teaching surgeon

teaching surgeon

Academic medicine A surgeon who supervises and instructs a physician in training–resident, registrar, fellow. See Mentor.
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His current interests relate to the development of innovative less-invasive heart valves and robotic surgical devices, as well as teaching surgeons new technology and the safe application in patient care.
Chong are considered pre-eminent authorities on the diagnosis and treatment of complex conditions of the eye, teaching surgeons here and throughout the world.
This will help with the treatment of children with heart disease now and also play a vital role in teaching surgeons how to improve care and treat-t ment in the future.

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