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Orthopedic Surgeons

Also called: Hand Surgeon, Orthopedic Surgeon, Physician, Surgeon

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What they do:
Diagnose and perform surgery to treat and prevent rheumatic and other diseases in the musculoskeletal system.
On the job, you would:
  • Analyze patient's medical history, medication allergies, physical condition, and examination results to verify operation's necessity and to determine best procedure.
  • Conduct research to develop and test surgical techniques that can improve operating procedures and outcomes related to musculoskeletal injuries and diseases.
  • Diagnose bodily disorders and orthopedic conditions and provide treatments, such as medicines and surgeries, in clinics, hospital wards, or operating rooms.

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Personality

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Technology

You might use software like this on the job:

Medical software
  • Epic Systems Hot Technology
  • MEDITECH software Hot Technology
Graphics or photo imaging software
  • Computer imaging software
Operating system software
  • Microsoft Windows Hot Technology

Education

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Job Outlook

Below Average Outlook
New job opportunities are less likely in the future.
Salary
$208,000+
$83,740
$208,000+
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