So you have just decided to enroll into a medical school and now you are wondering what the highest paid doctors in India in 2017 are. Insider Monkey recently published an article in which we can find some useful suggestions about this topic. In their article you can read which specialties give you the best quality of life in India, so you can use the article as a guide. With technology changing, healthcare will also change. So it is worth choosing a specialty that will change a lot in the future, because you can find lot of opportunities in this field.
It is very important to choose the best school for yourself, as it will influence the quality of education, your future career – and of course your overall educational experience. Before choosing a school you should decide the specialty. What are you interested in? Can you see yourself as a surgeon while operating others? Or would you like to deal with children? Fortunately there are lots of specialties to choose from in the health industry, but if you know in advance what you want to be – it can help you during those times and long period when you have to learn a lot. If you choose a specialty that is highly respected you can earn enough money to repay your student debt, but you can still have a normal living standard.
In order to make their list, Insider Monkey has consulted sites like US Bureau of Labor Statistics. We have picked three highest paid doctors in India in 2017 from Insider Monkey’s list.
At first there is Dr. M. G. Bhat. As one of the most popular surgeons in Bangalore, Dr. M. G Bhat was earning Rs 50,000 per operation in 2006, according to India Times. His patients were waiting at least 20 days to be operated by one of the most respected general surgeons and laparoscopy experts. Dr. Bhat runs his surgery clinic in the luxury part of Bangalore. The second doctor is Dr. Ashok Rajgopal. Dr. Ashok Rajgopal is one of the leading orthopedic surgeons in Delhi. According to India Times in 2006 he has been working at the Fortis Hospital and earning from Rs. 10,000 to Rs. 12,000 per operation. Apart from Delhi, he also travels to other countries to give surgeries and share his expertise. He has been to France, China, Australia, etc. During the eighties, he was one of the pioneers of arthroscopy, and he also treated two presidents of India, Kocheril Raman Narayanan, and A.P.J. Abdul Kalam. The third doctor on our list is Dr. Sudhansu Bhattacharyya. According to India Times, Dr. Sudhansu Bhattacharyya was earning at least Rs 3 lakh per operation. He is one of the most popular cardiac surgeons in the country. His clinic in South Mumbai was regularly visited by the city celebrities, including P.C. Alexander, the Governor of Maharashtra, and Rakesh Rohan, a famous movie producer. On some days he conducts six cardiac operations and the waiting room in the clinic is always full. During the nineties, Bhattacharyya was the highest tax-paying doctor in India.
For any further useful information, read Insider Monkey’s article about 14 highest paid doctors in India in 2017.