TABLE 2-4 Active, Board-Certified Diplomates (as of December 2004)

Field

No. of Diplomates

All Fields

7,970

 

Anesthesiologists

148

 

Animal Behaviorists

36

 

Dentistry

75

 

Dermatologists

158

 

Emergency and Critical Care

156

 

Internal Medicine

1,478

 

Cardiology

 

120

Internal Medicine, Small Animal

 

788

Internal Medicine, Large Animal

 

357

Neurology

 

126

Oncology

 

151

Laboratory Animal Medicine

677

 

Microbiologists

164

 

Bacteriology/Mycology

 

33

Immunology

 

43

Microbiology

 

85

Virology

 

50

Nutrition

47

 

Ophthalmologists

264

 

Pathologists

1,411

 

Anatomical Pathology

 

1,210

Clinical Pathology

 

255

Toxicological Pathology

 

38

Pharmacology

43

 

Poultry

247

 

Practitioners

740

 

Avian

 

107

Beef Cattle

 

11

Canine and Feline

 

408

Dairy

 

30

Equine

 

74

Feline Exclusive

 

71

Food Animal

 

20

Swine Health Management

 

18

Preventive Medicine

531

 

Epidemiology

 

64

Radiology

264

 

Radiation Oncology

 

34

Veterinary Surgeons

1,041

 

Small Animal

 

43

Large Animal

 

23

Theriogenologists

306

 

Toxicology

98

 

Zoological Medicine

83

 

SOURCE: AVMA, 2004c.



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