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
1003437641 Goel Vision Columbia (Organization) 8850 Columbia 100 Pkwy Ste 101, Columbia, MD 21045-2375
1568083103 Columbia Parkway Surgery Center LLC (Organization) 8850 Columbia 100 Pkwy Ste 102, Columbia, MD 21045-2375
1669093308 Eye Physicians and Surgeons Sc (Organization) 675 W State Street, Burlington, WI 53105-2152
1942821566 Simon Eyes, Inc. (Organization) 3260 Beard Rd Ste 5, Napa, CA 94558-3466
1003437823 Great Lakes Eye Institute (Organization) 800 Woodside Ave, Bay City, MI 48708-5468
1942821905 Nathan Abraham Md Vision Professionals Inc (Organization) 24305 Town Center Dr Ste 160, Valencia, CA 91355-1347
1720609878 Don Saul Ellis 343 11th St, Del Mar, CA 92014-2607
1245851534 Santa Barbara Eyecare Inc (Organization) 2946 De La Vina St, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-3310
1275154676 Albemarle Eye Center, Pllc (Organization) 2511 N Queen St, Kinston, NC 28501-1632
1346860947 Timecertain, PC (Organization) 3530 S Keystone Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46227-3611
1255951208 Allied Health Partners LLC (Organization) 77-6403 Nalani St Ste 200, Kailua Kona, HI 96740-9763
1841819166 St. Lucie Eye Associates, M.d. P.a. (Organization) 1715 S.e Tiffany Ave., Port Sr. Lucie, FL 34952-7511
1477172708 St. Lucie Eye Associates, M.d., P.a. (Organization) 1302 S.w. St. Lucie West Blvd., Port St. Lucie, FL 34986-2109
1316566797 Visionary Eye Specialists LLC (Organization) 9002 N Meridian St Ste 112, Indianapolis, IN 46260-5349
1487283776 Ervin Wong Md Inc (Organization) 728 Pacific Ave Ste 506, San Francisco, CA 94133-4449
1285263566 Center for Advanced Eye Care (Organization) 5301 Limestone Rd Ste 122, Wilmington, DE 19808-1251
1053940460 Neil L Ross 950 N Michigan Ave Apt 5403, Chicago, IL 60611-7535
1407485139 Amy L Kreisberg 25 Byron Ln, Larchmont, NY 10538-1617
1598393142 Samuel Richard Bierstock 417 Palm Trail, Delray Beach, FL 33483
1144858721 Citrus Eye Care, Pa (Organization) 10549 Deerberry Dr, Land O Lakes, FL 34638-6948

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