Arnaldo Trabucco has been a clinical urologist for almost 30 years. In that time, Dr. Trabucco has earned a reputation for never backing down from difficult cases. When he’s not treating the most severe urology cases in his patients, Dr. Trabucco contributes to medical journals in the United States and in international institutions. His work has appeared in medical textbooks distributed throughout the world. Becoming a clinical urologist is a difficult career path that takes at least ten years to reach a professional level. There are three major steps to becoming a clinical urologist:
- Medical school: After earning a bachelor’s degree, aspiring urologists must graduate from medical school. This usually takes four years. The first two years are usually intensive classroom studies, and the final two involving many hours of laboratory work and hands-on practice. Dr. Arnaldo Trabucco studied under a prominent urologist to learn the craft.
- Residency: After medical school, graduates compete for the most favorable residencies. Dr. Arnaldo Trabucco was able to find a residency with an experienced clinical urologist. These residencies are similar to apprenticeships; they pair doctors fresh from medical school with experienced physicians in their field.
- Certification: Certification comes after students complete their residencies, which take a minimum of five years, according to the American Urological Association. To practice as an independent urologist like Dr. Arnaldo Trabucco, doctors have to be certified as a clinical urologist within their state.
Arnaldo Trabucco has helped countless patients during his long and illustrious career in urology.