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Is the surgeon board certified by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons?How many similar procedures has the surgeon performed?What is the surgeon's complication rate?

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An orthopedic surgeon will perform the foot surgery.


The full title of these doctors is Orthopedic Surgeon. They are a special type of surgeon that deals with the skeletal system. Any surgery on the skeleton would be done by an Orthopedic Surgeon.


Not all orthopedic doctors are trained in orthopedic surgery. An orthopedic surgeon attends more years of school to specialize further in orthopedics and orthopedic surgery.


Only orthopaedic surgeons do ankle surgery


she's an orthopedic surgeon, surgeon of the bones



How will the procedure affect daily activities after recovery?Where will the surgery be performed?What form of anesthesia will be used?What will be the resulting appearance and level of function after surgery?


If one wants to buy orthopedic surgery it is best to contact an orthopedic surgeon. The AAOS should be able to offer advice on where to find one as well as information about the surgery generally.


quite simply a orthopedic surgeon is A) a surgeon and B) preforms surgery to repair joints a cardiologist uses non-surgical techiques to treat the heart


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An orthopedic surgeon is a specialist in bone and joint surgery.


There are patron saints of surgeons but not of surgery patients.


On average the residency for an Orthopedic Surgeon is around 5 years with 1 year of General Surgery. In some cases the residency can be as low as 4 years.


surgery, surgery, and more surgery. checking on the patient that performed surgery on.


Orthopedic surgery is performed by a physician with specialized training in orthopedic surgery.


In India, an orthopedic surgery makes an average of $378,062 annually. However, this depends on which parts of India the surgeon works in.


http://www.healthgrades.com/local-doctors-directory/by-specialty/orthopedic-surgery/texas-tx/houston-orthopedic-surgeons is a great directory of orthopedic surgeons in Houston. Additionally, you can find ratings for said surgeons. One way to find a reputable orthopedic surgeon in the Houston, Texas area is by comparing the feedback that patients have given. Here is a link to list of orthopedic surgeons in the Houston area: www.healthgrades.com/local-doctors-directory/by-specialty/orthopedic-surgery/texas-tx/houston-orthopedic-surgeons Each physician's name on this Web site is followed by a patient feedback rating, so you can compare the physicians with one another.


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From out-patient surgery centers!


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A medical degree Residency One year of general surgery training Four years of training in orthopedic surgery In the United States, orthopedic surgeons have typically completed four years of undergraduate education and four years of medical school. Subsequently, these medical school graduates undergo residency training in orthopedic surgery. The five-year residency consists of one year of general surgery training followed by four years of training in orthopedic surgery.