General Gastroenterology Opportunity - Temple Health

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Nov 12, 2021
Nov 12, 2022
Full Time
Position Type

Temple Health has several exciting practice opportunities for general gastroenterologists to be based out of our suburban partner sites.   This is a great opportunity to become affiliated with a nationally recognized program with a rich history.  

The ideal candidate will be interested in working in a private practice setting dedicated to providing the highest quality of clinical care. The opportunity includes both inpatient and outpatient responsibilities as well as routine endoscopic procedures.  The selected candidate must have the ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a multidisciplinary, diverse environment. Successful candidates will have completed training at an ACGME accredited program, BE/BC in gastroenterology and eligible for medical licensure in the commonwealth of Pennsylvania. 

In addition to a competitive salary, and comprehensive suite of benefits – including health, dental, vision, life, malpractice, paid vacation, CME and much more, – the position offers:


  • An opportunity to participate in educational conferences at Temple University Hospital
  • A uniquely supportive practice environment with an emphasis on quality patient care
  • Adjunct appointment at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine is available for qualified candidates


The Gastroenterology Section at Temple is one of the nation’s most comprehensive centers for the diagnosis and treatment of digestive disorders, covering the full breadth of gastrointestinal diseases and liver disorders. We utilize some of the most advanced diagnostic technologies available in the country and specialize in advanced therapeutic endoscopic procedures that are only available in select centers. Our large and varied clinical practice takes advantage of the peerless state-of-the-art facilities of our Digestive Disease Center equipped with the latest diagnostic and therapeutic technologies for the management of everything from complex motility disorders and pancreatico-biliary diseases, to small intestinal conditions requiring deep, device-assisted enteroscopy and advanced endoscopic surgical techniques like POEM (Per oral Endoscopic Myotomy). In addition to our varied clinical activities, we are committed to the education and training of physicians. We offer a three-year fellowship that reflects the clinical activities of a large urban tertiary care referral hospital with the research opportunities provided by an outstanding faculty of recognized experts.

Temple Health, one of Philadelphia's leading academic medical centers, is home to more than 1,000 physicians and scientists who share the mission of bringing innovative treatments to patients.

Giving our patients access to some of the world's most advanced therapies — and helping them achieve outcomes once thought impossible — is the driving force for all our clinical care, research, and medical education.  

Procedure for Candidacy

In order to be considered for this position, you must complete an online application which is available at

Your application will not be considered complete and until you have submitted all of the required documents and information.  All documents must be in PDF format.


Application materials should include the following:  a letter of interest stating your area of expertise and qualifications, synopsis of accomplishments and professional goals, curriculum vitae, and contact information. 

Please address your application to: Frank Friedenberg, MD, Professor of Medicine, Chief Section of Gastroenterology, C/O Michael Lester, Assistant Dean, Physician Faculty Recruitment and Retention, Email: 

We are especially interested in qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds and under-represented groups. For more information about our commitment to diversity at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine, please visit OHEDI. 

The University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching, and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

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