In recent years, the Specialist Doctors industry has benefited from a rise in demand for the industry's services, thanks to an aging population and the growing prevalence of chronic diseases. While the economic environment is forecast to improve over the next five years, profit growth is expected to be mild through 2020. Meanwhile, an aging population and healthcare reform will bolster demand for industry services, as more people have gained healthcare insurance coverage as a result of healthcare reform.
A specialist doctor is a physician whose practice is limited to a particular branch of medicine or surgery. This industry includes establishments or health practitioners with a doctor of medicine or doctor of osteopathy degree. These individuals primarily practice specialized medicine, such as anesthesiology, oncology and ophthalmology, or surgery. This industry does not include primary care physicians or mental health specialists.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.