Family Medicine

Grouping: Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians

Family Medicine (Taxonomy Code# 207Q00000X) is a health care provider taxonomy defined by National Uniform Claim Committee (NUCC), American Medical Association.

Taxonomy Overview

Taxonomy Code 207Q00000X
Classification Family Medicine
Grouping Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
Number of Providers 163399

Definition Family Medicine

Family Medicine is the medical specialty which is concerned with the total health care of the individual and the family. It is the specialty in breadth which integrates the biological, clinical, and behavioral sciences. The scope of family medicine is not limited by age, sex, organ system, or disease entity.
Notes: Source: American Board of Family Medicine [1/1/2007: changed title; 7/1/2007: added definition, added source; 7/1/2017: modified definition]
- Note: The American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians certification includes extensive use of Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT), which integrates the biological, clinical, and behavioral sciences.
- Additional Resources: American Board of Family Medicine, www.theabfm.org. American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians, www.osteopathic.org/certification
- Board certification for Medical Doctors (MDs) is provided by the American Board of Family Medicine. Board certification for Doctors of Osteopathy (DOs) is provided by the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians or the American Board of Family Medicine.

Classification Information Family Medicine

All Specializations of Family Medicine

Specialization Definition
General Family Medicine is the medical specialty which is concerned with the total health care of the individual and the family. It is the specialty in breadth which integrates the biological, clinical, and behavioral sciences. The scope of family medicine is not limited by age, sex, organ system, or disease entity.
Addiction Medicine A family medicine physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of addictions.
Adolescent Medicine A family medicine physician with multidisciplinary training in the unique physical, psychological and social characteristics of adolescents and their health care problems and needs.
Adult Medicine Definition to come.
Geriatric Medicine A family medicine physician with special knowledge of the aging process and special skills in the diagnostic, therapeutic, preventive and rehabilitative aspects of illness in the elderly. This specialist cares for geriatric patients in the patient's home, the office, long-term care settings such as nursing homes, and the hospital.
Hospice and Palliative Medicine A family 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.
Obesity Medicine A physician who specializes in the treatment of obesity demonstrates competency in and a thorough understanding of the treatment of obesity and the genetic, biologic, environmental, social, and behavioral factors that contribute to obesity. The obesity medicine physician employs therapeutic interventions including diet, physical activity, behavioral change, and pharmacotherapy. The obesity medicine physician utilizes a comprehensive approach, and may include additional resources such as dietitians, exercise physiologists, mental health professionals and bariatric surgeons as indicated to achieve optimal results. Additionally, the obesity medicine physician maintains competency in providing pre- peri- and post-surgical care of bariatric surgery patients, promotes the prevention of obesity, and advocates for those who suffer from obesity.
Sleep Medicine A Family Medicine Physician who practices Sleep Medicine is certified in the subspecialty of sleep medicine and specializes in the clinical assessment, physiologic testing, diagnosis, management and prevention of sleep and circadian rhythm disorders. Sleep specialists treat patients of any age and use multidisciplinary approaches. Disorders managed by sleep specialists include, but are not limited to, sleep related breathing disorders, insomnia, hypersomnias, circadian rhythm sleep disorders, parasomnias and sleep related movement disorders.
Sports Medicine A family medicine physician that is trained to be responsible for continuous care in the field of sports medicine, not only for the enhancement of health and fitness, but also for the prevention of injury and illness. A sports medicine physician must have knowledge and experience in the promotion of wellness and the prevention of injury. Knowledge about special areas of medicine such as exercise physiology, biomechanics, nutrition, psychology, physical rehabilitation, epidemiology, physical evaluation, injuries (treatment and prevention and referral practice) and the role of exercise in promoting a healthy lifestyle are essential to the practice of sports medicine. The sports medicine physician requires special education to provide the knowledge to improve the health care of the individual engaged in physical exercise (sports) whether as an individual or in team participation.

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

Family Medicine · All Providers

NPI Name Address
1821610114 Elliot Abravanel 705 Chaucer Rd, San Marino, CA 91108-1311
1124640495 Jessica Lynn Lato 685 Bay Bridge Cir, Apopka, FL 32703-1711
1124640529 Deborah Armstrong Md PC (Organization) 300 Two Creek Dr, Lynchburg, VA 24502-5140
1568084945 Eastvale Family Care Inc. (Organization) 14252 Schleisman Rd., Eastvale, CA 92880
1427670751 Florence Wellness Pllc (Organization) 101 E Washington St Fl 7, Phoenix, AZ 85004-2450
1316569635 Urgent Today (Organization) 13215 Sw Hawks Beard St Apt 726, Tigard, OR 97223-2125
1467074773 Craig Hargurkirat Malli 1215 E Michigan Avenue Suite 245, Lansing, MI 48912
1508488016 Infinity Home Care LLC (Organization) 7823 Graves Ave, Rosemead, CA 91770-3518
1184246670 Baptist Primary Care Inc (Organization) 832 State Rd A1a, Unit 06, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082
1902428493 Baptist Primary Care Inc (Organization) 110 Hampton Point Dr, St Augustine, FL 32092
1497377956 Palms Medical Pllc (Organization) 31000 Telegraph Rd Ste 145, Bingham Farms, MI 48025-4324
1174144653 Kenneth J Phenow 9800 Rodden Rd, Oakdale, CA 95361-9593
1487275939 La Health Solutions-laplace LLC (Organization) 1524 W Airline Hwy, La Place, LA 70068-3725
1760003248 New York Institute of Technology (Organization) 333b Red Wolf Blvd, Jonesboro, AR 72405-9739
1821619370 Kelly R. Mccarty 5872 W Bannister Dr, Fayetteville, AR 72704-6536
1437770971 Bradley James Orr Medical Education Office, 1700 St Lukes Blvd, Easton, PA 18045-5670
1457972937 Jacob Beecher 1010 N Kansas St Ste 3023, Wichita, KS 67214-3124
1356962849 Summit Primary Care, Inc (Organization) 850 E Harvard Ave Ste 310, Denver, CO 80210-5073
1730700469 Gfm House Call Practice (Organization) 23 Stratton, Winhall, VT 05340
1386265015 Judi De'landa Brown-brown 7522 Gilley Ter, Rosedale, MD 21237-3703

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Data Provider National Uniform Claim Committee (NUCC), American Medical Association

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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