Treatment of surgical disease requires not only technical skills by the surgeon and extensive training in the basic sciences of medical diagnostics and treatment, but also sincere sympathy and love for the patient. A surgeon is a physician in the classical sense of the term, a practical scientist, an engineer, an artist, and an essential social worker. Modern surgery follows all technological developments and has become a daily practice that requires handling of tools with increasingly complexity and knowledge of new techniques, suggesting that young surgeons shuld keep training for their whole life ..

Savvas Hiridis MD,MSc,FACS