Taxonomy Code 207R00000X
Internal Medicine

Taxonomy Code Details

Taxonomy Code207R00000X
Grouping:Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
Classification:Internal Medicine
Code Level:Level II - Classification
Definition:A physician who provides long-term, comprehensive care in the office and the hospital, managing both common and complex illness of adolescents, adults and the elderly. Internists are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, infections and diseases affecting the heart, blood, kidneys, joints and digestive, respiratory and vascular systems. They are also trained in the essentials of primary care internal medicine, which incorporates an understanding of disease prevention, wellness, substance abuse, mental health and effective treatment of common problems of the eyes, ears, skin, nervous system and reproductive organs.
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11 - Physician/Internal Medicine
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 Internal Medicine, 2007. http://www.abim.org/. American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine, 2007. http://www.osteopathic.org/certification

Board certification for Medical Doctors (MDs) is provided by the American Board of Internal Medicine. Board certification for Doctors of Osteopathy (DOs) is provided by the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine.
Version:NUCC Provider Taxonomy Version 24.0
Last Updated:January 01, 2024
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100% Individuals
0% Organizations
40% Female
60% Male
100% Individual Providers (222991)0% Medical Organizations (50,072)40% Female Providers (88584)60% Male Providers (134407)

The code 207R00000X is the health care provider taxonomy code for internal medicine grouped under allopathic & osteopathic physicians. NPI records indicate a total of 273,063 registered providers whose primary or secondary taxonomy code is internal medicine of which 88,584 are registered as females, 134,407 registered as males and 50,072 are organizations.

207R00000X 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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