This section deals with specialist surgical training (SET) and contains
information about the specialist surgical training programme in
The surgeon effects healing through operating. Surgeons examine
patients, request investigations, decide whether an operation is
necessary, operate and manage post-operative care.
Specialty areas of the discipline include general surgery; cardiothoracic surgery; neurosurgery;
otolaryngology-head and neck surgery; orthopaedic surgery;
paediatric surgery; plastic and reconstructive surgery; urology; and
Specialist surgical training is undertaken in one
of these areas after acceptance into the Surgical Education and
Training (SET) programme.
Hear about surgical specialty
training from the specialists
and trainees themselves at the
Auckland region RMO Careers Fair