neurosurgeon

  1. NanoSave

    Neurosurgeon Residency Match Question

    I am preparing for medical school now. What advice would you give to maximize my chances to match for a neurosurgeon residency?
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    Neurosurgery Match Difficulty

    Hi! I was wondering how tough of a match neurosurgery is. I got the opportunity to shadow a great doc, and am now intrigued by the field. Oh what a great thing the brain is!! Anyway, is it as tough as fields like plastics,ortho and ent? is a high usmle required? does the prestige of my med...
  3. anab21

    MD Completing Two Surgical Residencies: Orthopedics and Neurosurgery

    I actually found a surgeon who has done this. My question is, do you get dropped into the middle of the second residency or do you start at the beginning and have to do all 5-7 years? Lets say you did orthopedics first and then did a spine fellowship(they have spine fellowships where you learn...
  4. anab21

    Completing Two Surgical Residencies: Orthopedics and Neurosurgery

    I actually found a surgeon who has done this. My question is, do you get dropped into the middle of the second residency or do you start at the beginning and have to do all 5-7 years? Lets say you did orthopedics first and then did a spine fellowship(they have spine fellowships where you learn...
  5. riderfirnen

    Tattoos on Neurosurgeon

    I'm a sophomore in high school, and I'm hoping to major in neuroscience as an undergraduate and hopefully, someday, I'd like to become a neurosurgeon. I was just recently diagnosed with type 1 diabetes and I wanted to get a medical alert tattoo on my wrist. Could this be a problem for me in the...
  6. I

    Christopher Duntsch, disgraced Neurosurgeon, receives life sentence!

    http://www.dmagazine.com/frontburner/2017/02/ex-neurosurgeon-christopher-duntsch-sentenced-to-life/ The article says that Dr. Duntsch was the first person sentenced for malcontent during operations and is false. Plastic surgeons have been convicted for manslaughter for comparable things. How...
  7. K

    Functional Neurosurgery

    Hi, I was wondering wether anyone could explain to me what type of surgery a Functional Neurosurgeon actually performs. What I mean is that Deep Brain Stimulation is very different to dissecting an acoustic neuroma. I ask this because if, well I think when, we have auditory, visual...
  8. Kakarrott

    Neurology and surgery

    Hey there, I was wondering if there is some speciality or possibility of combining specialities that would allow me to do both brainstorming over normal diseases as much as surgical procedures. I have seen somewhere that neurologists just thinks and neurosurgeons just cuts. I hope I made...
  9. Sellersrobe

    How do I become a neurosurgeon?

    I am currently a high school freshman. I have heard that I shouldn't focus on a career now, but I am sure this is what I want to do. Are there any majors that would be best in college? And what are the best colleges for a medical undergrad? I read Pre-Med major has awful scores on the MCATs. I...
  10. Dead Black Dog

    A lot Of Questions

    Hello SDN, I have some Questions I want to going into Neuro and I have some schools in mind.My frist choice is Indiana Universty but I'm not to sure on their Neuro program. Someone could help me out that would be awesome! My second choice would be University of California San Francisco or Johns...
  11. StudentDoctorDan

    Neurosurgeon Shadowing Opportunity?

    Hello! I am a current high school student and was really interested in shadowing a surgeon. Particularly a neurosurgeon. Currently, I have shadowed an Internal Medicine doctor and a Cardiologist. Would a neurosurgeon (assuming they aren't busy) allow me to shadow them for even a day if I am...
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    How to get a neurosurgical residency?

    I just wanted to get some answers on things because I've been hearing mixed answers on all of these questions. 1. Does the medical school you go to determine if you get a neurosurgical resident spot? I've read a lot of things on here from people who say that unless your top 5% of an top school...
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    Neurology Education

    Hey guys, my name's Erxci and I'm currently doing my GCSEs here in England. I'm very interested in neurology and I hope to someday go into the field myself and I'd love to become a neurosurgeon. I'm looking for anybody that has information that can help me concerning what I would need to do to...
  14. S

    Neurosurgery residency chances as an IMG

    Hello, I am a current medical student, and have been interested in a variety of fields for residency later on. However, from what I've been reading on this forum, and by looking into statistics, it seems that neurosurgery is highly competitive and there are no chances that a spot may be given to...
  15. zrar82

    Have Questions for Projecte

    Hi, My name is Zrar Shahid and I am doing a project about Neurosurgery and I have a few questions. If would be a greatly helpful if anyone can provide me with some answers. Thanks in Advance! :) Thoughts on the effectiveness of pre-Columbian Peru operation methods? (Help patient down, opened...