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I want to become a general surgeon, would I operate on children? Or would the Pediatric surgeon?

I'm asking this question to get more background knowledge on the patients of a general surgeon. #medical...

#surgery

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Active 13 hours ago

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Posted by Emily J.
erinn e. | Medical School Advising / Higher Education Hey Emily, pediatric surgery is a sub-specialty of general surgery. For ...

How old do you have to be to job shadow?

If I was interested in being a surgeon for example I wanted to know if I had to wait until I was 18...

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Active Apr 11 at 15:04

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Posted by Penelope C.
Michael Bracey | Vice President, Life Sciences at Treximo Hi Penelope,I do not believe there is an actual age restriction. ...

Did you always know you wanted to be a surgeon?

I really like the prospect of surgery but am hesitant because I am squeamish. I was wondering if surgeons always knew they wanted to be surgeons or if they grew into it, and gradually the squeamish-ness (for lack of better words) dissipated? #medicine...

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Active Feb 19 at 16:05

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Posted by Anna L.
Paula Denoya | Assistant Professor - Colorectal Surgery Hi Anna, You have a lot of time before you really ...

What do I need to do to pursue into the medical field?

I am asking this because my dream is to become a plastic surgeon someday. I want to be prepared for the years to come and understand what it takes to pursue the medical field. #surgery...

#plastic

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:32

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Posted by Elizabeth T.
Wael Al-Rihawi | Mechanical Engineer I Automotive You are going to need math, chemistry, and biology. Moreover, medical ...

Does it matter if i dont major in medicine?

well i want to be a cardiac /nero surgeon. I am really interested in the human body....

#surgery

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:12

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Posted by Kymani C.
Daniela Silva | Educational Writer- New Heights Educational Group Kymani, The path to being a doctor typically starts in high ...

what other strengths or experiences might I need for becoming an RN or a Surgeon?

I have so little of strengths I can talk to some people sometimes I don't really like talking to new people. I also love taking care of babies and older people. I have always found an interest in becoming a surgeon. But I would like to know what other strengths I need for theses two jobs that...

#surgery #general-surgery #registered-nurses

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Active Mar 23 at 02:58

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Posted by jennifer G.
Ashish Malhotra | Philosopher,writer,educator Hellos,The strength of any individual is their tolerance and patience level.How ...

As a surgeon, how do you cope with the death of your patients?

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Active Mar 17 at 01:08

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Posted by Yeaji K.

Is it better to be a part of Doctors without Borders early or later in my career?

I am an aspiring surgeon and I absolutely love to help others. However, I understand college can be expensive and that it will take me a few years to grow accustumed to the job. So, is it better for me to wait and settle into the pace of hospitals here or to go and gain experience before I...

#medicine #surgery #publichealth

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Active Mar 14 at 16:15

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Posted by Rebecca C.
erinn e. | Medical School Advising / Higher Education Hey Rebecca, my opinion is to do it early. You might ...

What is life like for a Surgeon?

I wanna know what people who have been through the schooling, and the residency's opinions are after the years of sacrifice. #surgery #cardiothoracic-surgeon...

#medicine

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Active Jan 22 at 13:18

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Posted by Desoray T.

How do I know as a 9th grader if being a surgeon is right for me?

I’ve always been interested in medicine and surgery but with the insane amount of school and then the residency I don’t know if I’m sure about doing it as a career. #surgery #medicine...

#medschool

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Active Jan 13 at 01:06

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Posted by Sophie F.
Victoria German | Sr. Mgr. Ntwrk Security & HSO Member Hi Sophie, You are asking a really important question that many ...

Is biology a good major to get into medical school?

I want to have a career as a surgeon and i want to be able to know what i should major in to have more chance to get into medical school #medicine #medical...

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Active Sep 23 '17 at 18:40

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Posted by evelyn C.
Herman Liu | Clinical Trial Management Associate Hi Evelyn, Biology is a good choice as a major if ...

What are the steps to getting into Medical School?

I want to go to Medical School, but I feel like it seems tough to go about getting into it. #medicine #medical-school...

#surgery

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Active Sep 02 '17 at 09:01

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Posted by Bethany B.
James Garza | Owner, Self-employed at Garza Medical Association hi bethany. i graduated from medical school in 1993 and have ...

What are the core math subjects needed to be a cardiologist?

For many years I have known this is the career path that I wanted to follow through with. I am currently taking AP Calculus and I am having lots of difficulties. I know I need math knowledge ,but how much Calculus is actually applied/ needed to get to my end goal. #doctor #surgery...

#cardiologist

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:00

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Posted by AvrilG_af13 .
Alex Brians Calculus and statistics in college (as part of a pre-med degree ...

Does it sometimes become freaky when being a surgeon?

I am 15 years old and I am very interested in being a surgen. Please help' #surgery...

#surgeon

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 13:59

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Posted by Shatasia B.
Caroline A. | Medical Field, Modeling ,Psychology and Marketing/Communication No, I believe that if a person is able to go ...

Can you be a surgeon?

Why is being a surgeon rarely ever thought about or too vague? Is it too hard and competitive? What medical school is the best? What are all the steps to be successful in this particular path? #medicine #medicine #surgery #healthcare...

#hospital-and-health-care

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Active yesterday

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Posted by Zahraa A.
erinn e. | Medical School Advising / Higher Education Hey Zahraa, surgery is an EXTREMELY competitive field! Your path will ...

In what ways can I make my college and medical school applications stand out?

I am currently a high school junior and I know that there are some equally as smart and probably better people I am competing against in the real world. I am just interested in knowing how to make myself stand out and be accepted to the schools of my choice. #healthcare...

#medicine #medical-school #surgery #hospital-and-health-care

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Active 2 days ago

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Posted by Nakira W.

What is your daily schedule in a day as a pediatric surgeon?

I am in the 9th grade and I am really interested in becoming a pediatric surgeon. #pediatrics #medicine #surgery #healthcare...

#hospital-and-health-care

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Active Apr 16 at 12:11

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Posted by Mia O.

what is a day in the life of a neurosurgeon like?

I hope to attend medical school pretty soon. #medicine #surgery...

#neuroscience

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Active Apr 12 at 20:12

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Posted by Alejandra M.
Lindsey Manning-Djabbari | Director at CareerVillage.org Great question Alejandra. I'm sorry it hasn't been answered yet! I ...

What are benefits to becoming a surgeon?

What's good and what's bad about this career job? #medical-education #surgery #medicine #healthcare...

#hospital-and-health-care

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Active Apr 08 at 22:53

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Posted by Haley K.
Jasanpreet Kaur Bhatia | Human Resource || Startup Enthusiastic || Writer Always learn from your failure. Try to recall and identify what ...

How worried should I be about the gender inequality in the field of surgery?

My current career goal (and hopefully future career) is to become a surgeon. I'm also hoping to specialize in orthopedic surgery. I've heard a lot about how surgery is a male dominated field and was wondering how much of an effect this has on getting into medical school, getting a residency, or...

#medicine #surgery #surgeon #female

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Active Mar 15 at 09:25

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Posted by Brooke H.
erinn e. | Medical School Advising / Higher Education Hey Brooke, orthopedic surgery is extremely male-dominated. Unfortunately, you can't do ...

How do you choose the right career?

I wanted to become a surgeon since I was little, but as I got older, I also found an interest in both music and engineering. I want to choose the right career for myself, but I don’t know how. #surgery #engineering #music #whatdoido...

#passion

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Active Mar 03 at 09:36

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Posted by Aalijah J.
Anthony Moat | SAP Global Services Sales Aalijah, I'm going to take a slightly different track on this ...

How do you use math everyday as a surgeon?

I am interested in the health field and am excited to learn more about it. #medicine #math...

#surgery

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Active Feb 24 at 00:18

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Posted by Megan K.
Manuela Constantinescu | "Your reputation is more important than your paycheck, ... The more math you do, the more your mind sharpens, and ...

What residency would you start out with to become a neonatal surgeon?

I feel such passion for helping children and babies in need. There are many ways to be found on the internet about what path can be taken to get there; however, I would like a professional opinion on what the best route is? #pediatrics #surgery #neonatal #hospital-and-health-care...

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Active Oct 18 '17 at 13:51

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Posted by Bailey S.
Naima Garrett | General Pediatrician / Pediatric Urgent Care There is not one best way to take care of babies ...

Is being a surgeon a hard job?

I am curious about becoming a surgeon and I want to learn more about it. How difficult is the job? What specifically is hard or not hard about the job? Knowing the answers to this question will help me prepare mentally and gather the knowledge I need to succeed. #medicine #healthcare...

#surgery

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Active Sep 25 '17 at 23:42

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Posted by Jalen E.
Martha Cecile Storrie MD | adult urology & primary care physician Being a surgeon is hard. People do not get sick at ...

Would nursing be a good pre-med course to take if you want to become a surgeon?

Nursing gives you a good job to fall back on if you aren't able to become a surgeon but is it good enough to go to medical school with? #nursing #medical #surgery...

#career-details

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Active Aug 15 '17 at 08:51

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Posted by Jessie S.
Sara Anderson | Environmental Scientist It's a possibility, but I'd make sure you can still complete ...

How many hours do surgeons work per week?

I want to be a neurosurgeon, and i have heard they work long and hard hours. #surgery #neuroscience...

#neurology

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Active Aug 13 '17 at 20:15

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Posted by Sydney S.
Taylor Zhao | Program Manager Hey Sydney! Great question! Here is a post by a neurosurgeon, ...

How many hours does a cardiothoracic surgeon work?

I want to become a cardiothoracic surgeon when I grow up. I would really like to know exactly how many hours I would likely work. #doctor #surgery #hospital...

#cardiothoracic

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Active Aug 13 '17 at 18:59

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Posted by Bethelhem M.
Taylor Zhao | Program Manager Hey Bethelhem! Here is a good resource to know how many ...

How many hours a week do surgeons work?

I want to become a neurosurgeon, so approximately how many hours would I be working a day? #doctor #medicine...

#surgery

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:53

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Posted by Diljot S.
Daniela Silva | Educational Writer- New Heights Educational Group Hello! Neurosurgery is a particularly challenging surgical specialty. Our understanding of ...

Does it matter which undergraduate university I go to for medical?

I want to become a surgeon, so do medical schools care about which undergraduate university you went to? And which program? #doctor #medicine...

#surgery

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:53

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Posted by Diljot S.
JD Colson | Medical Director Perhaps to a certain extent some of the more prestigious medical ...

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