I’ve been a surgeon for 40 years and was a surgical department chairman and residency program director for over 23 of those years. I am board-certified in general surgery and a surgical sub-specialty and have re-certified in both several times. Last year, I retired from clinical practice to devote more time to blogging and tweeting.
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