A Career In Orthopedic Surgery

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Since my freshman year in high school, I’ve been interested in becoming an orthopedic surgeon, or at the very least, something in sports medicine. During my freshman year of cross country, I was diagnosed with a femoral neck stress fracture. This injury allowed me to learn a lot about sports medicine as I was surrounded, and still am surrounded, by various doctors treating my now chronic hip pain.
It’s fascinating how orthopedic surgeons can vary from helping a sports injury like mine, to helping an elderly patient with their own hip break. From my personal experience working in an assisted living facility, I’ve realized how much I enjoy helping or even just talking to elderly. An orthopedic surgeon would allow me to be involved in sports

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