207XX0005X Taxonomy Code - Sports Medicine

Taxonomy Code

Code: 207XX0005X

Type: Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians

Classification: Orthopaedic Surgery

Specialization: Sports Medicine

Level: Level III - Area of Specialization

Definition: 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.

Version: NCCU Provider Taxonomy Version 18.0

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Taxonomy Code Taxonomy Clasification Taxonomy Specialization
207X00000X Orthopaedic Surgery
207XP3100X Orthopaedic Surgery Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
207XS0106X Orthopaedic Surgery Hand Surgery
207XS0114X Orthopaedic Surgery Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery
207XS0117X Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine
207XX0004X Orthopaedic Surgery Foot and Ankle Surgery
207XX0801X Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Trauma

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