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A Surgeon Speaks: 7 Reasons Why You Should Choose PA Over MD | The Physician Assistant Life
I am a fellowship-trained surgeon. Besides the financial aspect, the following 7 points will make your decision of PA vs. MD easy. It takes on an average at least 15 years (after high school) of head in the sand (books) to complete fellowship and reach the $200,000 debt figure that you are quoting.