Physiatrists or Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physicians

Job Description

Physiatrists are medical doctors (M.D.) or doctors of osteopathy (D.O.), certified as a specialist in physical and rehabilitation medicine. Physiatrists are certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Academic Requirements

After completing medical school, physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians complete residency programs devoted to learning the intricacies of physical medicine and rehabilitation. To achieve board certification in physical medicine and rehabilitation, physicians must pass both a written exam and an oral exam. The American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (ABPM&R) administer both of these exams.

Physiatrists or Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physicians
$100
Thousand
or Higher
Average
Salary
High
Patient
Interaction
15%
Job
Growth
 
Low
Blood
Interaction
Doctoral or professional degree
Education
Required

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