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Thoracic Surgeon

At Lancaster General Health, our culture is what sets us apart and creates a lasting impression of our health system in the community and in the hearts of our patients and their families. A role with us is more than just a job, we ask that you Live Your Legacy at LGH by finding your passion in your everyday role, committing to those you serve, and reaching for your personal best.

We are recognized as 1 of only 9 hospitals in the entire country with awards in Medicare.Gov, LEAPFROG and Healthgrades Americas 50 Best Hospitals. We have attained five year Magnet ® recognition status for the fifth time with the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center (ANCC) and we are the 2018 recipient of the Foster G. McGaw Prize in recognition of the commitment to community service.

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers a comprehensive benefits package:

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program so that our employees can stay actively engaged and committed to living their legacy every day. Together, we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Join us and be part of a team that empowers you to do more than your job and encourages you to:

Live Your Passion. Live Your Best. Live Your Commitment. Live Your Legacy.


on call coverage with practice partner, weekends and holidays on rotational basis

Job Description

Penn Medicine is seeking a full-time BC/BE Thoracic Surgeon to join Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health. Become a part of one of the nation’s best continued national leaders in the treatment of various thoracic conditions. As an early pioneer in minimally invasive surgical techniques Penn Medicine has made continuous advancements to provide quality patient care and recovery. Penn Medicine Thoracic Surgeons provide expertise in Robotic and Minimally Invasive procedures such as, minimally invasive lung resection, esophageal resections, surgery for gastroesophageal reflux disease, benign esophageal disorders, chest wall resection and reconstruction as well as surgery for mediastinal tumors and myasthenia gravis.

The thoracic oncology program is embedded in the state of the art Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute, which houses surgical oncology, medical oncology, radiation oncology, and cancer genetics under one roof. The Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute team comprises physicians, advanced practice professionals, chaplains, social workers, behavioral health therapists, nurses, research professionals, nurse navigators, and dietitians practicing in one high functioning team.

Penn Lancaster provides coordinated and holistic care through our patient centered medical home model.  Our care model incorporates medically necessary before and after care services, as well as access to socio-economic resources in the community. Physicians are provided the opportunity to participate in clinical and organizational improvement huddles and committees, providing opportunities to innovate within their own practices as well as the Penn Medicine health system. 


  • Must be a graduate of an accredited School of Medicine (Allopathic/Osteopathic)
  • Completion of an accredited Cardiothoracic or Thoracic Surgery Residency
  • Possess or be able to obtain an unrestricted PA Medical License
  • Board Certified or Board Eligible

Benefits of Joining Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health:

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH combines a Nationally Ranked Hospital with great schools, safe neighborhoods, affordable housing, local community events and festivals as well as a wealth of cultural and recreational activities. The scenic Susquehanna River Valley provides opportunities for fishing, skiing, kayaking, hiking and mountain biking in addition to easy access to NJ shoreline or Delaware beaches. Urban life is easily accessible, with New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. a train ride away. Local universities, Fulton Theatre, the downtown shopping and dining district and local sports teams make Lancaster a great place to Live, Work and Play.


PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.


Search Firm Representatives please read carefully: PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH as a result of the referral or through other means.

CAMPUS Full Time Posted on 08/23/2021