Urology
Taxonomy Code 208800000X

Classification: Urology

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Description

A urologist manages benign and malignant medical and surgical disorders of the genitourinary system and the adrenal gland. This specialist has comprehensive knowledge of and skills in endoscopic, percutaneous and open surgery of congenital and acquired conditions of the urinary and reproductive systems and their contiguous structures.

Notes

Source: American Board of Medical Specialties, 2007.
www.abms.org [7/1/2007: definition added, source added]

Additional Resources: American Board of Urology, 2007.
http://www.abu.org/.

Board certification for Medical Doctors (MDs) is provided by the American Board of Urology.

Additional Taxonomy Codes from Urology Classification

  • 2088F0040X Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
    A subspecialist in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery is a physician in Urology or Obstetrics and Gynecology who, by virtue of education and training, is prepared to provide consultation and comprehensive management of women with complex benign pelvic conditions, lower urinary tract disorders, and pelvic floor dysfunction. Comprehensive management includes those diagnostic and therapeutic procedures necessary for the total care of the patient with these conditions and complications resulting from them.
  • 2088P0231X Pediatric Urology
    Surgeons who can diagnose, treat, and manage children’s urinary and genital problems. A pediatric urologist devotes a minimum of 50% of his or her practice to the urologic problems of infants, children, and adolescents. Pediatric urologists generally provide the following services: the evaluation and management of voiding disorders; vesicoureteral reflux, and urinary tract infections that require surgery; surgical reconstruction of the urinary tract (kidneys, ureters, and bladder) including genital abnormalities, hypospadias, and intersex conditions; surgery for groin conditions in childhood and adolescence (undescended testes, hydrocele/hernia, varicocele).

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Urology - Urology Provider Ratio per 10,000 Population by State

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