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Table 5 Distribution of MOH specialists and consultants per gender and speciality, in the year 2015

From: The trend of feminization of doctors’ workforce in Oman: is it a phenomenon that could rouse the health system?

Speciality Male Female Total Speciality Male Female Total
General surgery 191 7 198 Dermatology 27 30 57
Orthopedics 122 3 125 Psychiatry 41 12 53
Urology 15 1 16 Oncology 19 13 32
Cardiothoracic surgery 25 0 25 General pediatrics 160 73 233
Plastic surgery/burns 31 0 31 Neonatology 13 2 15
Neurosurgery 19 1 20 Obst. and gynecology 0 222 222
Pediatric surgery 33 9 42 Pathology/haematology 17 20 37
Anesthesiology 206 40 246 Biochemistry 2 6 8
Ophthalmology 97 31 128 Radiology/radio-diagnosis 69 27 96
ENT 85 9 94 Microbiology 11 13 24
Internal medicine 183 41 224 Family and com. health 28 38 66
Cardiology 54 4 58 Public health 16 19 35
Nephrology 57 4 61 Epidemiology 20 3 23
Gastroenterology 10 1 11 Hospital administration 16 1 17