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Division Chief, Foot and Ankle Surgery

Lehigh Valley Hospital
Allentown, Pennsylvania
Closing date
May 9, 2025

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Surgery, Surgery, Orthopedic
Full Time
Position Type
Position Overview

The Lehigh Valley Orthopedic Institute (LVOI) seeks an outstanding leader in Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Surgery to serve as our Division Chief. The LVOI is one of the country s largest and busiest Musculoskeletal care centers; our nearly 200 providers perform over 27,000 Orthopedic procedures annually. Our Institute has been recognized by US News & World Report as #27 in the Nation.


In partnership with the Physician-in-Chief (to whom the successful candidate would report) and the Executive Leadership Council (ELC), the roles and responsibilities of the Foot & Ankle Division Chief would include, but not be limited to:
1) Oversee clinical operations for all Foot & Ankle Surgery at all locations
2) Manage day-to-day activities of the Division and it s Section of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery

3) Mentor Division members, promote educational programs and encourage scientific inquiry
4) Work with the Physician-in-Chief and Executive Leadership Council to direct the strategy and vision for LVOI by contributing insights from the Foot & Ankle Division, as well as adhere to and uphold the LVOI s Citizenship commitments

5) Plan and manage the clinical expansion of the Foot & Ankle Division through strategic recruitment and retention of talent
6) Work collaboratively with leadership across all divisions at in LVOI and across the Network

7)Prepare to take a Division-level, Department Level, or Program Level leadership position in the event that LOVI starts and ACGME- accredited Orthopedic Residency or Foot & Ankle Fellowship.

  • A valid Pennsylvania medical license
  • MD or DO degree from an accredited degree-granting institution
  • Completion of an accredited Orthopedic Residency program
  • Completion of a year-long Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Fellowship
  • Board certification/eligibility in Orthopedic Surgery
About LVHN

LVHN hospitals in the Lehigh Valley are the only hospitals in the region to have received Magnet® recognition five consecutive times since 2002. This prestigious recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center demonstrates our commitment to nursing excellence and quality patient outcomes. LVHN is home to five clinical institutes. Each serve as a hub for innovation, collaboration and education. Our institutes include Lehigh Valley Topper Cancer Institute, Lehigh Valley Heart and Vascular Institute, Lehigh Valley Institute for Surgical Excellence, Lehigh Valley Fleming Neuroscience Institute and Lehigh Valley Orthopedic Institute. LVHN is also home to Lehigh Valley Reilly Children's Hospital, which is the only children's hospital in the region. This hospital gives our community access to more than 30 pediatric specialties, Children's ExpressCARE locations and a dedicated Children's ER.

We've been consistently recognized by U.S. News & World Report as the top hospital in the region and among the best in the state. We're also Great Place to Work-Certified™, which means an overwhelming majority of our colleagues have a positive experience at LVHN.

These designations tell you that LVHN is a great place to work from hire to retire. If you are someone who aligns with LVHN's core values - Compassion, Integrity, Collaboration and Excellence – you will have a rewarding and successful career here.

Vaccination Requirements

Individuals are required to adhere to all LVHN vaccination policies in effect at the time of hire. Employees will be subject to pre-employment drug and alcohol testing. Please note that safety sensitive positions cannot test positive for marijuana or its metabolites, medical or otherwise.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Lehigh Valley Health Network is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with, and where applicable, in addition to federal, state and local employment regulations, Lehigh Valley Health Network will provide employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or other such protected classes as may be defined by law. All personnel actions and programs will adhere to this policy. Personnel actions and programs include, but are not limited to recruitment, selection, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, educational programs and/or social activities.

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