You won't hear a lot of chatter about international medical graduates becoming a surgeon in the UK. The training for surgical specialties in the UK is competitive, long, and stressful but I won't be the person to say that it's impossible for international graduates.
The Surgical Specialties are
- General Surgery
- Vascular Surgery
- Pediatric Surgery
- Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery
- Plastic Surgery
- Cardiothoracic Surgery
Neurosurgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery, are run-through, while all other specialties require a Core Training module called 'Core Surgical Training' to pursue higher training in surgical specialties starting from the ST3 level in UK.
Please go through Specialty (or GP) training in the UK for more . . .
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