Friday, 16 September 2011 15:23
At $38,488, joint replacement surgeons receive by far the highest compensation in retirement benefits when compared to other orthopedic subspecialists, according to MGMA's Physician Compensation Survey: 2011 Report Based on 2010 Data. The amount is in excess of $10,000 more than general orthopedic surgeons and $3,000-$4,000 more than the next highest subspecialists: sports medicine and orthopedic trauma surgeons.
Friday, 16 September 2011 12:19
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons has issued a response to a recent Health Affairs article comparing orthopedic surgeon compensation in the United States to other countries, showing that orthopedic surgeons in the United States are compensated at a much greater rate than their international counterparts.
Friday, 09 September 2011 14:11
Here are 10 statistics about general orthopedic surgeon compensation based on MGMA's Physician Compensation Survey: 2011 Report Based on 2010 Data.
Thursday, 08 September 2011 11:35
Orthopedic surgeons in the United States are making more than double their counterparts in countries such as Australia, Canada, France and Germany, according to a Bloomberg report.
Published in Spine and Orthopedic Devices and Implants
Friday, 26 August 2011 15:32
Here are five points on compensation for extremities specialists based on the Physician Compensation and Production Survey: 2011 Report Based on 2010 Data.
Thursday, 18 August 2011 16:12
Here are five points on pain management physician compensation for both anesthesiology and non-anesthesiology specialists in 2010.
Published in Pain Management
Friday, 12 August 2011 14:33
Here are 16 statistics about orthopedic and spine surgeon compensation by region, based on MGMA's Physician Compensation and Production Survey: 2011 Report Based on 2010 Data.
Thursday, 04 August 2011 16:17
Here are five points comparing sports medicine and joint replacement surgeon compensation in 2010, based on data from MGMA's Physician Compensation and Production: 2011 Report Based on 2010 Data.
Tuesday, 26 July 2011 13:59
1. Neurosurgeons received more compensation. Overall, neurosurgeons received compensation of $6,845 more than spine surgeons in 2010, according to VMG's Physician Compensation and Production Survey: 2011 Report Based on 2010 Data. Neurosurgeons were compensated at $767,627 on average while spine surgeons received $760,782. However, depending on the circumstances, there were some situations in which spine surgeons received higher compensation than neurosurgeons, such as among surgeons who are employed by hospitals.
Published in Spine
Thursday, 21 July 2011 17:52
Some orthopedic subspecialists experienced an increase in compensation during 2010 while others decreased significantly. Spine surgeons are still the highest compensation subspecialists, but this year joint surgeons join them at the top. Here are five points on orthopedic and spine surgeon compensation from MGMA's Physician Compensation and Production Survey: 2011 Report Based on 2010 Data.