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Obstetricians and Gynecologists

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Physicians who provide medical care related to pregnancy or childbirth and those who diagnose, treat, and help prevent diseases of women, particularly those affecting the reproductive system. May also provide general medical care to women.


  • Many physicians and surgeons work long, irregular hours.
  • Acceptance to medical school is highly competitive.
  • Formal education and training requirements—typically 4 years of undergraduate school, 4 years of medical school, and 3 to 8 years of internship and residency—are among the most demanding of any occupation, but earnings are among the highest.
  • Job opportunities should be very good, particularly in rural and low-income areas.


Personality I'm a problem solver
Salary $150,000/yr ($75.00/hr)
Job Outlook Bright
Education Doctor or Professional degree