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The top 25 US cities that have an abundance of doctors:
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Cities with the most doctors
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25.  Oklahoma City, OK (175 local residents per doctor)

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24.  Daytona Beach, FL (170 local residents per doctor)
23.  Tampa, FL (169 local residents per doctor)
22.  Dallas, TX (167 local residents per doctor)
21.  Sacramento, CA (165 local residents per doctor)
20.  Charlotte, NC (161 local residents per doctor)
19.  Seattle, WA (153 local residents per doctor)
18.  Grand Rapids, MI (142 local residents per doctor)
17.  Portland, OR (135 local residents per doctor)
16:  Baltimore, MD (135 local residents per doctor)
15.  Harrisburg, PA (129 local residents per doctor)
14.  Miami, FL (127 local residents per doctor)
13.  Louisville, KY (123 local residents per doctor)
12.  Cleveland, OH (118 local residents per doctor)
11.  Birmingham, AL (114 local residents per doctor)
10.  Hartford, CT (112 local residents per doctor)
9.  Minneapolis, MN (111 local residents per doctor)
8.  West Palm Beach, FL (104 local residents per doctor)
7.  Cincinnati, OH (103 local residents per doctor)
6.  St. Louis, MO (97 local residents per doctor)
5.  Salt Lake City, UT (93 local residents per doctor)
4.  Pittsburgh, PA (87 local residents per doctor)
3.  Boston, MA (81 local residents per doctor)
2.  Atlanta, GA (76 local residents per doctor)
1.  Greenville, SC (44 local residents per doctor)
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The top 25 US cities that don't have enough doctors:
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Cities with the least doctors
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25.  San Francisco, CA (188 local residents per doctor)
24.  Memphis, TN (190 local residents per doctor)
23.  San Diego, CA (198 local residents per doctor)
22. Las Vegas, NV (203 local residents per doctor)
21.  Austin, TX (203 local residents per doctor)
20.  Washington, DC (209 local residents per doctor)
19.  Nashville, TN (224 local residents per doctor)
18.  Milwaukee, WI (233 local residents per doctor)
17. Denver, CO (253 local residents per doctor)
16.  Philadelphia, PA (258 local residents per doctor)
15.  Houston, TX (259 local residents per doctor)
14.  Indianapolis, IN (266 local residents per doctor)
13.  Kansas City, MO (280 local residents per doctor)
12.  Detroit, MI (291 local residents per doctor)
11.  Chicago, IL (296 local residents per doctor)
10.  Norfolk, VA (297 local residents per doctor)
9.  Albuquerque, NM (309 local residents per doctor)
8.  Columbus, OH (310 local residents per doctor)
7.  Phoenix, AZ (353 local residents per doctor)
6.  Raleigh, NC (379 local residents per doctor)
5.  Greensboro, NC (418 local residents per doctor)
4.  Jacksonville, FL (447 local residents per doctor)
3.  San Antonio, TX (531 local residents per doctor)
2.  Los Angeles, CA (531 local residents per doctor)
1.  New York, NY (912 local residents per doctor)
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No matter where you live, you've likely had trouble getting a doctor's appointment more than once in your life. And if you live in certain cities, that wait has potential to be dangerously long, especially as the shortage of doctors continues to grow (By some estimates, we may be 130,000 doctors short by 2025.).

A new survey, the BetterDoctor.com Health Opportunity Index, reveals which cities have an abundance of doctors and which do not have enough, based on each city's population.

Atlanta comes in second for cities least affected by the doctor shortages, but you'd never guess who tops that list. Meanwhile, Chicago, Indianapolis and Memphis aren't quite as lucky -- with low numbers of doctors for their populations. Still, none are quite as bad as the number one city, which has 912 residents per primary care doctor, almost double that of the runner-up. Find out the worst city for population-doctor ratio and see the full rankings in the slideshows above.
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