Anesthesiology

Grouping: Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians

Anesthesiology (Taxonomy Code# 207L00000X) is a health care provider taxonomy defined by National Uniform Claim Committee (NUCC), American Medical Association.

Taxonomy Overview

Taxonomy Code 207L00000X
Classification Anesthesiology
Grouping Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
Number of Providers 56804

Definition Anesthesiology

An anesthesiologist is trained to provide pain relief and maintenance, or restoration, of a stable condition during and immediately following an operation or an obstetric or diagnostic procedure. The anesthesiologist assesses the risk of the patient undergoing surgery and optimizes the patient's condition prior to, during and after surgery. In addition to these management responsibilities, the anesthesiologist provides medical management and consultation in pain management and critical care medicine. Anesthesiologists diagnose and treat acute, long-standing and cancer pain problems; diagnose and treat patients with critical illnesses or severe injuries; direct resuscitation in the care of patients with cardiac or respiratory emergencies, including the need for artificial ventilation; and supervise post-anesthesia recovery.
Notes: Source: American Board of Medical Specialties, 2007. www.abms.org [7/1/2007: added definition, added source; 7/1/2011: modified source]
- Additional Resources: American Board of Anesthesiology, 2007. http://www.theaba.org/; American Osteopathic Board of Anesthesiology, 2007, http://www.osteopathic.org/certification
- Board certification for Medical Doctors (MDs) is provided by the American Board of Anesthesiology. Board certification for Doctors of Osteopathy (DOs) is provided by the American Osteopathic Board of Anesthesiology.

Classification Information Anesthesiology

All Specializations of Anesthesiology

Specialization Definition
General An anesthesiologist is trained to provide pain relief and maintenance, or restoration, of a stable condition during and immediately following an operation or an obstetric or diagnostic procedure. The anesthesiologist assesses the risk of the patient undergoing surgery and optimizes the patient's condition prior to, during and after surgery. In addition to these management responsibilities, the anesthesiologist provides medical management and consultation in pain management and critical care medicine. Anesthesiologists diagnose and treat acute, long-standing and cancer pain problems; diagnose and treat patients with critical illnesses or severe injuries; direct resuscitation in the care of patients with cardiac or respiratory emergencies, including the need for artificial ventilation; and supervise post-anesthesia recovery.
Addiction Medicine An anesthesiologist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of addictions.
Critical Care Medicine An anesthesiologist, who specializes in critical care medicine diagnoses, treats and supports patients with multiple organ dysfunction. This specialist may have administrative responsibilities for intensive care units and may also facilitate and coordinate patient care among the primary physician, the critical care staff and other specialists.
Hospice and Palliative Medicine An anesthesiologist with special knowledge and skills to prevent and relieve the suffering experienced by patients with life-limiting illnesses. This specialist works with an interdisciplinary hospice or palliative care team to maximize quality of life while addressing physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs of both patient and family throughout the course of the disease, through the dying process, and beyond for the family. This specialist has expertise in the assessment of patients with advanced disease; the relief of distressing symptoms; the coordination of interdisciplinary patient and family-centered care in diverse venues; the use of specialized care systems including hospice; the management of the imminently dying patient; and legal and ethical decision making in end-of-life care.
Pain Medicine An anesthesiologist who provides a high level of care, either as a primary physician or consultant, for patients experiencing problems with acute, chronic and/or cancer pain in both hospital and ambulatory settings. Patient care needs are also coordinated with other specialists.
Pediatric Anesthesiology An anesthesiologist who has had additional skill and experience in and is primarily concerned with the anesthesia, sedation, and pain management needs of infants and children. A pediatric anesthesiologist generally provides services including the evaluation of complex medical problems in infants and children when surgery is necessary, planning and care for children before and after surgery, pain control, anesthesia and sedation for any procedures out of the operating room such as MRI, CT scan, and radiation therapy.

Group Information Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians

All Classifications of Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians

Classification Specializations
Allergy & Immunology
Anesthesiology
Clinical Pharmacology
Colon & Rectal Surgery
Dermatology
Electrodiagnostic Medicine
Emergency Medicine
Family Medicine
General Practice
Hospitalist
Independent Medical Examiner
Internal Medicine
Legal Medicine
Medical Genetics
Neurological Surgery
Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine & OMM
Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, Sports Medicine
Nuclear Medicine
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Ophthalmology
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Orthopaedic Surgery
Otolaryngology
Pain Medicine
Pathology
Pediatrics
Phlebology
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Plastic Surgery
Preventive Medicine
Psychiatry & Neurology
Radiology
Surgery
Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery)
Transplant Surgery
Urology

Providers Information

Anesthesiology · All Providers

NPI Name Address
1053918441 Nicole Marie Tetro Candler Hospital, 5353 Reynolds St, Savannah, GA 31405
1801493440 Gh Medical Management (Organization) 2201 K Ave, Plano, TX 75074-5974
1033716600 Metairie Ophthalmology Asc LLC (Organization) 3900 Veterans Memorial Blvd Ste 100, Metairie, LA 70002-5634
1528665361 Golden Medical Services (Organization) 4716 W Urbana St Fl 2, Broken Arrow, OK 74012-5997
1952908071 Andrew D Weiss 971 Quaye Lake Cir Apt 108, Wellington, FL 33411-5067
1902413438 Carepoint Anesthesia (Organization) 3920 S Long Ln, Greenacres, WA 99016-8833
1578170916 Jeffrey L Wu, Inc (Organization) 2143 W Orangewood Ave # 100, Orange, CA 92868-1941
1235746694 Haisuli Medical Consultants (Organization) 1910 N Big Spring St Ste 100, Midland, TX 79705-8883
1598372435 Perioperative Patient Advocate (Organization) 625 Cardiff Reef, Costa Mesa, CA 92627-7742
1194332130 Houston Anesthesia Services Pllc (Organization) 111 Town Square Pl Ste 420, Jersey City, NJ 07310-1755
1851908826 Woodhill Anesthesia Group Pllc (Organization) 8315 Walnut Hill Ln Ste 110, Dallas, TX 75231-4249
1255947347 Augustan Anesthesia Associates Pllc (Organization) Baylor Medical Ctr At Trophy Club, 2850 E Highway 114, Trophy Club, TX 76262-5302
1073129318 Bianca M Colon 1471 Nw 94th Ave # 240, Pembroke Pines, FL 33024-4510
1972119659 Envision Anesthesia Pllc (Organization) 416 Woodlake Dr, Allen, TX 75013-3436
1043826720 Cedars-sinai Medical Care Foundation (Organization) 8700 Beverly Blvd Ste Sb-290, Los Angeles, CA 90048-1804
1710593694 Intel Anesthesia LLC (Organization) 1167 Mcbride Ave Fl 2, Woodland Park, NJ 07424-2543
1578179578 Silver Oak Anesthesia Services Pllc (Organization) 25312 Interstate 45 N, Spring, TX 77386-1449
1861008831 Ketamine Wellness Centers Houston, LLC (Organization) 12807 Haynes Rd Unit 1, Houston, TX 77066-1124
1518573534 Dulles Pain and Functional Medicine Inc. (Organization) 20 Pidgeon Hill Dr Ste 205, Sterling, VA 20165-6134
1316552433 West Park Anesthesia, LLC (Organization) 300 S Mount Auburn Rd Ste 200b, Cape Girardeau, MO 63703-4902

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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.