Orthopaedic Surgery

Grouping: Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians

Orthopaedic Surgery (Taxonomy Code# 207X00000X) is a health care provider taxonomy defined by National Uniform Claim Committee (NUCC), American Medical Association.

Taxonomy Overview

Taxonomy Code 207X00000X
Classification Orthopaedic Surgery
Grouping Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
Number of Providers 31056

Definition Orthopaedic Surgery

An orthopaedic surgeon is trained in the preservation, investigation and restoration of the form and function of the extremities, spine and associated structures by medical, surgical and physical means. An orthopaedic surgeon is involved with the care of patients whose musculoskeletal problems include congenital deformities, trauma, infections, tumors, metabolic disturbances of the musculoskeletal system, deformities, injuries and degenerative diseases of the spine, hands, feet, knee, hip, shoulder and elbow in children and adults. An orthopaedic surgeon is also concerned with primary and secondary muscular problems and the effects of central or peripheral nervous system lesions of the musculoskeletal system.
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 Orthopaedic Surgery, 2007. http://www.abos.org/. American Osteopathic Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2007. http://www.osteopathic.org/certification
- Board certification for Medical Doctors (MDs) is provided by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Board certification for Doctors of Osteopathy (DOs) is provided by the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Classification Information Orthopaedic Surgery

All Specializations of Orthopaedic Surgery

Specialization Definition
General An orthopaedic surgeon is trained in the preservation, investigation and restoration of the form and function of the extremities, spine and associated structures by medical, surgical and physical means. An orthopaedic surgeon is involved with the care of patients whose musculoskeletal problems include congenital deformities, trauma, infections, tumors, metabolic disturbances of the musculoskeletal system, deformities, injuries and degenerative diseases of the spine, hands, feet, knee, hip, shoulder and elbow in children and adults. An orthopaedic surgeon is also concerned with primary and secondary muscular problems and the effects of central or peripheral nervous system lesions of the musculoskeletal system.
Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery Recognized by several state medical boards as a fellowship subspecialty program of orthopaedic surgery, adult reconstructive orthopaedic surgeons deal with reconstructive procedures such as joint arthroplasty (i.e., hip and knee), osteotomy, arthroscopy, soft-tissue reconstruction, and a variety of other adult reconstructive surgical procedures.
Foot and Ankle Surgery Recognized by several state medical boards as a fellowship subspecialty program of orthopaedic surgery, foot and ankle surgeons deal with adult reconstructive foot and ankle surgery, adult foot and ankle trauma, sports medicine foot and ankle, and children's foot and ankle reconstructive surgery.
Hand Surgery An orthopaedic surgeon trained 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.
Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine Recognized by several state medical boards as a fellowship subspecialty program of orthopaedic surgery, orthopaedic surgeons of the spine deal with the evaluation and nonoperative and operative treatment of the full spectrum of primary spinal disorders including trauma, degenerative, deformity, tumor, and reconstructive.
Orthopaedic Trauma Recognized by several state medical boards as a fellowship subspecialty program of orthopaedic surgery, orthopaedic trauma surgeons deal with the evaluation and management of acute orthopaedic injuries, evaluation and treatment of post-traumatic deformities and nonunions, acute and delayed reconstruction of pelvic and acetabular fractures, as well as osteotomy in the adult hip for treatment of hip arthritis.
Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery An orthopedic surgeon who has additional training and experience in diagnosing, treating and managing musculoskeletal problems in infants, children and adolescents. These may include limb and spine deformities (such as club foot, scoliosis); gait abnormalities (limping); bone and joint infections; broken bones.
Sports Medicine An orthopaedic surgeon trained in sports medicine provides appropriate care for all structures of the musculoskeletal system directly affected by participation in sporting activity. This specialist is proficient in areas including conditioning, training and fitness, athletic performance and the impact of dietary supplements, pharmaceuticals, and nutrition on performance and health, coordination of care within the team setting utilizing other health care professionals, field evaluation and management, soft tissue biomechanics and injury healing and repair. Knowledge and understanding of the principles and techniques of rehabilitation, athletic equipment and orthotic devices enables the specialist to prevent and manage athletic injuries.

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

Orthopaedic Surgery · All Providers

NPI Name Address
1457999351 Orthopedic Care Physician Network LLC (Organization) 89 Forbes Blvd Ste 1000, Mansfield, MA 02048-1281
1457998494 Texas Oaks Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Institute, P.a. (Organization) 12103 Huebner Rd, San Antonio, TX 78230-5000
1518504752 Christina L. Cervieri Md LLC (Organization) 12020 Wetherfield Ln, Potomac, MD 20854-1111
1790322170 Louisville Spine Institute LLC (Organization) 6500 Glenridge Park Pl Ste 9, Louisville, KY 40222-3450
1568009066 Aan Orthopedics, P.C. (Organization) 33 Bleeker St Ste 101, Millburn, NJ 07041-1460
1770120537 Marcel Orthopedics LLC (Organization) 3717 Chestnut St Apt 202.m, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3164
1013553080 Precision Orthopedic Specialists Pllc (Organization) 201 4th Ave E Ste D, Bradenton, FL 34208-1043
1669018057 Saint Medical Group, LLC (Organization) 201 S Sara Rd Ste 201, Mustang, OK 73064-4306
1235775628 Saint Medical Group, LLC (Organization) 13500 S Tulsa Dr Ste 301, Oklahoma City, OK 73170-9721
1225674617 Saint Medical Group, LLC (Organization) 3400 S Douglas Blvd Ste 302, Oklahoma City, OK 73150-1018
1851937114 Orthoatlanta, LLC (Organization) 2201 Newnan Crossing Blvd E Ste 100, Newnan, GA 30265-2551
1255977864 Hawaii Shoulder and Orthopedic Institute LLC (Organization) 670 Kekuanaoa St, Hilo, HI 96720-4405
1164068706 Emergeortho Pa (Organization) 1168 E Cutlar Xing, Leland, NC 28451-6484
1881230423 Bhs Physicians Network Inc (Organization) 18707 Hardy Oak Blvd Ste 415, San Antonio, TX 78258-4841
1023653094 Romanelli Ime, LLC (Organization) 4500 N Sonoma Ranch Blvd Ste 2, Las Cruces, NM 88011-7334
1053955385 Summit Orthopedics Ltd (Organization) 4360 12th Ave E, Shakopee, MN 55379-1955
1710520200 Aspen Orthopedic and Rehabilation Specalist (Organization) 19475 W North Ave Ste 201, Brookfield, WI 53045-4199
1861035438 Ora Orthopedics, PC (Organization) 510 Valley View Drive, Moline, IL 61265
1871136622 Orthovirginia Inc. (Organization) 24600 Millstream Dr Ste 380, Aldie, VA 20105-5686
1053954941 Orthosports Associates, LLC (Organization) 41 Eminence Way, Pell City, AL 35128

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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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