Market Research Statistics: Veterinary Specialists 2015

AVMA recognized veterinary specialty organizations

Total active board-certified diplomates (as of December 2015)* 12,286
American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP) 930
Avian 138
Beef Cattle 14
Canine & Feline 464
Dairy 32
Equine 107
Exotic Companion Animal 23
Feline 82
Food Animal 23
Reptile/Amphibian 14
Swine Health Management 21
American Board of Veterinary Toxicology (ABVT) 97
American College of Animal Welfare (ACAW)​ 41
American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM) 943
American College of Poultry Veterinarians (ACPV) 258
American College of Theriogenologists (ACT) 394
American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (ACVAA) 235
American College of Veterinary Behaviorists (ACVB) 64
American College of Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology (ACVCP) 56
American College of Veterinary Dermatology (ACVD) 252
American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care (ACVECC) 547
American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) 2,733
Cardiology 269
Small Animal Internal Medicine 1,310
Large Animal Internal Medicine 561
Neurology 291
Oncology 377
American College of Veterinary Microbiologists (ACVM) 215
Bacteriology/Mycology 58
Immunology 57
Virology 84
Parasitology ​30
American College of Veterinary Nutrition (ACVN) 73
American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO) 419
American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) 1,621
Anatomic Pathology 1,305
Clinical Pathology 314
American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine (ACVPM) 740
Epidemiology 52
American College of Veterinary Radiology (ACVR) 576
Radiation Oncology 97
American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation​ (ACVSMR) 142
American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) 1,640
Small Animal 577
Large Animal 307
American College of Zoological Medicine (ACZM) 164
American Veterinary Dental College (AVDC) 146
Equine DentalDental 13​
 

*Some members belong to more than one specialty.

Updated 3/2016.

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