- List of Level II Taxonomy Codes
- Neurological Surgery
|Grouping||Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians|
|Level||Level II - Classification|
|Definition||A neurological surgeon provides the operative and non-operative management (i.e., prevention, diagnosis, evaluation, treatment, critical care, and rehabilitation) of disorders of the central, peripheral, and autonomic nervous systems, including their supporting structures and vascular supply; the evaluation and treatment of pathological processes which modify function or activity of the nervous system; and the operative and non-operative management of pain. A neurological surgeon treats patients with disorders of the nervous system; disorders of the brain, meninges, skull, and their blood supply, including the extracranial carotid and vertebral arteries; disorders of the pituitary gland; disorders of the spinal cord, meninges, and vertebral column, including those which may require treatment by spinal fusion or instrumentation; and disorders of the cranial and spinal nerves throughout their distribution.|
|Medicare Specialty Code Medicare Specialty Code Crosswalk|
Health care providers and suppliers who are eligible to enroll in Medicare can use this crosswalk that links the taxonomy code with its appropriate medicare specialty code.
|14 - Physician/Neurosurgery|
|Notes||Source: American Board of Medical Specialties, 2007. www.abms.org [7/1/2007: definiton added, source added] Additional Resources: American Board of Neurological Surgery, 2007. http://www.abns.org/. Board certification for Medical Doctors (MDs) is provided by the American Board of Neurological Surgery.|
|Version||NCCU Provider Taxonomy Version 21.0 - January 2021|
The code 207T00000X is the health care provider taxonomy code for neurological surgery grouped under allopathic & osteopathic physicians. NPI records indicate a total of 13,453 registered providers whose primary or secondary taxonomy code is neurological surgery of which 1,096 are registered as females, 8,733 registered as males and 3,624 are organizations.
207T00000X is a level II taxonomy code "classification" used to specify 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.
Neurological Surgery Health Care Providers by State
|202C00000X||Independent Medical Examiner|
|204C00000X||Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, Sports Medicine|
|204D00000X||Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine & OMM|
|204E00000X||Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery|
|207K00000X||Allergy & Immunology|
|207KA0200X||Allergy & Immunology||Allergy|
|207KI0005X||Allergy & Immunology||Clinical & Laboratory Immunology|
|207LC0200X||Anesthesiology||Critical Care Medicine|
|207LH0002X||Anesthesiology||Hospice and Palliative Medicine|
|207NI0002X||Dermatology||Clinical & Laboratory Dermatological Immunology|
The Health Care Providers Taxonomy Code dataset is © Copyright 2020 of the American Medical Association. The code set is designed for use in electronic health care transactions mandated under HIPAA.
The taxonomy codes are unique alphanumeric codes, ten characters in length. The codes are divided into three distinct "levels": Provider Grouping, Classification, and Area of Specialization. The code set levels are organized to allow navigating down from generic classification to a provider's most specific level of specialization.
The National Uniform Claim Committee (NUCC) maintains the taxonomy code set. For additional information visit nucc.org