Obstetrics jobs in New York most often list as a requirement Obstetrics board certification (or eligibility) and an up-to-date New York medical license. Doing an Obstetrics residency or fellowship in New York is beneficial because it means the physician is cognizant of NY licensure requirements.
Obstetrics salaries for the east region of the U.S., including New York, NY, average around $0. On the other hand the national average Obstetrics salary is $301,773, meaning Obstetrics jobs in New York pay approximately % of the national norm.
Thanks to specific insurance and tort policies of New York, effort should be made to explore issues like state tort reform proposals.
More generally, the effect of the healthcare reform bill on reimbursement rates for Obstetrics practices is unclear.