How do you feel about our website?
Great   Indifferent

Orthopaedic Surgeon First Hand

We begin to search the internet to find definitions or "key" phrases. 

We stumble across the definition of a surgeon:

A person who has been trained/educated in the diagnosis of pre-operative,

operative and post-operative treatments relating to the musculoskeletal system. 

But yet we find ourselves not fully understanding what it really takes to become an Orthopaedic surgeon. 

Yes there is the 5 year Residency program, 4 year Orthopaedic surgery training,

1 year in general surgery, pediatrics or internal medicine

plus the Board requirements but what after. 

What really happens on the floor, at the office and in surgery. 

To be an Orthopeadic surgeon, You must live, sleep and breathe Orthopaedics. 

Nabil Ebraheim, MD

You Might Also Enjoy...

When Your Knee Becomes More of a Liability than an Asset

You don't know how important your knees are until you begin having problems. You may experience pain and stiffness that impedes your mobility. Find out about what you can do when your knees are giving you more problems than you can handle.

Reasons You Shouldn’t Ignore Joint Pain

Your joints are the reason you're able to walk up a flight of stairs or go for a run in the morning. So when they begin to become stiff and painful, you may find yourself in a world of hurt. Find out when to seek treatment for achy joints.

6 Tips for Preparing for Spine Surgery

Has back pain been ruling your life for too long? If you answered yes, it may be time for you to consider surgical intervention. Find out about how to prepare yourself to go under the knife and what to expect after you get home.