A Career in Orthopedic Surgery

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Mobility grants opportunity and lifelong experiences through the gift of exploration and independence. Without autonomy of movement in one’s life, there are struggles accompanied by frustration do to the lack of freedom and ability. It is an orthopedic surgeon’s job to bring function to one’s life even if they have never been granted movement without restraint before. Orthopedic surgeons receive patients whose freedom of movement have been compromised and then return it back to them. Orthopedic surgeons give immeasurable opportunities and life experiences back to their patients because of their perseverance and commitment to their patients and careers.
Orthopedic surgeons are responsible for mending and operating on the musculoskeletal
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No matter the procedure or surgeon at hand the goal is always the same, treat the patient in the best way possible with the upmost care by taking skillful and educated steps and actions. Orthopedic surgery is in no way an easy career and requires dedication and years of practice.
Knowledge and experience are key to life as well as a career in orthopedic surgery. The educational path to becoming an orthopedic surgeon is long and difficult because it requires a high scholastic aptitude, mechanical ability, a high degree of manual dexterity, and excellent three-dimensional visualization skills (Career in Orthopaedics). Naturally one would expect such characteristics for such a prestigious career in the medical field. The educational path to becoming an orthopedic surgeon starts in high school. “An aspiring orthopedic should start preparing in high school with AP and international baccalaureate courses in science and math, plus related extracurricular activities such as volunteering at a medical center or blood drive” (Brick). The end of high school marks the beginning of eight challenging and competitive years amongst the brightest students around to be admitted to medical school and then succeed and graduate medical school.
The first four of the eight years are spent at an undergraduate school with a well-known acceptance rate into a medical school. “To enter medical school, one will need at least a year of classes in chemistry, organic chemistry, physics,
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