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Functional Neurosurgeon

Employer
Penn State Health Physician Recruitment
Location
Hershey, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Jun 4, 2025

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Specialty
Surgery, Surgery, Neurological
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
The Department of Neurosurgery at Penn State Health and Penn State College of Medicine is seeking a highly skilled Functional Neurosurgeon to join the team at our flagship hospital, Penn State Hershey Medical Center (PSHMC) in Hershey, PA. Fellowship level experience in Functional Neurosurgery is preferred and an interest in the neurosurgical management of pain is a plus. This is a full-time academic position with an academic appointment commensurate with experience. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to patient care, a desire to pursue cutting-edge research, and a passion for education. The ability to work collaboratively is essential.

Position Highlights
  • The Penn State Department of Neurosurgery consists of seven clinical divisions covering all the major subspecialty areas of neurosurgery and is the only academic neurosurgical practice in South Central PA.
  • The Division of Neuromodulation within the Department of Neurosurgery includes senior functional and epilepsy neurosurgeons, an advanced practice provider, and a clinical nurse specialist.
  • Opportunities to educate and mentor medical students, residents, and fellows.
  • Support for research and innovation.
  • Work collaboratively with physicians from the Departments of Neurology and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Compensation and Benefits
  • Competitive salary guaranteed base salary and potential for both productivity and academic bonus opportunities.
  • Health, dental, vision, life, disability, and malpractice insurance
  • 20 days of vacation
  • 10 days of CME

Requirements
  • MD, MD/PhD, DO or equivalent degree
  • BC/BE Neurosurgery
  • Fellowship level experience in Functional Neurosurgery
  • Ability to acquire a license to practice medicine in the State of Pennsylvania
  • Must be able to obtain valid federal and state opioid certificates
  • Track record of clinical excellence

Community
South central Pennsylvania provides a remarkable combination of rural, suburban and city living with exceptional culture opportunities. With a low cost of living and excellent public schools, it s a great place to call home. For the outdoors enthusiast, we have ample opportunities for hiking, biking, rowing, skiing, and hunting. For sports lovers, we are home to the American Hockey League s Hershey Bears, the Washington Nationals AA Baseball s Harrisburg Senators, and the Williams Grove Speedway. Other cultural and entertainment attractions of area include Hershey Amusement Park and its world class roller coasters, the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra, the Hershey Theatre host to a variety of touring Broadway shows, the Gettysburg Battlefield, and historic Lancaster County. We are within a 2-hour drive to weekend destinations such as the Poconos, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Annapolis, and Baltimore, and only a 3-hour drive from New York City and the eastern shore.


Penn State Health is fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is unapologetically expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

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