"In general, untrained providers who perform circumcisions have
more complications than well-trained providers who perform the procedure"
From Banner Health's policy on "Medical Student, Resident, Physician Assistant Student Privileges"
Third Year Residents:(...)c.Direct Supervision of Year One residents performing Gomco circumcisions, pediatric andadult lumbar punctures, non-stress test interpretation, amniotic fluid index and normal vaginaldeliveries (including completing the documentation of experience for the junior resident)
From Banner Health's page:
Our many services for newborns include:
- Circumcision services offered daily by our experienced pediatricians
Is it really informed consent, when parents are not told that their son's penis is going to be operated on by a First Year Resident?
Thanks to the Intactivist Community for providing us with this information.