Hand Surgeon, Orthopedic Surgeon, Physician, Surgeon
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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You might use software like this on the job:
- Epic Systems
- MEDITECH software
Graphics or photo imaging software
- Computer imaging software
Operating system software
- Microsoft Windows
Education: (rated 5 of 5)
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