Can I be both, a hospital administrator and a pediatric surgeon?

I am 16 and trying to figure out what it is I want to study, I have always been interested in saving a child's life, diagnosing and operating them so they can hopefully get better. But I would also like to administrate, run,or even own either a hospital or company. If I study for both, would I be wasting my time because maybe later on I would have to choose between one job or is there a job in a hospital that would let me both administrate and perform as a doctor?

Asked By: starlight* - 7/21/2009
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Nothing is impossible, but trust me, it's insane to do anything medical related and be able to juggle another career at the same time. Doctors who have their own practice find it hard enough, even though it's in the same medical field, because you would be called at devilish hours of the night because something... More
Answered By: someone's wifey for lifey - 7/21/2009
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maybe, but i doubt it due to conflict of interest. So, its more likely one or the other for you. Besides, i dont think you would even have time to do both jobs.
Answered By: lildude211us - 7/21/2009
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