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career report about surgeons (salary, job outlook, education, license, etc.)

career report about surgeons (salary, job outlook, education, license, etc.)

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  • 1. SURGEON Anna Koblik
  • 2. Physicians and Surgeons
    • diagnose illnesses and prescribe and administer treatment for people suffering from injury or disease
    • 2 types of physicians: M.D.—Doctor of Medicine—and D.O.—Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
    • work in one or more of several specialties, including, but not limited to, anesthesiology, family and general medicine, general internal medicine, general pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, psychiatry, and surgery
  • 3. Surgeons
    • physicians who specialize in the treatment of injury, disease, and deformity through operations
    • use a variety of instruments, with patients under general or local anesthesia
    • correct physical deformities, repair bone and tissue after injuries, or perform preventive surgeries on patients with debilitating diseases or disorders
  • 4. Surgeons Cont.
    • a large number perform general surgery
    • many choose to specialize in a specific area
      • orthopedic surgery: the treatment of the musculoskeletal system
      • neurological surgery: treatment of the brain and nervous system
      • cardiovascular surgery
      • Otolaryngology: treatment of the ear, nose, and throat
      • plastic or reconstructive surgery
  • 5. Surgeons Cont.
    • Like primary care and other specialist physicians, surgeons also examine patients, perform and interpret diagnostic tests, and counsel patients on preventive health care.
  • 6. Work Conditions
    • well-lighted, sterile environments while performing surgery
    • often stand for long periods
    • most work in hospitals or in surgical outpatient centers
    • many work long, irregular hours
    • must travel frequently between office and hospital to care for their patients
    • those who are on call deal with many patients’ concerns over the phone
  • 7. Education and Training
    • among the most demanding of any occupation
      • 4 years of undergraduate school
      • 4 years of medical school
      • 3 to 8 years of internship and residency
    • premedical students must complete undergraduate work in physics, biology, mathematics, English, and inorganic and organic chemistry
    • some students volunteer at local hospitals or clinics to gain practical experience in the health professions
  • 8. Education and Training Cont.
    • acceptance to medical school is highly competitive
    • following medical school:
      • M.D.s enter a residency—graduate medical education in a specialty that takes the form of paid on-the-job training, usually in a hospital
      • D.O.s serve a 12-month rotating internship after graduation and before entering a residency, which may last 2 to 6 years
    • training is costly
      • in 2004 more than 80 percent of medical school graduates were in debt for educational expenses
  • 9. Physician’s License
    • all States, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories license physicians
      • must graduate from an accredited medical school
      • pass a licensing examination
      • complete 1 to 7 years of graduate medical education
    • Although physicians licensed in one State usually can get a license to practice in another without further examination, some States limit reciprocity.
  • 10. Qualifications
    • must have a desire to serve patients
    • be self-motivated
    • be able to survive the pressures and long hours of medical education and practice
    • must have a good bedside manner
    • emotional stability
    • ability to make decisions in emergencies
    • must be willing to study throughout their career in order to keep up with medical advances
  • 11. Employment and Compensation
    • projected to grow faster than average for all occupations through the year 2014 due to continued expansion of health care industries
      • growing and aging population will drive overall growth in the demand for physician services
      • consumers continue to demand high levels of care using the latest technologies, diagnostic tests, and therapies
      • job openings will result from the need to replace physicians and surgeons who retire over the 2004-14 period
  • 12. Employment and Compensation Cont.
    • New physicians are much less likely to enter solo practice and more likely to take salaried jobs in group medical practices, clinics, and health networks.
    • earnings of are among the highest of any occupation
      • less than two years in specialty—median total compensation in 2004 was $ 228,839
      • over one year in specialty—$ 282,504
  • 13. Employment and Compensation Cont.
    • Self-employed physicians—those who own or are part owners of their medical practice—generally have higher median incomes than salaried physicians, but they must provide for their own health insurance and retirement.
    • Earnings vary according to number of years in practice, geographic region, hours worked, and skill, personality, and professional reputation.

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