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
1003412271 Healthone Clinic Services - Orthopedic Specialists LLC (Organization) 10033 Ridgegate Pkwy, # 100, Lone Tree, CO 80124
1972109148 Rs5 Medical Pllc (Organization) 4444 Heritage Trace Pkwy, Ste 408, Fort Worth, TX 76244
1235735754 Orthopaedic & Spine Center of The Rockies PC (Organization) 1900 16th St Fl 3, Greeley, CO 80631-5153
1922603471 Orthopedic Associates of Dayton (Organization) 8255 Yankee St, Dayton, OH 45458-1807
1558965236 Kedar Padhye 913 E 26th St # 600, Minneapolis, MN 55404-4515
1043814601 Ascension St. Mary's Hospital (Organization) 4677 Towne Centre Rd Fl 2, Saginaw, MI 48604-2846
1386247328 Msk Group, PC (Organization) 2670 Mcingvale Rd Ste J, Hernando, MS 38632-8696
1992308191 Alpine Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine PC (Organization) 405 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224
1295338374 Seven Star Medical Group Inc. (Organization) 41889 East Florida Ave, Hemet, CA 92544
1386246122 Boost Orthopedics and Sportsmedicine Consulting LLC (Organization) 241 Skiway Drive, Ketchum, ID 83340-8334
1629670740 University Orthopaedic Services Inc. (Organization) 6133 Route 219 S Ste 1, Ellicottville, NY 14731-9613
1043812720 Sunnyvale Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Center Pllc (Organization) 341 Wheatfield Dr Ste 290, Sunnyvale, TX 75182-4655
1659972743 Orthosports Associates, LLC (Organization) 52 Medical Plaza Drive, Suite 220, Birmingham, AL 35235
1790386258 Thrive Orthopaedics LLC (Organization) 5775 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd Ne Ste C150a, Atlanta, GA 30342-1501
1578163382 San Bernardino Medical Orthopaedic Group Inc (Organization) 8805 Haven Ave Ste 100, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730-5149
1700486602 Butler Orthopedics LLP (Organization) 3237 S 16th St Ste 210, Milwaukee, WI 53215-4526
1366042244 University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill (Organization) 6715 Mccrimmon Pkwy Ste 205a, Cary, NC 27519-1916
1932708492 Sunnyvale Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Clinic LLC (Organization) 1419 N 75th St, Philadelphia, PA 19151-2901
1568061000 Esrpa (Organization) 1717 Benhill Dr, Snellville, GA 30078-2595
1376142067 San Bernardino Medical Orthopaedic Gro (Organization) 4500 Brockton Ave Ste 306, Riverside, CA 92501-4027

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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.