A plastic surgeon deals with the repair, reconstruction or replacement of physical defects of form or function involving the skin, musculoskeletal system, craniomaxillofacial structures, hands, extremities, breasts and trunk and external genitalia. They use aesthetic surgical principles not only to improve undesirable qualities of normal structures but in all reconstructive procedures as well. A plastic surgeon possesses special knowledge and skill in the design and surgery of grafts, flaps, free-tissue transfer and replantation. Competence in the management of complex wounds, the use of implantable materials and in tumor surgery is required.
Geisinger is seeking a board eligible/board certified plastic surgeon to join our Plastic Surgery Department. The successful candidate must be hardworking, energetic, and team oriented. They will join an established plastic surgery team that works with advanced practitioners, specialty staff, and collaborates with peers and other multidisciplinary providers. An integrated plastic surgery residency was established in July 2018, so the candidate must have a passion for education. Responsibilities include participation in teaching, research, and program development. Our microsurgery volume continues to increase so the candidate must have microsurgery experience or fellowship training and be adept at performing these cases including autologous breast reconstruction.
Provide a broad range of services including general plastic surgery, cosmetic surgery (breast augmentation, breast lift, abdominoplasty, body contouring, face lift, liposuction, eyelid lift, brow lift), microsurgical and implant-based breast reconstruction, maxillofacial trauma, and cancer/trauma reconstruction.
Active involvement in the education of integrated plastic surgery residents.
Benefit from an established reconstructive and cosmetic referral base, generated from Geisinger and outside/private practice physicians and surgeons
Fully integrated Electronic Health Record (EHR) - EPIC
Current locations/ openings at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania and Geisinger Wyoming Valley in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania
Living in Pennsylvania
Geisinger fosters an atmosphere of clinical excellence while offering safe neighborhoods, affordable housing, and natural beauty of central and north eastern Pennsylvania.
The surrounding natural beauty provides opportunities for fishing, skiing, canoeing, hiking and mountain biking and a wealth of cultural and recreational activities.
Urban life is easily accessible, with New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia or Washington D.C. just an afternoon's drive away.
For more information please contact:
Christian Kauffman, MD, Chair Plastic Surgery, Geisinger
Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine- (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
Licensed Medical Doctor - State of Pennsylvania
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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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