Gastroenterology

WellSpan Digestive Health is a collegial group of Gastroenterologists and APPs who provide comprehensive GI care across our regions. Our patients turn to WellSpan for expert, compassionate care.

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We’re 20,000 strong, working as one, in a culture that embraces diversity in both people and ideas. We provide first-class benefits focused on supporting your well-being and your career.

Position Highlights:

  • Physician-designed compensation model with increased salary potential
  • Competitive signing bonus
  • Full relocation and retirement savings plan
  • Malpractice coverage, including tail
  • CME allowance of $4,500 per year
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WellSpan’s West Region

Adams County - Gettysburg

Tina Pakala

“You won’t find another job quite like this one. The day-to-day hospitality and support of coworkers really stand out. Don’t underestimate the benefits of working in a smaller city with access to big-city amenities.”

— Dr. Tina Pakala, Gastroenterologist

Franklin County - Chambersburg

WellSpan Digestive Health – Chambersburg

  • Established Practice: Founded in 1985, our practice has a long-standing reputation for excellence in gastroenterology care.
  • Exclusive Care: We are the only gastroenterology group in the area, ensuring a strong market presence and patient base.
  • Close Relationship with WellSpan Chambersburg Hospital: Enjoy seamless coordination and enhanced patient care through our close affiliation with the esteemed WellSpan Chambersburg Hospital.
  • Impressive Case Volume: Our physicians handle over 6,000 cases annually, demonstrating our expertise and commitment to delivering comprehensive care.
  • Comprehensive Approach: Physicians divide their time between our advanced clinic and cutting-edge endoscopy facility, guaranteeing a holistic patient management experience.
  • ERCP Training: We offer the opportunity for gastroenterologists to receive specialized ERCP training, expanding their skill set to stay at the forefront of advancements.
  • Rich Arts and History Scene: Immerse yourself in local arts and culture with the Capitol Theatre, Heritage Center, Memorial Square and the Old Jail, offering captivating experiences.
  • Authentic Culinary Delights: Downtown is a treasure trove of charming restaurants, coffee shops, wine shops and brew pubs, offering unique dining experiences.

Surrounding Area:

  • Scenic Beauty and Recreational Activities: Explore Franklin County's picturesque countryside, mountains and lakes, offering activities such as quality golf courses, theater, music, skiing and fishing.
  • Pick Health: Located in the heart of America's fruit orchards, our region provides access to fresh local produce, including peaches and apples.

Diverse Education Opportunities:

  • Chambersburg and the surrounding areas offer public, private and higher education options, including the Chambersburg Area School District and nearby colleges like Wilson College, Shippensburg University, Gettysburg College, Mount St. Mary's University and Penn State University Mont Alto.

Centrally Located:

  • Chambersburg provides easy access to major metropolitan areas with Baltimore and Washington, D.C., just 90 minutes away, and Philadelphia and Pittsburgh within a three-hour drive.

Join WellSpan Digestive Health – Chambersburg, where you'll discover a thriving practice, a captivating community and an unbeatable quality of life. Elevate your career while enjoying the best of both professional and personal worlds.

Adams County - Gettysburg

WellSpan Digestive Health – Gettysburg

  • High-volume, patient-centered practice
  • Collegial team of two BC Gastroenterologists and two Physician Assistants
  • Manageable call schedule
  • Procedures done at WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital and WellSpan Surgical Center in Hanover

Gettysburg is best known for its historic Civil War battle, but it also holds an inherent natural beauty. Located in Adams County, in the heart of South Central Pennsylvania, you’ll find mountains, lakes and picturesque countryside coupled with theater, history, music, skiing, fishing and much more. Adams County merges the best of small-town friendliness with easy access to metropolitan areas.

Surrounding Area
Tour the scenic roads throughout Adams County and nearby Maryland and discover history, wineries, farms, arts and family fun. Just a short drive from Gettysburg is 3,500-acre Codorus State Park, perfect for hiking, biking and camping, and Cunningham Falls State Park, a peaceful oasis in the mountains with lakes and waterfalls. Join the Adams County Pour Tour to sample craft brews at tasting stops in Gettysburg and throughout the countryside.

Education
A wide range of public, private and higher education opportunities is available in Gettysburg and the surrounding areas. The Gettysburg School District operates three elementary schools, one middle school and Gettysburg Area High School. Nearby colleges include Gettysburg College, Mount St. Mary’s University, Penn State University, Wilson College, Messiah College and Dickinson College.

Centrally Located
Gettysburg provides easy access to numerous metropolitan areas, including just 90 minutes to Baltimore and Washington, D.C., and convenient access to Harrisburg International Airport and Baltimore-Washington International Airport.

Franklin County - Waynesboro

WellSpan Digestive Health – Waynesboro

  • Small provider team
  • Loyal patient base
  • Abundant opportunity to grow a thriving practice
  • Flexible scheduling options in our new Greencastle office (second location)

Every season in Franklin County is an outdoor enthusiast’s dream. From skiing to hiking, biking, kayaking and golfing, Franklin County has it all. Acres of state parks and miles of trails, including the Appalachian Trail, lead to breathtaking vistas. Explore historic forts and Civil War sites. A popular trail is also the Franklin County Pour Trail, highlighting locally crafted beer and wine. Experience art galleries, farmers markets, downtown events and unique restaurants.

Education
The Waynesboro Area School District comprises 4 elementary schools, the Waynesboro Area Middle School and Waynesboro Area Senior High School. Public and private colleges in the area include Shippensburg University, Penn State Mont Alto, University of Maryland, Wilson College, Kaplan University – Hagerstown and Hagerstown Community College.

Centrally Located
Waynesboro provides easy access to numerous metropolitan areas, including Baltimore (1.5 hours), Washington, D.C. (1.5 hours), Philadelphia (3 hours) and New York City (4.5 hours).

WellSpan’s Central Region

Adams County - Gettysburg

Frank Senatore

“The work/life balance at WellSpan is unique. We’re positively impacting our patients’ lives while still building family and social relationships and being active.”

— Dr. Frank Senatore, Gastroenterologist

York County

WellSpan Digestive Health – York

  • Large provider team of advanced and general Gastroenterologists and APPs
  • Four-day workweek for improved work/life harmony
  • Shared inpatient call
  • Newly renovated office
  • Opportunity to work with IM residents and medical students

Nestled in the Susquehanna River Valley of South Central Pennsylvania, York County offers outdoor adventures, historical attractions, top-notch restaurants, excellent schools and a low cost of living. Rolling hills and a picturesque river pair perfectly with bustling central downtown York City. Outdoor activities nearby include golf, fishing, skiing and hiking. Spend an evening at the York Revolution ballpark, enjoy the largest county park system in the state, and hike or bike York’s Heritage Rail Trail. Enjoy a night at the Appell Center for the Performing Arts or the York Symphony, after visiting our farmers markets and nearby wineries and breweries.

Surrounding Areas
Indulge in a sweet chocolate adventure at nearby Hershey’s® Chocolate World, spend the day riding thrilling roller coasters at Hersheypark® and stay to enjoy a concert at Hersheypark® Stadium. Visit downtown Lancaster, Pennsylvania, just a short drive away, for award-winning restaurants, coffee shops and a thriving art scene.

Education
A wide range of public, private and higher education opportunities is available in York County and the surrounding areas.

Centrally Located
York provides easy access to numerous metropolitan areas. U.S. Interstates 81, 78 and 76 (the PA Turnpike) provide easy access to Baltimore (1 hour), Philadelphia (2 hours), Washington, D.C. (2 hours) and New York City (3.5 hours).

WellSpan’s East Region

Adams County - Gettysburg

Premnath Narahari

“I chose to join WellSpan for its reputation in delivering quality care. Our patient population and team members are pleasant, cooperative and collaborative.”

— Dr. Premnath Narahari, Gastroenterologist

Lancaster County - Ephrata

WellSpan Digestive Health – Ephrata

  • Flexible scheduling options available
  • Opportunity to build a large, thriving practice
  • Access to a robust internal referral network
  • Collaboration and support from GI specialists
  • Newly remodeled office connected to 130-bed WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital

The surrounding countryside of Lancaster County blends with the ambiance of the historic district of Ephrata Borough to create a unique small-town destination. Ephrata’s historic buildings and sites include the Ephrata Cloister, a national landmark founded in the 1700s. In addition to small-town charm, there is an abundance of recreation facilities, including a playhouse, community pool and many parks.

Surrounding Areas
Ephrata’s charming main street of restaurants and shops joins with the picture-perfect town of Lititz, Pennsylvania, via the 7.1-mile Warwick-to-Ephrata Rail Trail, popular with cyclists and walkers. Ephrata is just a short drive to downtown Lancaster, providing award-winning dining, breweries, quaint coffee shops, a vibrant art scene, historic markets, Minor League Baseball and more.

Education
The Ephrata Area School District offers both public and private school choices, including four elementary schools, an intermediate school, middle school and high school.

Centrally Located
Ephrata provides easy access to numerous metropolitan areas. U.S. Interstates 81, 78 and 76 (the PA Turnpike) traverse the county, providing easy access to Baltimore (1.5 hours), Philadelphia (1.5 hours), New York City (3 hours) and Washington, D.C. (3.5 hours).

Lebanon County - Good Sam

WellSpan Digestive Health – Lebanon

  • Great opportunity for advanced or general Gastroenterologist
  • Excellent support for increased efficiency
  • Strong primary care network with unified Epic EMR platform
  • Teaching opportunities available

The Lebanon Valley is nestled in the pastoral surroundings of South Central Pennsylvania. As part of Pennsylvania Dutch Country, the Lebanon Valley is known for its heritage and charm, including unparalleled countryside views. Boasting rural beauty, big-city accessibility and a rich culture, the area offers a quality of life that is the envy of many communities.

Surrounding Area
There’s always something happening within Lebanon and the surrounding area. Nearby Hershey, less than a 30-minute drive, is home to thrilling attractions, premier dining, spas, shopping, golf and, of course, Hershey’s chocolate. The area is known for a number of great hiking and cycling trails. The cities of Lancaster, Reading and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania’s state capital, are all also within 30 miles of Lebanon, providing award-winning dining, quaint coffee shops, outdoor music and art festivals, theaters, galleries, unique shops and historic markets filled with small-town charm.

Education
There are six public school systems and many private schools in the area, as well as approximately 40 four-year colleges and universities, including Lebanon Valley College, one of U.S. News & World Report’s “100 Best Colleges.”

Centrally Located
Lebanon provides easy access to numerous metropolitan areas. U.S. Interstates 81, 78 and 76 (the PA Turnpike) traverse the county, providing easy access to Baltimore (2 hours), Philadelphia (2 hours), New York City (3 hours) and Washington, D.C. (3.5 hours).

South Central Pennsylvania is conveniently close to what you love to do and boasts low-cost living in family-friendly neighborhoods. At WellSpan, there’s a community you’ll love to call home. Both at work and play.

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PositionCategoryScheduleLocationTemporaryBonusRemote/Hybrid
Advanced Practice Provider - GastroenterologyAdvanced Practice Providers Full Time Ephrata, PA    
Advanced Practice Provider - GastroenterologyAdvanced Practice Providers Full Time York, PA    
Advanced Practice Provider - GastroenterologyAdvanced Practice Providers Full Time Chambersburg, PA    
Clinical Coordinator - GastroenterologyNursing Full Time York, PA    
GastroenterologistPhysicians Full Time Lebanon, PA    
GastroenterologistPhysicians Full Time Chambersburg, PA    
GastroenterologistPhysicians Part Time Gettysburg, PA    
GI HospitalistPhysicians Full Time Chambersburg, PA    
GI HospitalistPhysicians Full Time Lancaster, PA    
LPN-Physician Office Nurse - Digestive HealthNursing Full Time Chambersburg, PA    
Medical Director-GastroenterologyPhysicians Full Time York, PA    

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Stew Sampsel

Stew Sampsel
Gastroenterology Physician Recruiter
(717) 812-3958
ssampsel@wellspan.org

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