Taxonomy Code 208000000X
Pediatrics

Taxonomy Code Details

Taxonomy Code208000000X
Grouping:Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
Classification:Pediatrics
Code Level:Level II - Classification
Definition:A pediatrician is concerned with the physical, emotional and social health of children from birth to young adulthood. Care encompasses a broad spectrum of health services ranging from preventive healthcare to the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic diseases. A pediatrician deals with biological, social and environmental influences on the developing child, and with the impact of disease and dysfunction on development.
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37 - Physician/Pediatric Medicine
Notes:Source: American Board of Medical Specialties, 2007. www.abms.org [7/1/2007: definition added, source added; 7/1/2011: modified source]

Additional Resources: American Board of Pediatrics, 2007. http://www.abp.org/. American Osteopathic Board of Pediatrics, 2007. http://www.osteopathic.org/certificatio

Board certification for Medical Doctors (MDs) is provided by the American Board of Pediatrics. Board certification for Doctors of Osteopathy (DOs) is provided by the American Osteopathic Board of Pediatrics.
Version:NUCC Provider Taxonomy Version 24.0
Last Updated:January 01, 2024
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100% Individuals
0% Organizations
65% Female
35% Male
100% Individual Providers (102464)0% Medical Organizations (18,133)65% Female Providers (66785)35% Male Providers (35679)

The code 208000000X is the health care provider taxonomy code for pediatrics grouped under allopathic & osteopathic physicians. NPI records indicate a total of 120,597 registered providers whose primary or secondary taxonomy code is pediatrics of which 66,785 are registered as females, 35,679 registered as males and 18,133 are organizations.

208000000X 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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