NeuroSurgery

Career

What is it and whats required?

Neurosurgery is the practice of medical operations, dealing with the brain, spinal column, and nervous system. Such as Scoliosis, brain tumors, aneurysms, etc.
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Education and the process

Four year bachelor degree majoring in a science, such as biology, health science, etc.

Medical school above 3.5 GPA

1 Year of internship in a hospital

6-8 years residency- in which you will learn how to become a surgeon, then later how to become a neurosurgeon.

State board exam to determine certification

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Skills

Leadership skills

hard working

good hand skills

calm nerves

steady hands

Schools

UNC Chapel Hill

Duke University

USC Keck University

NYU

Salary

NC- 200-300 thousand per year

CA- 600-700 thousand per year

SC-170-300 thousand per year

Job Growth

Has a 24.4% job 10 year job growth