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Practice Orthopaedic Surgery at UPMC in Altoona PA

UPMC West Central PA
Altoona, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Jun 6, 2025

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Surgery, Surgery, Orthopedic
Full Time
Position Type

UPMC Altoona Elite Orthopaedics is recruiting a general Orthopedic Surgeon 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.

Opportunity Details

  • Join a full-service practice with 5 orthopedic surgeons, 9 Physician Assistants, and a non-surgical sports medicine physician
  • Clinical Academic appointment
  • Trauma call will be 1:6
  • Practice call will be 1:6
  • Team physicians for local Division 1 University
  • In-office imaging and PACS/EMR system
  • Newly constructed 90,000 sq ft medical office complex

What we Offer

  • Generous salary plus wRVU incentive bonus
  • $25,000 sign-on bonus
  • Medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance
  • Cash balance and savings plan retirement program
  • PTO & CME time and allowance
  • Occurrence based malpractice insurance, professional dues
  • Relocation allowance

About UPMC Altoona and UPMC

  • UPMC Altoona is a recognized leader in providing high-quality, patient-centered health care services in west central Pennsylvania. The system cares for more than one million residents yearly from the New York to Maryland border, providing life-saving trauma and emergency care, essential primary care and leading-edge diagnostic services. The UPMC Altoona health system includes one acute care hospital with nearly 400 licensed beds, over a dozen outpatient clinics and ancillary facilities, more than 400 physicians and advance practice providers, and nearly 3,000 employees. It is a health care hub serving Blair, Bedford, Huntingdon, Clearfield, Cambria, and Centre counties.
  • 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
  • UPMC is inventing new models of accountable, cost-effective, patient-centered care
  • Closely affiliated with University of Pittsburgh

About the Community

  • Altoona and the surrounding communities feature both rural and small city living and boasts an abundance of sports, arts, cultural events and entertainment with its proximity to Penn State University. Altoona is a 40-minute drive to State College/Penn State University and 2 to 5-hours from Pittsburgh, Baltimore, Washington, D.C., Philadelphia and New York City. Locally, we have daily Amtrak train service to New York and Pittsburgh and daily flights to and from Philadelphia. Other airports in the surrounding area offer direct flights to both national and international destinations.
  • With affordable homes?the average home value is $120,165 - the composite cost of living index is 88, lower than the national (100) and state (102) index. It?s a great place to grow a career and enjoyable lifestyle!
  • Altoona is listed among Best Places ?Most Secure Places to Live,? ?Least Stressful Small Cities,? ?Best Small Cities for Crime,? and ?Best Places to Live.

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