Neuro-Muscular Neurology - Physician

Employer
Geisinger
Location
Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania
Posted
Oct 09, 2020
Ref
R-02063
Specialty
Neurology
Position Type
Permanent
Job Summary
Geisinger is seeking a BC/BE Neuro Muscular Neurologist to join our growing practice at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center located in Wilkes-Barre, PA.

Job Duties
Geisinger’s Neuro-Muscular team:
  • Neurologists that are board certified in neuromuscular medicine, with subspecialty training in neuromuscular disorders.
  • Geisinger has thehighest level of accreditationto perform EMG from the American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine.
  • Within Geisinger’sneurology and neurosurgeryprogram, have the ability to do biopsies. This is more convenient for patients, who can get the procedure done immediately, versus setting up multiple appointments.
  • Neurosurgeons perform muscle and nerve biopsies and have a neuropathologist who reads them on site.
  • Preform in office same-day Skin Biopsies.
  • Geisinger is recognized as a Muscular Dystrophy Association and an ALS Association clinical site for approved care and research trials. With specialty clinics for both MDA and ALS located inGeisinger Medical Center,Geisinger Bloomsburg HospitalandGeisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, where patients can see all specialists in one location during a single visit.


Position Details
GEISINGER WYOMING VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER: (GWV), located in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., is an acute care hospital that is licensed for 274 beds, and houses the only Level II Trauma center in Luzerne County. The campus includes the Frank M. and Dorothea Henry Cancer Center, The Richard and Marion Pearsall Heart Hospital, the Janet Weis Children’s Hospital Pediatric Unit, a transplant program and the Brain & Spine Tumor Institute. Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre is GWV’s ambulatory campus.

Education
Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine- (Required)

Certification(s) and License(s)
Licensed Medical Doctor - State of Pennsylvania

We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

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