Writing a great surgeon resume is important because it is one of the first things a potential employer will see when they are considering you for a position. It is your opportunity to make a good first impression and sell yourself as the best candidate for the job.

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Laurinda Kutchman | (645) 221-3303 | 711 San Mateo Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA


I am a highly experienced Surgeon with over 8 years of experience in providing quality healthcare services to my patients. I have extensive knowledge of surgical procedures, medical terminology, and anatomy. I am skilled in performing complex operations, diagnosing medical conditions, and providing patient counseling. Additionally, I have a strong background in developing and implementing patient care plans and monitoring progress. I am highly organized and detail-oriented with excellent communication, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills. I am committed to providing high-quality, compassionate care to my patients.


Surgeon at Presbyterian Healthcare Services, NMJun 2022 - Present

  • I successfully performed a surgery on a patient with an abdominal tumor.
  • I removed the cancerous tumor from the patient's abdomen and saved their life.
  • I operated on a patient with a heart condition and corrected the problem.
  • I helped design and implement a new surgical procedure for treating heart conditions.
  • I have published several papers in medical journals detailing my work as a surgeon.

Assistant Surgeon at Lovelace Health System, NMJul 2019 - Apr 2022

  • Led a team of surgeons in performing a successful double lung transplant.
  • Performed 100+ surgeries with no complications.
  • Trained 5 new assistant surgeons.
  • Reduced surgery times by an average of 30 minutes per surgery.
  • Led research team that published groundbreaking paper on surgical techniques.

Resident Surgeon at University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, NMJul 2015 - May 2019

  • Trained under some of the best surgeons in the country.
  • Operated on over 1,000 patients.
  • Led a team of surgical residents.
  • Presented at national conferences.
  • Authored several peer-reviewed articles.


Bachelor of Science in Biology at University of New MexicoSep 2010 - May 2015

I have learned how to effectively communicate scientific information to a lay audience, how to design and carry out scientific experiments, and how to analyze and interpret data.


  • Medical knowledge
  • Surgical skills
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Physical stamina and dexterity
  • Emotional stability

Latese Hedblom | (291) 460-3464 | Milwaukee, WI


I am an experienced Surgeon with over 8 years of experience in general surgery and trauma. I have a strong background in a wide range of procedures, including hernia repair, appendectomy, hysterectomy, and laparoscopy. I have a good knowledge of anatomy, physiology and surgical techniques, as well as a commitment to providing high quality patient care. I have a keen eye for detail and am able to make accurate diagnoses and provide treatment plans in a timely manner. I am an effective team player and a highly motivated individual who strives to provide the best care possible for my patients.


Surgeon at Mayo Clinic, WIMay 2022 - Present

  • I performed a successful surgery on a patient with a complex heart condition.
  • I removed a tumor from a patient's brain, saving their life.
  • I successfully completed an 8-hour surgery to repair a damaged spine.
  • I saved the life of a baby born with severe birth defects.
  • I was able to skillfully remove cancerous cells from all affected areas in my patients.

Assistant Surgeon at Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin, WISep 2019 - Apr 2022

  • Trained 5 new surgeons in proper surgical techniques.
  • Performed 400 surgeries over the course of 4 years.
  • Reduced infection rates from 2% to 0.5%.
  • Led a team of 20 surgeons in completing 100 successful surgeries in 1 week.
  • Authored 3 papers on new surgical techniques.

Resident Surgeon at UW Health, WIJul 2015 - Jul 2019

  • Led a team of 6 surgeons in performing a successful 12-hour surgery to correct congenital heart defects in a 3-year-old patient.
  • Trained 2 new residents on proper surgical techniques and procedures.
  • Presented findings from my research on the use of robotics in minimally invasive surgery at the annual American College of Surgeons conference.
  • Successfully performed 100+ surgeries as lead surgeon with no complications.
  • Authored 5 peer-reviewed articles published in leading medical journals.


Bachelor of Science in Biology at University of Wisconsin-MadisonSep 2011 - May 2015

I have learned how to effectively communicate with others, how to think critically, and how to solve problems.


  • Medical knowledge
  • Manual dexterity
  • Stamina
  • Concentration
  • Teamwork skills
  • Communication skills