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Lehigh Valley Health Network
City:Allentown
State:PA
Country:USA
Visas Accepted:None
Specialty:Neurology - Headache
Opportunity Description:

The Division of Neurology at Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is seeking an additional neurologist with interest and expertise in headache to join the LVHN Headache Center.

The LVHN Headache Center is well established and nationally recognized. The new member will join two fellowship-trained headache specialists and additional faculty and advanced practice clinicians in the care of our large practice of headache patients. We offer the full range of services in our practice including biofeedback and a dedicated IV infusion room.

The Division of Neurology at LVHN has experienced significant growth and remarkable accomplishments during the last several years.  In July 2016, we welcomed the first class of neurology residents into our ACGME-accredited neurology residency program.  This year we welcomed our new Chief of Neurology, Dr. Steven L. Lewis, the Editor-in-Chief of Continuum: Lifelong Learning in Neurology, to lead the next phase of growth of Neurology at LVHN. 

Our newly-hired physicians will have access to LVHN network neurologists within all neurological subspecialty areas including movement disorders, clinical neurophysiology, epilepsy, neuromuscular diseases, multiple sclerosis, neurocritical care, neuro-oncology, and our stroke, telestroke, and teleneurology programs. The LVHN main campus has 24-hour coverage with fellowship trained neurointerventional radiologists.

LVHN is a 988-bed regional referral center 90 miles west of New York City and 60 miles north of Philadelphia. LVHN offers providers the strength of a large network, an integrated medical staff and a platform to develop and grow your clinical, academic, and teaching career.

For more information, call 484-862-3202, or email your CV to Steven L. Lewis, MD, Chief of Neurology. Lehigh Valley Health Network, c/o Brittany.Kulp@lvhn.org

 

Practice Type: Employee, Academic
Available Date:
Relocation paid:Yes
Signing bonus:AvailableProduction bonus:Available
Facility Description:

Lehigh Valley Health Network has five full service hospital locations. Our flagship facility is in Allentown, PA and has 800 beds with a level 1 trauma center. Our second full service hospital is 20 minutes away in Bethlehem, PA with 188 beds (Muhlenberg Campus currently is in the process of adding OB/GYN and should be opening very soon. In 2014 our network acquired a hospital an hour north of our main location in Hazleton, PA; this is a full service hospital with 150 bed inpatient capacity. We also acquired Pocono Medical Center in January 2017. This hospital is located in East Stroudsburg, PA. Schuylkill Health joined LVHN in 2016 and is located in Pottsville, PA. In addition to the full sercie hospitals we have 140 practice locations which include an Orthopedic Surgical center (Tilghman) and 55 bed former hospital which houses a busy ER, clinics (all specialties) and practices (geriatrics). No longer admits inpatients but we encourage our doctors to perform their outpatient surgeries there (17th St Allentown). Also, 11 express Care locations and 12 Health Centers. We are a teaching hospital - our Academic Affiliation is with the University of South Florida. We also have 18 free standing and fully accredited Residency/Fellowship programs with 250 participats currently.

Community Description:

We are located in the beautiful Lehigh Valley, a fast growing region in eastern Pennsylvania comprised of three mid-sized cites surrounded by suburban neighborhoods with over 700,000 residents. Just a 60 minute drive north of Philadelphia and 90 minute drive west of New York City. 

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