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Breast Surgeon


Full time, call for breast surgery 1 in 3 with nights and weekends for breast surgery only

Job Description

Job Description
Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health is seeking a full-time BC/BE Breast Surgeon to join our high functioning high quality breast care team.

Our breast surgery team provides high quality, patient-centered breast surgery care at Penn Medicine Lancaster General’s Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute and the facilities of Penn Medicine Lancaster General Hospital. Our breast team currently comprises two breast specialty surgeons, two surgery specialized Advanced Practice Providers, and a shared team of navigators, genetic counselors, lymphedema therapists, social workers, chaplains, behavioral health specialists and financial counselors. We are seeking a third dedicated fellowship trained breast surgeon to bring new ideas, skills, and perspective to our forward thinking team.

The Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute, part of Penn Medicine Lancaster General, is a beautiful, light-filled, 90,000 square foot state-of-the-art cancer center that provides a multidisciplinary setting for cancer care including Surgical, Medical, and Radiation Oncology services complemented by a wide range of supportive services providing holistic care that addresses the needs of our breast cancer patients and their families.  Our busy breast surgery group cares for approximately 450 newly diagnosed breast cancer patients annually and a larger contingent of benign and high risk patients. No general surgery practice or call is required and breast surgery call is 1:3.  Multidisciplinary breast tumor board takes place weekly with consistent participation from all specialties. Breast cancer clinical trials are available on site, and are supported by our Clinical Research Unit staff.

Our Breast Team provides the continuum of breast care, including diagnosis, cancer treatment, and high risk management. Multidisciplinary care is planned and provided in our cancer institute supported by a Breast Oncology Leadership Team, as well as weekly Breast Tumor Board. Our program is accredited by the American College of Surgeons, and currently preparing for NAPBC accreditation. The Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute is a successful participant in the CMS Oncology Care Model. Our organization is dedicated to health equity, and we have receive the American Hospital Association Foster McGaw Prize recognizing our dedication to the health and well-being of our entire community. Our organization is nursing Magnet certified. The Penn Medicine values are an integral living part of our professional culture.

The Penn Lancaster Breast Program is an integral component of the system-wide Penn Medicine Breast Program. Leadership and teaching opportunities, including with the SSO-approved breast surgery fellowship are available. Academic appointment commensurate with credentials is available through the Perelman School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania.  

Candidate requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Medicine (allopathic/osteopathic)
  • Completion of an accredited General Surgery Residency
  • Completion of an accredited Breast Surgical Oncology or Surgical Oncology Fellowship
  • Possession or eligibility to obtain an unrestricted PA Medical License
  • Board Certified or Board Eligible in General Surgery
  • Expertise in the management and surgical treatment of benign and malignant breast disease
  • Expertise in the performance and utilization of breast ultrasound in the OR and clinical settings is preferred but can be acquired in the practice through our ASBRS accredited breast surgeon

Benefits At A Glance:

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers the following benefits to employees:

  • 100% Tuition Assistance at The Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Shift, Weekend and On-Call Differentials
  • Health, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Retirement Savings Account with Company Matching
  • Child Care Subsidies
  • Onsite Gym and Fitness Classes


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 05/25/2023