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
Number of Providers 31056

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
1497377907 Musculoskeletal Institute Chartered (Organization) 11286 Boyett Rd, Suite 101, Riverview, FL 33569
1285255729 Tazewell Orthopaedic & Arthritis Clinic, PC (Organization) 1754 N Broad St, Tazewell, TN 37879-4365
1801417423 Genfit Health (Organization) 143 E Ridgewood Ave Ste 784, Ridgewood, NJ 07450-3815
1265053342 Bayside Orthopaedic & Rehabilitation Center, P.C. (Organization) 101 E 15th Ave Ste B, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-3501
1437770435 Cwd LLC (Organization) 2600 Belle Chasse Hwy Ste I, Terrytown, LA 70056-7156
1033730106 Premier Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Assoc of Southern Nj LLC (Organization) 698 Mullica Hill Rd Ste 150, Mullica Hill, NJ 08062-4454
1750902862 Premier Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Assoc of Southern Nj LLC (Organization) 556 Egg Harbor Rd Ste A, Sewell, NJ 08080-2326
1104447226 Orthopaedic Associates of Miami Lakes (Organization) 15600 Nw 67th Ave Ste 306, Miami Lakes, FL 33014-2176
1538780630 Center for Orthopaedics and Spine, LLC (Organization) 1727 Imperial Blvd Bldg 1b, Lake Charles, LA 70605-5392
1043831498 Elite Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center, Plc (Organization) 395 Wallace Rd Ste 201a, Nashville, TN 37211-4881
1447871835 Reconstructive Orthopaedics of Central Florida, LLC (Organization) 1500 Se Magnolia Ext Ste 104, Ocala, FL 34471-4452
1982224556 Great River Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Center, Inc. (Organization) 376 Cocoville Rd, Mansura, LA 71350-4264
1538789300 Alaska Shoulder and Orthopaedic Institute (Organization) 3612 N Point Dr, Anchorage, AK 99502-1522
1770103723 Steel City Spine and Orthopedic Center LLC (Organization) 27 Heckel Rd Ste 203, Mc Kees Rocks, PA 15136-1673
1942829429 Orthopaedic Specilaists of The Palm Beaches (Organization) 130 Jfk Dr Ste 136, Atlantis, FL 33462-6631
1144849100 Advanced Spine and Pain Pllc (Organization) 1715 N George Mason Dr Ste 102, Arlington, VA 22205-3637
1134748221 Advanced Spine and Pain Pllc (Organization) 11230 Waples Mill Rd Ste 114c, Fairfax, VA 22030-5026
1285253336 Providence Physician Practices LLC (Organization) 114 Gateway Corporate Blvd Ste 220a, Columbia, SC 29203-9785
1477182681 Epic Spine & Orthopedics (Organization) 6200 Preston Rd Ste 401, Plano, TX 75024-2629
1396374716 Arjun Patel Ascension Genesys, Gme Dept, One Genesys Pkwy, Grand Blanc, MI 48439-4843

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