Since its founding in 2009, The Medicus Firm has used its job board to play a part in placing thousands of physicians in their dream roles. Accompanying the job board are resources such as a news blog containing information and updates regarding The Medicus Firm, as well as a job satisfaction and search report and a practice preference and relocation survey. Both the job search and satisfaction report and the practice preference and relocation survey can be requested by users, at which point they can download and view either document at their convenience.
Salary + Job Growth
The average salary for a Foot & Ankle Orthopedic Surgeon is $107,826, coming out to around $51 per hour. The highest-paying states for someone in this role (in ascending order) are as follows: Oregon, Wyoming, Massachusetts, California, and New York. The average salaries in these states range from $118,865, in Oregon, to $125,311, in New York. It is important to remember that your salary will depend on your location, expertise, and years in practice. By the year 2028, this specialty is expected to grow by 6%.
Some benefits of specializing in Foot & Ankle Orthopedics include the following: working in a highly-respected career, performing minimally invasive procedures, receiving above-average compensation, and always having new opportunities.
As a specialist in this role, you should demonstrate the following skills: problem-solving, good bedside manner, dexterity, communication, interpersonal skills, and stamina.
In this role, you can expect to perform the following job duties: examining, diagnosing, and treating musculoskeletal system diseases and injuries, prescribing treatment plans to patients with injuries or disorders and performing surgery, conducting and supervising patient care, and providing outpatient and hospital consultation services.
Orthopedic Surgeons work in hospitals and in group practices.
Although the journey to becoming a physician can be overwhelming, some specialists choose to participate in CME, or continuing medical education. You can find CME resources through specialty-specific organizations or by utilizing the websites that are dedicated to pointing you toward CME resources. Some resources include podcasts, live or virtual conferences, webinars, videos, or live or virtual courses. Some organizations that will provide you with CME resources are as follows: the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS), the Foundation for Orthopaedic Research and Education (FORE), the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS), Healio, and AudioDigest.
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