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Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), a high performing quaternary community academic medical center including 10 hospitals primarily situated in the beautiful Lehigh Valley region of eastern Pennsylvania, has an exceptional Maternal Fetal Medicine opportunity. Our progressive 10-physician Maternal Fetal Medicine Division is the largest MFM group in the region.
We are seeking a BC/BE MFM partner to practice the full range of Maternal Fetal Medicine, including prenatal diagnosis and fetal care, complex obstetrics, maternal medicine, inpatient and outpatient perinatal consultation, and TeleMFM. Additional members of our team include 5 perinatal nurse practioners, 24 perinatal sonographers, 4 genetic counselors, and a dietician. Our division members hold many leadership positions within the department, and division members are encouraged to pursue special clinical, research, educational and leadership interests that broaden our division and result in special expertise. Our large group provides an excellent environment to mentor physicians whom have recently completed training. Our office and call schedules preserve quality of life.
We have several unique collaborative multidisciplinary programs for pregnant women with complications such as diabetes, maternal heart disease, renal disease, neurological problems and invasive placental disease. Our large prenatal diagnosis and fetal care program performs more than 50,000 ultrasounds annually, using state of the art equipment in outstanding physical facilities. Invasive procedures performed include CVS, genetic amniocentesis, selective/multifetal reduction, PUBS/IUT and shunt procedures. We are one of only four programs in the state of Pennsylvania certified in Fetal Echocardiography by AIUM. We also have a cutting-edge advanced gyn imaging program with dedicated faculty.
Benefits & Perks:
LVHN is a premier, academic community hospital with nearly 3,000 physicians & clinicians on the medical staff. We are a branch medical campus for the University of South Florida-Morsani College of Medicine and academic appointments are strongly encouraged. The OB/GYN Department, with 45 generalists, 6 hospitalists, 13 midwives, and 25 APCs supports a freestanding and fully accredited residency program with 6 residents per year, and we are in the process of applying for an ACGME accredited Maternal-Fetal Medicine fellowship. Our hospital system accounts for approximately 6,000 deliveries annually. Our main site LVHN Cedar Crest includes the region’s only children’s hospital, a 40-bed NICU (the only Level IV facility in the region), a 10-bed antepartum unit, 10 LDRs and 2 dedicated OR’s. As a qualified Level 4 Maternal Care facility, we have a very active maternal transport program, attracting cases from the eastern Pennsylvania region and beyond.