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Jerry Glenn, M.D.
General & Oncologic Surgeon

Jerry Glenn, M.D. General & Oncologic Surgeon

J.C. Blair Welcomes New General & Oncologic Surgeon

J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce the appointment of General and Oncologic Surgeon Jerry Glenn, M.D. to its medical staff.

Dr. Glenn is best known in the region for his work with The Penn State Cancer Institute and Mount Nittany Medical Center, where he practiced for eight years and chaired the surgery department for several years. Most recently he served on the faculty at the University of Otago, Dunedin School of Medicine in New Zealand, a tertiary medical center where he taught and continued a practice ranging from common general surgery procedures to complex oncologic surgery.

A Pennsylvania native, he earned his undergraduate degree at The Pennsylvania State University and his medical degree at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. He completed his residency and earned a Ph.D. in microbiology at the University of Florida College of Medicine. He then completed a fellowship in surgical oncology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Maryland. He returned to Pennsylvania to practice at the Hershey Medical Center and teach at The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine in Hershey. He was the principal physician in Hershey’s breast center for 16 years. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and has been a member of the Society of Surgical Oncology, the Association for Academic Surgery, the Society of University Surgeons, and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

“We are pleased to have someone with Dr. Glenn’s extensive surgical background join our medical staff and be able to offer expanded general and oncologic surgical services to our community,” J.C. Blair President and CEO Joseph J. Peluso said.

Dr. Glenn is available to provide both general and cancer surgery procedures at J.C. Blair. His office is located at the J.C. Blair Medical Care Center, 790 Bryan Street, Suite 1, across from the Main Entrance of the Hospital where he can be reached at (814) 643-8484.