Surgery is a field of practice that offers a world of opportunities for doctors that choose this specialty. In general, surgeons specialize in repairing body systems, removing diseased tissue or organs, and replacing organs through transplants. Surgeons will often specialize in a particular area, allowing them to become experts in their craft. From plastic surgery to pediatrics, surgeons of all specialties are in high demand. In fact, the overall employment rate of surgeons is projected to grow an average of 3 percent from 2020 to 2030. Currently, over 80% of all surgeons currently practicing identify as caucasian, highlighting a need for greater diversity in the practice.