The PathMatch Guide to

Gastroenterology

A Day in the Life

A Gastroenterologist is a physician specializing in the management of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and liver. Gastroenterologists perform research involving gastrointestinal endoscopic procedures and are considered experts in the field. They have a vast knowledge of food and nutrients throughout the body.

Work Responsibilities

Skills You'll Need

  • Ability to make decisions under pressure
  • Good communication skills 
  • Superb managerial and organizational skills 
  • Ability to work as a member of a multidisciplinary team

Industries You'll Work In

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Growth Path

  1. Junior Level
  2. Mid-Level
  3. Mid-Senior Level
  4. Senior Level
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Demand for Talent

  • Employment for all physicians, including gastroenterologists, is expected to grow by 7% from 2018 to 2028
  • Gastroenterologists are always needed at offices, hospitals, and outpatient facilities, so the demand for this position is always fairly constant 

Compensation

$265K-$300K
Junior Level
$300K-$380K
Mid-Level
$380K-$450K
Mid-Senior Level
$450K+
Senior Level

Teams You'll Work With

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Work/Life Balance Score

Work/life balance is when someone equally prioritizes their career and their personal life. This balance can vary greatly from one career to the next.

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Job Stability Score

Job stability is about more than your experience and career. As industries decline, so do the jobs in them.

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Prestige Score

Job stability is about more than your experience and career. As industries decline, so do the jobs in them.

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