How to Be Smart with Case Selection

  • Gustavo Lopes


The transition from a resident to a surgeon attending is very challenging. One of the most important decisions a new surgeon will face is regarding case selection. Surgeons must carefully consider not only the individual cases to take on but also select the general scope of their cases. These decisions will shape their practice and career for years to come.


General surgery Case selection Residency Surgery career 

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© Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gustavo Lopes
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  1. 1.General, Laparoscopic, and Robotic SurgeryChairman Department of Surgery, Martin Health SystemStuartUSA

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