Ophthalmology is the eighth wealthiest speciality, according to Medscape’s “Physician Wealth & Debt Report 2022.”
The report, released June 10, surveyed 13,064 physicians from Oct. 5, 2021, to Jan. 19. Read more about the methodology here.
1. Twenty percent of ophthalmologists reported a net worth of more than $5 million.
2. Nineteen percent of ophthalmologists reported a net worth of less than $500,000.
3. Twenty percent of ophthalmologists said they are still paying off student loans.