Otolaryngology

Grouping: Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians

Otolaryngology (Taxonomy Code# 207Y00000X) is a health care provider taxonomy defined by National Uniform Claim Committee (NUCC), American Medical Association.

Taxonomy Overview

Taxonomy Code 207Y00000X
Classification Otolaryngology
Grouping Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
Number of Providers 11953

Definition Otolaryngology

An otolaryngologist-head and neck surgeon provides comprehensive medical and surgical care for patients with diseases and disorders that affect the ears, nose, throat, the respiratory and upper alimentary systems and related structures of the head and neck. An otolaryngologist diagnoses and provides medical and/or surgical therapy or prevention of diseases, allergies, neoplasms, deformities, disorders and/or injuries of the ears, nose, sinuses, throat, respiratory and upper alimentary systems, face, jaws and the other head and neck systems. Head and neck oncology, facial plastic and reconstructive surgery and the treatment of disorders of hearing and voice are fundamental areas of expertise.
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 Otolaryngology, 2007. http://www.aboto.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 Otolaryngology. Board certification for Doctors of Osteopathy (DOs) is provided by the American Osteopathic Board of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology.

Classification Information Otolaryngology

All Specializations of Otolaryngology

Specialization Definition
General An otolaryngologist-head and neck surgeon provides comprehensive medical and surgical care for patients with diseases and disorders that affect the ears, nose, throat, the respiratory and upper alimentary systems and related structures of the head and neck. An otolaryngologist diagnoses and provides medical and/or surgical therapy or prevention of diseases, allergies, neoplasms, deformities, disorders and/or injuries of the ears, nose, sinuses, throat, respiratory and upper alimentary systems, face, jaws and the other head and neck systems. Head and neck oncology, facial plastic and reconstructive surgery and the treatment of disorders of hearing and voice are fundamental areas of expertise.
Facial Plastic Surgery An otolaryngologist who specializes in facial plastic surgery.
Otolaryngic Allergy An otolaryngologist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of otolaryngic allergies and other allergic diseases.
Otolaryngology/Facial Plastic Surgery An otolaryngologist who specializes in the diagnosis and surgical treatment of head and neck conditions.
Otology & Neurotology An otolaryngologist who treats diseases of the ear and temporal bone, including disorders of hearing and balance. The additional training in otology and neurotology emphasizes the study of embryology, anatomy, physiology, epidemiology, pathophysiology, pathology, genetics, immunology, microbiology and the etiology of diseases of the ear and temporal bone.
Pediatric Otolaryngology A pediatric otolaryngologist has special expertise in the management of infants and children with disorders that include congenital and acquired conditions involving the aerodigestive tract, nose and paranasal sinuses, the ear and other areas of the head and neck. The pediatric otolaryngologist has special skills in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of childhood disorders of voice, speech, language and hearing.
Plastic Surgery within the Head & Neck An otolaryngologist with additional training in plastic and reconstructive procedures within the head, face, neck and associated structures, including cutaneous head and neck oncology and reconstruction, management of maxillofacial trauma, soft tissue repair and neural surgery. The field is diverse and involves a wide age range of patients, from the newborn to the aged. While both cosmetic and reconstructive surgeries are practiced, there are many additional procedures which interface with them.
Sleep Medicine An Otolaryngologist who practices Sleep Medicine is certified in the subspecialty of sleep medicine and specializes in the clinical assessment, physiologic testing, diagnosis, management and prevention of sleep and circadian rhythm disorders. Sleep specialists treat patients of any age and use multidisciplinary approaches. Disorders managed by sleep specialists include, but are not limited to, sleep related breathing disorders, insomnia, hypersomnias, circadian rhythm sleep disorders, parasomnias and sleep related movement disorders.

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

Otolaryngology · All Providers

NPI Name Address
1053930115 POUDRE VALLEY MEDICAL GROUP, LLC 620 Iris Dr, Sterling, CO 80751-4716
1134608961 BAPTIST HEALTH SERVICES 520 Towson Ave, Suite A, Fort Smith, AR 72901
1285178756 HERBERT WONG 5505 E Mclellan Rd Unit 118, Mesa, AZ 85205-3409
1093133415 BRUCE JORDAN HOPKINS 1569 Preston Trl, Carmel, IN 46032-8970
1770906687 DAVID CARL MARCUSEN 660 N Gramercy Pl, Los Angeles, CA 90004-1702
1164765103 ARNOLD KING BRENMAN 808 Winter Rd, Rydal, PA 19046-2920
1588939052 ALLEN M DEKELBOUM 49 Marblehead Ln, Novato, CA 94949-8242
1386927671 WILLIAM JOSEPH VESEY 11477 Lake Stonebridge Ln, Fishers, IN 46037-9079
1225317217 JOSEPH FARES MD PA 4306 University Blvd S, Jacksonville, FL 32216-4910
1023313285 PROMEDICA ENT LLC 506 Van Buren St, Fostoria, OH 44830-1533
1104128669 THE HOSPITAL AUTHORITY OF HABERSHAM COUNTY 590 441 Historic Hwy N, Demorest, GA 30535-4561
1821318510 PHILIP DAWSON AFFLECK 3645 Georgia Ln, Ammon, ID 83406-7809
1588995757 NORMA LOU KEARBY 1235 Decatur Street, New Orleans, LA 70116-2607
1871821876 RICHARD J CUMMINGS 1258 Burning Tree Drive, Wichita, KS 67230-1410
1770811150 JAMES WILLIAM LAGOCKI 7614 N. Edgewild Dr, Peoria, IL 61614-2118
1376879478 IVY CREEK OF ELMORE LLC 53 Cambridge Court, Wetumpka, AL 36093
1972838720 MALTA NARAMORE 2513 Country Club Cir, Birmingham, AL 35223-1119
1770736969 GEORGE W FACER 10300 Cape Roman Rd, Bonita Springs, FL 34135-1712
1003065871 LAWRENCE W DESANTO 8122 E Clinton St, Scottsdale, AZ 85260-6566
1194973941 HOWARD B CHEEK 4080 Boxwood Circle, Jackson, MS 39211-6609

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This dataset includes 800 health care provider taxonomy codes maintained by National Uniform Claim Committee (NUCC). It is used in transactions specified in HIPAA and the National Provider Identifier (NPI) application for enumeration. Each taxonomy is registered with code, grouping, classification, specialization, definition, etc.