FAMILY NURSE
SPECIALTY

ORTHOPEDIC SURGEON

KEEPING BODIES IN MOTION

45BX

The physical demands required from our Airmen can take a tremendous toll on their bodies. Responsible for the examination, diagnosis and treatment of diseases and injuries of the musculoskeletal system, Orthopedic Surgeons care for everything that allows one to move, work and be active. Utilizing both conservative and surgical means, these specialists treat everything from sports injuries to degenerative conditions, enabling their patients to resume daily activities as quickly as possible.

QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY

  • MINIMUM EDUCATION

    Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from an approved school of medicine or osteopathic medicine

  • QUALIFICATIONS

    • Completion of a residency or fellowship in orthopedic surgery
    • Completion of 5.5-week Commissioned Officer training course
    • Must be between the ages of 18 and 48
TRAINING & EDUCATION

TRAINING & EDUCATION

How do we transform you from the civilian sector to a leader and an Officer in the Air Force? From education to continued training, your Air Force path is here.

  • COMMISSIONED OFFICER TRAINING

    5.5 weeks

  • MILITARY TRAINING LOCATION

    Maxwell AFB AL

TAKE A BREAK

Flights and 30-days vacation with pay each year.

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