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Today 06:10 PM
Unregistered Is it easy to get into ortho?
Today 01:25 PM
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So much?! Why don't more people go into Derm then rather than Plastics, Ortho or Ophtho?
for derm to make 1 million need lots of volume. ur turnover probably need to be twice that.
quite siong. u charge 500 per pat also need see 20 patient monday to Friday. private derm pat is one pattern one la. see some of them can vomit blood.
real hospital derm is damn difficult and pple stay for the intellectual curiosity and satisfaction. life isn't about money only. 300k got interesting cases, minons to work for me might be more appealing than sloughing ur guts out for 1 million a year.
Mrcp not that difficult la. every year got so many place to take. sure pass one.

ortho money better la. esp if u can do tkr. one pair 25k for one afternoon work. not uncommon to make 100k per week in ortho if u become popular.
Today 10:47 AM
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So much?! Why don't more people go into Derm then rather than Plastics, Ortho or Ophtho?
Because derm need go study MRCP which is very tough. Also need to do all the Internal Med postings first.

And very limited positions.

Plastics Ortho and Eye all make more. Surgical disciplines. Not so hard to study.
Today 08:19 AM
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At least $1m a year.
So much?! Why don't more people go into Derm then rather than Plastics, Ortho or Ophtho?
Today 03:35 AM
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anyone?

how much do derms in private practice doing some medical + cosmos make?
At least $1m a year.
Today 12:48 AM
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how much money do derm cons make? what about nephro cons?
anyone?

how much do derms in private practice doing some medical + cosmos make?
Today 12:38 AM
Unregistered You are a resident at ops?
Yesterday 10:15 PM
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Can I check if you work in the public sector, either as a consultant in public hospital or as a family physician in ops (after mmed or fellowship), what will your performance rating be if you just choose do clinical work? I e no interest in research/admin/teaching, just come to work, finish your clinic/ward work (i.e ward rounds for specialist) and go home straight after.

I assume you won't progress far and obviously won't be candidate for leadership position or become a Prof for e.g, but you will still get average performance bonus? (I.e b or c grading)
I can't say for hospital cos I don't work there but for ops , u can do pure clinical and meeting requirement is largely based on numbers ( and ok number of complaints). meet requirement , they throw quite good bonus at you. your annual package in ops will suprise many. when I tell my juniors , they go sure or not ... in some cluster like singhealth, u have solo queue , so when u finish u can actually just go home. but when u actually start to run clinic u dun wish to do pure clinical la. 45 patient a day X 5.5 is 250 patient a week. by Thu and Friday shag liao. u run out of empathy , this is the 235th patient with poor dm control.. best is have a mix of teaching , do 1 or 2 research project on the side.
Yesterday 06:18 PM
Unregistered Can I check if you work in the public sector, either as a consultant in public hospital or as a family physician in ops (after mmed or fellowship), what will your performance rating be if you just choose do clinical work? I e no interest in research/admin/teaching, just come to work, finish your clinic/ward work (i.e ward rounds for specialist) and go home straight after.

I assume you won't progress far and obviously won't be candidate for leadership position or become a Prof for e.g, but you will still get average performance bonus? (I.e b or c grading)
Yesterday 07:12 AM
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Can I ask if procedural specialist still get procedural fee? E.g I know gastro con can earn 16-17k/mth, but will they get additional payment for every ogd that they do for gastritis?
depends on department and hospital and how many private pat u seeing.
but generally yes although most new contract are limiting the amt they can earn.
some of the gastro AC I knew 10 years back under old scheme got a suprise when their bonus came. that's when their entire year of procedural work got tallied. one guy paid cash for a 5 series.
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