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

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

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NPI Name Address
1760053029 RETINA CARE SPECIALISTS LLP 1500 N Dixie Hwy Ste 209, West Palm Beach, FL 33401-2716
1679144737 NORTH FLORIDA SURGEONS, PA 7051 Southpoint Pkwy S Ste 300, Jacksonville, FL 32216-8713
1982275145 RETINA CARE SPECIALISTS LLP 55 Se Osceola St Ste 203, Stuart, FL 34994-2150
1043881394 PIERRE G MARDELLI 4342 Treanor Dr, Abilene, TX 79602-7012
1447821210 COLORADO EYE ASSOCIATES 7950 Kipling St Ste 203, Arvada, CO 80005-3928
1093385452 BAYCARE MEDICAL GROUP INC 620 10th St N Ste 2c, St Petersburg, FL 33705-1407
1780254086 ENVUE SURGICAL LLC 120 Waterfront St Ste 300, Oxon Hill, MD 20745-1142
1831769504 ORCHARD EYE CENTER LLC 910 E 100 N Ste 125, Payson, UT 84651-1638
1336717818 QUADRANT MEDICAL GROUP INC 548 Market St Ste 94433, San Francisco, CA 94104-5401
1679141238 IGLESIAS EYE ASSOCIATES LLC 11641 Kew Gardens Ave Ste 209, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410-2846
1215504196 RETINA CONSULTANTS OF NEVADA LLP 3475 Gs Richards Blvd Ste 130, Carson City, NV 89703-8462
1104493311 SUNIL GUPTA MD LLC 10800 Panama City Beach Pkwy Ste 300, Panama City Beach, FL 32407-2532
1376110585 SUNIL GUPTA MD LLC 1299 Industrial Dr, Crestview, FL 32539-8946
1760059976 SUNIL GUPTA MD LLC 2101 Northside Dr Unit 704, Panama City, FL 32405-3687
1881261089 SUNIL GUPTA MD LLC 2000 Lewis Turner Blvd, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547-1319
1871160085 SUNIL GUPTA MD LLC 30169 Woodrow Ln Ste B, Daphne, AL 36527-7641
1265008759 JIJO WANG MD EYE CARE LLC 35 River Dr S Apt 1612, Jersey City, NJ 07310-2763
1871169367 RETINA INSTITUTE OF CALIFORNIA MEDICAL GROUP, A CALIFORNIA MEDICAL PAR 58471 29 Palms Hwy Ste 302, Yucca Valley, CA 92284-5818
1073189692 TAMPA BAY EYE AND FACIAL AESTHETICS, PLLC 17734 Hunting Bow Cir Ste 102, Lutz, FL 33558-5383
1447826144 VICTOR HUGO BANDA 2490 Biola Ave, San Diego, CA 92154-4206

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