Orthopedic surgeon

Carlos Rodriguez

What do we do?

We examine, diagnose, and treat diseases and injuries of the musculoskeletal system with surgery and corrective mechanical devices. We take care of bones , joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles and nerves.

How much do we make?

We as orthopedic surgeons in the U.S are expected to make around $434,163-519,000. It all depends on where you live and what hospital you are working at.

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What do you have to do to join us?

How Long?

After completing a 4 year bachelors degree program in biology, pre-medicine or a related field, aspiring orthopedic surgeon most complete 4 additional years of medical school, followed by a 4-5 year orthopedic surgery residency in a hospital must also complete a 1 to 2 year fellowship after residency.