Taxonomy Code 235Z00000X
Speech-Language Pathologist

Taxonomy Code Details

Taxonomy Code235Z00000X
Grouping:Speech, Language and Hearing Service Providers
Classification:Speech-Language Pathologist
Code Level:Level II - Classification
Definition:The speech-language pathologist is the professional who engages in clinical services, prevention, advocacy, education, administration, and research in the areas of communication and swallowing across the life span from infancy through geriatrics. Speech-language pathologists address typical and atypical impairments and disorders related to communication and swallowing in the areas of speech sound production, resonance, voice, fluency, language (comprehension and expression), cognition, and feeding and swallowing.
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15 - Speech Language Pathologist
Notes:Scope of Practice in Speech-Language Pathology, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2013.
Version:NUCC Provider Taxonomy Version 24.0
Last Updated:January 01, 2024
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100% Individuals
0% Organizations
96% Female
4% Male
100% Individual Providers (185265)0% Medical Organizations (20,273)96% Female Providers (178243)4% Male Providers (7022)

The code 235Z00000X is the health care provider taxonomy code for speech-language pathologist grouped under speech, language and hearing service providers. NPI records indicate a total of 205,538 registered providers whose primary or secondary taxonomy code is speech-language pathologist of which 178,243 are registered as females, 7,022 registered as males and 20,273 are organizations.

235Z00000X 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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