Orthopaedic Surgery

Grouping: Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians

Orthopaedic Surgery (Taxonomy Code# 207X00000X) is a health care provider taxonomy defined by National Uniform Claim Committee (NUCC), American Medical Association.

Taxonomy Overview

Taxonomy Code 207X00000X
Classification Orthopaedic Surgery
Grouping Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians

Definition Orthopaedic Surgery

An orthopaedic surgeon is trained in the preservation, investigation and restoration of the form and function of the extremities, spine and associated structures by medical, surgical and physical means. An orthopaedic surgeon is involved with the care of patients whose musculoskeletal problems include congenital deformities, trauma, infections, tumors, metabolic disturbances of the musculoskeletal system, deformities, injuries and degenerative diseases of the spine, hands, feet, knee, hip, shoulder and elbow in children and adults. An orthopaedic surgeon is also concerned with primary and secondary muscular problems and the effects of central or peripheral nervous system lesions of the musculoskeletal system.
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 Orthopaedic Surgery, 2007. http://www.abos.org/. American Osteopathic Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2007. http://www.osteopathic.org/certification
- Board certification for Medical Doctors (MDs) is provided by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Board certification for Doctors of Osteopathy (DOs) is provided by the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Classification Information Orthopaedic Surgery

All Specializations of Orthopaedic Surgery

Specialization Definition
General An orthopaedic surgeon is trained in the preservation, investigation and restoration of the form and function of the extremities, spine and associated structures by medical, surgical and physical means. An orthopaedic surgeon is involved with the care of patients whose musculoskeletal problems include congenital deformities, trauma, infections, tumors, metabolic disturbances of the musculoskeletal system, deformities, injuries and degenerative diseases of the spine, hands, feet, knee, hip, shoulder and elbow in children and adults. An orthopaedic surgeon is also concerned with primary and secondary muscular problems and the effects of central or peripheral nervous system lesions of the musculoskeletal system.
Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery Recognized by several state medical boards as a fellowship subspecialty program of orthopaedic surgery, adult reconstructive orthopaedic surgeons deal with reconstructive procedures such as joint arthroplasty (i.e., hip and knee), osteotomy, arthroscopy, soft-tissue reconstruction, and a variety of other adult reconstructive surgical procedures.
Foot and Ankle Surgery Recognized by several state medical boards as a fellowship subspecialty program of orthopaedic surgery, foot and ankle surgeons deal with adult reconstructive foot and ankle surgery, adult foot and ankle trauma, sports medicine foot and ankle, and children's foot and ankle reconstructive surgery.
Hand Surgery An orthopaedic surgeon trained in the investigation, preservation and restoration by medical, surgical and rehabilitative means of all structures of the upper extremity directly affecting the form and function of the hand and wrist.
Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine Recognized by several state medical boards as a fellowship subspecialty program of orthopaedic surgery, orthopaedic surgeons of the spine deal with the evaluation and nonoperative and operative treatment of the full spectrum of primary spinal disorders including trauma, degenerative, deformity, tumor, and reconstructive.
Orthopaedic Trauma Recognized by several state medical boards as a fellowship subspecialty program of orthopaedic surgery, orthopaedic trauma surgeons deal with the evaluation and management of acute orthopaedic injuries, evaluation and treatment of post-traumatic deformities and nonunions, acute and delayed reconstruction of pelvic and acetabular fractures, as well as osteotomy in the adult hip for treatment of hip arthritis.
Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery An orthopedic surgeon who has additional training and experience in diagnosing, treating and managing musculoskeletal problems in infants, children and adolescents. These may include limb and spine deformities (such as club foot, scoliosis); gait abnormalities (limping); bone and joint infections; broken bones.
Sports Medicine An orthopaedic surgeon trained in sports medicine provides appropriate care for all structures of the musculoskeletal system directly affected by participation in sporting activity. This specialist is proficient in areas including conditioning, training and fitness, athletic performance and the impact of dietary supplements, pharmaceuticals, and nutrition on performance and health, coordination of care within the team setting utilizing other health care professionals, field evaluation and management, soft tissue biomechanics and injury healing and repair. Knowledge and understanding of the principles and techniques of rehabilitation, athletic equipment and orthotic devices enables the specialist to prevent and manage athletic injuries.

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

Orthopaedic Surgery · All Providers

NPI Name Address
1134790181 BON SECOURS MEDICAL GROUP RICHMOND SPECIALTY CARE LLC 1501 Maple Ave Ste 200, Richmond, VA 23226-2553
1598336554 BON SECOURS MEDICAL GROUP RICHMOND SPECIALTY CARE LLC 8266 Atlee Rd Ste 125, Mechanicsville, VA 23116-1805
1275104531 CORRECTIONAL MEDICAL SERVICE, P.C. 475 Rice Canyon Rd, Susanville, CA 96130
1043881196 MIRZA ORTHOPEDICS PC 290 E Main St, Smithtown, NY 11787-2916
1578134185 BAYCARE MEDICAL GROUP INC 2727 W Dr Mlk Blvd Ste 320, Tampa, FL 33607-6055
1013588631 KEY WEST HMA PHYSICIAN MANAGEMENT LLC 1111 12th St Ste 201, Key West, FL 33040-4087
1609447390 BAYCARE MEDICAL GROUP INC 2102 Trinity Oaks Blvd Ste 202, Trinity, FL 34655-4409
1467023317 JESSE SHEN 1100 Ninth Avenue Virginia Mason Medical Center, Medical Staff Services, G1-Mso, Seattle, WA 98101
1396315438 JENNIFER JULIUS 20325 N 51st Ave Bldg 4, Glendale, AZ 85308-5674
1639749096 BAYCARE MEDICAL GROUP, INC 620 10th St N Ste 1d, St Petersburg, FL 33705-1407
1154991701 ANDREW LOWERY 3509 N Broad St Fl 5, Philadelphia, PA 19140-4105
1063082758 COLLIER HMA PHYSICIAN MANAGEMENT LLC 6376 Pine Ridge Rd Unit 130, Naples, FL 34119-3905
1750951448 LV CONCIERGE ORTHOPEDICS 9260 W Sunset Rd Ste 309, Las Vegas, NV 89148-4858
1043880891 ASHLEY ELIZABETH CREAGER 985640 Nebraska Medical Ctr, Omaha, NE 68198-5640
1154999555 TPS ASSOCIATES PLLC 3219 E Camelback Rd # 581, Phoenix, AZ 85018-2307
1629646070 VAFA BEHZADPOUR 3838 Rainbow Blvd Apt 211, Kansas City, KS 66103-2931
1134797764 SAMI ALARAJ 2.316 Rebecca Sealy 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555-0001
1013584093 DAVIN GONG 1500 E Medical Center Dr Spc 5328, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5328
1427625789 JUSTIN LOMAX 1120 15th St # Bp-2130, Augusta, GA 30912-0004
1659948933 BRETT LEE HELDT 1120 15th St Au, Orthopaedics Bp-2130, Augusta, GA 30912

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