What does a Physician do?

A doctor is responsible for all sides of care of a patient. They diagnose, educate, and treat patients to ensure that they have the best possible care. A few of the main duties of a doctor are performing diagnostic tests, recommending specialists for patients, document patient's medical history, and educating patients. They also have to administer vaccines and other treatments. Some of the jobs titles that a doctor could grow into are head of research or hospital president.

A doctor should have at least 4 years of experience in residency as well as a doctorate degree from an accredited medical school. One of the most important skills that a doctor will have is their ability to diagnose their patients. Another skill is empathy as the doctor will need to relate to their patients. They also need to be able to multitask by working with several different patients.

  • Perform routine check ups on patients
  • Keep detailed notes of the patient
  • Perform diagnostic tests to diagnose patients
  • Recommend patients to see a specialist
  • Provide quality healthcare to patients
  • Take part in further education opportunities
  • Treat patients in the office for minor injuries
  • Create a care plan for a patient
  • Doctorate degree from an accredited medical school
  • Board certification and state license
  • Exceptional time management and attention to detail
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Great communication skills to talk with patients about treatment options
  • Ability to remain calm in stressful situations
  • Ability to evaluate data and information
  • Willingness to work long hours
  • Focused on customer service to create a great experience

Average Years of Experience

0 - 1
2 - 4
5 - 7

Common Skill Sets

Graduate Medical Education
Interpersonal and Communication

Physician Seniority Levels

Senior Physician
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Lead Physician
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Primary Care Physician
11% made the transition
2% made the transition
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Physician Salaries

Average Base Pay

₹52,421 /month
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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Median: ₹52T
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