Surgeons: Surgery and Surgical Critical Care

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There are so many types of surgeons and a lot of things to do in the medical fields. There are three things in the medical fields that interests me the most which are trauma surgeons, medical examiners, and neurosurgeons. I’m going to tell you about all three of these careers, what they all do, and much, much more. To become a surgeon of any kind you need to take college course like Anatomy, Biology, English or speech class, calculus, a few classes in biochemistry, health science, or a relate. Trauma Surgeons Trauma surgeons are physicians (MBBS, MBChB, MB, and MD) or (DO) who have completed residency training in general surgery and fellowship training in trauma or surgical critical care. The trauma surgeon is responsible for the…show more content…
The medical examiner usually specializes in autopsy pathology, but licensed assistants and not the actual medical examiner may perform much of an autopsy. Any relevant details will be studied in depth, though, so the medical examiner can appear in court. In high profile crime cases, you can see that the medical examiner may not only be a state licensed employee, but that there are also private medical examiners. The salary of a medical examiner is at least 120,000-300,000 and more. Neurosurgeon A neurosurgeon is a medical specialist who treats diseases and conditions affecting the nervous system, which includes the brain, the spine and spinal cord and the peripheral nerves. Neurosurgeons provide non-operative and surgical treatment to patients of all ages. Today, most neurosurgeons perform more spine than brain surgeries. Some neurosurgeons specialize in specific types of spinal problems, such as cervical (neck) and lumbar (low back) disorders, spinal cord injury, or by age group. Pediatric neurosurgeons treat infants and children, while other neurosurgeons specialize in disorders affecting adults. The neurosurgeon has also specialized in how to repair or work with the peripheral nervous system. This is the part of the nervous system that is not located inside the central nervous system. It is basically the connection between the central nervous system and the rest of the body, and carries messages from or to the central nervous
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