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Specialist Physicians  (NOC 3111)
Toronto Region
Description |  Titles |  Duties |   Related Occupations

This unit group includes specialist physicians in clinical medicine, in laboratory medicine and in surgery. Specialists in clinical medicine diagnose and treat diseases and physiological or psychiatric disorders and act as consultants to other physicians. Specialists in laboratory medicine study the nature, cause and development of diseases in humans. Specialists in surgery perform and supervise surgical procedures. Specialists in clinical medicine usually work in private practice or in a hospital while those in laboratory medicine and in surgery usually work in hospitals. Residents in training to become specialist physicians are included in this unit group.

anatomical pathologist, anesthetist, cardiac surgeon, cardiologist, clinical immunologist-allergist, dermatologist, diagnostic radiologist, emergency physician, endocrinologist, gastroenterologist, general pathologist, general surgeon, geriatrician, hematologist, hematopathologist, medical microbiologist, nephrologist, neurologist, neuropathologist, neurosurgeon, obstetrician-gynecologist, oncologist, ophthalmologist, orthopedic surgeon, orthopedist, otolaryngologist, otorhinolaryngologist, pediatric surgeon, pediatrician, physiatrist, plastic surgeon, pneumologist, psychiatrist, radiation oncologist, respirologist, rheumatologist, thoracic surgeon, urologist, vascular surgeon.

Specialists in clinical medicine perform some or all of the following duties:
  • Diagnose and treat diseases and physiological or psychiatric disorders
  • Order laboratory tests, X-rays and other diagnostic procedures
  • Prescribe medication and treatment and refer patients for surgery
  • Act as consultants to other physicians
  • May conduct medical research.
Specialists in laboratory medicine perform some or all of the following duties:
  • Study the nature, cause and development of diseases in humans and the structural and functional changes caused by diseases
  • Conduct microscopic and chemical analyses of laboratory samples and specimens
  • Supervise laboratory activities
  • Act as consultants to other physicians.
Specialists in surgery perform some or all of the following duties:
  • Assess patients' diseases or disorders to determine appropriate surgical procedures
  • Perform and supervise surgical procedures to correct physical abnormalities and deficiencies and repair injuries
  • Act as consultants to other physicians.
Included Cities in Region | Service Canada Offices

Toronto, Brampton, Mississauga, Oshawa, Vaughan, Ajax, Aurora, Beaverton, Bowmanville, Caledon, Cannington, East Gwillimbury, Halton Hills, King City, Markham, Milton, Newmarket, Oakville, Pickering, Port Perry, Richmond Hill, Whitby, Whitchurch-Stouffville, Acton, Algonquin Island, Bolton, Briars Park, Brooklin, Caledon East, Centre Island, Delrex, Dorset Park, Franklin Beach, Gaud Corners, Georgetown, Glen Williams, Jacksons Point, Marywood Meadows, Mono Road, Mossington Park, Newcastle, Nobleton, Norval, Orono, Port Darlington, Stouffville, Sutton, Toronto Islands, Uxbridge, Ward's Island, Wildwood, Wilmot Creek

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Wages for Specialist Physicians in Toronto Region

Wages depend on job requirements and work conditions. They also vary between regions, for reasons such as location, labour agreements, and the availability of workers. The wages below are estimated before taxes.

Wage Estimates

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Location Wage ($/yr) Note
Low Median High
Toronto Region 49,703 196,867 467,546
Note
Reference Period: 2006
Source: 2006 Census - Statistics Canada
Date Updated: 2013-08-02
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