What is a Plastic Surgeon?
A plastic surgeon is a medical doctor that specializes in improvement or replacements of the body/face, and other special procedures.
By Cesar Garza
Requirements for a Plastic Surgeon
Undergraduate Science Degree (Classes like Biology and Chemistry)
Undergraduate Science Degree (3 to 4 Years)
Doctoral Program (Anatomy and Pharmacology) (4 Years)
Residency and Certification (6 Years)
(Not neccesary but recommended)
Fellowships and Sub-Specialties
Requirements to be a Plastic Surgeon
Salary for a Plastic Surgeon
Beginners/Privately Employed: $250,000 yearly
Median Income: $350,000
Self Employed/Experienced: $550,000
Breast Enhancement: Augmentation, Lift, Reduction
Facial Contouring: Rhinoplasty, Chin, or Cheek Enhancement
Facial Rejuvenation: Facelift, Eyelid Lift, Neck Lift, Brow Lift
Body Contouring: Tummy Tuck, Liposuction, Gynecomastia Treatment
Skin Rejuvenation: Laser Resurfacing, Botox®, Filler Treatments
Types of Surgeries
In conclusion, being a plastic surgeon requires special skills that will benefit you in this field. Although this job can be challenging, it is very worth it, from the salary, to the types of procedures you get to do. Overall, being a plastic surgeon is a job that's beneficial and fun to do.