Otolaryngology

Grouping: Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians

Otolaryngology (Taxonomy Code# 207Y00000X) is a health care provider taxonomy defined by National Uniform Claim Committee (NUCC), American Medical Association.

Taxonomy Overview

Taxonomy Code 207Y00000X
Classification Otolaryngology
Grouping Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
Number of Providers 11953

Definition Otolaryngology

An otolaryngologist-head and neck surgeon provides comprehensive medical and surgical care for patients with diseases and disorders that affect the ears, nose, throat, the respiratory and upper alimentary systems and related structures of the head and neck. An otolaryngologist diagnoses and provides medical and/or surgical therapy or prevention of diseases, allergies, neoplasms, deformities, disorders and/or injuries of the ears, nose, sinuses, throat, respiratory and upper alimentary systems, face, jaws and the other head and neck systems. Head and neck oncology, facial plastic and reconstructive surgery and the treatment of disorders of hearing and voice are fundamental areas of expertise.
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 Otolaryngology, 2007. http://www.aboto.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 Otolaryngology. Board certification for Doctors of Osteopathy (DOs) is provided by the American Osteopathic Board of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology.

Classification Information Otolaryngology

All Specializations of Otolaryngology

Specialization Definition
General An otolaryngologist-head and neck surgeon provides comprehensive medical and surgical care for patients with diseases and disorders that affect the ears, nose, throat, the respiratory and upper alimentary systems and related structures of the head and neck. An otolaryngologist diagnoses and provides medical and/or surgical therapy or prevention of diseases, allergies, neoplasms, deformities, disorders and/or injuries of the ears, nose, sinuses, throat, respiratory and upper alimentary systems, face, jaws and the other head and neck systems. Head and neck oncology, facial plastic and reconstructive surgery and the treatment of disorders of hearing and voice are fundamental areas of expertise.
Facial Plastic Surgery An otolaryngologist who specializes in facial plastic surgery.
Otolaryngic Allergy An otolaryngologist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of otolaryngic allergies and other allergic diseases.
Otolaryngology/Facial Plastic Surgery An otolaryngologist who specializes in the diagnosis and surgical treatment of head and neck conditions.
Otology & Neurotology An otolaryngologist who treats diseases of the ear and temporal bone, including disorders of hearing and balance. The additional training in otology and neurotology emphasizes the study of embryology, anatomy, physiology, epidemiology, pathophysiology, pathology, genetics, immunology, microbiology and the etiology of diseases of the ear and temporal bone.
Pediatric Otolaryngology A pediatric otolaryngologist has special expertise in the management of infants and children with disorders that include congenital and acquired conditions involving the aerodigestive tract, nose and paranasal sinuses, the ear and other areas of the head and neck. The pediatric otolaryngologist has special skills in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of childhood disorders of voice, speech, language and hearing.
Plastic Surgery within the Head & Neck An otolaryngologist with additional training in plastic and reconstructive procedures within the head, face, neck and associated structures, including cutaneous head and neck oncology and reconstruction, management of maxillofacial trauma, soft tissue repair and neural surgery. The field is diverse and involves a wide age range of patients, from the newborn to the aged. While both cosmetic and reconstructive surgeries are practiced, there are many additional procedures which interface with them.
Sleep Medicine An Otolaryngologist 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.

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

Otolaryngology · All Providers

NPI Name Address
1629674106 Harnett Health System Inc (Organization) 805-a Tighman Dr, Dunn, NC 28334-5883
1700481454 Spring Ent, L.l.c. (Organization) 3901 Houma Blvd Ste 500, Metairie, LA 70006-2927
1972104156 Alliance Ent and Hearing Center, Sc (Organization) 2524 E Webster Place, Suite 201, Milwaukee, WI 53211-4257
1487255022 Andros Ent & Sleep Center Pa (Organization) 2780 Snelling Ave N Ste 201, Roseville, MN 55113-7126
1669072641 Pinnacle Health Medical Services (Organization) 250 Fame Ave Ste 201, Hanover, PA 17331-1587
1053919308 Cgn Epent (Organization) 5959 Gateway Blvd W Ste 160, El Paso, TX 79925-3315
1497352272 Trahan Medical Corporation (Organization) 3935 I 49 S Service Rd, Opelousas, LA 70570-0758
1154937886 Robert Harold Miller 2616 Wroxton Rd, Houston, TX 77005-1312
1801402714 Top Dog Solutions LLC (Organization) 4295 Interstate Dr Ste B, Macon, GA 31210-6815
1063027225 Barry Berlin 1133 14th St Unit 3800, Denver, CO 80202-2277
1922613207 Resurgent Head and Neck Surgeons, Inc. (Organization) 6848 Magnolia Ave Ste 220, Riverside, CA 92506-2858
1144834177 Compassio, LLC (Organization) 616 S Jahncke Ave, Covington, LA 70433-3719
1992316764 Carolina Pines Ear Nose Throat & Allergy Associates LLC (Organization) 2032 Medical Park Dr, Newberry, SC 29108-2248
1972112472 Portercare Adventist Health System (Organization) 9399 Crown Crest Blvd Ste 401, Parker, CO 80138-8540
1326665415 Faculty Physicians and Surgeons of Llusm (Organization) 4646 Brockton Ave Ste 103, Riverside, CA 92506-0103
1851918486 Wk Bossier Ent & Allergy Institute (Organization) 2449 Hospital Dr Ste 440, Bossier City, LA 71111-1918
1700401072 Givens Facial Plastic Surgery Pllc (Organization) 3939 Bee Caves Rd Ste B3, West Lake Hills, TX 78746-6429
1447870977 Shanmugasundaram, Venkatachalam (Organization) 10131 W Forest Hill Blvd Ste 201, Wellington, FL 33414-6109
1407476195 Arizona Breathe Free Sinus & Allergy Centers (Organization) 9377 E Bell Rd Ste 207, Scottsdale, AZ 85260-1504
1114546660 Claire Marguerite Eileen Gleadhill 1501 N Campell Ave, Tucson, AZ 85724-0001

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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.