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

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
1649842659 ABIGAIL ARTEAGA 101 S Interstate 35, New Braunfels, TX 78130-4817
1497326490 NORTH TEXAS FAMILY EYE CARE PLLC 770 S Highway 377 Ste 201, Pilot Point, TX 76258-4472
1205407244 HAE MI CHOI 2148 Duluth Hwy Ste 102, Duluth, GA 30097-4504
1093386039 KADIRA HERNANDEZ LAMAS 8485 Sw 40th St Ste 103, Miami, FL 33155-3262
1104497213 ERIK JOSEPH KELLY 4900 Ivey Rd Nw Ste 1226, Acworth, GA 30101-4108
1003487067 SUNNYSIDE VISION PLLC 2405 Reith Way Ste 1, Sunnyside, WA 98944-9536
1609447762 DALLIN ISAAC BASSETT 6501 E Belleview Ave Ste 140, Englewood, CO 80111-6020
1750952941 VANOVER VISION LLC 279 N Eastgate Ave, Springfield, MO 65802
1376114470 LOGAN BONE 11401 Financial Centre Pkwy, Little Rock, AR 72211-3758
1477124600 SHREYA BHANDARI 3515 Del Prado Blvd S Ste 104, Cape Coral, FL 33904-7289
1386215440 MICHAEL CHOW & ASSOCIATES 7084 Lakeland Hills Way Se Ste 101, Auburn, WA 98092-8439
1013588359 GABRIEL ZELAYA 6615 N Oracle Rd, Tucson, AZ 85704-5644
1073184164 CHESTNUT HILL EYE CARE, LLC 43 Boylston St Ste 4340, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467-1741
1073184339 SEMROW FAMILY VISION, PC 1304 Nw 25th St, Ankeny, IA 50023-7836
1093386179 REBECCA LEIGH BABLIN 1098 Wilmot Rd, Scarsdale, NY 10583-6863
1043881303 AKSHAY SANJAY PATIL 1000 Greg Kruschek Avenue, Nome, AK 99762
1023689239 EYE CARE PROFESSIONALS, P.A. 2144 W Indiantown Rd, Jupiter, FL 33458-5810
1033780465 JESSICA KUHN 1541 W New Haven Ave, Melbourne, FL 32904-3905
1093386336 CHRISTINA MUNRO OD PC 10001 Commons St, Lone Tree, CO 80124-5547
1013588409 RACHEL VARGHESE 3385 Naaman School Rd, Garland, TX 75040-8717

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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.