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Physician, Neurologist
Summary Job Description Education Skills, Abilities and Interests More Information

ActivitiesAccording to the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), " A neurologist is a medical doctor with specialized training in diagnosing, treating, and managing disorders of the brain and nervous system. Neurologists do not perform surgery."

OutlookFaster-than-average-job growth

Median IncomeAccording to the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), the median income for a neurologist in 2005 was $216,199.

Work Context & Conditions According to the Occupation Outlook Handbook 2006-07 Edition, "Many physicians work in small private offices or clinics, often assisted by a small staff of nurses and other administrative personnel."

Minimum Education RequirementsM.D.

SkillsPersuasion, Social Perceptiveness, Learning Strategies, Monitoring, Critical Thinking, Instructing, Active Listening, Service Orientation, Time Management, Active Learning, Complex Problem Solving, Judgment and Decision Making, Coordination, Reading Comprehension, Speaking, Science

AbilitiesOral Expression, Deductive Reasoning, Problem Sensitivity, Written Comprehension, Speech Clarity, Inductive Reasoning, Written Expression, Oral Comprehension