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Specialist Doctors in the US: Market Research Report

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Specialist Doctors Market Research Report | NAICS 62111b | May 2016

Healthy diagnosis: Increasing access to healthcare coverage will improve industry revenue

The Specialist Doctors market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

In recent years, the Specialist Doctors industry benefited from a rise in demand for its services, due to an aging population and the growing prevalence of chronic diseases. Moreover, industry growth was aided by improving access to healthcare insurance as a result of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). As a result, industry revenue is projected to grow over the five years to 2016, as healthcare reform enters its third year of full implementation. However, the effects of healthcare reform have ultimately proven to be mixed for the industry. With its emphasis on primary care, the PPACA has begun to move reimbursement under Medicare and Medicaid away from the traditional fee-for-service model... purchase to read more

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The services of this industry can be segmented by specialty. Based on the latest available data from the American Medical Association (AMA), the five major specialties according to the number of practicing specialists include: psychiatry; obstetrics and gynecology; anesthesiology; emergency medicine and radiology and diagnostic medicine. As interest in internal medicine has waned among medical students (driven by the comparatively higher wages of specialist doctors), more students have entered anesthesiology, radiology and other specialties.


Psychiatry is the medical specialty devoted to the study, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental illness. These include various affective, behavioral, cognitive and perceptual abnormalities... purchase to read more


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What is the Specialist Doctors Industry?

A specialist doctor is a physician whose practice is limited to a particular branch of medicine or surgery. This industry includes establishments or health practitioners with a doctor of medicine or doctor of osteopathy degree. These individuals primarily practice specialized medicine, such as anesthesiology; oncology and ophthalmology; or surgery. This industry does not include primary care physicians or mental health specialists.

Industry Products
Obstetrics and gynecologyAnesthesiologyPsychiatryGeneral surgeryEmergency medicineRadiology and diagnostic medicine
Industry Activities
Providing internal medicine servicesProviding pediatrics servicesProviding obstetrics and gynecology servicesProviding anesthesiology servicesOperating doctor of medicine (except mental health) offices Operating surgical (except dental) officesOperating doctor of osteopathy and mental health officesOperating mental health physician offices

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