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Is a cardiothoracic surgeon the same as vascular surgeon, thoracic surgeon, cardiovascular surgeon, cardiac surgeon, etc.. What are there difference?
Cardiothoracic...: ...Surgeons operate on the heart and the lungs and other thoracic organs. Vascular surgery is it's own specialty and involves operations on vessels outside the chest . Some cardiothoracic surgeons do vascular surgery outside of the chest, although not as many as in years past. Many cardiothoracic surgeons have limited practice to hearts. They are best described as cardiac surgeons. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the difference between a cardiothoracic surgeon, heart surgeon, cardiac surgeon, cardiovascular surgeon, or a thoracic surgeon? Or same thing?
Same thing: "thoracic surgeon" is the easiest way to say it, because the surgeon operates on the heart, lungs, and other structures in the chest (thorax). However, many people don't know what the word "thoracic" means, so "cardiac surgeon" is more easily understood by the general population. "cardiothoracic" has a lot of syllables. ...Read more
Neither!: Most doctors' pay is based on many components, such as the way the procedure is ‘coded’, the area of the country they practice in, the type of medical insurance, their employment contract, contractual discounts, etc. Some doctors e.g. Plastic surgeons, bill the patient directly and their fees have to be paid in full. ...Read more
Just who does heart attack surgery? A cardiovascular doctor? Interventional cardiologist? Thoracic & Cardiac surgeon? Differences?
Interventional: CardiologistGet a more detailed answer ›
4 years college 4 years medical school, how many years after that to become a board certified cardio thoracic surgeon? How about a bc plastic surgeon?
How do university surgeons get paid? Is it just salary or salary + procedures? Is private vs public school any different? Ex usc vs ucla surgeons.
Salary alone.: University-employed professors are salaried and thus have no incentive to perform additional procedures unless they are clearly indicated. My understanding is that some private universities may give year-end bonuses on productivity, but most public ones do not. ...Read more
What is to you: Only people that knows, ' who makes what ' is that person , his accountant and of course irs, rest is all guess, we are here to give you the best possible medical advise, by group of phenomenal panel of experts , hope you will benefit by their knowledge I am for one read benefit from their opinions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, but inquire exp: All bariatric-only surgeons started as general surgeons. Surgeons who do a variety of procedures are sometimes your best technical operators. You do want to ask about experience. Also want to make sure he/she has a good after-surgery program. Finally, look for a compassionate surgeon. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Yes: Both thoracic and cardiothoracic surgeons have completed extra training in surgery of the chest including the heart, lungs and esophagus. The terms may be used interchangeably, but typically, a thoracic surgeon limits their practice to surgery not involving the heart whereas a cardiothoracic surgeon operates on the heart and other organs in the chest. ...Read more
No, not at all: Plastic surgery is a broad field which includes cosmetic surgery, craniofacial surgery, microsurgery, burn care, hand surgery and other very specialized areas. Nobody can do them all! some of us concentrate on reconstructive surgery, some on hand surgery, etc. A plastic surgeon is a surgeon certified by the american board of plastic surgery, no matter the area of concentration or specialization. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Plastic surgeon: Can you provide the names of a few preeminent board certified plastic surgeons whose expertise is primarily the face based in miami?
Facial Plast Surgeon: Robert Simons, Richard Davis, Anthony WolfeGet a more detailed answer ›
Board cert. Surgeons train 5-7yrs gen. Surgery then 2-3 yrs speciality training...I don't get it, do doctors choose length of programs or is it random?
Not random: The length of the program is determined by the specialty certification boards who have determined that this is the length of time necessary to insure that doctors have adequate training. During this time the doctors work long hard hours under the close supervision of their teachers while also participating in the training of medical students & less senior doctors. It takes a lot of dedication! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I consulted several cardiothoracic surgeons re: a thoracic aneuyrism at the aortic root but there is a significant disagreement re: its measurement?
Document: If different techniques: cta ct mri echo there is some variability. Different sites can be a little different by a millimeter or so. Best is one place, one technique for checking enlargement. 5.5 to 6 centimeters in a good risk patient leads to intervention for ascendingmaneurysm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Whats difference in approach by pediatric neurosurgery, pediatric oncology, pediatric general surgery?
DifferentSpecialties: Each of the doctors mentioned underwent separate residencies focused on their areas of interest. While there may be overlap in particular diseases treated, they would work together to provide optimal care. For example, a pediatric surgeon may be responsible for the surgical removal of a tumor and the oncologist would be responsible for coordinating chemotherapy. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Am looking for a varicose vein medical specialist with the highest credentials. Would that be a cardiologist, vascular surgeon, dermatologist or ?
Vascular Surgeon: You want a vascular surgeon.Get a more detailed answer ›
Who is the right surgeon to perform tendon transfer for foot drop correction ? Plastic surgeon or orthopedic surgeon ! please elaborate.
ORTHO OR PODIATRIST: A foot and ankle trained orthopedic surgeon or board certified podiatric surgeon would be best qualified for a tendon transfer to correct for a drop foot. A dynamic transfer of the posterior tibial tendon is my procedure of choice. This can be augmented with a transposition of the anterior tibial tendon.I hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Who (orthopedic surgeons or podiatrist) does vascularized bone grafts for osteonecrosis of the talus-in denver, chicago, st. Louis or kansas areas?
Ankle Specialist: I would check with the medical schools in each of the cities. Chicago and st. Louis have multiple medical schools. In the orthopedic department look for the doctor listed as foot and ankle. This at least means that he or she is fellowship trained ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are dermatologists that perform facelifts also plastic surgeons? Is there a plastic surgeon degree?
Surgery vs. Surgeon: A "plastic surgery" is a surgery meant to change the appearance of the face. A (facial) plastic surgeon is a doctor who has undergone a surgical bresidency training program. I would recommend seeking a facelift surgeon who is board certified by the american board of facial plastic & reconstructive surgery (abfprs) or the american board of plastic surgery (abps). Review their work & ask questions. ...Read moreSee 8 more doctor answers
It depends: It depends on the type of surgery and your general health. If done in the hospital requiring general anesthesia there are anesthesia guidelines that need to be followed. If done in the office it depends on the type of anesthesia and your health. Oral and maxillofacial surgeon can obtain any test necessary for your safety and outcome from your surgery. ...Read more
New radiologist performed core biopsy. 1 year post fellowship of breast imaging at memorial sloan kettering. LIkely she knows what she's doing?
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