Posts Tagged ‘ medical students ’

Plastic Surgeons: The Rock Stars Of Medicine?

I was asked by Medscape (WebMD’s sister site for doctors) to write an article about the career of plastic surgery.  How hard is it to become a plastic surgeon?  What does it take?  What types of people should consider plastic surgery as a career choice?  Exactly what do plastic surgeons do, anyways?  Well, here’s what […]


Student Doctors Practice On You While You Sleep (Really!)

Here is an excerpt from my latest article on CNN.com: Autumn. The air turns cool and crisp, leaves change color, and third-year medical students descend on hospitals to learn to be real doctors… by practicing on real people. As a plastic surgeon, part of my job includes the art of suturing. Over the past 15 […]