UPMC Altoona
Altoona, Pennsylvania
Jan 11, 2019
Jan 11, 2020
Pulmonary Disease
Full Time
Position Type

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. 

About UPMC Altoona Blair Medical Associates (BMA)- Pulmonology

Blair Medical Associates has a well-established patient base and referral network. The pulmonology department is currently comprised of 2 pulmonologists and 2 physician assistants. BMA Pulmonology provides care to patients referred by Altoona Regional Health Services (ARHS) physicians as well as patients referred from the 70+ primary care physicians in the community who are on the hospital’s medical staff.

UPMC Altoona Regional Health Services (ARHS)

UPMC Altoona Regional Health Services is the premier multi-specialty group practice serving central Pennsylvania. UPMC ARHS consists of over 120 providers providing inpatient and outpatient medical services for all the following specialties: Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Cardiology, Hematology/ Oncology, Neurology, Endocrinology, Urology, General Surgery, Breast Surgery, Dermatology, Podiatry, Pulmonology, ENT, Orthopaedics, Wound Care, Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery, Gynecology, Plastic Surgery, Psychology, Radiology, and Trauma & Emergency General Surgery.

About the Opportunity

Competitive compensation package includes a comprehensive benefits package inclusive of:

  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life, & Disability Insurance

  • Family Insurance Coverage

  • Retirement Benefits

  • Malpractice Insurance

  • 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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