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US doctors' earnings up, surveys show

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.318.7177.148a (Published 16 January 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:148
  1. Fred Charatan
  1. Florida

    Doctors working in psychiatry, internal medicine, and gastro-enterology saw the biggest increases in doctors' earnings during 1996-7,according to a recent survey published in the weekly journal Medical Economics.

    But their earnings were still considerably lower than those in the highest paid specialty, neuro-surgery, where practitioners averaged $500000 (£312000) gross a year, or …

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