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Orthopaedic Hand Surgeon

Pittston, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Jul 11, 2025

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Surgery, Surgery, Orthopedic
Full Time
Position Type

At Geisinger, we ve been focused on advancing the future of health for more than a century. Today, we continue down the path of innovation by expanding our Musculoskeletal Institute, a national leader in quality, innovation, research and education. Our mission at the Institute is to provide the highest-quality care, to improve mobility and to enhance the quality of life of our patients including professional, collegiate, and high school althetes in our communities. Advancing the science of orthopedic surgery and its related disciplines through research and education is at the forefront of our practice renforcing the mindset of all things possible. We currently have growth opportunities in Geisinger s Western and Northeast regions to work as a board-certified/board-eligible Hand Surgeon. You would have the opportunity to work with a team including 85 physicians, 90 advanced practitioners and 575 employees, providing comprehensive care for patients with orthopaedic foot and ankle, hand and wrist, elbow and shoulder, hip and knee, sports medicine, trauma and cancer conditions throughout the Musculoskeletal Institute. Through our affiliations, you will not only treat members of our communities but athletes from local high schools and clubs. What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives for our patients, communities, and you.

Job Duties

Geisinger takes pride in the support we provide our physicians to promote a healthy work/life balance:

  • Medical school loan repayment
  • Monthly stipend available to current residents and fellows upon signature of an offer letter
  • Competitive straight salary model linked to quality and value versus productivity measures
  • Excellent benefit package, including Malpractice & Tail coverage
  • Full relocation reimbursement
  • Opportunities to participate in teaching, research and optimizing access for patients
  • Fully integrated electronic health record (Epic)
  • Support and leadership from a full range of dedicated, experienced specialists & subspecialists
  • Professional opportunities for mentorship, growth and advancement
Position Details

Geisinger s Western Region supports two areas State College and Lewistown.

Geisinger Healthplex State College is located on 52 acres off the I-99 interchange in Patton Township, Centre County. First opened in August of 2008 as a multi-specialty clinic that has expanded to include an Ambulatory Surgery Center. Our staff members focus on delivering the best quality of care to the members of Centre County. With specialty supports like Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, the staff provides the highest-level expertise for your physicals, sick visits and follow-up care after illness or injury.

Geisinger Lewistown Hospital (GLH) has been a part of the Geisinger family since 2013, providing high-quality, coordinated, patient-centered care for residents of Mifflin County and beyond. The hospital has been part of the Lewistown community for more than 100 years since first opening in 1908. GLH provides inpatient, outpatient, wellness and community services while employing over 1,000 full-time and part-time employees and providing a medical staff consisting of more than 150 physicians and allied health practitioners representing specialties ranging from family medicine, internal medicine, and cardiology to infectious disease and general/cardiovascular surgery.

Geisinger s Northeast Region supports two areas Wilkes-Barre and Scranton with a total of 3 hospitals, a multi-disciplinary Healthplex in Pittston (centrally located in-between the two areas), and numerous MSKI outpatient clinics. The ability to work with local semi-professional teams, including Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (a Pittsburgh Penguin minor league hockey farm team) and the Scranton/ the Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (a New York Yankees MLB farm team).

Conveniently located off Interstate 81 in Pittston, Geisinger Healthplex CenterPoint offers a variety of medical services for children and adults including surgery and endoscopy; bone, muscle and joint care; urologic services; eye care and eyewear; and physical and occupational therapy, as well as laboratory and diagnostics. As well as ConvenientCare and orthopaedic urgent care services.

Discover for yourself why Geisinger has been nationally recognized as a visionary model of integrated healthcare. Interested candidates, contact Taylor Briggs, Provider Recruitment, at 570-703-8109 or

EducationDoctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine- (Required)Certification(s) and License(s)Licensed Medical Doctor - State of PennsylvaniaSkillsProfessional Etiquette; Patient Care And Procedural Skills; Systems-Based PracticeAbout Geisinger

Founded more than 100 years ago by Abigail Geisinger, the system now includes ten hospital campuses, a 550,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. With nearly 24,000 employees and more than 1,700 employed physicians, Geisinger boosts its hometown economies in Pennsylvania by billions of dollars annually. Learn more at or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Geisinger values who you are, where you are from, and where you are going. We seek out people of various backgrounds and cultures with unique abilities, non-traditional career paths and ambitious aspirations. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status. Read more about Our Commitment to Inclusive Recruiting.

Our Vision & Values

Everything we do is about making better health easier for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities.

KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves.

EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence.

LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow.

INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.

SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family.

Our Benefits

We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and prescription coverage.

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