For adults a urological surgeon will often be the person to consult with, or a general surgeon.
The man will need a referral from a doctor in a family practice, general practice or another physician.
Again, being so simple, there may be other doctors who are not surgeons who can do it.
For neonates, most obstetricians will perform a circumcision as part of the overall service to their patient, the mother.Failing that, there are many pediatric surgeons who do circumcisions.But two of BAR's savvy readers have objected to our assessment.The following articles suggest there is no reason to doubt that the image, as well as the cloth, was produced in the Middle Ages.- Ed (BAR) Nothing puzzles and intrigues the sindonologist - the student of the Shroud of Turin - more than the supposed mystery of how the image on the shroud was made.But in fact, it is simply historical ignorance of what the shroud really is (or at least, what it pur-ports to be) that leads these people to wrongheaded notions.
The Shroud of Turin is not, by definition, a work of art but instead belongs to the long and revered tradition of sacred objects that are at once relics and icons.With bloodstains on the back, wrists, feet, side and head the image appears to be that of a crucified man.The details - the direction of the flow of blood from the wounds, the placement of the nails through the wrists rather than the palms - displays a knowledge of crucifixion that seems too accurate to have been that of a medieval artist.There are also clinics where circumcision is one of the major, if not the exclusive, activity.Many other doctors, including general practitioners will do circumcisions. However, level of expertise and practice (frequency of carrying out the procedure) should be an important consideration by parents in seeking someone good.Alan Whanger - Previously unpublished response to the article When the Shroud of Turin went on display this spring for the first time in 20 years, it made the cover of Time magazine with the blurb "Is this Jesus?