Taxonomy Code Details
|Grouping:||Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians|
|Code Level:||Level III - Area of Specialization|
|Definition:||A Radiology doctor of Osteopathy that specializes in Diagnostic Ultrasound.|
|Notes:||Source: National Uniform Claim Committee, 2008 [7/1/2008: definiton added, source added] Additional Resources: The American Osteopathic Board of Radiology no longer offers a certificate in this specialty. [Note: In medical practice, Diagnostic Ultrasound is part of the scope of training and practice of a Diagnostic Radiologists - see Taxonomy Code 2085R0202X.]|
|Version:||NCCU Provider Taxonomy Version 23.0|
|Last Updated:||January 01, 2023|
The code 2085U0001X is the health care provider taxonomy code for radiology grouped under allopathic & osteopathic physicians with a specialization in diagnostic ultrasound. NPI records indicate a total of 3,154 registered providers whose primary or secondary taxonomy code is diagnostic ultrasound of which 452 are registered as females, 1,322 registered as males and 1,380 are organizations.
2085U0001X 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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|2085H0002X||Radiology||Hospice and Palliative Medicine|
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Diagnostic Ultrasound Health Care Providers by State
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