The trifecta of surgeons working fewer hours, subspecializing
more and retiring earlier will make it difficult to address the shortages we currently face," says lead author Bhagwan Satiani, M.
If a patient has seen an otolaryngologist a few times for voice problems and is not getting better, obtaining an opinion from a physician subspecializing
in laryngology may be most helpful, especially if the cause of the voice problem has not been identified with certainty.
Among them are the high patient volume funneling through the modern healthcare system, the increase in subspecializing
in medicine, and lapses in communication.
Right now, she's considering subspecializing
in gynecologic oncology after residency.