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DO Plastic Surgery Requirements?

Discussion in 'Plastic Surgery' started by neuro85, Mar 6, 2007.

  1. neuro85

    neuro85 New Member 10+ Year Member

    Apr 14, 2006
    I am just curious as to whether the prerequisites are the same as allopatric schools? Basically, is someone with training in ENT, Neuro, or Ortho eligible without having gone through general surgery residency?
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  3. beastmaster

    beastmaster Senior Member 10+ Year Member

    Mar 22, 2003
    When they emailed NYCOM students about the opening of our fellowship at St. Barnabas Hospital, they only mentioned osteopathic general surgery as a prerequisite. I don't know about the other 4 places, but I would guess that with less than 10 yearly spots nationwide, they will probably go to the GS residents at that same hospital, or a hospital from the same OPTI depending on the interest.

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