Taxonomy Code Details
|Grouping:||Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians|
|Code Level:||Level III - Area of Specialization|
|Definition:||Trauma surgery is a recognized subspecialty of general surgery. Trauma surgeons are physicians who have completed a five-year general surgery residency and usually continue with a one to two year fellowship in trauma and/or surgical critical care, typically leading to additional board certification in surgical critical care. There is no trauma surgery board certification at this point. To obtain board certification in surgical critical care, a fellowship in surgical critical care or anesthesiology critical care must be completed during or after general surgery residency.|
|Medicare Specialty Code: Medicare Specialty Code Crosswalk|
Health care providers and suppliers who are eligible to enroll in Medicare can use this crosswalk that links the taxonomy code with its appropriate medicare specialty code.
|02 - Physician/General Surgery|
|Notes:||Source: American Board of Surgery, 2007 [1/1/2008: definition added, source added] Additional Resources: http://www.absurgery.org/.|
|Version:||NUCC Provider Taxonomy Version 23.1|
|Last Updated:||July 31, 2023|
The code 2086S0127X is the health care provider taxonomy code for surgery grouped under allopathic & osteopathic physicians with a specialization in trauma surgery. NPI records indicate a total of 2,992 registered providers whose primary or secondary taxonomy code is trauma surgery of which 681 are registered as females, 1,793 registered as males and 518 are organizations.
2086S0127X 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.
Similar Taxonomy Codes
|2086H0002X||Surgery||Hospice and Palliative Medicine|
|2086S0102X||Surgery||Surgical Critical Care|
|2086S0105X||Surgery||Surgery of the Hand|
|2086S0122X||Surgery||Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery|
Trauma Surgery Health Care Providers by State
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