Emergency Medicine

Grouping: Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians

Emergency Medicine (Taxonomy Code# 207P00000X) is a health care provider taxonomy defined by National Uniform Claim Committee (NUCC), American Medical Association.

Taxonomy Overview

Taxonomy Code 207P00000X
Classification Emergency Medicine
Grouping Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
Number of Providers 57627

Definition Emergency Medicine

An emergency physician focuses on the immediate decision making and action necessary to prevent death or any further disability both in the pre-hospital setting by directing emergency medical technicians and in the emergency department. The emergency physician provides immediate recognition, evaluation, care, stabilization and disposition of a generally diversified population of adult and pediatric patients in response to acute illness and injury.
Notes: Source: American Board of Medical Specialties, 2007. www.abms.org [7/1/2007: added definition, added source; 7/1/2011: mofified source]
- Additional Resources: American Board of Emergency Medicine, 2007. http://www.abem.org/public/; American Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine, 2007. http://www.osteopathic.org/certification
- Board certification for Medical Doctors (MDs) is provided by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Board certification for Doctors of Osteopathy (DOs) is provided by the American Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine.

Classification Information Emergency Medicine

All Specializations of Emergency Medicine

Specialization Definition
General An emergency physician focuses on the immediate decision making and action necessary to prevent death or any further disability both in the pre-hospital setting by directing emergency medical technicians and in the emergency department. The emergency physician provides immediate recognition, evaluation, care, stabilization and disposition of a generally diversified population of adult and pediatric patients in response to acute illness and injury.
Emergency Medical Services An emergency medicine physician who specializes in non-hospital based emergency medical services (e.g., disaster site, accident scene, transport vehicle, etc.) to provide pre-hospital assessment, treatment, and transport patients.
Hospice and Palliative Medicine An emergency medicine physician 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.
Medical Toxicology Medical toxicologists are physicians who specialize in the prevention, evaluation, treatment and monitoring of injury and illness from exposures to drugs and chemicals, as well as biological and radiological agents. Medical toxicologists care for people in clinical, academic, governmental and public health settings, and provide poison control center leadership. Important areas of medical toxicology include acute drug poisoning, adverse drug events, drug abuse, addiction and withdrawal, chemicals and hazardous materials, terrorism preparedness, venomous bites and stings and environmental and workplace exposures.
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Pediatric Emergency Medicine is a clinical subspecialty that focuses on the care of the acutely ill or injured child in the setting of an emergency department.
Sports Medicine An emergency physician with special knowledge in sports medicine is responsible for continuous care in the field of sports medicine, not only for the enhancement of health and fitness, but also for the prevention and management of injury and illness. A sports medicine physician has knowledge and experience in the promotion of wellness and the role of exercise in promoting a healthy lifestyle. Knowledge of exercise physiology, biomechanics, nutrition, psychology, physical rehabilitation and epidemiology is essential to the practice of sports medicine.
Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine A specialist who treats decompression illness and diving accident cases and uses hyperbaric oxygen therapy to treat such conditions as carbon monoxide poisoning, gas gangrene, non-healing wounds, tissue damage from radiation and burns, and bone infections. This specialist also serves as a consultant to other physicians in all aspects of hyperbaric chamber operations, and assesses risks and applies appropriate standards to prevent disease and disability in divers and other persons working in altered atmospheric conditions.

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

Emergency Medicine · All Providers

NPI Name Address
1134767056 Urgent Care-a-van, LLC (Organization) 6186 S 2850 E, Ogden, UT 84403-5495
1437796497 Elizabeth Megan Heyer 1500 Lansdowne Aveune, Darby, PA 19023
1740827906 Ziad A. Abdo, Md, P.a. (Organization) 14731 Stanford Ct, Dallas, TX 75254-8471
1427693399 Johnnie Lee Gilpen Jr. 7997 Alfadale St, Union City, OK 73090-6615
1013552181 Health Quest Medical Practice, PC (Organization) 1240 Ulster Avenue, Kingston, NY 12401
1477198554 Richard Lister Calleton 656 Polk Road 63, Mena, AR 71953-4447
1255975975 Rami Amin 36 Rossi St, Methuen, MA 01844-3231
1699319293 West Medical LLC (Organization) 319 Calle Ramon E Bentances N, Mayaguez, PR 00680
1649814054 Emergency Medicine Professionals Pa (Organization) 3120 Howland Blvd, Deltona, FL 32725-2905
1467094268 Executive Medicine, LLC (Organization) 701 Poydras St Ste 104, New Orleans, LA 70139-7761
1427690353 Emergency Physicians Inc (Organization) 9868 Family Place, Jacksonville, FL 32222
1720620768 Rachel L Arnold 702 N Maple Ave, Danville, KY 40422-1147
1134761331 Cep America LLC (Organization) 4669 Cohen Ave, El Paso, TX 79924
1659922920 Marshall Robert Berens 20958 Hillside Dr, Topanga, CA 90290-3620
1417508284 Nuch of Massachusetts, LLC (Organization) 81 Gold Star Blvd Ste 1, Worcester, MA 01606-2813
1275183956 Mcadams Emergency Medicine Associates, Pa (Organization) 1300 E Saunders St, Laredo, TX 78041-5832
1902455355 Phipps Family Medicine Pllc (Organization) 2014 Justin Rd Ste 104, Highland Village, TX 75077-7182
1841849403 Exceptional Physicians Group Port Arthur Pllc (Organization) 3330 Fm 365, Port Arthur, TX 77642-7705
1386291185 Maurice Andre Paquette II 2301 Erwin Rd # Dumc3096, Durham, NC 27705-4699
1093361925 Scott Lawrence Ryan 1833 S El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-3245

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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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