Active physicians who are IMGs in the U.S. by specialty 2017

The statistic displays the number of physicians in the United States that are international medical graduates in 2017, based on specialty. There were approximately 1,482 active physicians specializing in pain medicine and pain management who were international medical graduates.

Number of active international medical graduate (IMG) physicians in the U.S. in 2017, by specialty

Number of physicians
Allergy & immunology1,093
Anatomic/clinical pathology3,932
Anesthesiology9,017
Cardiovascular disease6,738
Child & adolescent psychiatry2,794
Critical care medicine4,741
Dermatology591
Emergency medicine2,765
Endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism2,969
Family medicine/general practice25,860
Gastroenterology4,270
General surgery4,904
Geriatric medicine2,844
Hematology & oncology5,614
Infectious disease3,136
Internal medicine45,274
Internal medicine/pediatrics551
Interventional cardiology1,724
Neonatal-perinatal medicine2,131
Nephrology5,293
Neurological surgery681
Neurology4,289
Neuroradiology532
Obstetrics & gynecology5,943
Ophthalmology1,327
Orthopedic surgery988
Otolaryngology603
Pain medicine & pain management1,482
Pediatric cardiology715
Pediatric hematology/oncology711
Pediatrics14,577
Physical medicine & rehabilitation2,239
Plastic surgery724
Preventive medicine824
Psychiatry11,615
Pulmonary disease1,576
Radiation oncology597
Radiology & diagnostic radiology3,127
Rheumatology1,973
Sports medicine (orthopedic surgery)108
Thoracic surgery875
Urology1,087
Vascular & interventional radiology457
Vascular surgery642
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Sources

Release date

April 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

2017

Supplementary notes

IMG: international medical graduates.

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