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How Many Patients Doctors See

August 23, 2005
Job Title Average Total Patient Visits Per Week
Dermatologist 157
Pediatrician 108.6
Family practice physician 94
General practice 87.7
Internal medicine 83.9
Orthopedic surgeon 70.3
Infectious disease 65.8
OB/gynecologist 65.6
Occupational medicine 63.3
Otolaryngologist 62.9
Hematologist/oncology 56.6
Emergency physician 51.5
Chief of staff/medical director 50.4
Pulmonary medicine 50
Psychiatrist 47.4
Gastroenterologist 45
Neurologist 45
General surgeon 42.8
Hospitalist 38.3
Physician assistant 36.6
Pathologist 36.2
Source: Physician Salary Survey Report 2005, Hospital & Healthcare Compensation Service.