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A plastic surgeon deals with the repair, reconstruction or replacement of physical defects of form or function involving the skin, musculoskeletal system, craniomaxillofacial structures, hands, extremities, breasts and trunk and external genitalia. They use aesthetic surgical principles not only to improve undesirable qualities of normal structures but in all reconstructive procedures as well. A plastic surgeon possesses special knowledge and skill in the design and surgery of grafts, flaps, free-tissue transfer and replantation. Competence in the management of complex wounds, the use of implantable materials and in tumor surgery is required.
Plastic Surgery Career Opportunities at Geisinger in Pennsylvania
At Geisinger, our established plastic surgery team works with advanced practitioners, specialty staff, and collaborates with peers and other multidisciplinary providers. Microsurgery experience or fellowship training and be adept at performing these cases including autologous breast reconstruction.
Grow your career by joining our established, innovative team:
Provide a broad range of services including general plastic surgery, cosmetic surgery (breast augmentation, breast lift, abdominoplasty, body contouring, face lift, liposuction, eyelid lift, brow lift), microsurgical and implant-based breast reconstruction, maxillofacial trauma, and cancer/trauma reconstruction.
Participate in teaching, research, and program development - newly integrated Residency program
Benefit from an established reconstructive and cosmetic referral base, generated from Geisinger and outside/private practice physicians and surgeons
Please reach out to Christian Kauffman, MD, Chair Plastic Surgery
Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine- (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
Licensed Medical Doctor - State of Pennsylvania
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At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh FoodFarmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencingprograms, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 1...3 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers. What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.