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NEUROVASCULAR DOCTOR/RESEARCHER: Wants To Develop New Medical Treatments

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Vismay finished medical school and is looking next to start his Residency in Neurosurgery. He's currently the head of Neurovascular research at a hospital, in the spine department, analyzing the current treatments he gives to his patients and looking to develop new ones.

Degree: Medicine - Neurobiology and Neurosciences
Job Title: Neurovascluar Doctor/Researcher

Job Summary: Neurosurgeons

Job Description

Neurosurgeons are a type of physician who specialize in researching, rehabilitating, and performing surgery on the nervous system, including the brain, spinal cord, or other nerve tissue.

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$200,000 - $700,000
Projected job growth
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10 to 20 percent
Typical schedule
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Full-time, Long hours
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Office, Indoor, Hospital / Clinic, Physically demanding
Personal qualities
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Detail oriented, Patience, Analytical skills, Verbal communication skills, Technical skills, Strength/stamina, Hand-eye coordination, Likes working with hands

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m='15870'>which</span> <span m='16020'>was</span> <span m='16790'>not</span> <span m='17070'>that</span> <span m='17320'>developed</span> <span m='17900'>in</span> <span m='18110'>my</span> <span m='18230'>country.</span> </p><p><span m='19270'>And,</span> <span m='20800'>actually,</span> <span m='21060'>it's</span> <span m='22130'>there</span> <span m='22440'>in</span> <span m='22580'>my</span> <span m='22690'>country,</span> <span m='23020'>but</span> <span m='23220'>not</span> <span m='23420'>in</span> <span m='23580'>the</span> <span m='23680'>part</span> <span m='24090'>of</span> <span m='24280'>the</span> <span m='24400'>state</span> <span m='25230'>where</span> <span m='25530'>I</span> <span m='25730'>stay.</span> <span m='26550'>And</span> <span m='27100'>it's</span> <span m='27980'>around</span> <span m='28290'>60</span> <span m='28630'>million</span> <span m='28890'>of</span> <span m='29150'>population.</span> <span m='30720'>And</span> <span m='31440'>they</span> <span m='31530'>don't</span> <span m='31760'>have</span> <span m='31990'>a</span> <span m='32330'>neurovascular</span> <span m='32920'>surgeon.</span> <span m='33900'>And</span> <span m='34965'>so</span> <span m='35220'>I</span> <span m='35360'>basically</span> <span m='36160'>came</span> <span m='36410'>here</span> <span m='36790'>to</span> <span m='36940'>get</span> <span m='37200'>trained</span> <span m='37460'>myself</span> <span m='37940'>in</span> <span m='38110'>neurovascular</span> <span m='38810'>surgery.</span> </p><p><span m='39800'>And</span> <span m='40690'>right</span> <span m='40940'>now,</span> <span m='41940'>I'm</span> <span m='42150'>with</span> <span m='42590'>the</span> <span m='42700'>Jefferson</span> <span m='43150'>hospitals.</span> <span m='44290'>And</span> <span m='45120'>I</span> <span m='45290'>am</span> <span m='45960'>right</span> <span m='46280'>now</span> <span m='46540'>the</span> <span m='46700'>research</span> <span m='47150'>head</span> <span m='47530'>in</span> <span m='47680'>the</span> <span m='47790'>neurovascular</span> <span m='48310'>and the</span> <span m='48565'>research</span> <span m='48820'>head</span> <span m='48890'>in</span> <span m='49220'>the</span> <span m='49480'>spine</span> <span m='49850'>department.</span> <span m='50910'>And</span> <span m='52430'>research</span> <span m='53030'>is a</span> <span m='53300'>kind</span> <span m='53550'>of</span> <span m='53670'>thing</span> <span m='55380'>which,</span> <span m='57220'>according</span> <span m='57630'>to</span> <span m='57750'>me,</span> <span m='58760'>it's</span> <span m='58990'>not</span> <span m='60410'>just--</span> <span m='61690'>I</span> <span m='62010'>don't</span> <span m='62180'>want</span> <span m='62380'>to</span> <span m='62480'>just</span> <span m='62735'>treat</span> <span m='62990'>my</span> <span m='63110'>patients.</span> <span m='63690'>I</span> <span m='63770'>want</span> <span m='63950'>to</span> <span m='64220'>analyze</span> <span m='65620'>the</span> <span m='66080'>thing,</span> <span m='66470'>the</span> <span m='66780'>treatment</span> <span m='67420'>which</span> <span m='67600'>I</span> <span m='67640'>give</span> <span m='67890'>to</span> <span m='67960'>my</span> <span m='68110'>patients.</span> </p><p><span m='69000'>And</span> <span m='69570'>that's</span> <span m='69870'>where</span> <span m='70350'>the</span> <span m='70510'>research</span> <span m='70970'>comes.</span> <span m='71350'>And</span> <span m='72820'>it</span> <span m='73080'>completely</span> <span m='73620'>changes</span> <span m='77320'>your</span> <span m='78110'>vision</span> <span m='78660'>towards</span> <span m='79780'>the</span> <span m='79910'>next</span> <span m='81090'>treatment</span> <span m='81530'>protocols.</span> <span m='82470'>And,</span> <span m='82980'>actually,</span> <span m='83570'>you</span> <span m='83710'>are</span> <span m='83800'>not</span> <span m='84020'>only</span> <span m='84270'>treating </span> <span m='84600'>your</span> <span m='84750'>patients,</span> <span m='85420'>but</span> <span m='85610'>you are</span> <span m='85860'>always</span> <span m='86510'>in</span> <span m='86910'>a</span> <span m='86960'>state</span> <span m='87220'>of</span> <span m='87350'>mind</span> <span m='88170'>to</span> <span m='88410'>establish</span> <span m='89140'>some</span> <span m='89470'>new</span> <span m='89830'>treatments</span> <span m='90500'>for</span> <span m='90700'>the</span> <span m='90810'>patient.</span> <span m='91650'>And</span> <span m='91930'>you</span> <span m='92110'>always</span> <span m='92680'>want</span> <span m='92970'>to</span> <span m='93050'>do</span> <span m='93340'>something</span> <span m='93900'>more,</span> <span m='94180'>something</span> <span m='94540'>better</span> <span m='94780'>for</span> <span m='94960'>the</span> <span m='95070'>patients.</span> <span m='95720'>And</span> <span m='96670'>that's</span> <span m='97060'>how</span> <span m='97410'>research</span> <span m='97900'>works.</span> </p><p><span m='98730'>And</span> <span m='99860'>next</span> <span m='100170'>approach</span> <span m='100800'>I'll</span> <span m='101270'>be</span> <span m='101930'>doing</span> <span m='102300'>is</span> <span m='102570'>my</span> <span m='102820'>residency.</span> <span m='103780'>And</span> <span m='104080'>I have</span> <span m='104430'>already</span> <span m='104890'>applied</span> <span m='105300'>this</span> <span m='105500'>year.</span> <span m='106390'>And</span> <span m='107600'>let's</span> <span m='107860'>see</span> <span m='108000'>how</span> <span m='108150'>it</span> <span m='108340'>goes.</span> </p><p><span m='110400'>So</span> <span m='111040'>the</span> <span m='111120'>things</span> <span m='111730'>I</span> <span m='112190'>would</span> <span m='112330'>like</span> <span m='112580'>to</span> <span m='112710'>give</span> <span m='112940'>some tips</span> <span m='113320'>to</span> <span m='113510'>the</span> <span m='114220'>high</span> <span m='114350'>school</span> <span m='114620'>students</span> <span m='115100'>is</span> <span m='116930'>whatever</span> <span m='117600'>you</span> <span m='117810'>do in</span> <span m='118240'>your</span> <span m='118430'>life,</span> <span m='118910'>never</span> <span m='119190'>forget</span> <span m='119510'>your</span> <span m='119790'>aim,</span> <span m='120280'>first of</span> <span m='120670'>all.</span> <span m='121570'>And</span> <span m='122580'>second</span> <span m='122940'>thing</span> <span m='123160'>I</span> <span m='123230'>would</span> <span m='123360'>like</span> <span m='123610'>to</span> <span m='124210'>add</span> <span m='124560'>is</span> <span m='127420'>just</span> <span m='127720'>like</span> <span m='128930'>you</span> <span m='129100'>can</span> <span m='129699'>properly</span> <span m='130199'>schedule</span> <span m='130400'>your</span> <span m='130919'>timings.</span> <span m='131710'>And</span> <span m='132260'>with</span> <span m='132490'>that</span> <span m='132880'>things,</span> <span m='133250'>you</span> <span m='133430'>can</span> <span m='133840'>always</span> <span m='134200'>give</span> <span m='134360'>time</span> <span m='134580'>to</span> <span m='134690'>studies.</span> <span m='135270'>And</span> <span m='135700'>you</span> <span m='135880'>can</span> <span m='136230'>hang</span> <span m='136510'>out</span> <span m='136720'>or</span> <span m='136900'>play</span> <span m='137200'>sports.</span> </p><p><span m='138020'>But</span> <span m='138350'>once</span> <span m='138670'>you</span> <span m='139340'>schedule</span> <span m='140220'>the</span> <span m='140380'>things</span> <span m='140740'>properly,</span> <span m='141440'>you</span> <span m='141600'>get</span> <span m='141800'>time</span> <span m='142020'>for</span> <span m='142270'>everything.</span> <span m='143320'>And</span> <span m='144470'>whatever</span> <span m='144890'>field</span> <span m='145270'>you</span> <span m='145530'>select,</span> <span m='146120'>there's</span> <span m='146370'>always</span> <span m='146650'>room</span> <span m='146870'>at</span> <span m='146960'>the</span> <span m='147090'>top.</span> <span m='147370'>And</span> <span m='147890'>I</span> <span m='148000'>wish</span> <span m='148200'>you</span> <span m='149200'>good</span> <span m='149410'>luck</span> <span m='149820'>in</span> <span m='149970'>your</span> <span m='150080'>future,</span> <span m='150680'>all of</span> <span m='150980'>you.</span> </p>","file":{"id":302195,"video_id":"2764874109001","name":"1315-Vismay-NeuroSurgeryResident1","duration":152022,"thumbnail_url":null}});