Plastic surgeons are specialists in healthcare who alter, strengthen, and rebuild parts of the human body. They also deal with those suffering from injury or illness or those who wish to enhance or change their physical appearance. They also deal with people who have birth congenital defects.
Mentors from the field
Learn about the field . What day to day work would look like . Growth opportunity & prospects . Interview preparation . Transition advise . Networking
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Career prospects & criteria
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What you need to get started
+2 years of experience is required.
During residency conducting research, attending conferences, teaching, and dissecting cadavers can be useful
Post-residency fellowships offer doctors the opportunity to work side-by-side a practicing surgeon in a private practice office
Attention to details
Computer simulation and training, preoperative planning