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

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
1467024455 ANDREA PLACE 7970 W Jefferson Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46804-4140
1184296162 HEALTHWISE WELLNESS LLC 4014 Old Warren Rd, Pine Bluff, AR 71603-6110
1093387060 MAEGAN DRUMMOND 5355 W Chandler Blvd Ste 3, Chandler, AZ 85226-8603
1376114322 LONGEVITY CLINICAL LTC ASSOCIATES OF NEW JERSEY 527 River Ave, Lakewood, NJ 08701-4722
1295306264 SARAH HOWER 4342 Lovers Ln, Dallas, TX 75225-6921
1144891144 ASHLAND HOSPITAL CORPORATION 2245 Winchester Ave Ste 2, Ashland, KY 41101-7848
1215508247 YEYONGSHIN DO INC 1111 Grand Ave Ste J, Diamond Bar, CA 91765-4172
1225609290 CODY WRIGHT 7 Medical Dr, Amarillo, TX 79106-4137
1629649751 NORTHSHORE HEALTH CENTERS, INC. 10851 Broadway, Clinic Suite, North of Main Entrance, Crown Point, IN 46307-7303
1760053821 DANIEL SCOTT OSWALD 2055 Kimball Ave Ste 210, Waterloo, IA 50702-5047
1568033801 MICHELLE LYNN WATKINS 267 Buffalo Trail Rd, Campton, KY 41301-9184
1235700485 AVIV HEALTH 28 Flannery Ave, Lakewood, NJ 08701-4750
1215508379 KEY WEST HMA PHYSICIAN MANAGEMENT LLC 5200 College Rd, Key West, FL 33040-4302
1346811452 ARK HEALTH 33203 Amberjack Dr, Richwood, TX 77515-7111
1508437757 FLORIDA ADVANCED MEDICAL AND DERM AESTHETICS, LLC 13660 S Jog Rd Ste 1b, Delray Beach, FL 33446-3806
1528639689 AMM HEALTHCARE 530 New Waverly Pl Ste 101, Cary, NC 27518-7414
1316518475 TEMEKA L JOHNSON 1023 Rock Hill Pkwy, Lithia Springs, GA 30122-3636
1073184248 MORNINGSTAR NEUROPATHY & PAIN TREATMENT CENTER LLC 4710 Mexico Rd, Saint Peters, MO 63376-1663
1033780325 JOHN STRACKS, MD, LLC 1828 W Webster Ave Ste 450, Chicago, IL 60614-2916
1104497494 ANNE TAYLOR 935 Siskiyou Blvd, Ashland, OR 97520-2198

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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.