In General, Who is better, Orthopedic Surgeon with Spine Fellowship, or Neurosurgeon with Spine Fellowship?
I know most of Neurosurgeons feel "comfortable" operating on spine after their residency without spine fellowship, however an Orthopedic Surgeon must have a spine fellowship for them to work on spine. Now What if a Neurosurgeon did a spine fellowship, how would an Orthopedic Surgeon with spine fellowship be compared to him? and who is better (In general)? Assuming they both have the same years of experience and they both attended a top notch residency/fellowship programs.
Asked By: Laurance - 1/9/2010
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If you are trying to determine who would be the better surgeon in this scenario then that is just all relevant to who the specific surgeons are and not necessarily what specific specialty their surgical residencies and fellowships were in. It really all boils down to your "gift" or just natural ability at handling the... More
Answered By: ToxLabRat - 1/9/2010
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First and foremost, if you are looking for someone for a specific procedure then you should determine which physician is more experienced with that particular surgery. Referrals from other health providers and patients are also recommended... More
Answered By: Jennifer - 1/9/2010
I would prefer neurosurgeon, and I believe you have answered your question within it. Generally, they are specialists in their own fields so we can't make a guess as to which is better without referring to specific situations. This is aobviously also a purely theoretical approach as a lot more than the same years of... More
Answered By: Abdulmalik - 1/17/2010
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