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Treat diseases and injuries through surgical procedures.

Surgeons are doctors who treat diseases, injuries, and deformities through surgical procedures. The procedures may be invasive, minimally-invasive, or non-invasive. This career does not include surgeons who operate on the face or jaw (see Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons).

Wages Data not available
Outlook The outlook is Good
Education & Training Graduate degree (any type) is needed for entry.
Related Programs (Current training programs available)
On the Job Work Activities
Career Pathways Therapeutic Services
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