A look at the salaries of some of the most popular Facebook doctors.
The list includes doctors from hospitals across the country.
Facebook announced it is making the list in a statement to CNNMoney.
“We have seen that our Facebook physicians have a huge impact on patients, and that’s why we’re doing this,” said Facebook Chief Medical Officer Julie Fiebert.
The companies plan to release the list annually.
“In a few weeks we’ll release our full list of top doctors,” said Dr. Michael Nocera, CEO of the New England Medical Center.
The top-paid Facebook physician is a Boston dermatologist named Michael Nock, who made $2.8 million in the fourth quarter.
He said he started as a Facebook doctor in January 2016, before Facebook’s new data security guidelines were announced.
He started a new Facebook page with his wife in April and got paid for it in December, Nock said.
Facebook says the top-paying Facebook doctor was Dr. James L. McBride, who earned $1.3 million in 2017.
Nock says he made $1 million from his new Facebook pages in January.
Facebook also announced in May that it would give doctors and patients a monthly bonus of up to $1,000 for completing a Facebook post, Facebook said.
Doctors and patients can earn the money by clicking on a doctor’s Facebook profile page.
Doctors can also earn additional income by sharing their Facebook posts on the hospital’s Facebook page.
Dr. Raul Alvarez, a pediatric orthopedic surgeon at the University of Southern California, earned $2 million in 2018, according to Facebook.
Nocena and Nock are the only Facebook doctors who earned money in the past four quarters.
Facebook will release the full list this fall.
The social media company is a major investor in doctors.
Facebook’s CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, has said he wants doctors to be able to connect more directly with patients.
Facebook has increased its focus on improving patient care by creating a new section called the “Medical Professionals” section, which focuses on the best medical professionals in the country and the people they work with.
Dr McBride is a former Facebook employee and was a doctor at the Mayo Clinic until last year, when Facebook pulled him out of the organization.
“Dr. McBrides Facebook page helped to promote the Mayo Center’s brand to thousands of new doctors,” the Mayo clinic said in a release.
“As a doctor, I am proud to have been part of this brand and helped promote Mayo Center, a top-ranked, nationally recognized medical school and the first in the U.S. to achieve a 100% completion rate in the Facebook Health Professions Course.”