10 Cities With Largest Physician Shortages

While the physician shortage is definitely a national issue — the Association of American Medical Colleges has estimated the nation will be short 91,500 physicians by 2020 — some cities are feeling the shortage more than others.

The following are the 10 cites with the fewest physicians per capita, according to Vitals, a company providing tools and physician reviews to help consumers make the best healthcare decisions possible:

•    Arlington, Texas
•    Charlotte, N.C.
•    Colorado Springs, Colo.
•    Fresno, Calif.
•    Fort Worth, Texas
•    Los Angeles
•    Mesa, Ariz.
•    New York City
•    San Jose, Calif.
•    Virginia Beach, Va.

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