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  Published: 28/03/2018





This section deals with specialist surgical training (SET) and contains information about the specialist surgical training programme in general surgery.

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 vascular surgery.

Specialist surgical training is undertaken in one of these areas after acceptance into the Surgical Education and Training (SET) programme.

Surgical Training - RMO Careers Fair 2018

Hear about surgical specialty training from the specialists and trainees themselves at the Auckland region RMO Careers Fair 2018