4 physician specialties in the '$3 million club' — Orthopedic surgeons, neurosurgeons & more

Written by Rachel Popa | August 22, 2019 | Print  |

There are a handful of specialties in the "$3 million club."

These physicians generate over $3 million in revenue for hospitals, according to the 2019 Inpatient/Outpatient Revenue Survey by physician search firm Merritt Hawkins.

Merritt Hawkins emailed a survey to 3,000 hospital CFOs and other financial managers across the U.S. from October 2018 to December 2018 to compile its report.

The physician specialties that generate $3 million in revenue for hospitals include:

1. Cardiovascular surgery - $3,697,916

2. Invasive cardiology - $3,484,375

3. Neurosurgery - $3,437,500

4. Orthopedic surgery - $3,286,764

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