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How many cataract operations should he perform before an ophthalmologist can be considered "experienced"?
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Dr. Alfred H. Rivera
Ophthalmology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Training
If the ophthalmologist has been trained at a training program that is certified by the american academy of ophthalmology, he should be considered experienced coming out of training as there are guideliexperiencenes as to how many cataract procedures a physician must do in training to be able to graduate from his training program.

In brief: Training
If the ophthalmologist has been trained at a training program that is certified by the american academy of ophthalmology, he should be considered experienced coming out of training as there are guideliexperiencenes as to how many cataract procedures a physician must do in training to be able to graduate from his training program.
Dr. Alfred H. Rivera
Dr. Alfred H. Rivera
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Dr. Stephen Khachikian
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Depends
This really depends on the surgeon and it is very difficult to label with a single number of surgeries.

In brief: Depends
This really depends on the surgeon and it is very difficult to label with a single number of surgeries.
Dr. Stephen Khachikian
Dr. Stephen Khachikian
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