Dr. Michael Gleiber, founder and CEO of Michael A. Gleiber, MD, PA, Spine Surgery was the Lead contributor of a Becker’s Spine Review article: “25 Key Concepts for Young Orthopedic & Spine Surgeons to Build a Successful Practice.” Below is an excerpt from the article:
Written by Laura Miller
“Orthopedic surgeons are amongst the brightest and most talented physicians in all of medicine,” says Michael Gleiber, MD, founder and CEO of Michael A. Gleiber, MD, PA, Spine Surgery, in Jupiter, Fla. “To match into orthopedic residency, one typically needs 240+ on their boards, research, strong letters of recommendation, and an unparalleled work ethic. These are bright folks who have typically gone to excellent medical schools and have received honors grades in the toughest med school rotations such as surgery and orthopedic surgery. So why are orthopedic fellows leaving practices so soon after joining them and what type of impact may this have on their careers in the short term?”
Here, 10 leaders in orthopedic and spine surgery discuss the biggest challenges young physicians face after training and how they can overcome them.