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Spinal Tumor Neurosurgeon

Penn State Health Physician Recruitment
Hershey, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Jun 7, 2025

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Surgery, Surgery, Neurological
Full Time
Position Type
The Department of Neurosurgery at Penn State Health and Penn State College of Medicine is seeking a highly skilled Spine Neurosurgeon with interest and expertise in spinal oncology to join the team at our flagship hospital, Penn State Hershey Medical Center (PSHMC) in Hershey, PA. Fellowship level experience in spinal surgery with an emphasis on oncological disorders of the spine is preferred. 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 Spinal Surgery at PSHMC led by two fellowship trained spine surgeons with interest and expertise ranging from minimally invasive techniques to multilevel deformity correction. The division also includes two advanced practice providers.
  • The Division of Neuro-Oncology and Skull Base Surgery at PSHMC includes a fellowship trained tumor neurosurgeon, two full-time medical neuro-oncologists, an advanced practice provider, and a nurse coordinator.
  • Opportunities to educate and mentor medical students, residents, and fellows.
  • Support for research and innovation.
  • Work collaboratively with medical oncology, radiation oncology, and the Penn State Cancer Institute.

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

  • MD, MD/PhD, DO or equivalent degree
  • BC/BE Neurosurgery
  • Fellowship level experience in spinal surgery with an emphasis on spinal oncology
  • Ability to acquire a license to practice medicine in the State of Pennsylvania
  • Must be able to obtain valid federal and state opioids certificates
  • Track record of clinical excellence

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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