Orthopaedic Surgeon – Hand and Upper Extremity

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Website Health Care Specialists of America

Specialists in the permanent placement of physicians nationwide


The opportunity: Orthopaedic Surgeon – Fellowship trained – Hand & Upper Extremity 

Permanent / full time / employed 

Location: Altoona, PA


Ready for a change?  We have an exciting opportunity available for a BC/BE fellowship trained Orthopaedic Hand and Upper Extremity Surgeon to join our practice in Central Pennsylvania. This experienced team is focused on providing the highest level of quality patient care and has a great reputation in the community.  The practice is very stable, fully established and has a high volume patient base.  The staff is very friendly and team oriented and there is plenty of room for professional growth and advancement.  The group currently consists of 6 Orthopaedic Surgeons and 6 PAs and has hospital and academic affiliations, as well.



  • $640-$675K base salary plus bonuses
  • $75K sign on bonus
  • Comprehensive benefits package including paid malpractice insurance
  • Relocation assistance is available
  • Loan repayment assistance if needed
  • Great mentoring environment
  • Call is 1:5 / Trauma call is 1:11
  • Well established patient referral network
  • Newly constructed 90,000 s.f. medical office complex
  • Current surgeons include an orthopaedic spine/total hip surgeon, an orthopaedic trauma surgeon, a general orthopaedic surgeon and a hand and upper extremity physician.  A fellowship trained foot and ankle surgeon will be joining the practice in 2018



  • All physicians must be Board Certified/Board Eligible (BE- fellows, only)
  • Orthopaedic Surgery – Hand and Upper Extremity Surgeons, only
  • Unrestricted Pennsylvania medical license (or eligible)
  • Fellowship training – Hand and Upper Extremity is required




This region has a family-oriented community with excellent school systems, abundant cultural amenities, easy access to larger, neighboring cities and unlimited outdoor and recreational opportunities are available.

Area attractions include:

Blue Knob All Seasons Resort, Bryce Jordan Center (sporting events), Delgrosso’s Amusement Park, Discovery Garden, Fort Roberdeau, Indian Caverns, Iron Masters Country Club, Scotch Valley Country Club, Park Hills Country Club, Juniata River Water Trail, Lakemont Park, Lincoln Caverns Inc. and Whisper Rocks, Meadows Family Fun Center, Morrison’s Cove Memorial Park, Oak Spring Winery, Penn’s Cave and Wildlife Park, People’s Natural Gas Field, Rock Run Recreational Area, Seven Points Marina, Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center and Slinky Action Zone


For more information, please email your CV to: [email protected] ~ Your CV will be held with the strictest levels of confidentiality!  

$5,000 REFERRAL FEE offered!   Please share with friends and colleagues!

To apply for this job email your details to sjohnson@hcsoa.com