UPMC Altoona Regional Health Services (ARHS) is recruiting an additional BC/BE, fellowship trained, vascular surgeon to provide full-scope vascular surgery including open and endovascular procedures, carotid endarterectomy, AV fistula graphs, and extremity bypass surgery. The Vascular Surgery Practice is located on the UPMC Altoona hospital campus with easy access to the 12-operating room suite, interventional/endovascular procedure room, and 6-operating room ambulatory surgery center. Our vascular surgeons are part of Altoona's Heart and Vascular Institute which currently includes 1 vascular surgeon, 1 cardio-thoracic surgeon, and 5 cardiologists.
This employed position offers a generous base salary plus work RVU bonus with an attractive UPMC physician benefit package.
About UPMC Altoona
UPMC Altoona is comprised of a tertiary care hospital, an employed physician practice, and a non-profit foundation. We are part of the world-renowned UPMC network of 40 hospitals, 90,000+ employees, 700 physician offices, and a 4+ million-member insurance services division (UPMC Health Plan). UPMC ARHS is a multispecialty practice comprised of 100 physicians in many medical and surgical specialties that includes a large primary care physician base.
UPMC Altoona hospital is a 400-bed tertiary care hospital that serves a 6-county primary service area of 350,000+ central Pennsylvania residents. The hospital is a level 2 trauma center and a thrombectomy capable interventional stroke center that serves an 18-county region from New York to Maryland. UPMC Altoona is a center for vascular surgery, cardiac surgery and interventional cardiology (including TAVR and Watchman procedures) and is a regional cancer center. The UPMC Altoona Medical Staff is comprised of 320+ practicing physicians on the active medical staff in primary care, and medical and surgical specialties.
About the Community
Altoona is a small city of about 45,000 residents surrounded by mountains in central Pennsylvania, with major northeast metropolitan areas within a 2 to 5-hour drive. The region provides abundant cultural, recreational, and educational opportunities with many and varied affordable housing options in both quaint and larger neighborhoods, all within safe, family-friendly communities. Outdoor recreation includes hiking, biking, boating, golfing and skiing. There are well recognized public and private school options for elementary and secondary schools, as well as nationally recognized colleges and universities. Big10 sports, national touring performing artists, and a college town atmosphere are among the highlights of neighboring State College, home to Penn State University.