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Dr. Zuckerman is chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases and the Walter A.L. Thompson professor of orthopaedic surgery at the NYU School of[…]

His father warned him not to be accountant because of the long hours, so this top surgeon takes it easy performing complex surgeries, teaching and heading up a trade association.

Question: What’s the worst career advice you ever received?

Joseph Zuckerman: As I mentioned before, my father was an accountant and he told me don't become an accountant because I have to work too hard. But I remember him working how I work, but then again, I'm glad he told me not to become an accountant because I couldn't have.