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surgeon

 [sur´jen]
1. a physician who specializes in the treatment of diseases, injuries, and deformities by manual or operative methods.
2. the senior medical officer of a military unit.

sur·geon

(sŭr'jŏn),
A physician who treats disease, injury, and deformity by operation or manipulation.
[G. cheirougos; L. chirurgus]

surgeon

/sur·geon/ (ser´jun)
1. a physician who specializes in surgery.
2. the senior medical officer of a military unit.

surgeon

(sûr′jən)
n.
A physician specializing in surgery.

surgeon

[sur′jən]
a physician who treats injuries, deformities, and diseases by operative methods.

surgeon

A physician trained in the surgical arts.

surgeon

A physician trained in surgical arts. See Breast surgeon, Colorectal surgeon, General surgeon, Maxillofacial surgeon, Neurosurgeon surgeon, Oral surgeon, Plastic surgeon, Vascular surgeon.

sur·geon

(sŭr'jŏn)
A physician who treats disease, injury, and deformity by operation or manipulation.
[G. cheirougos; L. chirurgus]

surgeon

A medical practitioner whose practice is limited to the diseases treated by surgical operation and who performs such treatment. General surgeons operate on almost all parts of the body but are now uncommon. The practice of specialist surgeons includes cardiovascular surgery, neurosurgery, orthopaedic surgery, ophthalmic surgery, genitourinary surgery and ear, nose and throat surgery.

sur·geon

(sŭr'jŏn)
A physician who treats disease, injury, and deformity by operation or manipulation.
[G. cheirougos; L. chirurgus]

surgeon,

n a person whose profession is to cure diseases or injuries by manual operation or by medication.

surgeon

a veterinarian who specializes in surgery. In many countries it is still the practice to continue the British tradition of having all veterinarians call themselves veterinary surgeon and for the registering legislation to be the Veterinary Surgeon's Act.
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The research focuses specifically on how surgeons fare in being partnered with other surgeons, with other (non-surgical) physicians, with non-physicians or with spouses who stay at home.
The surgeon uses foot pedals to engage a stereoscopic camera, lighting and the arms, and uses hand controls to maneuver the mechanical arms with technical precision beyond even the steadiest hand.
Instead, they arrive in the country and are treated in small, private offices rather than fully-equipped hospitals, says cosmetic surgeon Luis Da Cruz at San Jose's Clinica Biblica, who strongly advises against such practices.
While France's medical community was divided into specific occupations with its own rights, privileges, and territory, this was not true for Italy and Spain where physicians and surgeons were not separated into distinct corporate groups.
The American College of Surgeons was then 6 years old and was regarded as the affectation of a few Chicago and East Coast surgeons.
At the end of conventional heart bypass surgery, a surgeon restarts the heart with an electric shock and wires cracked rib bones together.
The most important concept for anyone considering LASIK is that no surgeon, no matter how skillful, can guarantee perfect vision or that there will be no complications.
The computer can magnify the forces the robotic arm encounters, so the surgeon feels more than he or she would during a normal operation.
Knowing that he was not the best man for the task at hand, this surgeon clearly placed his own political well-being above the life of his patient, an unschooled public servant who died trusting that his VA hospital would not contract with a marginal surgeon, or that clinical ineptitude could never be tolerated at a great teaching hospital.
Anesthesiologists have in the past been another group that "waits on" the surgeon.
He's done everything a surgeon general should do, and more, to protect the health of the public.
RAS allows the surgeon to operate on the patient in a sitting posture, using an ergonomically designed console.