Danville, PA
Mar 27, 2017
Position Type

Geisinger Janet Weis Children's Hospital, Danville, PA is seeking a BC/BE, full-time Pediatric General Surgeon to join Geisinger Medical Center's (GMC) Department of Surgery.


Position Information:

Our collaborative group consists of 3 Pediatric Surgeons, 2 PA’s, 2 trauma nurses, and 1 pediatric surgical nurse Clinical research opportunities available
  • Level II Pediatric Trauma Center
  • Educational opportunities - teaching medical students and surgical and pediatric residents.Will see a high volume of neonatal and index cases.Supported by a full-complement of pediatric medical and surgical subspecialties.Competitive compensation and benefits packageCurrent Providerso    Dr. Alfred Kennedy- trained at Mercy Children’s Hospital in Kansas City

    o    Dr. Chris Coppola- trained at Children’s National Medical Center of Washington D.C.

    o    Dr. Ronald Scorpio- trained at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, ON


    Janet Weis Children’s Hospital (JWCH) is an 89 bed children’s hospital with a 30 bed NICU, 14 bed PICU, and separate wards for our infants, toddlers, and adolescents. A key platform of Geisinger Health System, the Danville-based medical center offers the region’s only adult level I and peds level II trauma centers.  


    Geisinger fosters an atmosphere of clinical excellence while offering the best of life in small-town America-good schools, safe neighborhoods with affordable housing and a wealth of cultural and recreational activities. The surrounding natural beauty provides opportunities for fishing, skiing, canoeing, hiking and mountain biking. Urban life is easily accessible, with NewYork, Baltimore, Philadelphia or Washington DC just an afternoon’s drive away.


    About Geisinger

    Geisinger Health System is an integrated health delivery system, and is one of the nation’s largest health service organizations. Geisinger serves more than 3 million residents throughout 45 counties in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania, and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of AtlantiCare, a National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient. The physician-led system is comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 12 hospital campuses, two research centers and a 510,000-member health plan, all of which leverage an estimated $8.9 billion positive impact on the Pennsylvania economy. Geisinger has repeatedly garnered national accolades for integration, quality and service. In addition to fulfilling its patient care mission, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to medical education, research and community service.


    For more information please contact:

    Sarah Lipka



    ** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver.  We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunities Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply