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Breast Cancer Physician for Large Health Network in Eastern Pennsylvania

Join Lehigh Valley Health Networks successful academic community cancer program, one of only three national programs chosen by the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) Alliance. This alliance creates a unique opportunity to share knowledge and bring state of the art clinical trials and cancer care to our patients in the Lehigh Valley. We are proud of the fact that MSKCC chose LVHN because of the proven expertise of our physicians and cancer program. We are currently seeking a physician that is BC/BE in both hematology and oncology, with special interest in breast cancer.

LVHN has a well-established, employed group practice composed of 16 physicians and 11 advanced practice clinicians. We support an independent hematology-oncology fellowship program and have an academic affiliation with the University of South Florida where our physicians are eligible for faculty appointment. We offer the camaraderie of a close knit team and a favorable weekend call schedule. We have a clinical trials staff of 20, and have access to 200 clinical trials including NCORP, MSKCC, and large array of early phase immunotherapy trials with pharma.

LVHN has the fourth largest Cancer Center in Pennsylvania and sees more than 3,400 new cancer patients each year. It is the only regional cancer center listed in the recent US News and World Report ranking of top hospitals. LVHN has been awarded Magnet Nursing Hospital status four consecutive times, and the cancer program has Network Accreditation from Commission on Cancer and has been accredited by National Accreditation of Breast Programs.

As part of LVHNs employed physician group, we offer attractive salaries, outstanding benefits, great staff and the support of a financially stable health network. Our contract features outstanding work/life balance features and the benefits of academic career advancement and fulfilling practice.

The Lehigh Valley area is anchored by the city of Allentown, the fastest growing city in PA. Urban redevelopment that includes new businesses, urban-style housing, four-star restaurants and entertainment venues are credited with the citys growth. Within 10 minutes of the downtown are beautiful suburban neighborhoods, city parks, walking/biking trails, ski areas and more. Educational opportunities in the area include excellent public schools, highly regarded private schools and 10 colleges and universities. More than 820,000 people live, work, learn and play in the Lehigh Valley. We also enjoy easy access to NYC-just 90 minutes to the east and Philadelphia-just 60 minutes to the south.

For more information or to apply, please email your CV to Suresh Nair, MD, Physician In Chief, LVHN Cancer Program, c/o Aisha.Al-Hommoud@lvhn.org or call 484-862-3241.
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is a nonprofit community hospital system with over 1,100 beds across 3 full service hospital campuses, an employed multispecialty physician group with 840 physicians and 140 practices, and an academic environment with 18 fully accredited, free standing residency and fellowship programs. U.S. News & World Report has ranked LVHN among Americas Top Hospitals for 20 consecutive years and currently has two of our hospital campuses ranked in the top 10 hospitals in the state of Pennsylvania. Our physicians are eligible for faculty appointment with our academic partner - the University of South Florida.