Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Justin Ong

What do we do?

Thoracic surgeons are medical doctors who focus on surgical procedures of the lungs, heart, esophagus, and other organs in the chest to throat area. However, Cardiothoracic surgeons are much more specialized for heart surgery.

- Projected outlook for this job in 2012 - 2022 = 18% of all doctors or physicians!

- Not only that, the median salary for this job is about $400,000 a year.

- Needed degree is a Doctorate of Medicine (M.D.)

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