Surgeons are the individuals who perform surgeries. Nowadays, surgeons are becoming very popular because field of podiatry, dentistry, orthodontics also includes surgeons. You might be surprised on knowing that Surgeons are called a mister and not a doctor in many parts of the world such as United Kingdom, Australia, Ireland etc. In 1800, for the first time, surgeons were called Mister. For female surgeons term MISS or MRs is used. Mister or miss is basically derived from a Latin word magister which means a teacher. Though it is not very clear that why surgeons are called mister but some obvious and reasons regarding why surgeons are called mister or miss is discussed in details below: