20 Statistics on Physician Compensation for 5 Key Surgery Center Specialties

Here are 20 statistics on compensation for physicians in five common surgery center specialties, based on data from Medscape's Physician Compensation Report 2011.

Gastroenterology


Median income: $300,000
Highest-paying region of U.S.: North Central ($542,500)
Highest-paying practice setting: Private practice (partner)
Percent who feel fairly compensated: 53 percent

Ophthalmology

Median income: $248,500
Highest-paying region of U.S.: Great Lakes ($333,000)
Highest-paying practice setting: Single specialty group
Percent who feel fairly compensated: 55 percent

Orthopedic surgery

Median income: $350,000
Highest-paying region of U.S.: North Central ($537,500)
Highest-paying practice setting: Hospital employee
Percent who feel fairly compensated: 47 percent

OB/GYN

Median income: $225,000
Highest-paying region of U.S.: North Central ($290,000)
Highest-paying practice setting: Multi-specialty group
Percent who feel fairly compensated: 50 percent

General surgery

Median income: $300,000
Highest-paying region of U.S.: North Central ($341,579)
Highest-paying practice setting: Hospital employee
Percent who feel fairly compensated: 45 percent

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