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Orthopaedic Surgeon - UPMC Central PA - Shoulder specialist - Sign-on bonus!

UPMC West Central PA
Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania
Closing date
May 24, 2025

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Surgery, Surgery, Orthopedic
Full Time
Position Type

UPMC Altoona Elite Orthopaedics is recruiting an Orthopedic Surgeon with interest and experience in shoulder to step into a fully established practice with high volume patient base. The practice cares for patients referred from 70+ primary care physicians and the Hospital?s emergency and trauma departments. Must have an MD or equivalent, be BC/BE in Orthopedic Surgery with the ability to obtain an unrestricted PA license.

  • Join a full-service practice with 5 orthopedic surgeons, 9 Physician Assistants and a non-surgical sports medicine physician
  • Trauma call 1:5
  • Practice call 1:5
  • In-office imaging and PACS/EMR system
  • Newly constructed 90,000 sq ft medical office complex
  • Hospital has 18 ORs; Ambulatory Surgery Center had 6 ORs
  • Team physicians for local Division 1 University

What we Offer

  • Generous salary plus incentive bonus
  • Sign-on bonus
  • PTO, CME time & allowance
  • Medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance
  • Employer matched retirement program
  • Occurrence-based malpractice insurance, professional dues
  • Relocation allowance

About UPMC Altoona and UPMC

  • UPMC Altoona is a 400-bed regional tertiary hospital serving west central Pennsylvania.
  • UPMC Altoona is an accredited level II trauma, stroke and chest pain center, and a regional oncology center.
  • Additional signature services include comprehensive cardiology/cardiovascular surgery, behavioral health, bariatrics, maternity, robotic surgery, and wound care.
  • The hospital is a 4-star CMS hospital with a Leapfrog A grade in patient safety.
  • The medical staff is comprised of approximately 400 primary care and specialty physicians, including full-service hospitalists, intensivists and a team of interventional radiologists.
  • UPMC is a $23 billion world-renowned health care provider and insurer.
  • 92,000 employees, including 4,900 physicians
  • Over 40 academic, community and specialty hospitals
  • Over 800 doctors? offices and outpatient sites

About the Community

  • Choose to live in the Altoona/Hollidaysburg/Duncansville area offering safe and enriching environments to enjoy work/life balance.
  • Located in the Altoona/Blair County/West Central Pennsylvania region
  • Very reasonable cost of living
  • Excellent school systems
  • Abundant cultural amenities including theatre, symphony, minor league baseball, transportation history, festivals, Big10 sports and national touring performing artists
  • Centrally located with easy access to larger, neighboring cities. Between 40 minutes to 4.5 hours to major cities including Pittsburgh, State College, Philadelphia, DC, and NYC.
  • Mountains to climb and ski, rivers and lakes to paddle and fish, trails and roadways to bike, numerous golf courses, tennis and pickle ball courts ? right here!
  • Everything you need within a 15-minute drive ? no rush hour traffic, no parking fees

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