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If you’re having a hard time getting an appointment with a primary care doctor, you’re not alone. A physician recruitment review coming from Merritt Hawkins finds primary care doctors are the most in-demand physicians.

In 2010-2011, family practice and general internal medicine physicians were the two top most requested physician search assignments for the sixth consecutive year, the national health care search and consulting firm reports. Radiologists, cardiologists and anesthesiologists—formerly the top requested search assignments— have dropped to 17th, 18th and 19th place, respectively. Part of the decline for these specialists is attributed to reimbursement cuts and a reduction in elective procedures, the report notes.

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