Essay about Why I Want to Become a Surgeon

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With so many jobs in the world it’s so hard to choose just one. Do you want to be an athlete or a doctor? You have to decide wisely because once you choose turning back is a difficult task. Being a surgeon is the job I want to have as an adult. Being a surgeon may be hard but in the long run it’s worth it. This career caught my attention as a kid. I would always watch these ER shows and see these crazy tasks that they would have to deal with, and through all that they’d be calm and collective. Seeing a surgeon save someone’s life inspires me to want to do the same thing. If I would have the ability to save someone’s life, it would allow me to see the world in a whole new way. Every year more than 15 million people in the U.S. have …show more content…
They can use computers to help plan surgeries that may be more difficult like a spinal surgery, they will create a 3D image so they can look at the affected area closely (“Surgeon”). Surgeons will also have to talk to the family and patient to help them understand the situation and the risks of surgery. They will discuss other options if there is something they can do besides surgery, like some type of treatment or medication (Bureau). Surgeons will perform operations in sterilized operating rooms that have been set up according to the type of surgery that will be preformed. Surgeons are always on call for their job so work hours range from their normal hours to anywhere past it. Surgeons must also be available to work on weekends and Holiday as needed (Field). Surgeons also must make sure that there equipment and operating room is sterilized, and that they have the proper tools for the surgery ("Surgeon"). As a surgeon there is a ton of responsibility, you will decide whether or not a patient will survive.
Surgery dates back to the Neolithic and Egyptian periods. As time progresses medical equipment will also progress. In the early 1800s Surgeons were praised for speed. In the early times there was no form of anesthetic. So at the time surgeons were required to perform the operation as quickly as possible. With the creations of new anesthetics doctors were able to take more time

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