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Physicians in the south/rural areas must still do fairly well...

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by ejay286, Dec 24, 2008.

  1. ejay286

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    I've always heard that doctors in the south make the most but I've never actually known how much better. I came across this article recently about the owners of million dollar homes in Little Rock, Ar. Of the 20 people profiled, I counted 11 doctors. Thats not a bad ratio at all, and of the doctors on the list 3 of them practiced in rural areas of my state and just owned homes in Little Rock.

    http://www.arkansasbusiness.com/printable.asp?aid=94449
     
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    but at the end of the day you're still living in little rock
     
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    Eyyy Little Rock isn't bad....but it's the south, houses are dirt cheap compared to other places. Gotta love low cost of living :)
     
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    Well the Little Rock-Conway area has >500,000 people in it so it is not really a rural area. Pine Bluff is more rural but it is still a decent sized city for Arkansas (~50,000). Also most of the doctors listed were specialists in IM (Cards, GI, Nephro), radiology (nuclear rads), or surgery (Ortho, Neuro, Pediatric Cardiovascular). It looked like one person was a Psych/Adolescent Psych doctor. Now if a FP physician was living in a million dollar home in a rural area, then that would be quite something.
     
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    Bleeker, that is not unusual for older doctors. Time and the increased value of property plays a role.
     

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