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General surgeons typically operate on a variety of abdominal organs, most commonly hernias and gallbladders. General surgeons also perform operations for many intestinal problems, along with breast and skin diseases, as well as manage trauma and critical care patients. Some do all of these, and some specialize in a specific area. In rural settings, they may do orthopedic ...Read more
Superspecialisation available: MCH in surgical oncology m.Ch.In oncology dm in medical oncology difference?
Huh!: I don't understand your question. Surgical oncologists have completed a 5 year residency in surgery and a two year fellowship in surgical oncology. We are surgeons with special interest and experience in treating cancer. Most do not give chemotherapy. Medical oncologists typically start with internal medicine and then subspecialise. They give chemotherapy and other drugs but do not do surgery. ...Read more
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
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
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
Dental: can you give me the names of 2 periodontists who participate in hartford connecticut's medicaid dental comprehensive care program for adults?
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?
Are there any cardiac rehab phase 3 outpatient facilities in western suffolk county ny (islip, bayshore patchouge)?
Do residency programs really care if are in the different societies of medical school, etc (ie sigma, sigma, phi)?
No: Rather your activity, the nature of it.... ...Read more
Curve size : There are multiple considerations and I would not hesitate to be seen. That being said, and purely from a structural perspective, curves less than 45 degrees do not progress in adulthood and in general do not cause problems; where as curves over 45 degrees continue to progress and surgery is recommended. ...Read more
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
Is raleigh general hospital doing the recently approved fda rockhawk vascular surgery for the lower limbs?
If i attend an osteopathic medical school can I still participate in a triple board residency program?
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How many years is the fellowship for interventional cardiologist following the 3 year internal medicine residency?
3+1: Cardiology fellowship is 3 years following 3 years of internal medicine. Interventional cardiology is an additional 1 year after the 3-year cardiology fellowship. So, non-interventional cardiology is 6 years after 4 years of medical school following 4 years of college. Interventional cardiology is 7 years after 8 years of college and medical school (not including a few 6-year bs/md programs). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A person that has training and experience in mostly in abdominal and intestinal surgery, but some other areas are included. Specialties within the field include hernia repair, colorectal, trauma, endocrine, weight loss, critical care, breast, and hand surgery ...Read more
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