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hi sir sorry once again want to know if a person wants to become  a urologist .endocrinologist .MBBS .master in it except maths .does to become one .hard job of memorising facts & recall them to answer exams is needed for a student   or just physical learning like as a car mechanic is  enough.as during my time I used to run away from hard work of memorising .is it really needed in the relevant fields as I am unskilled labour in airline industriy where we have options of learning skills .isn't it possible without hard work of memorising which I run from & isn't it needed to learn things .any piece of advice .I be grateful.thanks.God bless you.

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Shahzad

To become a urologist you have to complete Medical school, then pass exams to be eligible to apply for residency training, typically 5 or 6 years. Urology is a surgical specialty so learning anatomy in great detail is required as well as the mechanical aspects regardless of the medical field, it will require lots of hard work and memorization as well as judgement and problem solving skills. It's not just memorization.  

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Stephen W. Leslie, MD

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Questions concerning erectile dysfunction, kidney stones and prostate disorders including prostate cancer. I have a special interest in kidney stone disease prevention.

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Full time practicing urologist with 30 years experience. Associate Professor of Surgery and Chief of Urology at Creighton University Medical Center. Editor in Chief of eMedicine Urology internet textbook. Author of only NIH approved book written for patients by a urologist on the subject of kidney stones "The Kidney Stones Handbook". Inventor of the "Parachute" and "Escape" kidney stone baskets and the "Calculus" stone prevention analysis computer program.

Organizations
American Urological Association, Ohio State Medical Association, Sexual Medicine Society

Publications
Men's Health, Journal of Urology, Urology, Healthwatch Magazine, Emergency Medicine Monthly, eMedicine, "The Kidney Stones Handbook", and numerous articles in various newspapers. He is also the editor of the Urology Board Review by McGraw-Hill used by urologists to study for their Board Certification Examinations.

Education/Credentials
Graduate of New York Medical College with residencies completed at Metropolitan Hospital New York, Albany Medical Center and University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Awards and Honors
Thirlby Award of the American Urological Association. Rated as one the country's Best Urologists by the Independent Consumer's Research Institute

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