Anesthesiology

Grouping: Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians

Anesthesiology (Taxonomy Code# 207L00000X) is a health care provider taxonomy defined by National Uniform Claim Committee (NUCC), American Medical Association.

Taxonomy Overview

Taxonomy Code 207L00000X
Classification Anesthesiology
Grouping Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
Number of Providers 56804

Definition Anesthesiology

An anesthesiologist is trained to provide pain relief and maintenance, or restoration, of a stable condition during and immediately following an operation or an obstetric or diagnostic procedure. The anesthesiologist assesses the risk of the patient undergoing surgery and optimizes the patient's condition prior to, during and after surgery. In addition to these management responsibilities, the anesthesiologist provides medical management and consultation in pain management and critical care medicine. Anesthesiologists diagnose and treat acute, long-standing and cancer pain problems; diagnose and treat patients with critical illnesses or severe injuries; direct resuscitation in the care of patients with cardiac or respiratory emergencies, including the need for artificial ventilation; and supervise post-anesthesia recovery.
Notes: Source: American Board of Medical Specialties, 2007. www.abms.org [7/1/2007: added definition, added source; 7/1/2011: modified source]
- Additional Resources: American Board of Anesthesiology, 2007. http://www.theaba.org/; American Osteopathic Board of Anesthesiology, 2007, http://www.osteopathic.org/certification
- Board certification for Medical Doctors (MDs) is provided by the American Board of Anesthesiology. Board certification for Doctors of Osteopathy (DOs) is provided by the American Osteopathic Board of Anesthesiology.

Classification Information Anesthesiology

All Specializations of Anesthesiology

Specialization Definition
General An anesthesiologist is trained to provide pain relief and maintenance, or restoration, of a stable condition during and immediately following an operation or an obstetric or diagnostic procedure. The anesthesiologist assesses the risk of the patient undergoing surgery and optimizes the patient's condition prior to, during and after surgery. In addition to these management responsibilities, the anesthesiologist provides medical management and consultation in pain management and critical care medicine. Anesthesiologists diagnose and treat acute, long-standing and cancer pain problems; diagnose and treat patients with critical illnesses or severe injuries; direct resuscitation in the care of patients with cardiac or respiratory emergencies, including the need for artificial ventilation; and supervise post-anesthesia recovery.
Addiction Medicine An anesthesiologist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of addictions.
Critical Care Medicine An anesthesiologist, 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.
Hospice and Palliative Medicine An anesthesiologist 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.
Pain Medicine An anesthesiologist who provides a high level of care, either as a primary physician or consultant, for patients experiencing problems with acute, chronic and/or cancer pain in both hospital and ambulatory settings. Patient care needs are also coordinated with other specialists.
Pediatric Anesthesiology An anesthesiologist who has had additional skill and experience in and is primarily concerned with the anesthesia, sedation, and pain management needs of infants and children. A pediatric anesthesiologist generally provides services including the evaluation of complex medical problems in infants and children when surgery is necessary, planning and care for children before and after surgery, pain control, anesthesia and sedation for any procedures out of the operating room such as MRI, CT scan, and radiation therapy.

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

Anesthesiology · All Providers

NPI Name Address
1255978102 Steven F Macharola Md Pllc (Organization) 42 Buttonwood Dr, Dix Hills, NY 11746-4835
1851938823 Rockville Eye Surgery Center, LLC (Organization) 4831 Cordell Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-3068
1669019816 Iv Services of Houston Pllc (Organization) 21300 Provincial Blvd # 200, Katy, TX 77450-7580
1083251375 Joshua Persaud Md LLC (Organization) 2 Pine Meadow Ct, E Brunswick, NJ 08816
1558908939 Akai Anesthesia Pllc (Organization) 1246 N Fm 3083 Rd W, Conroe, TX 77304-5339
1558908921 All Florida Anesthesia, LLC (Organization) 6345 54th Ave N Ste B, St Petersburg, FL 33709-1703
1598302945 Vericon Anesthesia Pllc (Organization) 4708 Alliance Blvd Ste 210, Plano, TX 75093-5337
1386280188 Yenisley Aguiar 2500 Sw 107th Ave Ste 40, Miami, FL 33165-2492
1508402413 United Community Anesthesia Care Pllc (Organization) 3636 Maint St, 1s, Flushing, NY 11354
1952947293 John Vitaliti 1386 Huntland Ct S, Xenia, OH 45385-7070
1619513157 Premier Pain Care & Wellness Inc (Organization) 40 Cross St Ste 301, Norwalk, CT 06851-4647
1124662192 Jonathon Michael Dean 4832 Cape Coral Dr, Dallas, TX 75287-7229
1083258362 Farnad Medical Corporation (Organization) 5757 Wilshire Blvd Ste Pr2, Los Angeles, CA 90036-3689
1912541384 Alaska Anesthesia and Pediatrics (Organization) 8550 Sahalee Dr, Anchorage, AK 99507-5007
1720621576 Vitalitas Denver, PC (Organization) 26 W Dry Creek Cir Ste 200, Littleton, CO 80120-4475
1538702352 Stuart Alistair Nicholson 500 Parnassus Ave # Mue409, San Francisco, CA 94143-2203
1295378115 Augustine U Tudeme 5113 Saint Ives Dr, Murfreesboro, TN 37128-4588
1962045104 Wjb Anesthesia Services Pllc (Organization) 138 E 80th St, New York, NY 10075-0306
1316580541 Specialty Pain Anesthesia Rehabilitation Consultants (Organization) 1750 N Randall Rd Ste 160, Elgin, IL 60123-7902
1447893813 Guodong Li M.d. Inc (Organization) 130 S Hamel Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90211-2807

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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.

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