Optometrist

Grouping: Eye and Vision Services Providers

Optometrist (Taxonomy Code# 152W00000X) is a health care provider taxonomy defined by National Uniform Claim Committee (NUCC), American Medical Association.

Taxonomy Overview

Taxonomy Code 152W00000X
Classification Optometrist
Grouping Eye and Vision Services Providers
Number of Providers 78054

Definition Optometrist

Doctors of optometry (ODs) are the primary health care professionals for the eye. Optometrists examine, diagnose, treat, and manage diseases, injuries, and disorders of the visual system, the eye, and associated structures as well as identify related systemic conditions affecting the eye. An optometrist has completed pre-professional undergraduate education in a college or university and four years of professional education at a college of optometry, leading to the doctor of optometry (O.D.) degree. Some optometrists complete an optional residency in a specific area of practice. Optometrists are eye health care professionals state-licensed to diagnose and treat diseases and disorders of the eye and visual system.
Notes: Source: American Optometric Association (AOA), approved by the AOA’s Board of Trustees, June 21, 2005. [7/1/2006: definition modified]

Classification Information Optometrist

All Specializations of Optometrist

Specialization Definition
General Doctors of optometry (ODs) are the primary health care professionals for the eye. Optometrists examine, diagnose, treat, and manage diseases, injuries, and disorders of the visual system, the eye, and associated structures as well as identify related systemic conditions affecting the eye. An optometrist has completed pre-professional undergraduate education in a college or university and four years of professional education at a college of optometry, leading to the doctor of optometry (O.D.) degree. Some optometrists complete an optional residency in a specific area of practice. Optometrists are eye health care professionals state-licensed to diagnose and treat diseases and disorders of the eye and visual system.
Corneal and Contact Management The professional activities performed by an Optometrist related to the fitting of contact lenses to an eye, ongoing evaluation of the cornea’s ability to sustain successful contact lens wear, and treatment of any external eye or corneal condition which can affect contact lens wear.
Low Vision Rehabilitation Optometrists who specialize in low-vision care having training to assess visual function, prescribe low-vision devices, develop treatment plans, and recommend other vision rehabilitation services.
Occupational Vision Optometrists who work in Occupational Vision, the branch of environmental optometry, consider all aspects of the relationship between work and vision, visual performances, eye safety, and health.
Pediatrics Optometrists who work in Pediatrics are concerned with the prevention, development, diagnosis, and treatment of visual problems in children.
Sports Vision An optometrist who offers services designed to care for unique vision care needs of athletes, which may include one of more of the following services: corrective vision care unique to a specific sporting environment; protective eyewear for the prevention of sports-related injuries; vision enhancement - which may include vision therapy and techniques to improve visual skills specific to the athlete’s sport.
Vision Therapy Optometrists who specialize in vision therapy as a treatment process used to improve vision function. It includes a broad range of developmental and rehabilitative treatment programs individually prescribed to remediate specific sensory, motor and/or visual perceptual dysfunctions.

Providers Information

Optometrist · All Providers

NPI Name Address
1548884307 Mobile Vision LLC (Organization) 2500 Reynolds Rd, Jackson, MI 49201-9376
1447874375 Benjamin Andrews 100 Robinson Center Dr # 2870, Pittsburgh, PA 15205-4831
1699399592 Nicole Rene Schmiedt 400 Selby Ave Apt 221, Saint Paul, MN 55102-4509
1558985671 Tiffany Lundberg 2010 W Lincoln Ave Ste 1, Yakima, WA 98902-2413
1104440379 Hana Gabriella Arencibia 17 Home Town Way, Blairsville, GA 30512-3200
1942824156 Amy Patel 148 Umiya Nagar Cir, Macon, GA 31206-5400
1376167767 Eyes On 9 Inc (Organization) 6951 Route 9, Howell, NJ 07731-3766
1104440437 Sahar Eltalla 1670 Ne 185th St, Miami, FL 33179-4900
1275157570 Sasha Patel 5900 S State Road 7, Lake Worth, FL 33449-5438
1447874755 Jenna Derubeis 16515 S 40th St Ste 111, Phoenix, AZ 85048-0559
1669096020 Thomas Edward Clark 3672 W South Jordan Pkwy Ste 103, South Jordan, UT 84009-7172
1063036564 Senior Eye Care PC (Organization) 6 Chesley Ct, Morganville, NJ 07751-1320
1215551759 Amber Lindahl 7600 Ladson Ter, Lake Worth, FL 33467-7726
1922622356 Carl Ritch 6667 W Newberry Rd, Gainesville, FL 32605-4310
1457975856 Thanh & Vi Eye Care (Organization) 1620 Avalon Rd Ste 120, Winter Garden, FL 34787-5694
1053935569 Daniel Nguyen 4045 Spencer St Ste A59, Las Vegas, NV 89119-9311
1912521345 Buck Dunn 4125 Cleveland Ave Ste 35, Fort Myers, FL 33901-9046
1821612409 New Garden Eye Care Od Pllc (Organization) 3707 Battleground Ave Ste C, Greensboro, NC 27410-2543
1033733720 Paul Desantis 1805 Gatlin Blvd, Port St. Lucie, FL 34953
1760006449 Chelsea Casaccia 4407 W Vasconia St, Tampa, FL 33629-8325

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Data Provider National Uniform Claim Committee (NUCC), American Medical Association

This dataset includes 800 health care provider taxonomy codes maintained by National Uniform Claim Committee (NUCC). It is used in transactions specified in HIPAA and the National Provider Identifier (NPI) application for enumeration. Each taxonomy is registered with code, grouping, classification, specialization, definition, etc.