How to Become an Orthopedic Surgeon

In this video, you will learn about orthopedic doctors. They fix broken bones and reconstructing bones. The reality is that you will be treating skeletal deformities.

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Orthopedic surgery focuses on the skeletal system. There is a lot to it. You can deal with interventions, acute surgery, impatient, adult and pediatric, and so much more. To become an orthopedic surgeon, you have to complete an additional five years of residency after medical school. To be considered, you must score highly on exams. Candidates are top students. The field is dominated by men and is at 95%. Over 80% of people decide to specialize in other types of orthopedic medicine. You will be working side by side with trauma surgeons to fix people’s bones. The hours are going to be unpredictable and long. The surgeries each day will be different and unexpected. Pediatric orthopedic surgery is the highest paying. There are a lot of sports injuries to fix. Also, spinal deformities are going to be common. People who have the patience to work with both children and their parents should consider working in pediatrics. If you are interested in learning more, keep watching this video.

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