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
1629663455 G MARCUS FORD MD 12258 Perris Blvd, Moreno Valley, CA 92557-7418
1861086910 SEUNG CHOI 267 Broadway Fl 2, Brooklyn, NY 11211-6216
1063007128 LIGHTHOUSE OPHTHALMOLOGY, PLLC 1414 W Fair Ave Ste 347, Marquette, MI 49855-5407
1841884954 ALLAY HEALTH SERVICES, LLC 150 Stirling Rd, Dania Beach, FL 33004-3658
1457945776 JACQUELYN DAVANZO 9500 Euclid Ave # I32, Cleveland, OH 44195-0001
1922692235 LONGWOOD EYE, LLC 180 Daggett Dr, West Springfield, MA 01089-4667
1356935795 NEELOFAR GHAZNAWI MD PC 8626 Queens Blvd, Elmhurst, NY 11373-4428
1952995474 LAKESHORE OPHTHALMOLOGY PLLC 2525 S Michigan Ave Fl 8, Chicago, IL 60616-2315
1275127169 SHORE EYE ASSOCIATES, PA 74 Us Highway 9, Englishtown, NJ 07726-9209
1760076640 SHORE EYE ASSOCIATES, PA 909 Cedar Bridge Ave, Brick, NJ 08723-4150
1568056448 SHORE EYE ASSOCIATES, PA 770 Lighthouse Dr Ste 156b, Barnegat, NJ 08005-2374
1538752514 COASTAL EYE SURGERY CENTER PLLC 600 W Putnam Ave Lowr Level, Greenwich, CT 06830-6080
1366035644 PRAIRIE EYE CENTER, LTD 518 Broadway St, Lincoln, IL 62656-2706
1033702550 SHORE EYE ASSOCIATES, PA 20 Mule Rd, Toms River, NJ 08755-5028
1942893466 SHORE EYE ASSOCIATES, PA 14 Mule Rd Ste 1, Toms River, NJ 08755-5060
1346833159 LINDSAY KLOFAS KOZEK 243 Charles St, Boston, MA 02114-3096
1659963205 HARRIS WILCOX AND DONOVAN PA 1658 St Vincents Way Ste 250, Middleburg, FL 32068-8431
1699366955 COROZAL OPTICAL Carr 159 Km 13.1 Local 5 Salida Corozal A Morovis, Bldg 5, Corozal, PR 00783-0078
1194316638 WARD FICKWEILER 1 Joslin Pl, Boston, MA 02215-5306
1194316869 DVIR KOENIGSTEIN 630 W 168th St, New York, NY 10032-3725

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