2080B0002X Taxonomy Code - Obesity Medicine

Taxonomy Code

Code:
2080B0002X

Type:
Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians

Classification:
Pediatrics

Specialization:
Obesity Medicine

Version:
NCCU Provider Taxonomy Version 16.1

Definition:
A physician who specializes in the treatment of obesity demonstrates competency in and a thorough understanding of the treatment of obesity and the genetic, biologic, environmental, social, and behavioral factors that contribute to obesity. The obesity medicine physician employs therapeutic interventions including diet, physical activity, behavioral change, and pharmacotherapy. The obesity medicine physician utilizes a comprehensive approach, and may include additional resources such as dietitians, exercise physiologists, mental health professionals and bariatric surgeons as indicated to achieve optimal results. Additionally, the obesity medicine physician maintains competency in providing pre- peri- and post-surgical care of bariatric surgery patients, promotes the prevention of obesity, and advocates for those who suffer from obesity.

Level:
Level III - Area of Specialization


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6 2080N0001X Pediatrics Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
7 2080P0006X Pediatrics Developmental � Behavioral Pediatrics
8 2080P0008X Pediatrics Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
9 2080P0201X Pediatrics Pediatric Allergy/Immunology
10 2080P0202X Pediatrics Pediatric Cardiology
11 2080P0203X Pediatrics Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
12 2080P0204X Pediatrics Pediatric Emergency Medicine
13 2080P0205X Pediatrics Pediatric Endocrinology
14 2080P0206X Pediatrics Pediatric Gastroenterology
15 2080P0207X Pediatrics Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
16 2080P0208X Pediatrics Pediatric Infectious Diseases
17 2080P0210X Pediatrics Pediatric Nephrology
18 2080P0214X Pediatrics Pediatric Pulmonology
19 2080P0216X Pediatrics Pediatric Rheumatology
20 2080S0010X Pediatrics Sports Medicine
21 2080S0012X Pediatrics Sleep Medicine
22 2080T0002X Pediatrics Medical Toxicology
23 2080T0004X Pediatrics Pediatric Transplant Hepatology


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