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
1528653037 BASALT ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY CENTER, LLC Block 4, Willits Town Ctr. Planned Dev., Basalt, CO 81621
1598350365 UNC PHYSICIANS GROUP PRACTICES II, LLC 1110 Se Cary Pkwy Ste 103, Cary, NC 27518-7420
1366037293 PAYTON CATHEY 8710 College Pkwy, Fort Myers, FL 33919-4811
1346835360 TATTNALL HOSPITAL COMPANY LLC 501 Sparta Rd Ste 3, Sandersville, GA 31082-1371
1194319269 ORTHOPAEDIC & NEUROSURGERY SPECIALISTS, PLLC 512 Saybrook Road, Suite 100, Middletown, CT 06457-4788
1376137471 ORTHOPAEDIC & NEUROSURGERY SPECIALISTS, PLLC 5 Pequot Park Road, Suite 202, Westbrook, CT 06498-2856
1275127375 MIDWEST ORTHOPEDIC SPECIALTY HOSPITAL, LLC 7044 S Ballpark Dr, Franklin, WI 53132-6909
1306430418 ORTHOPAEDIC & NEUROSURGERY SPECIALISTS, PLLC 52 Washington Avenue, Suite 5, North Haven, CT 06473
1295329373 ORTHOPAEDIC & NEUROSURGERY SPECIALISTS, PLLC 14 Jones Hollow Rd, Suite 5, Marlborough, CT 06447-1448
1417542556 AMERICAN HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS, LLC 503 N Fayetteville St, Asheboro, NC 27203-4728
1679167977 MG PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT PLLC 2526 44th St Apt C5, Astoria, NY 11103-2036
1588258883 MICHAEL J VANWAGNER DO PC 5246 N Royal Dr, Traverse City, MI 49684-6984
1568056984 CONNECTICUT CHILDREN'S SPECIALTY GROUP 131 New London Tpke Ste 200, Glastonbury, CT 06033-2246
1043804636 HEALTH QUEST MEDICAL PRACTICE, PC 150 Route 52, Carmel, NY 10512-1200
1477147965 ARDALAN ALEN NOURIAN, MD, APC 301 Science Dr Ste 190, Moorpark, CA 93021-0800
1891389623 FLINT HILLS ORTHOPAEDICS KANSAS CITY, LL 15204 Iron Horse Circle, Leawood, KS 66224
1871187633 MORGAN FULWIDER 1801 Inwood Rd # Wa4.300, Dallas, TX 75235-7202
1962096727 SONEX THERAPY LLC 11851 Jollyville Rd Ste 203, Austin, TX 78759-2350
1295329290 FONDREN ORTHOPEDIC GROUP L.L.P. 22751 Professional Dr Ste 240, Kingwood, TX 77339-6028
1780278770 FONDREN ORTHOPEDIC GROUP L.L.P. 15200 Southwest Fwy Ste 130, Sugar Land, TX 77478-3863

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