Becoming a Plastic surgeon is no small accomplishment as far as time and competition. After medical school it takes a minimum of 6 years to complete an Integrated Plastic surgery residency program. Prior to this top candidates must “match” into one of these programs which are the most competitive residency positions of all residency programs. For more information please check out our recent in depth article How to become a Plastic Surgeon

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