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Obesity Medicine Specialist

Employer
St. Luke’s University Health Network
Location
Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
Closing date
May 8, 2025

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St. Luke’s University Health Network, the region’s largest, most established health system, a major teaching hospital, and one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals is seeking full-time Obesity Medicine Specialists to join a busy multidisciplinary, MBSAQIP Comprehensive Center and Medical Weight Management Program. Candidates with previous Obesity Medicine experience is preferred. We currently have offices in Allentown, Bethlehem, Stroudsburg, Palmerton, and Tamaqua PA and in Phillipsburg, NJ, which include Medical Weight Management and Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Weight Management.

This position represents an exciting opportunity for the right physician to work with our current obesity medicine specialists and multi-disciplinary team to champion the outreach and education efforts focused on the medical prevention and treatment of obesity. We currently have two employed obesity medicine specialists and a dedicated support team that consists of APs, registered dieticians, and behavioral health specialists.

We currently have opportunities located at our Stroudsburg and Allentown, PA locations.

In joining St. Luke’s University Health Network you’ll enjoy:

  • Team-based care with well-educated, dedicated support staff
  • A culture in which innovation is highly valued
  • Work/life balance and flexibility
  • Exceptional compensation package, starting bonus, and relocation reimbursement
  • Rich benefits package, including malpractice, health and dental insurance, and generous CME allowance
  • Generous loan forgiveness program – up to $100,000
  • Teaching, research, quality improvement and strategic development opportunities

Qualifications: The ideal candidate should be Board Certified in Obesity Medicine. Candidates with Obesity Medicine fellowship are preferred. This candidate should have strong leadership and process development skills.

About St. Luke’s University Health Network

Founded in 1872, St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN) is a fully integrated, regional, non-profit network of more than 20,000 employees providing services at 15 campuses and 300+ outpatient sites.  With annual net revenue in excess of $3 billion, the Network’s service area includes 11 counties: Lehigh, Northampton, Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Montgomery, Monroe, Schuylkill and Luzerne counties in Pennsylvania and Warren and Hunterdon counties in New Jersey.

About Northeastern Pennsylvania and the Lehigh Valley

Northeastern PA is a beautiful, four-season region with vineyards, Yuengling Brewery, micro-breweries, skiing, trails, fishing, and other outdoor recreation.  Family-friendly, the region is known for its warm, welcoming people and sense of community.

Set amid gentle hills and charming country sides, Lehigh Valley, PA is home to Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton, as well as dozens of small towns and picturesque boroughs, parks, trails, and waterways. Steeped in pre-Colonial, early American, and industrial history, Lehigh Valley is bursting with nationally-recognized events, exciting nightlife, adventurous outdoor activities, and modern and contemporary arts. The region has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing economies in the nation.

The Lehigh Valley is home to 11 colleges and universities that award more than 10,000 degrees annually and include prestigious private colleges, state universities, and two community colleges. Whatever your educational interests and needs, Lehigh Valley is a great place to learn.

Northeastern PA and the Lehigh Valley are a short drive away from major mid-Atlantic cities including New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington D.C.

For more information please visit www.DiscoverNEPA.com and www.DiscoverLehighValley.com

If you are interested in learning more about these opportunities, please contact:

Christine Figler

Physician Recruiter

St. Luke’s University Health Network

Christine.Figler@sluhn.org

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