Examine patients and their medical records to determine the necessity and safety of surgical procedures and to determine the best anesthesia and postoperative medications and treatment. Perform surgery in a sterilized environment according to established guidelines using medical equipment and instruments. May operate on an emergency or planned basis to repair injuries or correct deformities, prevent or treat a disease, or restore proper functionality to an organ or body part. Give direction to other members of the surgical team.
Health, Medical, Fitness, and Personal Care Services