Technician/Technologist providers as a group are made up primarily of business entities and/or provider groups. Generally, the Technician/Technologist specialty is fairly evenly split between males and females with 41% of providers reporting their gender as male and 58% reporting as female. People living in New York, Texas, Pennsylvania, Illinois, and California enjoy living in one of the 5 most popular states/territories where Technician/Technologist providers practice. In all, there are 335 registered Technician/Technologist providers in the United States with over 68 of those located in New York alone while around 27 chose to practice in Texas.
Technician/Technologist providers have been assigned the 156F00000X taxonomy code in the NPI registry, which is a Level II Classification. Click here for more information about medical specialty types.
Overall, Technician/Technologist specialists practice in 45 different states/territories and can be categorized into 9 different Technician/Technologist sub-specialties: Contact Lens, Contact Lens Fitter, Ocularist, Ophthalmic, Ophthalmic Assistant, Optician, Optometric Assistant, Optometric Technician, and Orthoptist.