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Transcript of Surgeon Prezi
Types of Surgeons
General Surgeon: Appendectomies, hernia surgeries, liver, spleen, intestinal, and some head neck and chest surgeries.
Orthopedic Surgeons: specialize in joints, bones, tendons and muscles.
Neurosurgeons: specialize in brain surgeries and spinal chord surgery.
Plastic Surgeons: cosmetic procedures, and victims of accidents or burns to reconstruct damaged areas.
Complete undergraduate or bachelor's degree
Medical school to complete doctorate of medicine or doctorate of osteopathy
Typically 8 years
After school the future surgeon attends a surgical residency program for 5 years
Average Surgeon makes makes $250,000 a year
What is a Surgeon?
Doctor, who operates on a body to either cure or prevent a disease, fix an injury, or solve a health problem.
The surgeons job description depends upon the type of surgeon he/she is
Average work week
Work 4-5 days a week, plus any on call hours for urgent situations.
3 days for surgery & 2 days for office visits
Where Can a Surgeon work?
Anywhere there is an Operating Room
Places such as hospitals or places like Medical Park (smaller hospitals only for procedures)
WOGO- Group of women orthopedic surgeons that travel around the world to perform orthopedic surgeries
Learn medical history of patient
Decide which procedure should be followed
Provide all information including risks associated with the surgery to patient
Properly perform procedure
After completion of surgery, have follow-up appointment with patient to ensure the patient is well taken care of
Without surgeons people with pancreatitis, gallstones, appendicitis (just to name a few) would never get better.
Sometimes surgery is a life or death situation.
Surgeons in the Future
More technological advancements will help surgeons to be more efficient
Surgeons will always be needed
Mark operative site