Orthopedic surgeon ranks expected to shrink by 5,000 in next 3 years.
The orthopedic specialty is projected to see a significant decrease in surgeons by 2025, according to projections from Physicians Thrive.
The report highlights trends in compensation and hiring across multiple specialties.
Here are the projected deficits of physicians through 2025:
Orthopedic surgery: 5,050
General surgery: 2,970
Cardiothoracic surgery: 1,800
By 2030, the overall physician shortage in the U.S. is projected to reach 121,300.
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