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The Childrens Hospital at Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) in eastern Pennsylvania is growing again! We have approval to add a third pediatric gastroenterologist to our employed group practice. We seek applicants who are board certified or board eligible and we offer the opportunity to develop a rewarding practice that includes teaching medical students and pediatric residents from our 18-slot free-standing, fully accredited residency program. LVHN physicians are eligible for faculty appointments at the University of South Florida, our academic partner.

Position responsibilities include eight day clinics, day for procedures and day for administrative time. Inpatient consults are covered by the Pediatric GI on call for the week. A brand new pediatric endoscopy suite opened in April 2016 on the hospitals main campus where all pediatric services are cohorted. Approximately 30-35 procedures are completed on a monthly basis. Call is 1:3 from home with excellent backup by the pediatric hospitalists and intensivists.

LVHN has established pediatric services in 28 specialties and general pediatrics. There is a 30-bed inpatient unit, a 40-bed Level III NICU, 8-bed PICU, a pediatric specialty center, Level II pediatric trauma center and 12-bed pediatric ER. Patients admitted to LVHN are covered by an in-house team of pediatric hospitalists and intensivists.

The Lehigh Valley area is anchored by the city of Allentown, the fastest growing city in the state. Urban redevelopment that includes new businesses, sophisticated metropolitan-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, bike trails, ski areas and more. The academic opportunities in the area include excellent public schools, highly regarded private schools plus 10 colleges and universities. More than 820,000 people live, work, learn and play in the greater Lehigh Valley.

If interested in this position, please email your CV to J. Nathan Hagstrom, MD, Chair of Pediatrics,
c/o or call 484-862-3241 for more information.
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.