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Urology Oncology Fellowship

Employer
Lehigh Valley Hospital
Location
Allentown, Pennsylvania
Closing date
May 17, 2025

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Specialty
Urology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Residency
Position Overview

Our surgeons possess unmatched depth and breadth of surgical knowledge in the area, specializing in less invasive techniques and innovative practices. At the Institute for Surgical Excellence, you ll be a part of a team that is setting the bar for surgical excellence.

The mission of the LVPG Fellowship in Oncology and Minimally Invasive Robotic surgery is to provide advanced and focused clinical training and certification in urologic oncology and minimally invasive-robotic urologic surgery. Fellowship training is focused on development of advanced knowledge, experience and technical skills in urologic oncology and minimally invasive-robotic surgical procedures. 

This will include:

  • Diagnosis and management of urologic oncology disorders
  • Interpretation of imaging studies
  • Preoperative and postoperative care of urologic patients
  • Implementation of multidisciplinary care
  • Office, open, laparoscopic and robotic operations

Join a team of unmatched surgical expertise. You ll learn and practice under our expert physicians some having trained at the nation s best academic institutions and published promising research in prestigious medical journals. Our surgeons perform more than 85,000 surgeries every year 25 percent more than other centers in the region. 

 

In a Urology Oncology Fellowship career with LVHN, you ll experience:

  • The largest, most advanced robotics program in the region.
  • We were one of the first sites in the world to acquire the da Vinci SP (single port) robotic surgery system and one of a few places in the world to offer IRIS scanning
  • The first health network in the region to obtain Mazor X Stealth Edition robotic guidance platform
  • Office based procedures specific to urologic oncology
  • MRI fusion prostate biopsies
  • Transperineal Hydrogel Placement
  • Robotic Prostatectomy - Multiport and single port techniques
  • Robotic Nephrectomy- Multiport and single port techniques
  • Robotic Partial Nephrectomy- Multiport and single port techniques
  • Endo-urological procedures and advance ureteroscopy for malignancy.
  • Robotic and open cystectomy
  • Urinary diversion
  • Open urologic oncology procedures - Nephrectomy, Partial Nephrectomy, RPLND
  • Advanced Prostate Cancer Clinic Management

Benefits & Perks

As a nationally certified Great Place to Work , we acknowledge the dedication of our colleagues and offer a generous Total Rewards package that makes LVHN an even better place to work and grow your career.  Explore our benefits.

  • Malpractice Insurance with Tail Coverage
  • Relocation (if applicable)
Qualifications
  • Completed a Residency Program
  • Must be Board Eligible or Board Certified
  • A current nonrestricted PA Medical License or ability to obtain one
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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