Taxonomy Code 2080N0001X
Pediatrics Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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Taxonomy Code
Grouping:Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
Specialization:Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Code Level:Level III - Area of Specialization
Definition:A pediatrician who is the principal care provider for sick newborn infants. Clinical expertise is used for direct patient care and for consulting with obstetrical colleagues to plan for the care of mothers who have high-risk pregnancies.
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37 - Physician/Pediatric Medicine
Notes:Source: American Board of Medical Specialties, 2007. [7/1/2007: definition added, source added; 7/1/2011: modified source]

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

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:NCCU Provider Taxonomy Version 23.0
Last Updated:January 01, 2023
91% Individuals
9% Organizations
49% Female
42% Male
91% Individual Providers (8420)9% Medical Organizations (865)49% Female Providers (4505)42% Male Providers (3915)

The code 2080N0001X is the health care provider taxonomy code for pediatrics grouped under allopathic & osteopathic physicians with a specialization in neonatal-perinatal medicine. NPI records indicate a total of 9,285 registered providers whose primary or secondary taxonomy code is neonatal-perinatal medicine of which 4,505 are registered as females, 3,915 registered as males and 865 are organizations.

2080N0001X 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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