207X00000X Taxonomy Code - Orthopaedic Surgery

Taxonomy Code

Code:
207X00000X

Type:
Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians

Classification:
Orthopaedic Surgery

Specialization:
N/A

Version:
NCCU Provider Taxonomy Version 16.1

Definition:
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.

Level:
Level II - Classification


Related Taxonomy Codes

No. Taxonomy Code Taxonomy Clasification Taxonomy Specialization
1 207XP3100X Orthopaedic Surgery Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
2 207XS0106X Orthopaedic Surgery Hand Surgery
3 207XS0114X Orthopaedic Surgery Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery
4 207XS0117X Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine
5 207XX0004X Orthopaedic Surgery Foot and Ankle Surgery
6 207XX0005X Orthopaedic Surgery Sports Medicine
7 207XX0801X Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Trauma


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