Temple University, Office of Physician & Faculty Recruitment

Gastroenterologist - Community Based

Job Locations US-PA
Posted Date 2 years ago(10/1/2021 3:27 PM)
Specialty Area

Summary of Position

Suburban Philadelphia Locations

Temple Health has an exciting practice opportunity for general gastroenterologists to be based out of our suburban partner sites. This is a great opportunity to become affiliated with a nationally recognized program with a rich history.

The ideal candidate will be interested in working in a private practice setting dedicated to providing the highest quality of clinical care. The opportunity includes both inpatient and outpatient responsibilities as well as routine endoscopic procedures. The selected candidate must have the ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a multidisciplinary, diverse environment.


Successful candidates will have completed training at an ACGME accredited program, BE/BC in gastroenterology and eligible for medical licensure in the commonwealth of Pennsylvania.


The position offers:

• Adjunct Faculty Appointment – Assistant Professor
• Surgical Support Staff – Cert RN, GI Surgical Tech
• Dedicated GI Suite in OR – Guaranteed Block Time
• Ambulatory Surgical Center
• Office space on hospital campus
• Established referral network
• Advanced Provider – NP/PA


The Gastroenterology Section at Temple is one of the nation’s most comprehensive centers for the diagnosis and treatment of digestive disorders, covering the full breadth of gastrointestinal diseases and liver disorders. We utilize some of the most advanced diagnostic technologies available in the country and specialize in advanced therapeutic endoscopic procedures that are only available in select centers. Our large and varied clinical practice takes advantage of the peerless state-of-the-art facilities of our Digestive Disease Center equipped with the latest diagnostic and therapeutic technologies for the management of everything from complex motility disorders and pancreatico-biliary diseases, to small intestinal conditions requiring deep, device-assisted enteroscopy and advanced endoscopic surgical techniques like POEM (Per oral Endoscopic Myotomy). In addition to our varied clinical activities, we are committed to the education and training of physicians. We offer a three-year fellowship that reflects the clinical activities of a large urban tertiary care referral hospital with the research opportunities provided by an outstanding faculty of recognized experts.



In addition to a competitive salary, and comprehensive suite of benefits – including a generous 403b retirement match, health, dental, vision, life, malpractice, tuition remission, CME, and more – the position offers a uniquely supportive practice environment strengthened by Temple’s mission-driven culture to provide and promote world class equitable patient care, research, and medical education. The program also provides mentorship opportunities for new faculty. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Temple Health is one of Philadelphia's leading academic medical centers, with 20 clinical departments; 8 Basic Science Departments; 13 Research Center (all of which are engaged in patient care education and research) and more than 1,000 physicians and scientists sharing the mission of bringing innovative treatments to patients.


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Procedure for Candidacy


In order to be considered for this position, you must complete an online application.


Application materials should include a current curriculum vita (CV) and contact information for three professional references. Personal statements summarizing teaching experience, clinical and research interests, and contributions to diversity are strongly encouraged.


Please address all applications to: Frank Friedenberg, MD, Professor of Medicine, Chief Section of Gastroenterology, C/O Michael R. Lester, Assistant Dean, Office of Physician/Faculty Recruitment & Retention Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Email:  michael.lester@tuhs.temple.edu


For confidential inquiries and/or questions about the opportunity, please contact Michael Lester.

The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


We are especially interested in qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds and under-represented groups. For more information about diversity at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine, please visit the Office of Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.


COVID-19 vaccinations are required for students, faculty and staff working in healthcare settings at Temple University, unless granted a religious or medical exemption (see www.temple.edu/coronavirus).


Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.


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