Why to choose Medical Subspecialty Practice?

Career Journey

In this article, we will be focusing on the need for subspecialties and if and why you should pursue it. We will also shed light on the results you may get once you choose to pursue a subspecialty.

Feb 16
Dr. Sandip Patel
Founder and CEO, Docthub.com

Oftentimes medical practitioners such as recently graduated doctors, resident doctors, and practicing doctors get confused about subspecialty. There are multiple reasons why one should pursue it. In this article, we will be discussing what are the potential benefits and why you should pursue a subspecialty.  


“When you Narrow your focus to subspecialty, 

You’ll get extraordinary results.” 


Reasons to go for subspecialty 


Work Overload:  

If you are working for a long time such as 10-15 years and you feel you are overloaded with a lot of work in your General Practice and want to focus only on subspecialty with fewer patients then you can opt for a specialty. 


If you want to switch from a single practitioner to a part of a group practice where many doctors unite and provide comprehensive service then also you can think of getting into a subspecialty. 

Patient Service Demand: 

To provide personal attention and time to patients and the need for a better infrastructure may also push you to go for a subspecialty. 


If you are practicing in a small town and thinking of moving to a metro or a moderately bigger city, you might consider going for a subspecialty to get better career options in Tier 1 & Tier 2 cities. 

Institutional practice: 

If you want to be part of a bigger institution where multiple subspecialties are being offered then you can also become a part of it. 

Young doctors who want to practice in Tier-1 city: 

It is difficult to land a job in a good place only with basic graduation, so young doctors who are seeking to join as a consultant in metro cities can get subspecialty and practice at a better place.   


Extraordinary results 

There are some extraordinary results that you’ll get once you finish your subspecialty. These results may include: 

Expert status 

Patient satisfaction 

Work recognition 

Quality outcome 

Institutional practice 

Financial Gain 


How to prepare for subspecialty? 

There are a few things you should keep in mind, once you decide that you will pursue a subspecialty.  


Decide your subspecialty 

Give it a deep thought and finalize what is the right option for you. Talk to experts and do a little self-analysis to get the correct answer for it. 


Search for your training option 

If you are practicing for the long term and now have made up your mind to go for a subspecialty, you might need to choose which method you want to pursue to get the subspecialty status. There are multiple long-term and small-term courses available. Which are as follows 



Training Workshop 

Traveling Fellowship 

Hands-on Training 

Board Examination 


You can learn more about Healthcare courses and find the college/institute that suits you the best by visiting courses.docthub.com

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