Which are the most sexist surgical specialties?

Female surgeons in the UK report ‘boys club’ barriers and discrimination in surgical careers

Over half of female surgeons in a UK survey report having experienced discrimination, with barriers ranging from “a boys club” mentality to it being a family-unfriendly profession.

When asked to name the specialties in which a male-dominated culture existed, orthopaedics and trauma topped the ranks, nominated by 53% of those polled as a sexist specialty, followed by cardiothoracic (16%) and general surgery (15%).