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Rheumatology/Orthopedics Orthopedic Residency for the IMG?

I'd like 2 thank u 4 ur great efforts Sabio..
Just wanna ask u if it is practical to think abt orthopeadic surgery in USA as an IMG..do elective and research? I found that u replied to dr-dana as regard ophthalmology, can I follow the same steps for ortho residency?
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Default Yes, the same applies to Ortho

Yes, it's pretty much the same.

But remember that I said even after all those efforts which takes years and need lots of expenses, your chance is still very low, around 10% so it's up to you if you want to take that risk.
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It seems that orthopedic as not as impossible as we thought.

Have a look at this
http://www.usmle-forums.com/residenc...specialty.html
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