But here is a rude awakening: IR is not a surgical subspecialty in the slightest. During the first three years of residency, IR residents follow a path similar to their peers, just with more IR exposure (read about the day in the life of a resident here ). What you end up doing depends not only on your department but also on your hospital's surgical departments, and your relationship with them. So if you don’t like the core of radiology (sitting and reading scans) be prepared to spend 20-50% of your week doing something that you don’t enjoy. I was always under the impression that people who want to go into gen surg live and breathe it. where the hospitals have to think about liability. anki decks). This is to prevent spam/trolling. (Neither was psych, but here we are). But per AAMC is tied for most hours per week worked for any physician, at 67 hours/week along with Neurosurgery. Yep. And why would they if they are mostly DR? REDDIT and the ALIEN Logo are registered trademarks of reddit inc. π Rendered by PID 16318 on r2-app-00ec6e0db293de15d at 2021-01-01 21:35:19.555019+00:00 running c709bd6 country code: US. why? Significantly cancer rates among IR doctors. It is currently super competitive.....and will likely stay this way for a few more years. Critical care used to LOVE central lines when they paid. Posts made by accounts with less than 10 comment karma or less than 3 days old will be automatically removed. From no idea to entirely committed based on 5 minutes of salesmanship to your ego. A lot of them thought that "the person in the ER who walks around taking XRays with the machines," (who we all obviously love and adore as the radiology techs), were in fact the radiologists. I feel like for it to continue to be a sustainable, established and independent speciality, IR is going to have to stay later and come in more weekends and nights like the rest of us. IR is a field burdened by political obstacles, picked apart by turf wars... and now all of a sudden, it is every 260+ step AOA students dream field. [–]TheGatsbyComplexMD-PGY2 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago (0 children). thats why my pussy is dry when i think of FM. And you work, A LOT. [–]KingKneeGrowDO-PGY1 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (1 child), [–]Sw0ldierDO-PGY1 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children), [–]UnspecificMedStudent 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (2 children). med students. They have been trained to understand the unique pathological and imaging qualities of disease and how to treat them through minimally invasive maneuvers. Their hours/lifestyle/call are as bad as any surgeon, and don't let any random anecdotal examples that are contrary to this fact misguide you. Remember how medical students shit on gen surg for working all the time? They love you. No. PAD is interventional cards' and vascular's baby. Embolizations, thrombectomies, LPs, abscess drains, PEG tubes, central lines, etc. But IR guys don't benefit from IR nighthawks. Also, AI will take DR jobs—this was said by the most prolific AI expert, saying that DR should stop being trained. Interventional radiologists work longer hours than most radiologists, and have more rigorous on-call duties (emergency angio). [–]CommonCheck -5 points-4 points-3 points 2 years ago* (0 children). Salary estimate. This includes discussion of filesharing or sources of pirated materials (e.g. ... You will be trained in scrub procedures, assisting (circulating) and caring for patients in the Interventional Radiology Labs. Not sure if this will make a difference financially (wondering if private practice endovascular will hire a bunch of neuro/IR and a few neurosurg or just more neurosurg), but even personally I imagine that’s something you have to be okay with. Salary: £82,096 - £110,683 per annum. You own patients. In our IMG Resources library you can read more useful articles on finding an NHS trust doctor job, pay scales & doctor’s salary in the UK, relocation and much more!. [–]THE_KITTENS_MITTENSMD-PGY1 19 points20 points21 points 2 years ago (2 children), I've rotated w/ IR at my institution and agree with everything you said here. A day in the life of a fourth year Interventional Radiology (IR) resident looks a lot different from the first years of residency. and who is supplying the kool-aid? I was once upon a time interested in DR. As an M1 on my winter break, I remember telling my fam back home what fields I was interested in-EM, Gen surg, Radiology. it honestly doesn't make sense. If you can’t imagine yourself doing DR, don’t pursue IR. I wasn’t sure if this was just the particular hospital i was at, but I have heard numerous attending comment on how much IR works in many different hospitals. 3) Private practice: this is where the magic happens. One of the guys in the group I had talked to a number of times about this. The average salary for an Interventional Radiologist in Australia is AU$382,443. The average Radiologist salary in the United States is $419,290 as of November 25, 2020, but the range typically falls between $364,590 and $485,090. You have to work HARD for referrals. My short list is DR, ENT, IM->cards, EM, and taking another year to think about it. Almost did IR. Quick history sidenote: interventional radiology was not very competitive before SIR ballooned its popularity. Imaging modalities used include fluoroscopy, MRI, CT, and ultrasound. It is HARD to encroach on a space that has been traditionally not yours. That plus its EXTREME competitiveness (way more competitive than derm, integrated plastics, ortho, ent, ophtho, etc) makes it very attractive to medical students, as we are naturally attracted to the "best." RVUs in radiology practices are garnered by reading films. It does not go to you. Radiologists of Reddit, how did you decide radiology was the career for you? (for example how many doctors should I shadow to get into Harvard?) Most rads groups will not want to pitch in and pay a dedicated night guy, so you are still taking a ton of call. Doctors of every specialty will send patients to you for diagnosis verification, and sometimes the differential diagnosis process is really HAAAAARD. A working week usually involves some teaching of junior staff, diagnostic and interventional procedures and managing at … The site may not work properly if you don't, If you do not update your browser, we suggest you visit, Press J to jump to the feed. Have some friends that are looking into this field. See salaries, compare reviews, easily apply, and get hired. [–]WohowudothatMD 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children). - [Step 1], [Step 2], [Well-being], [Preclinical], [Clinical], [Research], [News], [Residency], [Serious], [Vent], [Shitpost], [High Yield Shitpost], or [Meme], IRC Channel: irc.snoonet.org port 6667 #medicalschool, or click HERE. On a per hr basis the difference might not be as drastic, [–]UltimateSepsis 9 points10 points11 points 2 years ago (0 children). The OP makes an extremely comprehensive argument. abscess drainages). This was very helpful and I intend on taking a lot of this into consideration. I did a month-long elective in each at my home institution. You have a really endless number of pathologies to diagnose. 17. You will also get into the hardcore job market competition for those few academic positions that radiation oncology faces. Which were must haves, apart from First Aid? Moreover, in that group, there were 4 IR guys and something like 8+ interventional cardiologists and vascular surgeons who are better prepared for peripheral vascular work than IR, albeit the IR guys themselves were all good at peripheral vascular work. Why is that? Please limit posts concerning USMLE Step 1 or 2 to their respective stickied threads. GI perforates the bowel during a scope? One good thing was that the IR docs were very serious about their weekends, and did not seem to have to come in very often. [–]angioqidMD/MPH 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago (0 children). Radiologists abroad considering working in the UKWorking in the UK National Health Service (NHS) can be a very rewarding experience for radiologists in terms of developing their professional practice and specialty imaging interests. I'm totally cool with biliary, nephro, CT guided osteo biopsies, TIPs, GI bleed embolizations, kyphoplasties, interventional onc, fibroids and OB embolizations, and the occasional PVD . And to just give another example, a friend of mine just wrapped up a urology residency after finishing IR because he was that unhappy with the field. But, therein lies the key: PAD. Not trying to shit on radiology here (I still feel I would have been happy doing it), but that's been my experience of the misconception of those not in the medical field. But, anecdotally, I was told that this private practice group was one of few and one of the busiest in the NATION. As an IR guy in the group, you will usually be doing 80/20 or 70/30 DR/IR work. The fact of the matter is that IR's entire business model is trying to take away procedures from other specialties or taking procedures that they don't want anyway. And then you get called at 1am for an emergent embolization on a trauma. [–]slicedapplesDO-PGY1 -1 points0 points1 point 2 years ago (0 children). So when you step away to do a case (the few times you do), say Y90 on liver mets (super cool case btw), radiology groups will get pretty annoyed by the fact that you aren't meeting your quota on film reading. In most practice models, you are not a clinician despite what SIR says. Lifestyle: terrible unless you work private practice. During my radiology rotation at a mid-tier academic place, those hours made sense- it was essentially 6 am to 7 or 7:30 pm M-F (last procedure scheduled for 5:30 pm). Dunno why you are getting downvoted. it is rare for an IR physician to earn the meat of their salary off interventional procedures (ports, biopsies, drains are NOT money makers, folks). Then why'd you go to med school???" Posts not following this rule will be deleted. Per MGMA survey: mean $329,485; 25th percentile — $280,000; and 75th percentile — $367,200 (this is right out of residency). https://www.reddit.com/r/medicalschool/comments/9pp5go/serious_change_my_mind_ir_is_an_overrated_field/. The high radiation should be enough for anyone to never want to step foot in IR. IR allows med students who want that lifestyle to work toward that lifestyle. The top salary for diagnostic radiologists was for those who subspecialise in computed tomography (CT), with an average annual salary of US$396,907, followed by magnetic … Those are the main reasons. You should always do what you love. This is said a lot and sure, it applies for high-risk procedures (neuro IR, aortic work, etc.) Cards f$*@ up during an interventional procedure? It's a cool career with a lot of potential but a bit of an uphill battle when it comes to clinical work. You can easily have long hours and painful call while not doing a ton of procedures. Serious[Serious] weird question, but can anyone convince me not to pursue interventional radiology? 4) IR has surgical hours (6 in the morning till late) and a fairly brutal call schedule given their broad scope of practice. Hi OP, I'm currently applying for DR residencies and at one point was considering IR. In the time it took you to do that case, you would have been able to read X or Y amount of films and make the group more money compared to that liver case. He didn't really even have a short list of interests. The average Interventional Radiologist salary in California is $468,400 as of November 25, 2020, but the range typically falls between $407,200 and $541,900. and compensation in IR is tenuous. and compensation in IR is tenuous. THIS is what I imagined IR to be. They just give you complicated cases that suck up tons of time, and you sit around waiting for the other proceduralists to finish up using the one room available to you. Anyone at all? Probably the most enticing aspect of it, though = LIFESTYLE. 2) you’re scope of practice overlaps with vascular surgery/interventional cards, neurosurgery, advanced endoscopy/interventional GI, hell even interventional nephrology is a thing now. Moderation issues related to the IRC channel should be directed at the mods of the respective channel. In a world thats outcome, length of stay, and profit margin driven, getting that procedure done sooner will likely make everyone except the IR team happy. I feel like part of it must have to do with the lure of the "sexy" factor. Clinic time is either a joke or non-existent as your patients are usually essentially dead or dying. Call here is also a major problem. Meet Alex Ding, MD, a radiologist and featured physician in AMA Wire’s “Shadow Me” Specialty Series, which offers advice directly from physicians about life in their specialties. There are over 38 neurointerventional radiology careers waiting for you to apply! The demand for radiologists has increased in recent years and opportunities exist in most parts of the UK. Groups want you to read, read, read. Students being pulled from rotations due to covid? You have to be happy with the bread and butter, non-sexy IR and get a sense of how IR relates to other specialties. 63 Interventional Radiologist Salaries provided anonymously by employees. I've seen almost every fellow from my institution go into private practice for the last 3 years I've been here, where do you get the data that says it is so rare? Groups want you to read, read, read. And hospitals don't know how to bill properly to recoup their losses on the average IR procedure. Frankly, to people who are not in medicine, radiology doesn't even sound like being a doctor. You see, IR has become the hospital dumpster of procedures. Call gen surg. What is Interventional Radiology? IR is one of the few (maybe only?) Also, referrals. But it's hard. [–]TiredPhilosophileM-3 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago* (1 child), according to mgma disbursement data, which tends to be the most accurate, they make 100k p/ yr more than DR (592k vs. 490k), which is a lot for 1-2yr's of additional training. It's a pretty stupid way to work IMO and seems to lead to a lot of headache. [–]Bluebillion 3 points4 points5 points 2 years ago (0 children). if your career is like that of IR's of the previous generations, you will constantly be fighting an uphill battle (eg negotiating unfavorable contracts with your DR colleagues, fighting for hospital privileges). 1) Hospital-based: likely where you will see the most action. IMG Resources. However, I am a huge fan of tech an advanced procedures which brought me to IR. [Serious] weird question, but can anyone convince me not to pursue interventional radiology? Chill residency, easy lifestyle. Visit PayScale to research interventional radiologist salaries by city, experience, skill, employer and more. Surgical hours, but almost without the satisfaction (patient doesn’t really know who you are, although this is changing with the recent moves). ALL QUESTIONS GERMANE TO PREMEDICAL STUDENTS The low-stress way to find your next neurointerventional radiology job opportunity is on SimplyHired. You are a proceduralist and you will likely be worked into the ground. however, if you rotate through IR and find you love it, go for it. Way overhyped. I will just share a couple links I thought really summarized my thoughts well, better than I could express myself. With vascular interventional radiology, I generally don't see a whole lot of technologic growth outside of reimplementation of new techniques and minor tweaks in technology. It's not even a knock against us, its our culture. those jobs are exceedingly rare. Visit PayScale to research interventional radiologist salaries by city, experience, skill, employer and more. As one IR doc I worked with told me, IR is the specialty for procedures that nobody else wastes their time on because it either doesn't pay or takes too long. But you need to first ask yourself if you want to do DR. [–]Sw0ldierDO-PGY1 44 points45 points46 points 2 years ago (6 children). An Interventional Radiologist is needed to cover a 4 month post in South Central England starting ASAP, however the department are willing to wait for the right candidate… (vascular & non-vascular) Right to work in the UK Job summary: Locum Consultant Interventional Radiologist 6 month locum position Full-time position, 10PAs 9am-5pm + 1… This subreddit is not a place to spam your blog or solicit business. Rads groups usually pay "Nighthawks" to take call for them and work overnight. Meaning you'll have to experience several years of reading films and not doing many interventional procedures. Are you sure they're not joining a radiology group like option #2? Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. The moderators of /r/medicalschool do not endorse/sanction said channel or bear any responsibility for any happenings within said channel. I've wondered the same thing for quite some time. Even in this glorious private practice situation, the average IR guy saw maybe 5 cases a day, most of which was quick procedures that took less than 20 minutes. /s. Still don't know for sure. As it stands though, IMO, it's a field that leaves a lot to be desired and students should be wary of going for it just due to the wow factor and general competitiveness. This is every interventional/medical procedural speciality, not just IR. Please include one of the following in your submission title, as appropriate for your submission (and include the brackets!) London (11) Company. But 99% of the time IRs are treating complications of surgery, not the other way around. You take away their pain, extend their life with targeted chemo, let them walk again, etc. Full-time (40) Temporary (11) Permanent (8) Part-time (3) Job Category. Remember, IR guys have traditionally been the dumpsters for procedures that nobody wants, so when they want a bigger part of a more lucrative pie, that becomes a problem. Neurointerventional radiologists earned an average salary of $573,499 in 2019, compared with general radiologists' average salary of $489,126. Interventional radiologists of meddit, tell us about about your day to day life and what you think of your specialty! With an average annual salary of US$411,345, interventional radiologists had higher annual compensation than diagnostic radiologists, regardless of the latter’s modality subspecialisation, according to the SalaryScan data. Interventional radiology – angiogram/plasty, embolization, stenting, PTC etc. For moderation issues that arise there contact the moderators of the channel and not the moderators of /r/MedicalSchool. it is rare for an IR physician to earn the meat of their salary off interventional procedures (ports, biopsies, drains are NOT money makers, folks). I always got very intrigued, excited looks till I hit radiology. Definitely truth. Oh wow IR has ALWAYS been so cool. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. As an IR guy in the group, you will usually be doing 80/20 or 70/30 DR/IR work. He worked there for 7 years after his fellowship at MGH before he couldn't handle it anymore because, even after years of begging, they wouldn't hire any help and he was always on call. It wasn’t rare for my attending to be at the hospital til 8 or 9p. [–]CrappuccinnoM-4 16 points17 points18 points 2 years ago (3 children), Might make a lot of money but you sure as shit ain’t gonna have time to spend it, [–]16fcaM-4 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago (2 children). Other general problems (already highlighted somewhat earlier): Encroachment: interventional neurology? Make sure you do an elective in IR outside of a pediatric hospital, since pediatric IR is a tiny slice of the field. Call vascular/cardiac surgery. My experience with IR has been exclusively in a pediatric hospital with an amazing doctor who is just a great person in general who loves what he does, but I’m trying to learn more about reasons why I might not want to pursue it...any help is greatly appreciated! Heard of it before? Last resort for both medicine and surgery - aka incredibly complex patients. Salary estimate. Interventional radiologists practice in pediatric, university, community and large, But SIR changed all of that as it painted it as the newest, coolest "surgical" subspecialty. We go into lecture by an ENT and he goes on for about 5 minutes about how they are the cream of the cream, prestige, hard to get spot. Healthcare Occupations (54) Science & Research Occupations (1) Location. And, the distribution of salaries (1) is relatively equal among all subspecialties. Based on some of my friends who have gained a profound new interest in IR after earning a high step 1 and IR becoming integrated, it seems that it comes down to (1) "Procedural" stuff using cool toys in the OR, (2) Not going through surgery residency (esp GS), (3) because they think it's lucrative $$$$, and (4) More Lifestyle-friendly than a lot of surgery specialties. Discussion. I worked with a doc who transitioned to private practice from hospital-based at my local county hospital. So keep in mind the wind can change direction. 38 neurointerventional radiology jobs available. Let me start by saying that I am definitely biased as I tend to lean towards more open procedures. In some places this may approach a typical neurosurgeon's hours, but many are able to work out a happy medium. It was really cool to watch and experience. Just out of curiosity, [–]THE_KITTENS_MITTENSMD-PGY1 5 points6 points7 points 2 years ago (0 children). When you take the average total money and divide it by average hours worked, a lot of fields start to appear similar, but of course there’s a multitude of setups in any field. most IR physicians earn big bucks because of the film they read (more RVUs in reading film than IR procedures). Clinic, procedures, follow-up: a true clinical proceduralist specialty. Just be aware of the lifestyle. Which of those 3 did you end up going into? Very cool field for people who are interested, also a very high salary if you find a good job. Copied and pasted from a previous post of mine; I actually have a lot to say about IR as I was gunning for it pretty hard for a while. That's what psychiatry makes for a 40hr/week, no call type of gig. The really cool TACE and coiling and stuff is only at top academic medical programs with a mature IR program which will limit where you can go geographically by a lot. Radiology services are stretched thin, and wait times for MRIs and CT scans have seen an increase since 2012, according to a 2017 study by the Canadian Institute for Health Information. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the medicalschool community. The national average salary for a Interventional Radiologist is $425,672 in United States. because lots of folks are drinking it. [Serious] Does anyone legitimately not learn from Anki? Lot of people pick their speciality or validate it by saying theyre a ‘real’ doctor. Interventional Radiologist Salary in Canada Unfortunately, the reality of IR is that it is much different than SIR paints it, at least in my experience and through the experiences of IR physicians I worked with. When med students realize how competitive a specialty is because of the few number of spots or high compensation, they get their dicks hard and it suddenly becomes appealing in this rat race. It’s not really a lifestyle oriented field like radiology. [–]elautobusMD-PGY1 3 points4 points5 points 2 years ago (0 children). It is a magnificent pie. This IRC channel is an entity that is independent of this subreddit listed here for the convenience of the community. Fellowship spots were routinely left unmatched. Too much turf war. Fucking lol. So basically what you have is one guy covering a hospital almost all the time. Pros: 1. This was just my super long 2 cents. Consultant. The department is open from 08:00 to 19:00 with on-call service cover after 19:00… 8 days ago Well that stipend gets distributed to the whole group. so what is it then that is making IR so appealing? Anyone else feeling this, this morning? Everyone in the group pitches in and benefits from the nighthawks. Growing pains: IR as a "surgical" subspecialty is a field in its infancy trying to find its way in the clinical world, NOT MATCHING: This is so important. 2) Radiology groups: you are basically the unwanted step-child here. Competitive job market for high-end work (academics), Long hours, lots of call even as an attending. If you wish to contribute to the wiki please refer to this post and PM /u/FactorGroup, /r/medicalschoolEU /r/residency /r/osteopathic /r/premed /r/premeduk /r/medicine /r/FOAMEd /r/askmedical /r/MedSpouse /r/Pathognomonic /r/Scholar /r/MDPhD, /r/Healthcare /r/HealthIT /r/Cancer /r/Diabetes /r/Fibromyalgia /r/Optometry /r/GlobalHealth /r/EmergencyMedicine /r/Pharmacy /r/Nursing /r/UKHealthcare /r/dentistry /r/Podiatry /r/epileptology. They are expensive, and I don't mean in salary alone. [–]avatar_mdM-4[S] 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children). that is a MAJOR red flag, imo. Rendered by PID 16318 on r2-app-00ec6e0db293de15d at 2021-01-01 21:35:19.555019+00:00 running c709bd6 country code: US. Ridiculously so. vascular stole all of the well reimbursed sexy endovascular procedures from IR more than a decade ago. [–]ImmunogenicM-4 3 points4 points5 points 2 years ago (1 child). This coming from a DR applicant. Questions that start with this make me nervous. Here is an old Reddit thread where the same idea is discussed. I have only experienced this from the neurosurg side (but I assume the overlap is similar with other surgical fields) — IR seems to be a weird field where you can’t really manage your complications. Job type. This guy has been ENT since. Read Dr. Ding’s insights to help determine whether a career in interventional radiology is a good fit for you. Information on this website should not be construed as professional advice, legal or otherwise, and does not represent the views of the SIR or SIR Foundation. [–]WohowudothatMD 5 points6 points7 points 2 years ago (0 children). Radiology is a consultant-led specialty and they are responsible for reporting most imaging procedures and performing most interventional procedures. Brighton / Haywards Heath. My experience with it has been in both inpatient and outpatient IR for several weeks so everything I say must be taken with a grain of salt. Welcome to /r/MedicalSchool: An international community for medical students. I dont know how much of all of the above is true b/c I don't have an interest in IR and I dont know much about it, other than knowing I'm not competitive for it. No idea there was a difference between the two. Hi everyone...I’m an M3 interested in understanding the downsides to IR. Radiology, in general, is becoming more competitive. To a lot of people, that sounds awesome. IR wants in as this is the best way to make money, do cool procedures, and have happy patients, all while maintaining a decent work-life balance. use the following search parameters to narrow your results: Please keep all topics germane to current medical students. It is not boring. I mean with all the tech too. Moderator discretion is used to determine and remove posts of this nature. They honestly don't make that much more than DR but work A LOT more hours. If it helps, the other choice I’m considering is EM (I know they’re very different lol, idk what to say haha). The VAST majority of your cases will be LPs that EM/IM can't/won't do, abscess drains, PEG tubes, and central lines. In interventional radiology (also called IR), doctors use medical imaging to guide minimally invasive surgical procedures that diagnose, treat, and cure many kinds of conditions. IR is an amazing field and I'm applying into it, but if I had to highlight some downsides: [–]Occamstoothbrush034M-4 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (2 children). It’s an awesome field with a lot of draws to it but just be sure you know what you’re getting yourself into. Troll posts will not be tolerated. should be directed to the PREMED subreddit. Vascular Surgery saw what IC did to CT surgery. Which side learning resources did you actually use? I'm currently applying IR. Radiology groups: you are basically the unwanted step-child here. There are three general practice models for IR: hospital-based (by far the most common), radiology groups (second most common), and private practice (pretty rare). [–]mikil100M-3 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children), Mind referencing that 67 hours a week you mentioned? Practice patterns vary widely regionally. A survey by the American Medical Group Association, or the AMGA, showed that the median interventional radiology salary has gone up and … When he says private practice he means they don’t join a Rad group but a dedicated IR/procedure only group (or hang their own shingle). Things tend to change from M1-->M4 as when I started rads was not competitive. 4,956 Interventional Radiology jobs available on Indeed.com. us med students have a propensity to be extremely naive. edit: disclaimer -- i am a student who was dead set on IR until i did my due diligence and learned more about what IR is actually like. 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