Temple University, Office of Physician & Faculty Recruitment

Orthopaedic Surgery- Foot/Ankle Surgeon

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Posted Date 2 months ago(8/10/2023 8:31 AM)
Specialty Area
Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Summary of Position

The renowned Department of Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine at Temple Health seeks an academically oriented Orthopaedic Surgeon Fellowship-Trained in foot/ankle surgery who strongly desires to align with a nationally recognized and thriving Department. The Department is keenly interested in candidates who have an entrepreneurial spirit and are interested in developing a robust clinical program.


The ideal candidate is BE/BC in Orthopaedic Surgery, trained in an ACGME accredited residency and fellowship program, and possesses credentials for a faculty appointment at the minimum level of Assistant Professor. Both fellows and experienced physicians are welcome to apply. The new faculty member will be expected to make clinical, academic, and research contributions to the Department. Temple Health offers potential candidates a uniquely supportive practice environment with an emphasis on quality patient care, research, education, mentorship, individual career development, and collegiality among faculty members. A generous compensation and faculty benefits package is available, including:


• Vacation, Holiday, Sick, and CME Time/Stipend
• Health Insurance (Independence Blue Cross), Delta Dental, and Vision
• Tuition Remission
• 403b – defined contribution with generous employer match
• Rank and compensation commensurate with experience
• Paid medical malpractice insurance, and more!

The Department currently consists of (17) full and part-time faculty members, all of whom have specific subspecialty interests, and an ACGME training program consisting of (20) residents. Clinical/basic science research and teaching medical & podiatry students are active endeavors in our Department. We have (4) offices located throughout the Philadelphia area. Our main offices are based at the Temple University Hospital campus in North Philadelphia with other free-standing satellites throughout Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs. Each location is staffed by a team of board-certified orthopaedic surgeons and physicians, licensed physical therapists, and certified athletic trainers. Radiology services are available at all our sites.


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Procedure for Candidacy

In order to be considered for this position, you must complete an online application. Your application will not be considered complete and until you have submitted all of the required documents and information. All documents must be in PDF format.


Application materials must include a curriculum vitae; a personal statement summarizing your experience, qualifications, and career goals; and three professional references, including names and contact information.  A statement describing participation in activities that promote diversity and inclusion and/or plans to make future contributions is strongly encouraged. 


Please address your application to: J. Milo Sewards, MD, Professor and Chair, ,Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, C/O Michael R. Lester, Assistant Dean, Physician/Faculty Recruitment & Retention, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Email: michael.lester@tuhs.temple.edu


For confidential inquires and or questions about the position please contact Michael Lester.


We are especially interested in qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds and under-represented groups. For more information about our commitment to diversity at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine, please visit OHEDI.


COVID-19 vaccinations are required for employment at Temple University, unless granted a religious or medical exemption (see www.temple.edu/coronavirus).

The University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching, and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. 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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