Make No Bones About the Life of an Orthopedic Surgeon

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Orthopaedic surgeons work with people with a wide range of ailments, from birth defects to sports injuries. Shadow here, and you will learn from a practicing physician how to treat these paitients.

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Dr. Winterton is an orthopedic surgeon with a specialization in hand surgery. He graduated from Brigham Young University and performed research at the National Institutes of Health, earning him distinction as a Goldwater Scholar and Tylenol Future Care Scholar. For medical school, Dr. Winterton attended the University of Pennsylvania and trained afterward at Stanford, the University of Pennsylvania, and Rush University. His career involves taking care of patients with arm injuries, ranging from children born without a thumb to weight-lifters with torn triceps muscles. Dr. Winterton sees patients in the clinic and also in the operating room, splitting his time between both. When he is not operating, Dr. Winterton enjoys traveling and has visited almost 40 countries. He also serves as an advisor for MedSchoolCoach, using his admissions committee experience to help students interested in medicine achieve their goals.

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