Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Physician / Doctor, Physiatrist is $198,314
What Do Physician / Doctor, Physiatrists Do?
Physiatrists work at hospitals or run their own practice to diagnose and treat acute and chronic pain. They must be knowledgeable of a variety of nonsurgical treatments for the musculoskeletal system and have strong clinical skills in general medicine, and commensurate work experience is often required by employers. They must also be licensed in their state of employment and have completed residency in general medicine.
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- Examine patients, obtain images, order tests and diagnose problems.
- Discuss pain levels and expected pain levels, identifying strategies to increase functionality.
- Educate and work with patients to understand prevention and symptom management.
- Create and discuss nonsurgical treatment and prevention plans.