About This Statistic
This statistic depicts the amount of time U.S. physicians spent with each patient, as of 2017. As of that year, six percent of U.S. physicians stated that they spend less than nine minutes with each of their patients. Most of the surveyed physicians - around 60 percent - stated that they spend between 13 and 24 minutes with each patient. More than half of the physicians said that they spend around 30-45 hours per week seeing patients.