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Photo of surgeon sleeps on hospital floor goes viral after 28 hours sift and 5 operations

Photo of surgeon sleeps on hospital floor goes viral after 28 hours sift and 5 operations

With a scrub cap on his head and a mask covering his face, a surgeon sleeps on the floor of a hospital corridor. These powerful photos were taken shortly after the doctor, Luo Heng, completed his fifth operation in 28 hours. Heng is said to have fallen asleep on the floor after spending more than a day carrying out surgeries at the hospital. He was pictured lying on a piece of fabric, with his arm... »

List of Top 5 Richest Doctors in the World by so far in 2017

List of Top 5 Richest Doctors in the World by so far in 2017

This list was made by Gazzete. All doctors are rich. Maybe not at the beginning of their career, but their earning potential is huge. Everyone knows that. But the guys on this list dwarf even the highest income for your local GP. From the plastic surgeons to the cancer philanthropists, making money for a doctor seems as simple as opening a practice. So how did the richest doctors make so much more... »

105 year old doctor who is still hardworking man!

105 year old doctor who is still hardworking man!

Dr Bill Frankland, who we caught up with around his 100th birthday five years ago, is a remarkable man. He’s been asked by Saddam Hussein for treatment, suffered as a prisoner of war and worked with Alexander Fleming, and is still going strong. Born in Sussex, the doctor is known as the ‘Grandfather of Allergy’, which is his specialism – he helped thousands every year by co... »

10+ Hilarious Doctors That Prove Laughter Is The Best Medicine

10+ Hilarious Doctors That Prove Laughter Is The Best Medicine

Being a doctor is clearly one of the hardest and most stressful jobs on the planet. You’re taking care of someone else’s life, for crying out loud! However, that doesn’t mean all doctors have to be serious all the time. Bored Panda collected a list of random doctor acts of humor, to prove that even doctors like to have fun once in a while. From funny signs placed in their offices... »

Study: Primary care doctors in Charlotte earn highest average pay in U.S. while salaries in Charleston rank among lowest

Study: Primary care doctors in Charlotte earn highest average pay in U.S. while salaries in Charleston rank among lowest

While primary care doctors in Charlotte earn some of the highest salaries in the United States — and those in Charleston some of the lowest — a new study shows, in both cities, the wage gap between male and female physicians remains wide. In Charlotte, for example, male doctors earn 33 percent more than their female colleagues — the widest gender wage gap in the country. In Charleston, the gap isn... »

NY Is Worst State For Doctors

NY Is Worst State For Doctors

New doctors straight out of college might want to think twice before opening a practice in New York. According to a recent study by the financial website WalletHub, New York came in last among all 50 states and the District of Columbia based on several key factors including starting salaries, the cost of malpractice liability insurance, the number of hospitals per capita, and finally, the overall ... »

The family of a McKeesport man is suing his doctors, claiming that they repeatedly gave him prescription painkillers despite knowing about his addiction.

Man’s family sues doctors after fatal overdose

Man’s family sues doctors after fatal overdose, writes WPXI. McKEESPORT, Pa. – The family of a McKeesport man is suing his doctors, claiming that they repeatedly gave him prescription painkillers despite knowing about his addiction. Nicholas Classic died in October 2015 after overdosing on prescription drugs. He was 29. According to a wrongful death lawsuit filed Tuesday in Allegheny C... »

'500kg' Egyptian woman's sister accuses Indian doctors of lying

‘500kg’ Egyptian woman’s sister accuses Indian doctors of lying

The sister of Eman Abd El Aty, an Egyptian woman thought to have been the world’s heaviest, has accused doctors of lying about her weight loss after surgery in India. She underwent surgery in Mumbai’s Saifee hospital, and last week doctors said she had lost 250kg (550lbs). But her sister said this was untrue, adding that her sister was in delicate health as she may have had a stroke. T... »

2017 Match results: Pediatrics continues to be strong choice

2017 Match results: Pediatrics continues to be strong choice

Results of the largest Match on record show that pediatrics continued its tradition of being a strong choice for the thousands of medical school students and graduates who found out on March 17 where they will train for the next three to seven years. Pediatrics filled 98% of all positions offered, with categorical pediatrics’ fill rate at 98.4%. U.S. senior allopathic medical students filled 66.8%... »

SALARIES FOR DOCTORS IN GERMANY: WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT TO EARN?

SALARIES FOR DOCTORS IN GERMANY: WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT TO EARN?

Good news – the medical profession has the highest starting salaries in Germany and doctors are well paid throughout their careers. Of course, exactly how much you earn depends on your professional experience and the medical area you work in. STARTING A CAREER WITH A VERY GOOD SALARY You will usually start your working life as a doctor in a clinic. There are different career levels, with rising sa... »

'Fear Not, This Is Normal': Advice for Young Doctors

‘Fear Not, This Is Normal’: Advice for Young Doctors

Medscape asked some of our contributors and our community to offer advice to soon-to-be residents. The responses that poured in went far beyond the expected tips to help achieve success during residency. Most submissions included insights from years of professional experience, along with wisdom to help all young doctors, not just those in training. In fact, the scope of the advice is likely to tri... »

Why The Best Hospitals Are Managed by Doctors

Why The Best Hospitals Are Managed by Doctors

Healthcare has become extraordinarily complex — the balance of quality against cost, and of technology against humanity, are placing ever-increasing demands on clinicians.  These challenges require extraordinary leaders. Doctors were once viewed as ill-prepared for leadership roles because their selection and training led them to become “heroic lone healers.”  But this is changing.  The emphasis o... »

World’s Oldest Surgeon: 89 Years Old And Still Performs 4 Operations A Day

World’s Oldest Surgeon: 89 Years Old And Still Performs 4 Operations A Day

If you think that age slows you down then you’ve obviously never met Alla Illyinichna Levushkina. She’s a surgeon at Ryazan City Hospital near Moscow, and despite being almost 90 – yes, you heard that correctly – she still performs 4 operations every day. 89-year-old Alla, who lives in a flat where she cares for her disabled nephew and her eight cats, has been a surgeon for a whopping 67 years, an... »

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