Surgical Oncologist

Location: Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Penn State College of Medicine – Hershey, PA

The Section of Surgical Oncology at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Penn State College of Medicine is pleased to announce a search for a faculty candidate at the Assistant/Associate Professor level to join an established team in gastrointestinal surgical oncology and the Program for Liver, Pancreas, and Foregut Tumors. The candidate should have a strong clinical and academic record and be completing or have completed fellowship training in surgical oncology, hepato-pancreato-biliary surgery, advanced gastrointestinal surgery, or the equivalent. This position offers the opportunity for a academic career and practice focusing on malignant diseases of the hepato-pancreato-biliary system, upper gastrointestinal tract and retroperitoneum, in a practice with a portion devoted to general surgical oncology and the treatment of advanced malignancy and peritoneal disease. The Penn State Cancer Institute offers multidisciplinary care programs encompassing all of these practice areas, and provides the backdrop for patient care, clinical and translational research and clinical trials.

The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is a tertiary care facility that serves central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. We are part of a non-profit health organization that is rapidly growing and expanding and aims to provide high-level patient services across the care continuum to a seven-county core area in south-central Pennsylvania. Highly developed specialty services are available in interventional gastroenterology, advanced imaging, interventional radiology and medical and radiation oncology, all of which help to support the aims of the practice.

Teaching of surgical residents and medical students in both formal and informal settings plays a strong role in the expectations of the position. In addition, the candidate should have a focused plan for scholarly activity strongly connected to his/her clinical expertise. Organized collaborations exist to support basic science, translational oncology, survivorship, and patterns of care/quality assessment research.

The candidate will have the opportunity for spearheading expansion of the existing practice to additional sites and centers within the rapidly growing Penn State Health network, including the possibility of setting up outreach clinics and telehealth programs.

Qualified candidates must have completed an approved general surgery training program and be Board Admissible or Certified by the American Board of Surgery or its equivalent.

Interested candidates should submit curriculum vitae, letter of interest, and references to:

For additional information contact Ashley Nippert, Physician Recruiter, Penn State Health at OR to apply online at

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce. Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/ Disabled.


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