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Surgical Oncologist & Initial Holder of Endowed Chair, Surgical Oncology

Lehigh Valley Health Network
Allentown, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Jun 30, 2024

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Surgical Oncologist & Initial Holder of Endowed Chair, Surgical Oncology

Lehigh Valley Health Network, in partnership with Korn Ferry, is pleased to announce a national search for a Surgical Oncologist & Initial Holder of Endowed Chair, Surgical Oncology.

This is truly an extraordinary time to join Lehigh Valley Health Network. LVHN emerged from the pandemic with exceptional care providers and financial strength. LVHN serves nine counties in eastern Pennsylvania with nine hospital campuses, nearly 2,000 inpatient beds and $4 billion in revenue, over 275 physician practices, 55 rehabilitation locations, more than 80 testing and imaging centers, 28 health centers and 20 ExpressCARE locations. LVHN also has the region’s only Children’s Hospital and four clinical institutes: Lehigh Valley Topper Cancer Institute, Lehigh Valley Heart and Vascular Institute, Lehigh Valley Institute for Surgical Excellence and Lehigh Valley Orthopedic Institute. Each serve as a hub of innovation, research and education to give patients access to world-class care, advanced surgery, research and clinical trials.

Lehigh Valley Topper Cancer Institute brings together clinicians of the strongest caliber to better predict, prevent and treat cancer, while delivering today’s most effective treatments. As one of Lehigh Valley Health Network’s five specialized health institutes, the cancer specialists at Lehigh Valley Topper Cancer Institute are always evolving. At their many 28 locations throughout the region, you’ll find advanced medical techniques and technologies, the latest clinical trials through alliances (with innovators like Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center) and a dedicated team.

This Endowed Chair, Surgical Oncology will have an outstanding clinical reputation and will be very active clinically (90%-100%). He/She will work with a multidisciplinary clinic team, linked with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Alliance, and local experienced surgical oncology colleagues. Additionally, he/she will have access to more than 150 clinical trials and advanced medical techniques and technologies. This leader will also be the initial holder of a $2 million Endowed Chair position in Surgical Oncology.

Qualified candidates will hold a Medical Degree (MD, MD/MPH, MD/MBA, MD/PhD or equivalent) and must be board certified or board eligible in Complex General Surgical Oncology and eligible for or hold a license in Pennsylvania. The successful candidate will have the ability to function effectively in a highly matrixed organization, have success stewarding donors and foundations and experience presenting to high profile groups including donors and trustees.

Lehigh Valley has retained the services of the executive search firm Korn Ferry to conduct this important, national search. Please forward applications or nominations of appropriate candidates to:

LVHN is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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