Gastroenterologist needed for Pennsylvania Great Lakes Region
Bayfront Digestive Disease, established in 1984, is part of UPMC Hamot’s Center for Digestive Health. The practice is focused on the management of digestive disorders in adults and pediatrics (12 years and older) and includes 5 physicians, 7 advance practice providers, along with a support staff of 20.
The center unites the region’s largest and most comprehensive team of digestive health physicians and surgeons, who provide diagnosis, treatment, and surgery procedures for digestive diseases. An in-house infusion suite can accommodate up to 10 patients.
We offer the following procedures:
- Capsule endoscopy
- Radiofrequency ablation therapy (HALO®)
- Radiofrequency (Stretta®)
- Infusion therapy
- Hepatitis C treatment
UPMC Hamot uses the latest endoscope technology to help diagnose disease in the upper and lower gastrointestinal tract. New high-definition technology provides physicians with sharper images and better contrast. UPMC Hamot is the only hospital in the region currently using this state-of-the-art equipment.
UPMC Hamot is a 433-bed hospital in Erie, PA, offering a full complement of inpatient and outpatient services, and serves as a regional referral hub and Level II Trauma Center. Supported by a 300-member medical staff and nearly 3,000 dedicated employees, UPMC Hamot’s mission is to serve its patients, communities, and one another in the UPMC Hamot tradition of quality, health, healing, and education. Residency programs include Orthopaedic Surgery, Neurology, Otolaryngology and Emergency Medicine. Surgery residency is scheduled to start July 2017.
About Erie, PA
As the fourth largest city in Pennsylvania, Erie has an abundance of resources in culture, recreation and education. Erie and UPMC Hamot overlook Presque Isle Bay and Peninsula. Lake Erie offers the perfect setting for boating, water skiing, wind surfing, sailing and fishing. Close proximity to the Allegheny Mountains affords easy access to Alpine and Nordic skiing. Cultural offerings include a symphony orchestra, ballet and dance companies, playhouse theatre groups and the Presque Isle Downs and Casino. Erie is also home to semi-professional baseball, basketball and ice hockey teams. For children Erie offers a planetarium, the Erie Zoo, a Children’s Museum, community parks, an amusement park and indoor and outdoor water parks. Erie has a selection of excellent public, private and parochial schools, as well as four local universities. To learn more about what Erie has to offer, go to visiterie.com.
If you are interested in this position or would like more information, please contact:
Christine Yost, Physician Recruiter
201 State Street
Erie, PA 16550