Surgery

Grouping: Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians

Surgery (Taxonomy Code# 208600000X) is a health care provider taxonomy defined by National Uniform Claim Committee (NUCC), American Medical Association.

Taxonomy Overview

Taxonomy Code 208600000X
Classification Surgery
Grouping Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
Number of Providers 40420

Definition Surgery

A general surgeon has expertise related to the diagnosis - preoperative, operative and postoperative management - and management of complications of surgical conditions in the following areas: alimentary tract; abdomen; breast, skin and soft tissue; endocrine system; head and neck surgery; pediatric surgery; surgical critical care; surgical oncology; trauma and burns; and vascular surgery. General surgeons increasingly provide care through the use of minimally invasive and endoscopic techniques. Many general surgeons also possess expertise in transplantation surgery, plastic surgery and cardiothoracic surgery.
Notes: Source: American Board of Medical Specialties, 2007. www.abms.org [7/1/2007: definition added, source added; 7/1/2011: modified source]
- Additional Resources: American Board of Surgery, 2007. http://www.absurgery.org/. American Osteopathic Board of Surgery, 2007. http://www.osteopathic.org/certification
- Board certification for Medical Doctors (MDs) is provided by the American Board of Surgery. Board certification for Doctors of Osteopathy (DOs) is provided by the American Osteopathic Board of Surgery.

Classification Information Surgery

All Specializations of Surgery

Specialization Definition
General A general surgeon has expertise related to the diagnosis - preoperative, operative and postoperative management - and management of complications of surgical conditions in the following areas: alimentary tract; abdomen; breast, skin and soft tissue; endocrine system; head and neck surgery; pediatric surgery; surgical critical care; surgical oncology; trauma and burns; and vascular surgery. General surgeons increasingly provide care through the use of minimally invasive and endoscopic techniques. Many general surgeons also possess expertise in transplantation surgery, plastic surgery and cardiothoracic surgery.
Hospice and Palliative Medicine A surgeon with special knowledge and skills to prevent and relieve the suffering experienced by patients with life-limiting illnesses. This specialist works with an interdisciplinary hospice or palliative care team to maximize quality of life while addressing physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs of both patient and family throughout the course of the disease, through the dying process, and beyond for the family. This specialist has expertise in the assessment of patients with advanced disease; the relief of distressing symptoms; the coordination of interdisciplinary patient and family-centered care in diverse venues; the use of specialized care systems including hospice; the management of the imminently dying patient; and legal and ethical decision making in end-of-life care.
Pediatric Surgery A surgeon with expertise in the management of surgical conditions in premature and newborn infants, children and adolescents.
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery A surgeon who specializes in plastic and reconstructive surgery.
Surgery of the Hand A surgeon with expertise 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.
Surgical Critical Care A surgeon with expertise in the management of the critically ill and postoperative patient, particularly the trauma victim, who specializes in critical care medicine diagnoses, treats and supports patients with multiple organ dysfunction. This specialist may have administrative responsibilities for intensive care units and may also facilitate and coordinate patient care among the primary physician, the critical care staff and other specialists.
Surgical Oncology A surgical oncologist is a well-qualified surgeon who has obtained additional training and experience in the multidisciplinary approach to the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of cancer patients, and devotes a major portion of his or her professional practice to these activities and cancer research.
Trauma Surgery Trauma surgery is a recognized subspecialty of general surgery. Trauma surgeons are physicians who have completed a five-year general surgery residency and usually continue with a one to two year fellowship in trauma and/or surgical critical care, typically leading to additional board certification in surgical critical care. There is no trauma surgery board certification at this point. To obtain board certification in surgical critical care, a fellowship in surgical critical care or anesthesiology critical care must be completed during or after general surgery residency.
Vascular Surgery A surgeon with expertise in the management of surgical disorders of the blood vessels, excluding the intracranial vessels or the heart.

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

Surgery · All Providers

NPI Name Address
1639776123 Dalton Medical Group (Organization) 352 Main St Unit 6, Falmouth, MA 02540-3175
1295332823 Vneo Medical Clinic Inc (Organization) 6817 1/2 Kester Ave, Van Nuys, CA 91405-3716
1467069120 Colorado Medical Group, Pllc (Organization) 3665 John F Kennedy Pkwy Ste 200, Fort Collins, CO 80525-3152
1619584497 Prohealth Partners A Medical Group (Organization) 3628 E Imperial Hwy Ste 303, Lynwood, CA 90262-2646
1972110971 Metroplex Surgical Institute Pllc (Organization) 2937 Lago Vista Ln, Rockwall, TX 75032-5466
1689281610 Cornell Medical LLC (Organization) 200 Unicorn Park Dr Ste 302, Woburn, MA 01801-3342
1033725197 Advanced Surgical Associates of Northern Minnesota LLC (Organization) 4325 9th Ave W, Hibbing, MN 55746-3032
1093321168 Fernando Andres Angarita Celis Rosuell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center / Elm & Carlto, Streets / Scott Bieler Clinical Services Center 6th Fl, Buffalo, NY 14263
1891301263 Heather Marie Gable 6150 Diamond Centre Ct # 1300, Fort Myers, FL 33912-4367
1295341907 Colorado Trauma Services PC (Organization) 500 W 144th Ave Ste 130, Westminster, CO 80023-9326
1013523729 Colorado Trauma Services PC (Organization) 401 Castle Creek Rd Ste 2400, Aspen, CO 81611-1159
1558977546 Abington Memorial Hospital (Organization) 2701 Blair Mill Rd Ste 17, Willow Grove, PA 19090-1041
1235744004 Yvette Speight Md Inc (Organization) 433 N Doheny Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210-5734
1881209708 Preva Surgical Partners Cypress LLC (Organization) 13114 Fm 1960 Rd W Ste 118, Houston, TX 77065-5590
1013522986 Organ Peak Surgery (Organization) 141 N Roadrunner Pkwy Ste 220, Las Cruces, NM 88011-2001
1932713476 Gabriel Nicolas Chapman 12301 Trout Cir, Spring Hill, FL 34609-4962
1033723531 Novant Medical Group, Inc. (Organization) 1450 Matthews Township Pkwy Ste 320, Matthews, NC 28105-2389
1043824857 Oasis Surgical Assistants LLC (Organization) 170 Blackberry Run Dr, Dallas, GA 30132-1174
1205440054 Physician Assistant Surgical Solutions (Organization) 4290 Bells Ferry Road, Suite 134 - 1032, Kennesaw, GA 30144
1679185698 Healthone Clinic Services-surgical Specialties LLC (Organization) 9005 Grant St Ste 300, Thornton, CO 80229-4384

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Data Provider National Uniform Claim Committee (NUCC), American Medical Association

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.