Taxonomy Code 207ZP0101X
Pathology Anatomic Pathology

Taxonomy Code Details

Taxonomy Code
Grouping:Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
Specialization:Anatomic Pathology
Code Level:Level III - Area of Specialization
Definition:A pathologist deals with the causes and nature of disease and contributes to diagnosis, prognosis and treatment through knowledge gained by the laboratory application of the biologic, chemical and physical sciences. A pathologist uses information gathered from the microscopic examination of tissue specimens, cells and body fluids, and from clinical laboratory tests on body fluids and secretions for the diagnosis, exclusion and monitoring of disease.
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22 - Physician/Pathology
Notes:Source: American Board of Medical Specialties, 2007. [7/1/2007: definition added, source added, 7/1/2009: defintion reformatted; 7/1/2011: modified source]

Additional Resources: American Board of Pathology, 2007. American Osteopathic Board of Pathology, 2007.

Board certification for Medical Doctors (MDs) is provided by the American Board of Pathology (note: this taxonomy code identifies the anatomic pathology only route). To acknowledge the diverse activities in the practice of pathology and to accommodate the interests of individuals wanting to enter the field, the ABP offers primary certification through the following three routes: combined anatomic pathology and clinical pathology, anatomic pathology only and clinical pathology only. Primary certification in anatomic pathology or clinical pathology may be combined with some of the subspecialty certifications.
Version:NCCU Provider Taxonomy Version 23.0
Last Updated:January 01, 2023
91% Individuals
9% Organizations
38% Female
53% Male
91% Individual Providers (3745)9% Medical Organizations (372)38% Female Providers (1577)53% Male Providers (2168)

The code 207ZP0101X is the health care provider taxonomy code for pathology grouped under allopathic & osteopathic physicians with a specialization in anatomic pathology. NPI records indicate a total of 4,117 registered providers whose primary or secondary taxonomy code is anatomic pathology of which 1,577 are registered as females, 2,168 registered as males and 372 are organizations.

207ZP0101X is a Level III - Area of Specialization taxonomy code used to describe a health care provider that chooses to pracice specific services. For instance, the area of specialization of Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians providers is determined by the Subspecialty Certificates issued by the different national boards. 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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