attending surgeon

at·tend·ing sur·geon

a surgical member of the attending staff of a hospital.
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Viernes is communicating with attending surgeon Dr.
Catherine Loveland-Jones, attending surgeon at MD Anderson at Cooper, said in a prepared statement.
Sarah (Neve Campbell) was the attending surgeon that day and Will fell in love with this angel in scrubs during his hard-fought recovery.
Since joining CHOP in 2010, Dr Taylor was an attending surgeon in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the co-director of the Cleft Lip and Palate Programme as well as director of the Craniofacial Plastic Surgery Fellowship in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.
In this retrospective cohort study we determined the incidence of minor and major complications and compared them from the point of performer (resident, attending surgeon).
Hannush MD, Attending Surgeon at the Cornea Service at Wills Eye Hospital, Department of Ophthalmology at Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
During this period, there is less likely to be attending surgeon supervision, and members of the surgical team are more likely to feel hurried, which further contributes to needle related injuries.
However, as with all academic centers, the attending surgeon is the owner of the chart and patient care.
The decision for lateral or medial graft tympanoplasty technique was at the discretion of the attending surgeon.
Known as "running two rooms" - or double-booked, simultaneous or concurrent surgery - the practice occurs in teaching hospitals where senior attending surgeons delegate trainees - usually residents or fellows - to perform parts of one surgery while the attending surgeon works on a second patient in another operating room.
Instead of having information about the patient at their fingertips, nurses wait to get briefed by the attending surgeon. And instead of collecting data about what happened during the procedure, patients rely on ad hoc recollections by the surgeon.