Orthopaedic Surgeon - Hand & Upper Extremity
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About Our Health System
UPMC Altoona is affiliated with the world-renowned University of Pittsburgh Medical Center hospital network and insurer. UPMC Altoona is a 400-bed regional health care system, providing care to residents of a six-county service area in central Pennsylvania. UPMC Altoona is a PA Trauma Systems Foundation accredited level II trauma center, with a regional oncology center, and is a JCAHO-accredited stroke center. UPMC Altoona provides comprehensive cardiology and cardiovascular surgery, behavioral health, vascular and endovascular surgery, neurosurgery, and a wound care center.
Our Medical Staff
Our medical staff is comprised of 400+ practicing physicians. That includes 70+ primary care physicians, interventional cardiology, cardio-thoracic surgery, vascular surgery, neurosurgery, ENT, nephrology, neurology, medical and radiation oncology, psychiatry, and endocrinology. Also included in our staff is a 20+ physician hospitalist team, a full service intensivist staff, and a team of interventional radiologists. Our staff also includes 11 anesthesiologists.
About UPMC Altoona Elite Orthopaedics
UPMC Altoona Elite Orthopaedics is a Division of UPMC Altoona Regional Health Services which is owned and operated by UPMC Altoona. UPMC Altoona Elite Orthopaedics is a full service orthopaedic practice providing services to patients referred from the 70+ primary care physicians in the community and from the hospital s emergency and trauma departments. The practice is a medical office, which includes in-office radiology services and an EMR. UPMC Altoona Elite Orthopaedics relocated in April 2017 to a newly constructed 90,000 sq. ft. medical office complex.
Current Orthopaedics Surgeons include an orthopaedic spine/ total hip surgeon, an orthopaedic trauma surgeon, a total joints specialist, a fellowship-trained foot and ankle surgeon, a sports medicine specialist, a neuropsychologist with a concussion fellowship to enhance the sports medicine program, and a non-surgical family sports physician. The practice is currently recruiting a general orthopaedic surgeon, and a hand and upper extremity physician.
About the Opportunity
Competitive compensation package includes a comprehensive benefits package inclusive of:
Health, Dental, Vision, Life, & Disability Insurance
Family Insurance Coverage
And a generous CME allowance.
About Our Community
The Altoona/Blair County/Central Pennsylvania region is a family-oriented community. In our community one can find excellent school quality with many colleges in the area, countless recreational activities, and a great amount of cultural activities. Our region is a progressive, yet easy living community. Traffic jams are few, and children can grow up in a safe, secure, and progressive climate. UPMC Altoona is a major healthcare provider in the region.
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