Specialist/Technologist, Other (Surgical Technologist)
Taxonomy Code 246ZS0410X

Classification: Specialist/Technologist, Other

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Surgical technologists are allied health professionals, who are an integral part of the team of medical practitioners providing surgical care to patients. Surgical technologists work under the supervision of a surgeon to facilitate the safe and effective conduct of invasive surgical procedures, ensuring that the operating room environment is safe, that equipment functions properly, and that the operative procedure is conducted under conditions that maximize patient safety. Surgical technologists possess expertise in the theory and application of sterile and aseptic technique and combine the knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures, and implementation tools and technologies to facilitate a physician's performance of invasive therapeutic and diagnostic procedures.


Association of Surgical Technologists, "Job Description: Surgical Technologist," 2014. [7/1/2014: code modified, title modified, definition added]

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Specialists/Technologists, Others (Surgical Technologist) Ratio per 10,000 Population by State

Data based on 2014 Census Population Estimates. Provider information last updated 1/26/2021

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The NPI Database was last updated on 1/26/2021 with 6,697,011 records.

Specialists/Technologists, Others (Surgical Technologist) per State with Population Ratio