Jobs in orthopedics deal heavily in a variety of patient situations, including conditions that are medical, physical and/or surgical in nature. Orthopedic surgeons are counted on to diagnose and treat back pain, sports injuries and a variety of musculoskeletal problems such as infections, tumors, trauma and deformities.
Many orthopedic surgeons specialize in body parts, with some orthopedic surgeons only focusing on one of the feet, ankles, hands, shoulders, elbows, spines, hips or knees.
Are Orthopedic Surgery Jobs Right for Me?
While most of the procedures performed by an orthopedic surgeon are not life or death, Orthopedic surgeons have little margin for error and many cases need to be tended to in an emergency setting. These physicians are compensated very well, making on average over $300,000 per-year.
Orthopedic surgery jobs are stressful but incredibly rewarding for the right individuals.
There is significant gratification in this career path, as orthopedic surgeons help people get back on their feet and back to work. Orthopedic professionals rarely deal with chronic conditions and are tasked with understanding and fixing a problem.
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