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
1124613732 INTEGRATIVE PAIN MANAGEMENT SC 3108 Mid Valley Dr, De Pere, WI 54115-9436
1164017729 BENJAMIN HOWARD LIPPITT 9981 S Healthpark Dr, Fort Myers, FL 33908-3618
1477148245 SUNSHINE ANESTHESIA ASSOCIATES LLC 40 Stirling Rd Ste 205, Watchung, NJ 07069-5900
1477148260 SERVE ALL MEDICAL PLLC 5510 S Ih 35 Frontage Rd, Ste 260, Austin, TX 78744
1437744489 HEIDI CHRISTINE LIGHTFOOT 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115-6110
1851986863 BEDFORD ANESTHESIA INC. 436 N Bedford Dr Ste 305, Beverly Hills, CA 90210-4320
1962097089 BHAKTI CHOURASIA 655 W 8th St, Jacksonville, FL 32209-6511
1033703335 MARY MADELINE PIERCE HORTENSTINE 6621 Fannin St, Houston, TX 77030-2358
1225622616 DAVID BENJAMIN KAPLAN PLLC 2701 17th St, Rock Island, IL 61201-5351
1780278242 NORTH IOWA MERCY CLINICS 1000 4th St Sw, Mason City, IA 50401-2800
1578157103 JAMES DALEY 5801 Bremo Rd Ste 100, Richmond, VA 23226-1907
1568056166 NORTHSTAR ANESTHESIA OF FLORIDA LLC 6225 N State Highway 161 Ste 200, Irving, TX 75038-2241
1609460328 SCOTT M PROCTOR MD PC 3300 Healthplex Pkwy, Norman, OK 73072-9749
1639763386 SOUTHERN COMFORT ANESTHESIA ASSOCIATES 2347 Lenora Church Rd, Snellville, GA 30078-3232
1205420288 PIONEER PAIN SPECIALISTS PLLC 3011 S Lindsay Rd Ste 113, Gilbert, AZ 85295-4334
1538753512 ANESTHESIA PARTNERS OF COLORADO 320 Beard Creek Rd Ste 100, Edwards, CO 81632-6433
1740873033 ASC ANESTHESIA LLC 300 S Mount Auburn Rd Ste 200, Cape Girardeau, MO 63703-4902
1134712466 ALEXANDER VICTOR HOPE AKERS 636 Del Prado Blvd S, Cape Coral, FL 33990-2668
1447843388 IHC-WHEATON ANESTHESIA LLC 10148 S 27th St, Oak Creek, WI 53154-5528
1639762529 THANH KIEN HUYNH 8700 Beverly Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90048-1804

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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.