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ST. LUKES UNIVERSITY HEALTH NETWORK (SLUHN) Opening New Hospital in Fall of 2016

St. Lukes Estes Surgical Associates is recruiting a General Surgeon to join the Division of Trauma & Acute Care Surgery. Applicants must be Board Eligible or Certified by the American Board of Surgery. The practice will primarily be bread and butter general surgery with an emphasis on minimally invasive techniques. It will be primarily based at one of the Network campuses, although opportunities to rotate at the Bethlehem campus will exist.

With the Temple-St. Lukes School of Medicine, St. Lukes has created the first and only regional medical school campus in the Lehigh Valley, validating our commitment to stay at the forefront of continual innovations in health care. St. Lukes Bethlehem, a Level I Trauma Center, has a busy general surgery residency along with a surgical critical care fellowship. The trauma service admits over 2,000 trauma patients per year. In addition to trauma care, the division is responsible for covering emergency general surgery and the surgical ICU. Clinical volumes include 180 trauma operative cases, 1,200 emergent/elective surgical cases and 1,000 critical care admissions.

This is an employed position with a competitive salary, benefits package, along with a starting bonus and relocation assistance. New graduates are encouraged to apply!

Lehigh Valley is centrally located 60 miles North of Philadelphia and 90 miles West of New York City, with easy access to the Pocono Mountains and coastal New Jersey. Excellent school systems and affordable housing can be found with easy access to the hospital.

St. Lukes physicians have the ability to enjoy a well-balanced lifestyle, focusing on their passion for practicing medicine as well as spending quality time with their families. If you are a physician interested in collaborating with an innovative health system recognized for excellence in improving patient outcomes, a rewarding journey awaits you!

If you are interested in learning more about the position, please contact:
Brian A. Hoey, MD, FACS
St. Lukes University Health Network
484-954-2201 (Office)
About St. Luke's University Health Network

St. Luke's University Health Network is a non-profit, regional, fully integrated network comprised of hospitals, physicians and other related organizations providing care in eastern Pennsylvania. The Network includes more than 150 locations and six hospitals.
Areas of special expertise include: a fully accredited Level 1 trauma center, open heart surgery, oncology (including the region's only fellowship-trained surgical oncologists) neuroscience, orthopaedics, high-risk pregnancy, region's busiest obstetrical service, robotic surgery, radiology (we are an international General Electric Show Site) and vascular disease. St. Luke's has been nationally recognized for clinical excellence on multiple occasions.

Aspiring doctors have the opportunity to earn a medical degree at the newly established Medical School of Temple University/St. Luke's Hospital & Health Network based in Bethlehem. St. Luke's currently has more than 150 physicians enrolled in internship, residency and fellowship programs

About the Lehigh Valley

In addition to extremely supportive administration and high level of morale among medical staff, there are significant advantages to our locale. There are 10 colleges and universities including Lehigh University, scenic recreational opportunities including the Pocono Mountains, excellent economic environment, vibrant arts and culture scene, and very close proximity to New York City, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. Cost of living is low and coupled with minimal congestion; it is possible to choose among a wide variety of excellent living environments. For more information on the Lehigh Valley, please visit