A Surgeon profile and job description
for individuals interested in a career in surgery. A general surgeon can further specialize in Trauma, Pediatric, Thoracic, Vascular, Reconstructive, Cosmetic, Cardiovascular, Plastic, Cardiac, Oral & Maxillofacial, Bariatric, Orthopedic, ENT or Otolaryngology, Oncology, Urology, Dermatologic, Neuro Gynecology, Organ Transplant and other sub-specialties of surgery. A Surgeon typically works long hours but the work can be very rewarding as they are actively a part of the healing process of a person. The minimum educational training for a surgeon is a four-year bachelors degree, usually in a science, four years of medical school, and up to eight years of internship and residency. The compensation for a surgeon can vary greatly by sub-specialty, location, practice setup and many other factors. The range can be anywhere from $170,000 to $520,000 a year as an average. Please visit American Surgical Association , HealthWeb American Board of Surgery, American College of Surgeons and Wikipedia – the free encyclopedia
for more job, career and clinical information about surgery.