Orthopedists are among physicians with the highest net worth, according to Medscape's 2019 physician wealth and debt report.
Three key details to know:
1. Eighteen percent of orthopedists are worth over $5 million, falling behind gastroenterologists, dermatologists and plastic surgeons.
2. Forty five percent of orthopedists have a mortgage over $500,000, compared to 51 percent of dermatologists, 48 percent of ophthalmologists, 46 percent of cardiologists, and 45 percent of plastic surgeons.
3. Twenty-eight percent of orthopedists said they are still paying off student debt.