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pediatrician vs pediatric surgeon

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Williams
38 years experience Pediatrics
Pediatrics: It takes a college degree, making sure to take the classes necessary to get into medical school. Simply put, get good grades. MCAT is the entrance exa ... Read More
Dr. Jean Wagner
22 years experience Pediatrics
Med school: First, you need to have a bachelors degree and apply to medical school. Med school is 4 years. You then match in a general surgery residency, which i ... Read More
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Difficult: Medical school. Surgical residency which offers research 5-7 years. Compete for one of the few pediatric surgery fellowships which are about 2 years l ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
They are not adults: Pediatric surgeons are surgeons w additional fellowship training in the surgical treatment of infants, children and young teens. Although some genera ... Read More
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Need for surgery: A child would see a pediatric surgeon if they had a condition best treated by surgery. Hernis, lumps or bumps, cysts, gallstones, appendicitis are jus ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience Interventional Radiology
Is hard: Stressful work. I admire my colleagues in this field.
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Study: College, medical school, residency in surgery with emphasis on research and publication of said research or papers. 2-3 year pediatric surgery fellows ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Your question is ?: You wrote a statement, not a question.Please start over from the beginning,provide enough background info to understand your issue and ask a clear que ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
22 years experience Pediatrics
Hard work: Medical school followed by general surgery residency followed by pediatric surgery fellowship. It is very competitive and you've got to be top notch.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Depends: It depends on the population. If the population is over 250, 000 then the likelihood of major birth defects and even common problems requiring surgery ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Great: medical school-4 years surgical residency 5-6 years with research pediatric surgery fellowship 2 years after all that it is very rewarding. it is the ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Bad question !: To ask who makes what is not polite ( unless you are marring one ), we do not have enough pediatric surgeons in north america, gen surgeons stop doin ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Bad question !: To ask who makes what is not polite ( unless you are marring one ), we do not have enough pediatric surgeons in north america, gen surgeons stop doin ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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LOTS: Pediatric surgeons are in short supply, and there are lots of kids! it is not uncommon for pediatric surgeons in practice to work upwards of 60-80 ho ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
What operation?: Generic questions to ask should include the length of the operation, method of anesthesia, post-op recovery (in-patient, return to baseline), complica ... Read More

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