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10 Statistics That Throws Light On US Orthopedic Surgeons Market Overview

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  • Dec 22, 2017
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10 statistics that throw light on US orthopedic surgeons market overview

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Orthopedic surgeons are ideal targets for the sellers or manufacturers of the medical device and diagnostic industry at large. There are about 35,742 physicians in the United States who recognized orthopedic surgery as their primary or secondary specialty based on the statistics till 2015.

Let’s have a look at the orthopedic surgeons profile based on the market report by QuintilesIMS.

Year Wise Count of Orthopedic Surgeons

2010 – 34,372

2011 – 32,802

2012 – 34,165

2013 – 35,177

2014 – 36,115

2015 – 35,742

Number of Orthopedic Surgeons by Region

The southern states top the chart as per the count:

North – 8,249

South – 11,177

East – 8,814

West – 7,502

Percentage of Orthopedic Surgeons Along with their Daily Patient Volume

39.3% – Upto 50 patients

32.6% – more than 101

16.9% – 76 to 100

11.2% – 51 to 75

Ownership by Percentage

Practice Type Percentage of Surgeons

Independent Practice – 25%

Hospital Owned – 26.1%

Health System owned – 29.7%

Top 4 Specialty Associates of Orthopedics

Internist – 3,482

Family Practitioner – 2,976

Podiatrist – 1,929

Rehab Specialist – 1,758

Percentage of Orthopedics Having Hospital Affiliation

Affiliation to Hospitals % of Total Doctors

0 9.6%

1 39.9%

2 33.7%

3 11.9%

4 4.9%

Acceptance of Medicare and Medicaid

  • 7% orthopedics accept Medicare
  • 1% orthopedics accept Medicaid

Top 5 Employers of Orthopedic Surgeons

HIS No. of Physicians Employed

Kaiser Permanente – 331

Partners Healthcare System 165

Cleveland Clinic Health System 157

Community Health System Inc. 139

New York-Presbyterian Healthcare System 130

Accessibility of Physicians for Drug Sample Acceptance

Call for Appointment – 55.2%

No access – 25.5%

Access any time -15.8%

Unknown – 3.5%

Rate of EHR Adoption by Orthopedic Surgeons per Year

2011 – 58.8%

2012 – 62%

2013 – 68.7%

2014 – 71.2%

2015 – 69.8%

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Sam Wilson, Consultant