4 years of medical school, 5 years of orthopedic surgery residency training, 1 year pediatric orthopedic surgery fellowship
it takes fourteen years to become orthopedic/orthopedic surgeon.....four years college with many science classes, four years of medical school, one year internship and five years of residency.
How long does it take to become a surgeon
It takes approximately 14 years, minimum. It's a hard career, but very rewarding afterwards.
The answer depends on where he/she is studying.
no where can you find this type of profession let alone if they want to take you for your specific reason to see the Orthopedic .
What you choose to take in high school really does not matter. Just do well enough to get into a good (yet inexpensive) college. On the road to becoming an ortho surgeon, you want to stay out of debt as much as possible, especially at the college level. Go into debt, if you must, at the medical school level. I am an orthopedic surgeon.
12- 14 years
It may very well take approximately 14 years to become an Orthopedic Surgeon. You would start with four years of college with an undergraduate degree focused on biology, physics and chemistry. Follow that four years of medical school, one year of an internship and four years of a residency and an optional one year study of a fellowship.
An orthopedic physician assistant assists an orthopedic surgeon. Orthopedic medicine is for treatment of problems in the musculoskeletal system. The assistants are similar to nurses in that they take histories, do small tasks like suturing and anesthetics, and instruct patients.