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(Allgemeine) Chirurgie (Germany)

  • Generic name of profession

    Doctor of Medicine
    harmonised training required here:
    Specialist medical training (Article 25 of Directive 2005/36/EC)
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    (Allgemeine) Chirurgie
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    National legislation:
    Weiterbildungsordnungen der Landesärztekammern
    Useful link:


    Type of regulation :
    Protected title (without reserves of activities)


    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    Doctor in basic and specialised medicine both listed in Annex V
    Qualification level:
    Free provision of services:
    No prior check of qualifications
  • Activities

    Description of activities:
    Fachärzte und -ärztinnen für Chirurgie diagnostizieren und behandeln Verletzungen sowie angeborene und erworbene Formveränderungen der Stütz- und Bewegungsorgane. Auch die Nachsorge und die Anordnung der Rehabilitation gehören zu ihren Aufgaben.
    Medical specialists in surgery diagnose and treat injuries and congenital and acquired deformations to the he musculoskeletal system. Their task area also includes follow-up care and the stipulation of rehabilitation measures. (EN)
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