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May 14, 2013

Pay for HIV Physicians at Bottom of Rate List

Physician compensation in 2012 was on the rise overall, Medscape reports. Of the 25 specialties surveyed, eight of them earned a mean of more than $300,000 a year. The top-earning specialty was orthopedics at $405,000 a year. Although the bottom specialty on the list was HIV/Infectious Diseases at $170,000 a year, it saw an increase of about 12 percent since the previous year.

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Frederick Wrght, Coachelle Valley, 2013-05-15 10:01:13
Sorry to hear that the HIV docs are only making an average of 175 thousands US dollars a year. There is not a classification of Infection Disease Specialist in the USA. Yes, an open-book test from a group that prints a certificate for a Doctor for 250 bucks, but no extra schooling or internship for Infectious Dieses. Any doctor can practice medicine on HIV people for there is no specialist from the AMA or Major Universities, no special didactic at all for HIV. Compare Apples to Apples.

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