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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $357 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 6 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
772
Rank: 40th
out of 323 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
4,731
Rank: 60th
out of 323 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
6.1 This Provider
Avg 5.8
Total Paid
by Medicare
$146K
Rank: 154th
out of 323 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$189 This Provider
Avg $357

How This Provider’s Patients Compare

Doctors often say their patients are sicker or more complex than those of their peers. The measure displayed below, used by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, takes into account patients’ characteristics to estimate whether they are expected to have above-average Medicare spending. It considers patients’ age, sex, diagnoses from the past year and other factors. This provider’s score below takes into account all of his Part B patients.

Who Patients See Before and After This Provider

Providers often refer their patients to a small network of other providers and organizations. Here’s who patients saw the most patients within 30 days before or after this provider in 2014.

Patients saw before

STUART KRAMER MD

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 102 different services in 2014
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Drug Services
Medical Services
CATEGORY
Description of Service
Times Performed (or Units) This Service's Rank Patients Unique Visits
Per Patient
Billed to Medicare Payments from Medicare
drug
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
1,177
times performed,
25% of his services

1st 19th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

216
patients got this service, 28% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$5,885an average of $5 per time performed $118
an average of $0 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in an office
1,073
times performed,
23% of his services

2nd 1st

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

549
patients got this service, 71% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$108,373an average of $101 per time performed $54,562
an average of $51 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, di... +

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
207
times performed,
4% of his services

3rd 70th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

155
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$10,764an average of $52 per time performed $3,668
an average of $18 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 80 mg

Service Code: J1040
Performed in an office
168
times performed,
4% of his services

4th 34th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

128
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$4,368an average of $26 per time performed $729
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 3... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 30 minutes ×

Service Code: 99203
Performed in an office
164
times performed,
3% of his services

5th 8th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

164
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$26,970an average of $164 per time performed $10,376
an average of $63 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule +

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule ×

Service Code: 20610
Performed in an office
156
times performed,
3% of his services

6th 4th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

107
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$29,796an average of $191 per time performed $6,546
an average of $42 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of ribs of one side of body, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73510
Performed in an office
129
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 16th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

95
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$14,577an average of $113 per time performed $3,104
an average of $24 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Bone density measurement using dedicated x-ray machine

Service Code: 77080
Performed in an office
99
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 67th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

99
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$32,571an average of $329 per time performed $4,653
an average of $47 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 5 minutes ×

Service Code: 99211
Performed in an office
98
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 102nd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

98
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,900an average of $50 per time performed $1,167
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 1 or 2 views

Service Code: 73560
Performed in an office
98
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 12th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

67
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$9,800an average of $100 per time performed $2,018
an average of $21 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of shoulder, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73030
Performed in an office
93
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 13th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

61
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$11,067an average of $119 per time performed $1,943
an average of $21 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of ankle, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73610
Performed in an office
75
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 29th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

39
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$9,825an average of $131 per time performed $1,804
an average of $24 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99214
Performed in an office
70
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 5th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

67
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$10,762an average of $154 per time performed $4,803
an average of $69 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of lower and sacral spine, 2 or 3 views

Service Code: 72100
Performed in an office
70
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 20th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

65
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$8,680an average of $124 per time performed $1,721
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 4 or more views

Service Code: 73564
Performed in an office
61
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 21st

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

59
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$8,357an average of $137 per time performed $1,918
an average of $31 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of foot, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73630
Performed in an office
61
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 33rd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

42
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$6,344an average of $104 per time performed $1,285
an average of $21 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99223
Performed in a facility
28
times performed,
0.59% of his services

17th 65th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

28
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,764an average of $313 per time performed $4,234
an average of $151 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of pelvis, 1 or 2 views

Service Code: 72170
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.47% of his services

18th 15th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,332an average of $106 per time performed $301
an average of $14 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of fingers, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73140
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.42% of his services

19th 89th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,700an average of $85 per time performed $447
an average of $22 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of wrist, 2 views

Service Code: 73100
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.4% of his services

20th 58th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$1,748an average of $92 per time performed $331
an average of $17 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 3 views

Service Code: 73562
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.38% of his services

21st 10th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,124an average of $118 per time performed $528
an average of $29 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of upper spine, 4 or 5 views

Service Code: 72050
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.36% of his services

22nd 88th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,975an average of $175 per time performed $573
an average of $34 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of wrist, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73110
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.36% of his services

23rd 38th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$1,887an average of $111 per time performed $452
an average of $27 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of middle spine, 3 views

Service Code: 72070
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.32% of his services

24th 135th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,905an average of $127 per time performed $370
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of thigh, 2 views

Service Code: 73550
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.32% of his services

25th 53rd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$1,605an average of $107 per time performed $239
an average of $16 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of both hips minimum 2 views

Service Code: 73520
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.27% of his services

26th 66th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,859an average of $143 per time performed $403
an average of $31 per time performed

Office Visits

Medicare reimburses office visits using a five-point scale, with five being the most intensive and costly. The chart below shows what percentage of this provider’s office visits were reimbursed at each level. A higher than average proportion of costly visits is not necessarily an indication of a problem, but it may be worth asking about.

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Stuart J Kramer
Average for Orthopaedic Surgery Providers in Virginia

Notes: Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients. The contact information listed above is the most current we have for this provider. The services listed on this page may have been delivered at a previous address or as part of a different practice.

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Sources: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, National Plan and Provider Enumeration System, American Medical Association

Services that begin with a letter come from CMS. All other codes and descriptions of the medical procedures are from the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code set, copyright 2013 American Medical Association. All rights reserved. Where practical, AMA’s consumer friendly translation of the CPT descriptor was used. ProPublica has received permission from the AMA to use these codes on this site.

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