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
1699372326 Adventist Health Physicians Network (Organization) 84 Madrone St Ste A, Willits, CA 95490-4249
1518564343 Murray State College (Organization) 1 Murray Campus St, Tishomingo, OK 73460-3137
1598362436 Ortholonestar, Pllc (Organization) 4215 Benner Ste 301, Kyle, TX 78640-2223
1417554353 Ortholonestar, Pllc (Organization) 1401 Medical Pkwy Ste 109b, Cedar Park, TX 78613-5012
1639776685 Ortholonestar, Pllc (Organization) 708 E Corsicana St, Athens, TX 75751-2627
1396342507 Virtua Medical Group, Pa (Organization) 1315 Route 9 S Ste 101, Cape May Court House, NJ 08210-2931
1720695059 Central Virginia Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine (Organization) 450 Garrisonville Rd Ste 101, Stafford, VA 22554-1615
1609483155 Ortholonestar, Pllc (Organization) 203 Nacogdoches St Ste 350, Jacksonville, TX 75766-2454
1396352878 Ortholonestar, Pllc (Organization) 4215 Benner Ste 300, Kyle, TX 78640-2224
1770190241 Ortholonestar, Pllc (Organization) 1701 N Us Highway 281, Marble Falls, TX 78654-4311
1134736796 Ortholonestar, Pllc (Organization) 6444 State Highway 19 S, Athens, TX 75751-8968
1982211454 Ortholonestar, Pllc (Organization) 1401 Medical Pkwy Ste 120b, Cedar Park, TX 78613-7763
1528675097 Ortholonestar, Pllc (Organization) 3755 S Capital of Texas Hwy Ste 160, Austin, TX 78704-6645
1740897743 Highland Clinic, A Prof Med Corp (Organization) 5025 Shed Rd, Bossier City, LA 71111-5434
1477169571 Health First Medical Group LLC (Organization) 6525 3rd Street, #302, Rockledge, FL 32955
1609483767 Eric Sides, M.d., Pa (Organization) 820 E Redd Rd Bldg B, El Paso, TX 79912-7275
1215543566 Ortholonestar, Pllc (Organization) 9301 North Central Expy, Tower 1, Ste 500, Dallas, TX 75231-7523
1164038618 Union Associated Physicians Clinic, LLC (Organization) 801 S Main St Ste 200, Clinton, IN 47842-2261
1174139919 Orthosc LLC (Organization) 3620 Walton Dr Unit C-5c6, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577-6781
1306451778 Daniel Alfonso Moreno 7622 Sw 129th Pl, Miami, FL 33183-4251

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