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What is the best degree to get in college to become a Scar Revision/Plastic Surgeon?

If you have any other tips and suggestions, I would greatly appreciate them!

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I'd say that the degree is less important than making sure you have all the required classes the particular medical school you want to apply for requires. Usually a Biology or Biochemistry degree covers most requirements for Medical School, but aspects of your extracurricular activities, GPA, and leadership also matter. Once you have all course requirements, well rounded extracurricular activities, volunteer work, and the MCAT under your belt you can then apply to a medical school. After 4 years of medical school you then will apply for a residency that would fit your interest in plastic surgery. After residency you would then apply for a fellowship to specialize. After 4 years of undergrad, 4 years of medical school, 4-5 years of residency, and 4-5 years of fellowship you may then be a specialized plastic surgeon.

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