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While the osteopathic profession remains rooted in primary care, the number of DO specialists has increased over the last 30 years. In 2017, roughly 44% of practicing DOs worked in non-primary care specialties, helping meet the growing demand for specialists in surgery and obstetrics and gynecology.

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Source: AOA Physician Masterfile