North Dakota and Minnesota are ranked as two of the best states for doctors.

According to personal finance website WalletHub, Minnesota is the fourth best state to practice medicine. North Dakota is the 10th best state for doctors.

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Minnesota was ranked the second best "medical environment" in the county. North Dakota was ranked 27th.

Minnesota has the fourth-lowest malpractice award payout amount per capita and the least expensive annual malpractice liability insurance.

North Dakota has the fifth most hospitals per capita.

The study evaluated all 50 states on opportunity and competition for doctors and medical environment, quality of care and safety.