2080P0210X Taxonomy Code - Pediatrics Pediatric Nephrology

Code

2080P0210X

ClassificationPediatrics
SpecializationPediatric Nephrology
GroupingAllopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
LevelLevel III - Area of Specialization
DefinitionA pediatrician who deals with the normal and abnormal development and maturation of the kidney and urinary tract, the mechanisms by which the kidney can be damaged, the evaluation and treatment of renal diseases, fluid and electrolyte abnormalities, hypertension and renal replacement therapy.
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37 - Physician/Pediatric Medicine
NotesSource: 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/certification

Board certification for Medical Doctors (MDs) is provided by the American Board of Pediatrics. Board certification for Doctors of Osteopathy (DOs) was provided by the American Osteopathic Board of Pediatrics. The Certification is no longer offered.
VersionNCCU Provider Taxonomy Version 21.0 - January 2021

The code 2080P0210X is the health care provider taxonomy code for pediatrics grouped under allopathic & osteopathic physicians with a specialization in pediatric nephrology. NPI records indicate a total of 1,270 registered providers whose primary or secondary taxonomy code is pediatric nephrology of which 603 are registered as females, 510 registered as males and 157 are organizations.

2080P0210X is a level III taxonomy code "area of specialization" used to classify 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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