What education or training do you need to become a surgeon?
About ten years of a medical degree, an internship and then selection for specialist training.
To become a pediatric surgeon (in the United States), one must complete four years of medical school and earn either the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) degree or the Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree. After receiving one of these medical degrees, the physician must get licensed and undergo specialized residency training in pediatrics and surgery. There Are Over 17 Paediatric Training Centres In The UK And Ireland Alone.
Well, usually 4 years of undergrad 4 years of medical school 5 years of residency for general surgury and 2-3 years extra (fellowship) if you want to specialize. So its about 15-18 years. Good Luck!!! To have accurate answer; FIRST What type surgeon (i mean general surgeon or specified like plastic surgeon, Orthopedic.,.... ) SECOND Region or area the surgeon will practie his job THIRD facilities for training like teachers, equbmints & The numbers and…
In order to become a pediatric surgeon, you must complete 4 yrs. of undergrad college, 4 yrs. of medical school, 1 yr. surgical residency & 5 yrs. general surgery. After that, you must receive approval from the American Surgical Board, then you will finally become a pediatric surgeon! If you want to specialize in a surgical field, you must complete 2 additional years from that training field.