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Primary Care Physicians Market - By Reason (Injury, Preventive Care, Chronic Condition, Acute Condition, Pre- or post-surgery), By Age Group (Infants, Pediatrics, Adults, Geriatrics), By Mode of Consultation, By Service Provider – Global Forecast to 2032

  • Report ID: GMI5338
  • Published Date: Jul 2023
  • Report Format: PDF

Primary Care Physicians Market Size

Primary Care Physicians Market size was valued at USD 671 billion in 2022. Driven by the growing occurrence of communicable and non-communicable disorders globally, the industry could grow at a 3% CAGR from 2023 to 2032.

Primary Care Physicians Market

Rising prevalence of communicable and non-communicable diseases such as cancer, heart disease, and others has increased the need for primary care physicians for enhanced patient care. As per the American Cancer Society, the U.S. will report around 1.9 million new cancer cases in 2023. Moreover, growing government initiatives for supporting primary care services will further positively impact the industry landscape. In September 2022, the U.S. government unveiled that its American Rescue Plan will utilize USD 330 million to train more primary care physicians and dentists in high-need areas.


COVID-19 Impact

The COVID-19 pandemic had a negative impact on the primary care physicians market. Increased utilization of healthcare resources to mitigate COVID-19 infection rates slowed down the demand for primary care services. However, the resumption of normal healthcare operations due to successful vaccination drives and the increased scope of telemedicine helped the industry bounce back to normalcy in the post-COVID-19 era. Governments across the globe are also investing heavy amounts in strengthening their healthcare infrastructure, which will work in favor of industry growth.

Primary Care Physicians Market Trends

Surging advancements in medical technology are creating abundant opportunities for market expansion. With these advancements, primary care physicians can now perform more accurate risk assessments for individual patients. Genetic testing, family history evaluations, and lifestyle assessments enable physicians to identify patients at higher risk for certain diseases. This personalized risk assessment helps tailor preventive interventions and monitoring strategies, driving the demand for primary care physicians who can provide individualized preventive care plans.

Primary Care Physicians Market Analysis

 Primary Care Physicians Market Size, By Reason, 2021-2032 (USD Billion)

Based on reason, the acute conditions segment amassed over 26% of the primary care physicians market share in 2022. Growing prevalence of acute conditions such as broken bones, asthma, flu, bronchitis, and others has increased the need for primary care physicians for better patient care. To illustrate, as per the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, around 21 million adults aged 18 and above have asthma in the U.S. alone. The rising disease burden will contribute to segment revenue over 2023-2032.

Primary Care Physicians Market Share, By Age Group, 2022

Based on age group, the primary care physicians market size from the infants segment could expand at over 3% CAGR from 2023 to 2032. Growing prevalence of chronic conditions in infants has increased the need for primary care physicians for the early diagnosis and treatment of the disease. Moreover, rising awareness about vaccination and preventive care in newborn babies has further bolstered the demand for these professionals. Segment growth can also be credited to increasing birth rates.

U.S. Primary Care Physicians Market Size, 2020-2032 (USD Billion)

North America primary care physicians market size will reach USD 345 billion by 2032. Growing prevalence of chronic disorders among the elderly and the subsequent need for advanced wound care has increased the need for primary care physicians in the region. Additionally, increasing government investment in preventive care is further working in favor of regional expansion. The region also has a strong presence of industry players such as Massachusetts General Hospital and others, which will favor the market dynamics in the long run.

Primary Care Physicians Market Share

  • Apollo Hospitals
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Cleveland Clinic
  • Cedars-Sina
  • Trinity Health, and UCSF Health

Primary Care Physicians Industry News:

  • In June 2023, Trinity Health Pharmacy announced the opening of a new facility in Roosevelt Park.
  • In January 2023, Cleveland Clinic and Palantir Technologies Inc., a leading software company, unveiled a multi-year partnership for delivering an operation "Virtual Command Center" for Cleveland Clinic.

Primary care physicians market research report includes an in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue in USD from 2018 to 2032 for the following segments:

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By Reason

  • Injury
  • Preventive care
  • Chronic conditions
  • Acute conditions
  • Pre- or post-surgery

By Age Group

  • Infants
  • Pediatrics
  • Adults
  • Geriatrics

By Mode of Consultation

  • Virtual
  • Physical

By Service Provider

  • Hospitals
  • Clinics
  • Outpatient department
  • Others

The above information is provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • The Netherlands
    • Austria
    • Poland
    • Denmark
    • Portugal
  • Asia Pacific
    • Japan
    • China
    • India
    • Australia
    • Indonesia
    • Philippines
    • Vietnam
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Colombia
    • Chile
    • Peru
  • Middle East & Africa
    • South Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE
    • Egypt
    • Turkey


Authors: Mariam Faizullabhoy , Pratiksha Kamthe

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

In 2022, the market size for primary care physicians was valued at over USD 670 billion in 2022 and will grow at 3% CAGR from 2023 to 2032, attributed to the rising occurrence of communicable and non-communicable disorders globally.

The industry size from the infants segment could exhibit over 3% CAGR over 2023-2032, owing to growing awareness about vaccination and preventive care in newborn babies.

North America market for primary care physicians will reach USD 345 billion by 2032, on account of the surging prevalence of chronic disorders in the region.

Major primary care physicians industry players include Apollo Hospitals, Trinity Health, UCSF Health, Cleveland Clinic, Cedars-Sinai, Phenix Health, and Massachusetts General Hospital, among others.

Primary Care Physicians Market Scope

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