The following guide to industry information, research, and analysis provides sources for industry trends and
statistics, market research and analysis, financial ratios and salary surveys, and more.
Industry Analysis, Trends, Statistics, and Forecasts
Comprehensive market research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year forecasts,
with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces
and relationships that affect industries and their performance.
Report contents include:
- Market size and characteristics
- Key statistics and trends
- Current performance
- Competitive landscape
- Major firms and market share
- Key risk and success factors
- Five-year growth forecast
The Allied Media Network
Plastic Surgery Practice
Monthly trade publication features news and information for cosmetic and reconstructive surgeons, with topics
covered in the practice management section including service solutions, staffing, data management, Medicare
and insurance, marketing, reputation management, digital marketing (e.g., SEO, social media), regulatory matters,
and legal issues. Current and archived digital editions of the magazine can be viewed free online.
First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations and include a
five-year growth forecast. Profile contents include:
- Industry overview
- Recent developments
- Critical issues and challenges
- Business trends and opportunities
- Executive insights
- Financial benchmarking data
- Five-year growth forecast
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Plastic Surgery Statistics Report
Annual statistical report provides a comprehensive analysis of cosmetic and reconstructive procedures in the
U.S., with topics covered in the report including cosmetic and reconstructive procedure trends, cosmetic surgery
distribution by age and gender, regional distribution of procedures, average surgeon/physician fee by procedure,
and patient demographics. Current and prior editions of the report are available free online.
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Cosmetic Surgery National Data Bank
Comprehensive publication provides an analysis of surgical and nonsurgical cosmetic procedures performed by
plastic surgeons, dermatologists, and otolaryngologists, with data provided including top five procedures, national
totals by procedure, multi-year trend comparison, percentage change in selected procedures, and national average
fees per procedure. Current and prior editions of this publication are available free online.
Industry Financial Ratios
Cosmetic Surgery Practices
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Five-year financial statement analysis includes income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios,
with data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level.
- Income and expense detail in dollars and percentages
- Balance sheet detail in dollars and percentages
- Sources and uses of funds cash flow analysis
- Profitability and return on investment ratios
- Liquidity and working capital ratios
- Asset turnover and efficiency ratios
- Capital structure and debt service ratios
(see links for individual reports)
Cost structure benchmarks section of these reports provide an analysis of industry costs and profits as
a percentage of revenue by income and expense category (e.g., purchases, wages, depreciation, marketing,
rent and utilities, other expenses, and earnings before interest and taxes) and includes commentary on trends
and expectations for specific categories. Sample report can be downloaded and viewed online.
Medscape Plastic Surgeon Compensation Report
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Annual report provides compensation data for over 25 physician specialties, with compensation data for each
physician specialty broken out by gender, employment status (e.g., employee, solo, partner), practice setting
(e.g., multi-specialty group; single-specialty group; solo practice; hospital; academic, research, government,
and military; and outpatient clinic), and geographic area. Current and prior surveys are available free online.
Medical Group Management Association
MGMA DataDive Provider Compensation Data
Annual physician compensation and production survey covers over 140 specialties, with compensation data reported
by specialty, practice setting, years in specialty, compensation method, and geographic region and statistical
data measures provided for each specialty including mean, median, and upper/lower quartiles and deciles.
Society of Plastic Surgical Skin Care Specialists
Practice Profile Survey
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Biennial member survey provides an analysis of practice characteristics and pay structures for aestheticians,
registered nurses, cosmetologists, and other skin care specialists, with survey results broken out by age, licenses
held, years of experience, type of practice, size of practice, number of hours worked per week, and percentage
of time spent with patients. Current and prior executive summaries are available free online.
The Health Care Group
Goodwill Registry - Plastic Surgery
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The Goodwill Registry compiles transaction data on the intangible values of medical, dental, and other health
care practices. Each reported transaction includes location, purpose, gross income, overhead percentage, and
goodwill value in both dollars and as a percentage of gross income. Individual specialty information is also
available for purchase in the "Goodwill
Registry Online by Specialty