 supportive volunteers. The health system serves more than 20 counties throughout Central Pennsylvania.

More about this facility
Candidate Requirements Nevada Candidates must be board certified/eligible. In-person interview
Clinical Workload — Inpatient This job consists of inpatient clinical work.