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IMGs by Country of Origin

Top 20 countries where IMGs received medical training

The following list ranks the top 20 countries where the largest numbers of U.S. physicians trained. These data do not represent citizenship or ethnic origin; they only represent the location of the medical school where the U.S. practicing physician obtained their medical degree.

  1. India - 19.9% (47,581)
  2. Philippines - 8.7% (20,861)
  3. Mexico - 5.8% (13,929)
  4. Pakistan - 4.8% (11,330)
  5. Dominican Republic - 3.3% (7,892)
  6. U.S.S.R. - 2.5% (6,039)
  7. Grenada - 2.4% (5,708)   
  8. Egypt - 2.2% (5,202)
  9. Korea - 2.1% (4,982)
  10. Italy - 2.1% (4,978)
  11. China - 2.0% (4,834)
  12. Iran - 2.0% (4,741) 
  13. Spain - 1.9% (4,570)
  14. Dominica - 1.9% (4,501)
  15. Germany - 1.9% (4,457) 
  16. Syria - 1.5% (3,676)
  17. Columbia - 1.4% (3,335)
  18. Israel 1.4% (3,260)
  19. England- 1.4% (3,245)
  20. Montserrat (3,111) 

Source: 2007 AMA Masterfile