January 7, 2022
  • A recent study published in JAMA Surgery found that women were 32 percent more likely to die when operated on by a male surgeon rather than a female surgeon. The study additionally found that women who were operated on by men were 15 percent more likely to experience adverse outcomes following surgery than women who were operated on my other women. However, the sex of the operating surgeon was not found to have any such impact on the post-operation outcomes of men who underwent surgery. (Article here)