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Table 6 Rate of specialists from all Israeli specialists in selected fields, living abroad, to age 69 (20l2)

From: Is there a doctor in the house? Availability of Israeli physicians to the workforce

Field of specialty Total Number of specialists Living abroad (%)
Clinical microbiology/ Clinical chemistry 14 ..
Anesthesiology 548 14.8
Pediatrics 1390 9.1
Psychiatry 953 7.6
General surgery 545 7.3
Pediatric intensive care 50 10.0
Pediatric cardiology 43 ..
Oncology 168 8.3
Neonatology 135 5.2
Obstetrics/Gynecology 1154 5.9
Physiatry and Rehabilitation medicine 131 ..
Family medicine 1647 3.0
Pediatric surgery 55 ..
Geriatrics 283 ..
Child and adolescent psychiatry 202 11.6
  1. The data were obtained by cross-linking the MoH physician registry and the population registry