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can DO's become surgeons

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - DO' started by asdasd12345, May 5, 2004.

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  1. asdasd12345

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    i want to be a surgeon. can you go to DO school and be a surgeon? is it hard to do this? thanks for the advice.
     
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  3. Richie Truxillo

    Richie Truxillo Your Scut Monkey Mentor
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    A D.O. can do anything an M.D. can. It's a slight difference in philosophy, nothing more. Some residencies are more competitive than others however and there are more M.D. residencies than D.O. residencies currently. Best advice is to keep your grades high through school and do research to "pad" your application profile.

    Cheers,
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  4. yasmeensak

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    I was actually looking in the phone book today, under 'Physicians,' and the largest concentration of them were Surgeons - I was surprised :idea:

    So - YES - you can definitely be a surgeon - you can be anything you wanna be :D
     
  5. VentdependenT

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    Sorry, you can only operate on bones as a DO.
     
  6. asdasd12345

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    that sucks man, i wanted to be a heart surgeon
     
  7. Boomer

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    An ortho surgeon then? Sweet.

    To the original poster. You are a troll. You are a tool. You continue to ask moronic questions like this, with the sole intent of inflaming others on this board.

    On the other hand, if I am wrong, and you are unable to find the answer to this question on your own without asking it here, then you are too stupid to go to medical school. Get a life. Get a date. Get a beer. Get laid. Get real.
     
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    don't listen to VentdependenT. my father is an interventional cardiologist (M.D.) and a few of his partners are D.O.'s and he says they can do the same exact things he does.
     
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    No I think Vent is right on this one. DOs are only good for working on bones like chiropractors. :D
     
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    with that kind of pent up anger and aggression, its not me who needs to be looking to get laid. remember, psychiatrists are your friends - if you need help, they will listen. good luck my friend, and god be with you.
     
  11. VentdependenT

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    Unless the heart is a bone you CANNOT operate on it as a DO. "Boner's" don't count either.

    Ahh man, I have about 30 min to kill before I rock this cinco de mayo like a champ.
     
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    This is a seriously stupid question since there are plenty of DOs who become general surgeons, orthopods, etc. DOs can get into either allo or osteo residencies for surgery. Obviously, DOs have a much tougher time matching into allopathic urology, ortho, and other very competitive surgical subspecialties. If you work hard and do well, you can get whatever you want. Do your research before asking such a question.
     
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    edited for TOS violation
     
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    You mean a heart isn't a bone? How do you break it then?
     
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    TOS violation
     
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    i think i will continue to post as many pointless random meaningless questions as i want to. your the facking nitwit to replying to such a "stupid" question. and why are your statement so obvious if i have to do research to get the answers you moron.
     
  17. VentdependenT

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    I like where this is going! Nothing beats a good solid "suck a cock ******" retort!
     
  18. cooldreams

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    good question hehe, i have another... explain how a womans water breaks when giving birth??? what bone did she break?? :eek: hehehe :laugh:
     
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    thats probably because you enjoy it so much, yer queer.
     
  20. VentdependenT

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    Hmm...queer is decent, but lets get real, its no "suck a cock ******."

    10 min to go
     
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    closing.........
     
  22. DORoe

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    Vent got

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    :laugh:
     
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    Definitely :rolleyes:
     
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