Share of medical specialties among U.S. primary care physicians 2018

Distribution of medical specialties among U.S. primary care physicians from 2012 to 2018

by John Elflein, last edited Oct 17, 2018
Share of medical specialties among U.S. primary care physicians 2018 This survey depicts the distribution of medical specialties among U.S. primary care physicians from 2012 to 2018. In 2018, 11.3 percent of surveyed physicians were in general internal medicine, a decrease from 12 percent in 2014.
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Distribution of medical specialties among U.S. primary care physicians from 2012 to 2018

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2012201420162018
Family practice14.2%14.6%14%15.9%
General internal medicine11.3%12%11.1%11.3%
Pediatrics9.3%10.6%11.8%9.7%
Total34.8%37.2%36.9%36.9%
2012201420162018
Family practice14.2%14.6%14%15.9%
General internal medicine11.3%12%11.1%11.3%
Pediatrics9.3%10.6%11.8%9.7%
Total34.8%37.2%36.9%36.9%
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by John Elflein, last edited Oct 17, 2018
This survey depicts the distribution of medical specialties among U.S. primary care physicians from 2012 to 2018. In 2018, 11.3 percent of surveyed physicians were in general internal medicine, a decrease from 12 percent in 2014.
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