Hematology/Medical Oncology Physicians

Allentown, and Bangor Pennsylvania
Competitive salary and benefits
May 19, 2017
Jul 19, 2017
Full Time

Large Hematology/Medical Oncology Practice is Expanding
Eastern, PA

Join Lehigh Valley Health Network’s 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.

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.

As we expand our services, we seek physicians for the following:

1)Special Interest – Breast Cancer

2)Leader-Malignant Hematology

3)Generalist – Bangor, PA location


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 LVHN’s 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 city’s 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 Karen.Fay@lvhn.org or call 484-862-3206.

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