When thinking about becoming a physician, medical students might be interested in knowing which specialties can be considered the most stressful medical jobs.

Physicians in these medical specialties reported the lowest rates of burnout:

  • Plastic surgery: 23 percent
  • Dermatology: 32 percent.
  • Pathology: 32 percent.
  • Ophthalmology: 33 percent.
  • Orthopedics: 34 percent.