Here are five numbers orthopedic surgeons and physicians should know:
23,000: The number of orthopedic surgeons practicing in the U.S., according to Definitive Healthcare's PhysicianView.
21 percent: The number of orthopedic physicians paying off student loans, according to Medscape's 2022 "Physician Wealth & Debt Report."
$557,000: The average annual compensation for orthopedic surgeons, according to Medscape's "Physician Compensation Report 2022."
$3,639: The median revenue per case for orthopedic surgeries performed at ASCs, more than any other specialty.
16 percent: The median case mix of orthopedic procedures performed at ASCs nationwide.