Ophthalmology

Grouping: Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians

Ophthalmology (Taxonomy Code# 207W00000X) is a health care provider taxonomy defined by National Uniform Claim Committee (NUCC), American Medical Association.

Taxonomy Overview

Taxonomy Code 207W00000X
Classification Ophthalmology
Grouping Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
Number of Providers 28798

Definition Ophthalmology

An ophthalmologist has the knowledge and professional skills needed to provide comprehensive eye and vision care. Ophthalmologists are medically trained to diagnose, monitor and medically or surgically treat all ocular and visual disorders. This includes problems affecting the eye and its component structures, the eyelids, the orbit and the visual pathways. In so doing, an ophthalmologist prescribes vision services, including glasses and contact lenses.
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 Ophthalmology, 2007. http://www.abop.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 Ophthalmology. Board certification for Doctors of Osteopathy (DOs) is provided by the American Osteopathic Board of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology.

Classification Information Ophthalmology

All Specializations of Ophthalmology

Specialization Definition
General An ophthalmologist has the knowledge and professional skills needed to provide comprehensive eye and vision care. Ophthalmologists are medically trained to diagnose, monitor and medically or surgically treat all ocular and visual disorders. This includes problems affecting the eye and its component structures, the eyelids, the orbit and the visual pathways. In so doing, an ophthalmologist prescribes vision services, including glasses and contact lenses.
Cornea and External Diseases Specialist An ophthalmologist who specializes in diseases of the cornea, sclera, eyelids, conjunctiva, and anterior segment of the eye.
Glaucoma Specialist An ophthalmologist who specializes in the treatment of glaucoma and other disorders related to increased intraocular pressure and optic nerve damage. This specialty involves the medical and surgical treatment of these conditions.
Neuro-ophthalmology A neuro-ophthalmologist is a subspecialist of ophthalmology. This physician evaluates, treats, and studies disorders of the eye, orbit and nervous system having to do with interactions of the visual motor and visual sensory systems with the central nervous system. Neuro-ophthalmologists manage patients with complex and severe neuro-ophthalmological disorders.
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery A physician who specializes in oculofacial plastic and reconstructive surgery. This subspecialty combines orbital and periocular surgery with facial plastic surgery, and includes aesthetic and reconstructive surgery of the face, orbit, eyelid, and lacrimal system. Practitioners evaluate, diagnose and treat conditions involving the eyelids, brows, midface, orbits, lacrimal systems and surrounding and supporting structures of the face and neck.
Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Specialist An ophthalmologist who specializes in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus management. The subspecialty includes the medical and surgical management of eye disorders found in children. Some of the more common disorders include amblyopia, strabismus, refractive error, cataract and glaucoma. These disorders may be related to neurological and endocrinological diseases, trauma, or aging changes in the extraocular muscles requiring medical, optical and surgical management.
Retina Specialist An ophthalmologist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of vitreoretinal diseases.
Uveitis and Ocular Inflammatory Disease An ophthalmologist who specializes in the treatment of intraocular inflammation, scleritis, keratitis and infectious disorders affecting the eye and inflammatory disorders of the adnexa and/or orbit.

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

Ophthalmology · All Providers

NPI Name Address
1851938765 Advanced Eye Care of Tucson, Pllc (Organization) 3974 N Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ 85719-1460
1861039018 Jonathan M Frantz, Md Pa (Organization) 1201 Piper Blvd Ste 22, Naples, FL 34110-1385
1871139808 Joseph Dominic Elia 1811 Santa Rita Rd Ste 208, Pleasanton, CA 94566-4732
1861038861 Hca-healthone, LLC (Organization) 4999 E Kentucky Ave Ste 101, Denver, CO 80246-2280
1508402769 Rachel Bishop 31 Center Dr Bldg 31, Suite 6a11, Bethesda, MD 20892-0001
1114562626 Laservue, LLC (Organization) 5530 Wisconsin Ave Ste 1209, Chevy Chase, MD 20815-4301
1598309502 D Robert Wolff Md Inc (Organization) 345 5th St # 20, Hollister, CA 95023-3844
1396389680 Retina Consultants of Southern Colorado P C (Organization) 3691 Parker Blvd Ste 101, Pueblo, CO 81008-2278
1275177602 Vision Innovation Centers of Pa LLC (Organization) 1000 Market St Ste 5, Bloomsburg, PA 17815-2601
1841833480 Paragon Retina Pllc (Organization) 8320 Old Courthouse Rd Ste 302, Vienna, VA 22182-3831
1255974630 Thomas Eye Group PC (Organization) 2240 Hamilton Creek Pkwy Ste 1100, Dacula, GA 30019-4515
1750923108 Sasan Moghimi Araghi Shiley Eye Institute Room 251 9415 Campus Point Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093-0001
1518509686 Bruce Howard Redler 170 Oakanoah Ct, Brevard, NC 28712-8485
1467003756 Rachel Davis 14637 N Gray Rd, Westfield, IN 46062-9274
1861043374 Valley Eye Institute, Inc. (Organization) 5363 Balboa Blvd Ste 545, Encino, CA 91316-2854
1255982963 Priyanka Kukkar 203 Lothrop Street, 8th Floor, Upmc Eye Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
1124678610 Richard L Rabin Md Inc (Organization) 1844 San Miguel Dr Ste 303, Walnut Creek, CA 94596
1003466897 Mcelhinney Eye Care, Pa (Organization) 1004 Carondelet Dr Ste 405, Kansas City, MO 64114-4801
1396395364 Hope Eye Center, Pllc (Organization) 4645 Southwest Fwy Ste 100, Houston, TX 77027-7163
1548819618 Eric Medina Pllc (Organization) 18156 Clear Brook Cir, Boca Raton, FL 33498-1943

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