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What are the ?Steps?To become an orthopedic spine surgeon?

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Dr. Kevin Vaught
Neurosurgery
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In brief: Years of work

College, medical school, internship, ortho residency, spine fellowship.
About 14 years later, you will be ready to be the new spine surgeon, pay your dues and earn a reputation.

In brief: Years of work

College, medical school, internship, ortho residency, spine fellowship.
About 14 years later, you will be ready to be the new spine surgeon, pay your dues and earn a reputation.
Dr. Kevin Vaught
Dr. Kevin Vaught
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Dr. Robert Coats II
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Start with college.

In order to get into medical school, you must complete a bachelors degree and take the medical college admissions test (mcat).
Then after completing 4 years of medical school, you begin your 5 years of orthopaedic resident training. Finally you can do a fellowship in spine surgery. If you don't take any extra time or get stuck doing research, it will only take 10 years for you to finish training.

In brief: Start with college.

In order to get into medical school, you must complete a bachelors degree and take the medical college admissions test (mcat).
Then after completing 4 years of medical school, you begin your 5 years of orthopaedic resident training. Finally you can do a fellowship in spine surgery. If you don't take any extra time or get stuck doing research, it will only take 10 years for you to finish training.
Dr. Robert Coats II
Dr. Robert Coats II
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