I want to be a surgeon
Surgery is one of the most satisfying careers in medicine, offering the opportunity to save and transform lives. Surgeons are at the forefront of discovering new ways to fight disease and heal injury. It is a unique career in that surgeons need to rely on quick brains and skilful hands to succeed.
Becoming a surgeon requires both talent and commitment to many years of training, at university and beyond.
This section is designed to help you make this decision and to plan and prepare for your surgical career by outlining the options you can pursue in surgery and how you might follow these.