Family Medicine

Grouping: Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians

Family Medicine (Taxonomy Code# 207Q00000X) is a health care provider taxonomy defined by National Uniform Claim Committee (NUCC), American Medical Association.

Taxonomy Overview

Taxonomy Code 207Q00000X
Classification Family Medicine
Grouping Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
Number of Providers 163399

Definition Family Medicine

Family Medicine is the medical specialty which is concerned with the total health care of the individual and the family. It is the specialty in breadth which integrates the biological, clinical, and behavioral sciences. The scope of family medicine is not limited by age, sex, organ system, or disease entity.
Notes: Source: American Board of Family Medicine [1/1/2007: changed title; 7/1/2007: added definition, added source; 7/1/2017: modified definition]
- Note: The American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians certification includes extensive use of Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT), which integrates the biological, clinical, and behavioral sciences.
- Additional Resources: American Board of Family Medicine, www.theabfm.org. American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians, www.osteopathic.org/certification
- Board certification for Medical Doctors (MDs) is provided by the American Board of Family Medicine. Board certification for Doctors of Osteopathy (DOs) is provided by the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians or the American Board of Family Medicine.

Classification Information Family Medicine

All Specializations of Family Medicine

Specialization Definition
General Family Medicine is the medical specialty which is concerned with the total health care of the individual and the family. It is the specialty in breadth which integrates the biological, clinical, and behavioral sciences. The scope of family medicine is not limited by age, sex, organ system, or disease entity.
Addiction Medicine A family medicine physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of addictions.
Adolescent Medicine A family medicine physician with multidisciplinary training in the unique physical, psychological and social characteristics of adolescents and their health care problems and needs.
Adult Medicine Definition to come.
Geriatric Medicine A family medicine physician with special knowledge of the aging process and special skills in the diagnostic, therapeutic, preventive and rehabilitative aspects of illness in the elderly. This specialist cares for geriatric patients in the patient's home, the office, long-term care settings such as nursing homes, and the hospital.
Hospice and Palliative Medicine A family medicine physician 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.
Obesity Medicine A physician who specializes in the treatment of obesity demonstrates competency in and a thorough understanding of the treatment of obesity and the genetic, biologic, environmental, social, and behavioral factors that contribute to obesity. The obesity medicine physician employs therapeutic interventions including diet, physical activity, behavioral change, and pharmacotherapy. The obesity medicine physician utilizes a comprehensive approach, and may include additional resources such as dietitians, exercise physiologists, mental health professionals and bariatric surgeons as indicated to achieve optimal results. Additionally, the obesity medicine physician maintains competency in providing pre- peri- and post-surgical care of bariatric surgery patients, promotes the prevention of obesity, and advocates for those who suffer from obesity.
Sleep Medicine A Family Medicine Physician who practices Sleep Medicine is certified in the subspecialty of sleep medicine and specializes in the clinical assessment, physiologic testing, diagnosis, management and prevention of sleep and circadian rhythm disorders. Sleep specialists treat patients of any age and use multidisciplinary approaches. Disorders managed by sleep specialists include, but are not limited to, sleep related breathing disorders, insomnia, hypersomnias, circadian rhythm sleep disorders, parasomnias and sleep related movement disorders.
Sports Medicine A family medicine physician that is trained to be responsible for continuous care in the field of sports medicine, not only for the enhancement of health and fitness, but also for the prevention of injury and illness. A sports medicine physician must have knowledge and experience in the promotion of wellness and the prevention of injury. Knowledge about special areas of medicine such as exercise physiology, biomechanics, nutrition, psychology, physical rehabilitation, epidemiology, physical evaluation, injuries (treatment and prevention and referral practice) and the role of exercise in promoting a healthy lifestyle are essential to the practice of sports medicine. The sports medicine physician requires special education to provide the knowledge to improve the health care of the individual engaged in physical exercise (sports) whether as an individual or in team participation.

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

Family Medicine · All Providers

NPI Name Address
1083209449 ADVANTAGE HEALTH SERVICES 30255 Bridlegate Dr, Bulverde, TX 78163-4175
1578158952 ALLISON JUNE STRAKEY 5876 S Kingston Way, Murray, UT 84107-6142
1285229765 BAIR BONES OSTEOPATHIC FAMILY MEDICINE INC 2505 Se 11th Ave, Portland, OR 97202-1061
1972198570 URBAN CARE LLC 1445 Howard Rd Se, Washington, DC 20020-4452
1073108601 KATHERINE ALIZO 8088 Vineyard Pkwy, Kalamazoo, MI 49009-3892
1285229856 HOMETOWN WELLNESS PLLC 45 S Redwood St # 750, Colorado City, AZ 86021-6322
1730774308 CHRISTY ANDERS 9207 Highway 71 South, Suite 9, Fort Smith, AR 72916
1053906578 KY H LE LLC 98-1079 Moanalua Rd, Aiea, HI 96701-4713
1881289387 FAMILY UNIVERSAL MEDICAL CENTER, LLC 4531 Deleon St Ste 207, Fort Myers, FL 33907-1280
1992390561 DR TODD LEONARD CONSULTING LLC 1908 Kruchten Ct S, Sartell, MN 56377-4645
1598350233 C JOANNE BROWNLEE MD LLC 22 Sirrine St, Laurens, SC 29360-2136
1174118871 MYRTHIL DIT JIMMY MOMPREMIER SR. 3205 Sw 173rd Ter, Miramar, FL 33029-5583
1104411883 KARI COLLIER 1500 W State Highway J, Ozark, MO 65721-7425
1982299608 ALLCARE HEALTH SERVICES 2618 Center Point Pkwy, Center Point, AL 35215-2502
1124613815 QUALITY PRIMARY CARE, LLC 1175 Mitchell Bridge Rd, Athens, GA 30606-6411
1215522081 LUMIN DIAGNOSTIC SERVICES LLC 610 Uptown Blvd Ste 691, Cedar Hill, TX 75104-3528
1235724907 MELODY ALICE ODELL 21 Alpine St, Coldspring, TX 77331-8058
1366037004 VALERIE KATS-DROZSDIK 253 Pleasant St, Concord, NH 03301-7560
1730774498 PHYSICIANS VALUE NETWORK, LLC 860 Omni Blvd Ste 401, Newport News, VA 23606-4430
1740875459 MEGAN ELIZABETH HARRIS CARAVAS 11601 Iron Bridge Rd Ste 117, Chester, VA 23831-1467

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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.