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Dr. Pulaski wearing surgical scrubs in 2365

Vidiian surgeon, Deadlock

A Vidiian surgeon in 2372

A surgeon is a medical doctor, such as a physician, dentist, or veterinarian, who specializes or is proficient in performing surgery on patients.

Pyong Ko was a 21st century surgeon who discovered the genetic sequence for inhibiting the growth of cancer cells. (VOY: "Fury")

In 2155, Earth Starfleet officer J. Billingsley worked as a surgeon at the Fleet Operations Center on Earth. (ENT: "Demons" set artwork)

Emony Dax, having met future Dr. Leonard McCoy at the University of Mississippi, noted that she knew he would become a doctor because "he had the hands of a surgeon." (DS9: "Trials and Tribble-ations")

Dr. Leonard McCoy was a qualified surgeon. In 2268, he performed open heart surgery on Vulcan ambassador Sarek. (TOS: "Journey to Babel")

In the 23rd century, the chief medical officer of a starship was sometimes referred to as the ship's surgeon. (Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country)

Dr. Katherine Pulaski was a qualified surgeon. In 2365, her expertise saved the life of Captain Jean-Luc Picard after complications arose during a procedure to replace his cardiac implant at Starbase 515. (TNG: "Samaritan Snare")

Dr. Beverly Crusher was a qualified surgeon. In 2368, she assisted Dr. Toby Russell in using a genitronic replicator to create a new spine for Lieutenant Worf, after he had an accident which paralyzed him. (TNG: "Ethics")

The original chief medical officer of the USS Voyager once worked as a surgeon on Caldik Prime. (VOY: "Caretaker")

The Vidiians employed surgeons to remove organs from both living and dead aliens in order to transplant them into Vidiians to ensure their race's survival against the Phage. (VOY: "Faces", et al.)

An interrogation surgeon was a specialized position within Voth society used to question prisoners and those suspected of violating doctrine. In 2373, Haluk called for an interrogation surgeon to begin questioning Captain Kathryn Janeway, relating to Forra Gegen's defense of the Distant Origin Theory, but the surgeon was recalled when Gegen surrendered. (VOY: "Distant Origin")

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