27 statistics on specialist net worth exceeding $2M

Orthopedics ranks as the top specialty with the greatest number of providers with net worth equal to or exceeding $2 million, according to Medscape's "Physician Wealth and Debt Report 2017.".

Here is the breakdown of the percentage of physicians with $2 million or more in net worth by specialty:

● Orthopedics: 44 percent
● Otolaryngology: 42 percent
● Radiology: 40 percent
● Plastic surgery: 39 percent
● Cardiology: 36 percent
● Ophthalmology: 35 percent
● Urology: 35 percent
● Anesthesiology: 34 percent
● Gastroenterology: 33 percent
● Dermatology: 32 percent
● General surgery: 28 percent
● Pulmonary medicine: 28 percent
● Obstetrics and gynecology: 27 percent
● Pathology: 26 percent
● Rheumatology: 25 percent
● Emergency medicine: 23 percent
● Infectious disease: 23 percent
● Oncology: 22 percent
● Nephrology: 22 percent
● Allergy and immunology: 21 percent
● Critical care: 17 percent
● Neurology: 22 percent
● Endocrinology: 16 percent
● Internal medicine: 15 percent
● Psychiatry: 15 percent
● Pediatrics: 14 percent
● Family medicine: 12 percent

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