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Obstetricians/Gynecologists

Overview

Obstetricians/gynecologists, often abbreviated to OB/GYNs, are physicians who are trained to provide medical and surgical care for disorders that affect the female reproductive system, to deliver babies, and to provide care for the unborn fetus and the newborn. In 2015, there were approximately 20,090 physicians in the United States who specialized in obstetrics/gynecology.

Salary Range

$100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Medical Degree

Certification/License

Required

Outlook

Much Faster than the Average
Personality Traits

Helpful

Realistic

Scientific

Career Ladder
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Obstetrician/Gynecologist

Medical Resident

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