How to Become a Physician?

Are you thinking of becoming a Physician or already started your career and planning the next step? Learn how to become a Physician, what skills you need to succeed, how to advance your career and get promoted, and what levels of pay to expect at each step on your career path. Explore new Physician job openings and options for career transitions into related roles.

Physician Career Path


Alias: Associate Physician, Physician II
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8+Years of Experience
₹6L - ₹21L /yrAvg. Annual Salary
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Senior Physician

Alias: Physician Supervisor, Mid-Level Physician...(3)
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2 - 4Years of Experience
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Lead Physician

Alias: Team Lead Physician
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5 - 7Years of Experience
₹16L - ₹16L /yrAvg. Annual Salary
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Salary Trajectory

Physician Career Path

Physician I
Senior Physician
Physician Manager
Lead Physician
Senior Manager of Medical
Principal Physician
Associate Director of Medical
Director of Medical
Senior Director of Medical Science
Vice President of Medical Science
Executive Vice President of Medical Science

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Important Skill Sets for the Physician Career Path

Graduate Medical Education

Related careers in the Healthcare Industry

Interested in other Healthcare careers? Below are occupations that have high affinity with Physician skills. Discover some of the most common Physician career transitions, along with skills overlap.

13% skills overlap
2% transitioned to Pediatrician