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
1255937439 Arizona Ketamine Specialists LLC (Organization) 18205 N 51st Ave Ste 105, Glendale, AZ 85308-1491
1942806351 Do Anesthesia, Pllc (Organization) 24727 Tx-249, Tomball, TX 77375
1306442975 George Alvarez Md Pllc (Organization) 3909 N Mesa St Ste 100, El Paso, TX 79902-1501
1093311565 Hs Consulting Pllc (Organization) 2455 Dunstan Rd Apt 509, Houston, TX 77005-2316
1366048860 Advanced Spine and Pain LLC (Organization) 13555 W Mcdowell Rd Ste 207, Goodyear, AZ 85395-2628
1114523172 Anesthesia Associates of Elko Beckett & Cowan Pllc (Organization) 2100 Idaho St, Elko, NV 89801-2625
1871199851 Claymont Walk In Care (Organization) 2400 Philadelphia Pike, Claymont, DE 19703-2431
1487259545 Griffiss Ec, LLC (Organization) 105 Dart Cir, Rome, NY 13441-4229
1669077707 Oxford Anesthesia Management, LLC (Organization) Mid-columbia Medical Center, 1700 E 19th Street, The Dalles, OR 97058-3317
1912502055 Antigua Anesthesia Management, LLC (Organization) Western Arizona Regional Medcial Center, 2735 Silver Creek Road, Bullhead City, AZ 86442
1245835800 Russell John Christoforetti 110 Sheffield Ln, Mc Murray, PA 15317-2635
1619572088 Plano Associates of Surgical Anesthesia (Organization) 5501 Twin Cities Ln, Mckinney, TX 75070-4887
1386249944 Roseann Emmanuel 8030 Old Kings Rd S Apt 79, Jacksonville, FL 32217-4165
1386249134 Capital Anesthesia, Pllc. (Organization) 36 East Cobble Hill Road, Loudonville, NY 12211
1023612082 Associated Anesthesiologists, Sc (Organization) 6742 N Frostwood Pkwy, Peoria, IL 61615
1477157717 Natalie Cruz 3537 Sw 90th Ter, Miramar, FL 33025-7633
1407450802 Guardian Anesthesia Services, Inc (Organization) 1000 E Harvard Ave, Denver, CO 80210-5824
1700480100 Guardian Anesthesia Services, Inc (Organization) 9235 Crown Crest Blvd Ste 250, Parker, CO 80138-8878
1124622543 Guardian Anesthesia Services, Inc (Organization) 9397 Crown Crest Blvd Ste 110, Parker, CO 80138-8575
1619571361 Fdhs Anesthesia LLC (Organization) 2089 Hawthorne St Ste 100, Sarasota, FL 34239-2301

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