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
1356947329 Arora Eye Pllc (Organization) 1133 N Scottsdale Rd Ste 115, Scottsdale, AZ 85257-3405
1649875964 Longwood Eye, LLC (Organization) 180 Daggett Dr, West Springfield, MA 01089-4667
1194329938 Vision Vibrant Medicine Pllc (Organization) 86 Main St Ste 2, Yonkers, NY 10701-8806
1588267546 Binghamton Asc LLC (Organization) 530 Columbia Dr, Johnson City, NY 13790-3301
1770186751 Jackson Eye Care LLC (Organization) 22 Old Short Hills Rd Ste 202, Livingston, NJ 07039-5605
1568065324 Total Vision Eye Care Group, LLC (Organization) 3553 Clydesdale Pkwy Ste 104, Loveland, CO 80538-7625
1487256558 Monica Verma Md, Pa (Organization) 11825 Hinson Rd Ste 103, Little Rock, AR 72212-3463
1831790922 Paul B Kouyoumjian, Md Inc. (Organization) 18040 Sherman Way Ste 205, Reseda, CA 91335-4631
1427659887 Alino Eye Care LLC (Organization) 1 W Ridgewood Ave Ste 204, Paramus, NJ 07652-2362
1215537402 Dr. Rachel Gelmans Vision P.a. (Organization) 5201 North G Street, Mcallen, TX 78504
1376142182 Tri-state Centers for Sight Inc (Organization) 8270 Pine Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45236-1900
1114526928 Shippee Family Eye Care, P.C. (Organization) 580 Saint Johnsbury Rd Ste 12, Littleton, NH 03561-3437
1336748219 Athens Eye Consultants LLC (Organization) 650 Oglethorpe Ave Ste 5, Athens, GA 30606-2216
1740888353 Jonathan M Frantz, Md Pa (Organization) 18500 Veterans Blvd Unit 4, Port Charlotte, FL 33954-1035
1750988994 Madison Street Provider Network Inc (Organization) 606 South 4th Ave, Marchus Chiropractic Medical Office, Brighton, CO 80601-3202
1104433473 Chicagoland Eye Consultants, Sc (Organization) 477 E Butterfield Rd Ste 101, Lombard, IL 60148-4880
1982211728 Ft Scott Surgery Center LLC (Organization) 916 Us 69, Fort Scott, KS 66701
1922615897 Georgia Eye Optical, LLC (Organization) 3800 Pleasant Hill Rd Ste 3, Duluth, GA 30096
1780299578 Heart of America Eye Care Pa (Organization) 1147 E North Ave, Belton, MO 64012-5105
1306450903 Barsam Vision Care LLC (Organization) 135 Beaver St Ste 309, Waltham, MA 02452-8412

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