207N00000X Taxonomy Code - Dermatology

Taxonomy Code

Code:
207N00000X

Type:
Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians

Classification:
Dermatology

Specialization:
N/A

Version:
NCCU Provider Taxonomy Version 16.1

Definition:
A dermatologist is trained to diagnose and treat pediatric and adult patients with benign and malignant disorders of the skin, mouth, external genitalia, hair and nails, as well as a number of sexually transmitted diseases. The dermatologist has had additional training and experience in the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancers, melanomas, moles and other tumors of the skin, the management of contact dermatitis and other allergic and nonallergic skin disorders, and in the recognition of the skin manifestations of systemic (including internal malignancy) and infectious diseases. Dermatologists have special training in dermatopathology and in the surgical techniques used in dermatology. They also have expertise in the management of cosmetic disorders of the skin such as hair loss and scars and the skin changes associated with aging.

Level:
Level II - Classification


Related Taxonomy Codes

No. Taxonomy Code Taxonomy Clasification Taxonomy Specialization
1 207ND0101X Dermatology MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
2 207ND0900X Dermatology Dermatopathology
3 207NI0002X Dermatology Clinical & Laboratory Dermatological Immunology
4 207NP0225X Dermatology Pediatric Dermatology
5 207NS0135X Dermatology Procedural Dermatology


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