Ophthalmology

Grouping: Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians

Ophthalmology (Taxonomy Code# 207W00000X) is a health care provider taxonomy defined by National Uniform Claim Committee (NUCC), American Medical Association.

Taxonomy Overview

Taxonomy Code 207W00000X
Classification Ophthalmology
Grouping Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
Number of Providers 28798

Definition Ophthalmology

An ophthalmologist has the knowledge and professional skills needed to provide comprehensive eye and vision care. Ophthalmologists are medically trained to diagnose, monitor and medically or surgically treat all ocular and visual disorders. This includes problems affecting the eye and its component structures, the eyelids, the orbit and the visual pathways. In so doing, an ophthalmologist prescribes vision services, including glasses and contact lenses.
Notes: Source: American Board of Medical Specialties, 2007. www.abms.org [7/1/2007: definiton added, source added; 7/1/2011: modified source]
- Additional Resources: American Board of Ophthalmology, 2007. http://www.abop.org/. American Osteopathic Board of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology, 2007. http://www.osteopathic.org/certification
- Board certification for Medical Doctors (MDs) is provided by the American Board of Ophthalmology. Board certification for Doctors of Osteopathy (DOs) is provided by the American Osteopathic Board of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology.

Classification Information Ophthalmology

All Specializations of Ophthalmology

Specialization Definition
General An ophthalmologist has the knowledge and professional skills needed to provide comprehensive eye and vision care. Ophthalmologists are medically trained to diagnose, monitor and medically or surgically treat all ocular and visual disorders. This includes problems affecting the eye and its component structures, the eyelids, the orbit and the visual pathways. In so doing, an ophthalmologist prescribes vision services, including glasses and contact lenses.
Cornea and External Diseases Specialist An ophthalmologist who specializes in diseases of the cornea, sclera, eyelids, conjunctiva, and anterior segment of the eye.
Glaucoma Specialist An ophthalmologist who specializes in the treatment of glaucoma and other disorders related to increased intraocular pressure and optic nerve damage. This specialty involves the medical and surgical treatment of these conditions.
Neuro-ophthalmology A neuro-ophthalmologist is a subspecialist of ophthalmology. This physician evaluates, treats, and studies disorders of the eye, orbit and nervous system having to do with interactions of the visual motor and visual sensory systems with the central nervous system. Neuro-ophthalmologists manage patients with complex and severe neuro-ophthalmological disorders.
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery A physician who specializes in oculofacial plastic and reconstructive surgery. This subspecialty combines orbital and periocular surgery with facial plastic surgery, and includes aesthetic and reconstructive surgery of the face, orbit, eyelid, and lacrimal system. Practitioners evaluate, diagnose and treat conditions involving the eyelids, brows, midface, orbits, lacrimal systems and surrounding and supporting structures of the face and neck.
Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Specialist An ophthalmologist who specializes in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus management. The subspecialty includes the medical and surgical management of eye disorders found in children. Some of the more common disorders include amblyopia, strabismus, refractive error, cataract and glaucoma. These disorders may be related to neurological and endocrinological diseases, trauma, or aging changes in the extraocular muscles requiring medical, optical and surgical management.
Retina Specialist An ophthalmologist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of vitreoretinal diseases.
Uveitis and Ocular Inflammatory Disease An ophthalmologist who specializes in the treatment of intraocular inflammation, scleritis, keratitis and infectious disorders affecting the eye and inflammatory disorders of the adnexa and/or orbit.

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

Ophthalmology · All Providers

NPI Name Address
1750988994 Madison Street Provider Network Inc (Organization) 606 South 4th Ave, Marchus Chiropractic Medical Office, Brighton, CO 80601-3202
1104433473 Chicagoland Eye Consultants, Sc (Organization) 477 E Butterfield Rd Ste 101, Lombard, IL 60148-4880
1982211728 Ft Scott Surgery Center LLC (Organization) 916 Us 69, Fort Scott, KS 66701
1922615897 Georgia Eye Optical, LLC (Organization) 3800 Pleasant Hill Rd Ste 3, Duluth, GA 30096
1780299578 Heart of America Eye Care Pa (Organization) 1147 E North Ave, Belton, MO 64012-5105
1306450903 Barsam Vision Care LLC (Organization) 135 Beaver St Ste 309, Waltham, MA 02452-8412
1386256782 Maria Manquez Hatta 840 Walnut St Fl 14, Philadelphia, PA 19107-5109
1952913311 Dayton Glaucoma and Cataract Consultants Inc (Organization) 1222 S Patterson Blvd Ste 300, Dayton, OH 45402-2643
1558972372 Puerto Rico Eyecare Center LLC (Organization) Hospital San Cristobal, Torre Medica Suite 341, Cotto Laurel, PR 00780-0001
1649881145 Wnc Ophthalmology, Pllc (Organization) 900 Hendersonville Rd Ste 302, Asheville, NC 28803-1762
1700496320 William Thomas Parker 5279 Gaylord Pl, San Diego, CA 92117-1034
1497365449 Victor M Bello Md, LLC (Organization) 3169 Park East Drive, Suite 306, Parkway Medical Building South, Beachwood, OH 44122-4132
1588274724 Katerina Kurteeva Md Inc (Organization) 3140 Bear St Ste 100, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-2964
1932719267 Abessi Eye Care & Surgery LLC (Organization) 3322 Route 22 Ste 503, Branchburg, NJ 08876-4400
1821607995 Reginald Camillo Md Pllc (Organization) 7708 Broadway, Elmhurst, NY 11373-1927
1518576818 Specialty Eye Surgeons, Pa (Organization) 240 Ponte Vedra Boulevard, Suite 202, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082
1770191231 Eyerad, Pllc (Organization) 6280 W Sample Road #202, Coral Springs, FL 33067-3173
1417565441 Rosemary B. Albano 8 Louisiana Ct, Long Beach Township, NJ 08008-3180
1285252502 Eyecare Specialists Medical Group, Inc (Organization) 58-471 29 Palms Hwy, Yucca Valley, CA 92284-5818
1962020644 Matthew Theodore Hirabayashi University Hospital One Hospital Dr Dc052.00, Columbia, MO 65212-0001

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