Active physicians in same state as GME in the U.S. by specialty 2017

The statistic displays the number of active physicians in the United States that were practicing in the same state where they graduated medical education in 2017, based on specialty. There were approximately 2,206 active physicians specializing in pain medicine and pain management who were practicing in the same state where they received their medical education. The largest number of active physicians are among primary care specialties such as internal medicine and general practice.

Number of active U.S. physicians practicing in same state as completed graduated medical education (GME) in 2017, by specialty

Number of physicians
Allergy & immunology1,923
Anatomic/clinical pathology5,565
Anesthesiology19,173
Cardiovascular disease9,366
Child & adolescent psychiatry5,247
Critical care medicine5,631
Dermatology5,055
Emergency medicine18,046
Endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism3,615
Family medicine/general practice56,778
Gastroenterology634
General surgery10,004
Geriatric medicine2,948
Hematology & oncology6,925
Infectious disease4,487
Internal medicine56,851
Internal medicine/pediatrics2,687
Interventional cardiology1,517
Neonatal-perinatal medicine2,576
Nephrology4,843
Neurological surgery1,754
Neurology5,435
Neuroradiology1,620
Obstetrics & gynecology18,841
Ophthalmology6,666
Orthopedic surgery6,582
Otolaryngology3,435
Pain medicine & pain management2,206
Pediatric cardiology1,014
Pediatric hematology/oncology1,289
Pediatrics29,053
Physical medicine & rehabilitation3,781
Plastic surgery2,336
Preventive medicine2,553
Psychiatry20,387
Pulmonary disease2,215
Radiation oncology1,784
Radiology & diagnostic radiology11,531
Rheumatology2,770
Sports medicine (orthopedic surgery)673
Thoracic surgery1,259
Urology3,582
Vascular & interventional radiology1,400
Vascular surgery1,269
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Sources

Release date

April 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

2017

Supplementary notes

GME: graduated medical education.

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