208200000X Taxonomy Code - Plastic Surgery

Taxonomy Code

Code: 208200000X

Type: Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians

Classification: Plastic Surgery

Specialization: N/A

Level: Level II - Classification

Definition: A plastic surgeon deals with the repair, reconstruction or replacement of physical defects of form or function involving the skin, musculoskeletal system, craniomaxillofacial structures, hand, extremities, breast and trunk and external genitalia or cosmetic enhancement of these areas of the body. Cosmetic surgery is an essential component of plastic surgery. The plastic surgeon uses cosmetic surgical principles to both improve overall appearance and to optimize the outcome of reconstructive procedures. The surgeon uses aesthetic surgical principles not only to improve undesirable qualities of normal structures but in all reconstructive procedures as well.

Version: NCCU Provider Taxonomy Version 18.0

Related Taxonomy Codes

Taxonomy Code Taxonomy Clasification Taxonomy Specialization
2082S0099X Plastic Surgery Plastic Surgery Within the Head and Neck
2082S0105X Plastic Surgery Surgery of the Hand

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