Taxonomy Code 207L00000X
Anesthesiology

Taxonomy Code Details

Taxonomy Code207L00000X
Grouping:Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
Classification:Anesthesiology
Code Level:Level II - Classification
Definition:An anesthesiologist is trained to provide pain relief and maintenance, or restoration, of a stable condition during and immediately following an operation or an obstetric or diagnostic procedure. The anesthesiologist assesses the risk of the patient undergoing surgery and optimizes the patient's condition prior to, during and after surgery. In addition to these management responsibilities, the anesthesiologist provides medical management and consultation in pain management and critical care medicine. Anesthesiologists diagnose and treat acute, long-standing and cancer pain problems; diagnose and treat patients with critical illnesses or severe injuries; direct resuscitation in the care of patients with cardiac or respiratory emergencies, including the need for artificial ventilation; and supervise post-anesthesia recovery.
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05 - Physician/Anesthesiology
Notes:Source: American Board of Medical Specialties, 2007. www.abms.org [7/1/2007: added definition, added source; 7/1/2011: modified source]

Additional Resources: American Board of Anesthesiology, 2007. http://www.theaba.org/; American Osteopathic Board of Anesthesiology, 2007, http://www.osteopathic.org/certification

Board certification for Medical Doctors (MDs) is provided by the American Board of Anesthesiology. Board certification for Doctors of Osteopathy (DOs) is provided by the American Osteopathic Board of Anesthesiology.
Version:NUCC Provider Taxonomy Version 24.0
Last Updated:January 01, 2024
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100% Individuals
0% Organizations
29% Female
71% Male
100% Individual Providers (72266)0% Medical Organizations (13,393)29% Female Providers (20683)71% Male Providers (51583)

The code 207L00000X is the health care provider taxonomy code for anesthesiology grouped under allopathic & osteopathic physicians. NPI records indicate a total of 85,659 registered providers whose primary or secondary taxonomy code is anesthesiology of which 20,683 are registered as females, 51,583 registered as males and 13,393 are organizations.

207L00000X is a Level II - Classification taxonomy code used to describe a health care provider service or occupation related to the Provider Grouping. Taxonomy codes are self-selected by the health care provider. Their specialty is defined based on their education level and training. Taxonomy codes do not specify the actual services rendered by the health care provider.


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