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How many years will it take me to become a specialized Doctor, such as eye doctor or surgeon?

I am asking this question because I will be applying to college soon and I'm highly interested in pursuing a medical career. #doctor #science #medicine #surgery #doctorate-degree

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Wael’s Answer

It is going to take you eight years of education and five to eight of residency.

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Richard’s Answer

All specialties require 4 years of college and 4 years of medical school. Next follows residency.
3-year residencies:
Family Medicine
Internal Medicine
Pediatrics
4-year residencies:
OB/GYN
Orthopedics
Pathology
Neurology
Opthamology
5-year residencies:
Surgery
Radiology
6-year residencies:
Urology
Neurosurgery
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Vernon’s Answer

It depends on the specialty and where you do your internship and residency. Medical school is four hard years after your B.S. in pre-med, or biology. After that, it's up to what you choose and who will accept you for your specialty and preparations to be a complete physician.

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