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Table 7 Percent of physicians working in Israel in selected specialties (last specialty), by age group (20l2)

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

Specialty area Age groups Number of specialists
30–44 45–64 65+
Pediatric surgery 7 69 24 59
Pediatric neurology 22 65 14 125
General surgery 20 65 14 498
Psychiatry 21 65 14 796
Pediatrics 35 57 8 1153
OB GYN 19 65 15 1060
Rehabilitation medicine 15 75 10 126
Child /adolescent psychiatry 24 64 12 177
Anesthesiology 19 70 11 454
Geriatrics 11 80 9 280
Neonatology 18 70 13 119
Internal medicine 42 51 8 1136
Intensive care 19 68 13 131
Family medicine 34 64 3 1448
  1. The data were obtained by cross-linking the MoH physician registry and the population registry