Marketing research companies that specialize in physician research can offer the most effective and efficient methods for your research. They have access to an array of techniques including focus groups, mock trials and journey mapping. 

Experts who specialize in this field understand the challenges of working in the industry and work to remain compliant with information privacy regulations. If your research aims to understand the relationship between physicians and patients or any physician pain points, these companies can help.

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Applied Marketing Science (AMS) 

Founded 1989 | 40 employees 

John Mitchell, President and Managing Principal  

AMS President and Managing Principal John Mitchell.Applied Marketing Science (AMS) is a Quirk’s Marketing Research and Insight Excellence Award-winning full-service market research consulting firm. With roots in the MIT Sloan School of Management, we have nearly 35 years of experience providing high-quality market research for the world’s best-known health care companies. They trust our expertise because we deliver actionable insights – and we can do the same for your company. Our team has advised innovators across various clinical specialties in engagements involving patient journey mapping, ethnography and more. Let us help you uncover physician insights for improved patient outcomes, more satisfied providers and better financial returns.  

Phone 1-781-250-6300

Decision Analyst.

Decision Analyst, Inc.

Founded 1978 | 150 employees

Monisha Hatfield, Senior Vice President

Bonnie Janzen, Executive Vice President

Monisha Hatfield, SVP and Bonnie Janzen, EVP of Decision Analyst.The Medical Research Group at Decision Analyst specializes in qualitative investigations, strategic survey research, advanced analytics and consulting services for the pharmaceutical, medical, health and wellness industries. Our medical research specialists have the experience to solve difficult marketing problems. Their scientific and technical backgrounds ensure they understand the complex issues in the medical industry. Much of their work among patients and HCPs is strategic, multiphase and often multicountry. We specialize in strategy research, market segmentation, new product concept testing and forecasting, messaging optimization, innovation services and advertising research. Our researchers will recommend the quantitative or qualitative technique best suited to your research needs which can reveal barriers, pain points, key differentiators and help brand equity plans and help develop go-to-market strategies. We design and execute research and consulting assignments in North America, Europe, Latin America, Australia and Asia.

Phone 1-817-640-6166

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Founded 1980 | 400 employees

Steve Raebel, President

Fieldwork office space.Let us support you! We know what you need. Our specialties include medical, physicians and patients, B2B, mock jury, CX/UX, taste tests and sensory research, consumer and global research. For over 40 years Fieldwork has recruited the highest-quality medical, business and consumer respondents both through and far beyond databases, using proven methods to reach your audience. We believe in a customized approach to recruitment. Fieldwork provides unsurpassed project management and our commitment to hospitality and solutions-driven partnership is at the core of everything we do. When you choose Fieldwork, rest assured that customer service will seamlessly blend into the background while we handle the details and create the perfect environment for your next research project. Focus on the research. We’ll do the rest!

Phone 1-800-863-4353

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Holden Healthcare

Founded 2006 | 50 employees

Jeffrey Kelsch, Managing Partner

Jeffrey Kelsch is the managing partner of Holden Healthcare.With over 15 years of experience conducting research projects around the Asia region, Holden Healthcare offers a unique and high-quality solution to your Asian market research needs.  Consider Holden your “team on-the-ground” in Asia. Holden has experienced full-service research teams in China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong and every major Asian market. We know what works in the diverse markets of Asia and are happy to share our expertise to ensure the success of your project. With over 200,000 physicians available via our extensive panels around the region, we can run both qualitative and quantitative research work and support our clients on any aspect of the research process – including design, setup, sampling, project management, recruitment, moderation and analysis. We are here to support your efforts to understand the increasingly sophisticated and ever-evolving Asian health care market.  

Phone (U.S.) 1-208 809-7117

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Karchner Marketing Research, LLC

Founded 2014  

Helen Karchner, CEO/Co-Founder

Helen Karchner is the CEO and Co-Founder of KMR.Why is KMR a top physician research consultancy? Well, we respect our HCPs – our interest in their ideas/opinions…is GENUINE! Health care represents 80%+ of our research. A respondent’s individual experience with a particular product, device or service matters most to our clients…so it matters to us! Clients from bio-tech, med device and pharma manufacturing companies entrust KMR with their physician research. Our key strengths? Flexibility and objectivity! A personal touch is unique to our moderators’ and recruiters’ mind-sets. Coupled with our communicative skills, we gain our respondents’ trust, giving validity and credence to their individuality. When insights are uncovered, unique situations are discovered, causing deep core values to effervesce. KMR synthesizes and distills that into a conveyance of ideas, in answer to our client’s unmet business needs and top objectives. Karchner Marketing Research – your strategic partner from quick gut-check projects or multiphase studies – value establishes prominence!

Phone 1-610-564-9624  

Murray Hill National logo.Murray Hill National

Founded 2013 | 35 employees

Susan Owens, COO

Murray Hill National: We find the perfect people for your research projects.Clients trust Murray Hill National with thousands of studies per year as their research partner. In return, we deliver valuable solutions and high-quality recruitment and data collection for their consumer, health care, business-to-business and technology projects. Specializing in all methodologies and audiences, we have the ability to host and deliver your results across the U.S. For the last 25 years, the executives at Murray Hill National LLP, have worked diligently and advanced to one of the leading data collection and recruitment companies in the U.S. Our teams are committed to meeting your research needs. We provide high-quality recruitment with access to 3.5 million consumers, 500,000+ B2B executives/professionals, 500,000 physicians, nurses and more, and we organize 100+ patient panels. Our qualitative services extend far beyond the traditional focus group. Our services include online, digital, remote, home use tests and any other methodology needing to find an audience with feedback or expert knowledge. Call us today for your next project, your “national” recruiting experts!

Phone 1-972-707-7645

Olson Research Group Healthcare Marketing Research for 29 years logo.Olson Research Group Inc. 

Founded 1995 | 55 employees

Charles Olson, CEO

Charles Olson is the CEO of Olson Research Group. Olson Research provides a full spectrum of innovative qualitative and quantitative market research services to the pharmaceutical and life sciences industries. Our deep access to accurate U.S. provider data combined with our team of senior-level consultants who each possess 20+ years of health care marketing research expertise and our dedicated qualitative and quantitative project managers with an average of 10+ years of experience are hallmarks of our success. We are known for our collaborative approach to research that supports custom solutions and flexible offerings, while staying laser focused on supporting our clients’ most critical strategic decisions. 

Phone 1-267-487-5500

Symmetric scientifically balanced samples worldwide logo. Symmetric, A Decision Analyst Company

Founded 2016 | 150+ employees

Jason Thomas, President of Symmetric

Jason Thomas is the president of Symmetric.Symmetric owns and operates the Physicians Advisory Council®, which contains both general practitioners and specialists in over 180 different specialty and board-certified categories and the Medical Advisory Board®, a worldwide group of nurses, optometrists, pharmacists, dietitians, pathologists, laboratory technicians, radiologists, veterinarians and other health care professionals. Its American Consumer Opinion® panel reaches over 7 million consumers in 200+ countries. Complete demographic profiles are maintained for each household, which includes 60 ailments. Symmetric also owns and operates Executive Advisory Board®, Contractor Advisory Board® and Technology Advisory Board®. Symmetric places a high value on representative samples, scientific sampling methods and advanced fraud-detection systems. All panels are carefully balanced, continually refreshed and systematically cleaned. Non-responders, speedsters and cheaters are continually purged. Sample is provided for quantitative and qualitative research and online and offline projects. Additional services include programming, hosting, online communities, tabulation and coding.

Phone 1-817-649-5243

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WebMD/Medscape Market Research

Founded 1995 | 1,800 employees

Audrey Rosen, Vice President, Market Research

Audrey Rosen is the VP, market research. Medscape offers you what no other health care market research company can: engaged health care professionals who are regularly accessing Medscape for clinical content. Our market research services team leverages these Medscape members to provide you with research solutions that deliver high-quality results. For over 20 years, Medscape Market Research has provided industry-leading recruitment and research solutions for both qualitative and quantitative studies. We use our advanced targeting capabilities leveraging first- and third-party data linked to our broad professional network of highly engaged health providers. This enables us to deliver the respondents and the results that you are looking for. Our members include such titles as MDs, pharmacists, medical directors, residents, NPPAs and nurses. We also offer full-service programming and reporting. In addition to our U.S. coverage, we are now offering physician sample in the U.K., Germany, Spain and Italy.

Phone 1-646-856-3860