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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $165 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,235
Rank: 2nd
out of 27 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
6,561
Rank: 1st
out of 27 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
5.3 This Provider
Avg 3.9
Total Paid
by Medicare
$272K
Rank: 1st
out of 27 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$220 This Provider
Avg $165

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

THOMAS CURD DPM

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 64 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
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
3,121
times performed,
48% of his services

1st 1st

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

1,041
patients got this service, 84% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$249,680an average of $80 per time performed $150,120
an average of $48 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specif... +

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specified, 10 mg ×

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
928
times performed,
14% of his services

2nd 10th

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

125
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$11,099an average of $12 per time performed $1,216
an average of $1 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
501
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd 19th

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

136
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$3,507an average of $7 per time performed $50
an average of $0 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of skin and tissue first 20 sq cm or less

Service Code: 11042
Performed in an office
278
times performed,
4% of his services

4th 13th

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

52
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
5.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.4)
$46,148an average of $166 per time performed $22,387
an average of $81 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
239
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 6th

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

239
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$32,265an average of $135 per time performed $15,891
an average of $66 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of foot, 2 views

Service Code: 73620
Performed in an office
236
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 7th

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

145
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$18,408an average of $78 per time performed $4,283
an average of $18 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of foot, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73630
Performed in an office
154
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 8th

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

121
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$14,630an average of $95 per time performed $3,123
an average of $20 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Trimming of dystrophic nails, any number

Service Code: G0127
Performed in an office
118
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 3rd

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

44
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$2,410an average of $20 per time performed $893
an average of $8 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

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

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

Service Code: 20605
Performed in an office
111
times performed,
2% of his services

9th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in NC perform this service

65
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$8,547an average of $77 per time performed $3,571
an average of $32 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injections of tendon sheath, ligament, or muscle membrane +

Injections of tendon sheath, ligament, or muscle membrane ×

Service Code: 20550
Performed in an office
88
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 21st

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

50
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$8,360an average of $95 per time performed $3,107
an average of $35 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Removal of tissue from wounds per session

Service Code: 97597
Performed in an office
84
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 15th

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

45
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$6,806an average of $81 per time performed $4,313
an average of $51 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Separation of nail plate from nail bed

Service Code: 11730
Performed in an office
72
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 16th

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

67
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$8,064an average of $112 per time performed $4,895
an average of $68 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of 2 to 4 thickened skin growths

Service Code: 11056
Performed in an office
66
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 4th

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

28
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$4,606an average of $70 per time performed $2,282
an average of $35 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Follow-up physician evaluation and management of a diabet... +

Follow-up physician evaluation and management of a diabetic patient with diabetic sensory neuropathy resulting in a loss of protective sensation (lops) to include at least the following: (1) a patient history, (2) a physical examination that includes: (a) ×

Service Code: G0246
Performed in an office
50
times performed,
0.76% of his services

14th 28th

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

32
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,120an average of $42 per time performed $1,270
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Routine foot care by a physician of a diabetic patient wi... +

Routine foot care by a physician of a diabetic patient with diabetic sensory neuropathy resulting in a loss of protective sensation (lops) to include, the local care of superficial wounds (i.e. superficial to muscle and fascia) and at least the following i ×

Service Code: G0247
Performed in an office
50
times performed,
0.76% of his services

15th 26th

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

32
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$3,473an average of $69 per time performed $2,429
an average of $49 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of more than 4 thickened skin growths

Service Code: 11057
Performed in an office
50
times performed,
0.76% of his services

16th 23rd

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$3,250an average of $65 per time performed $2,150
an average of $43 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Correction of toe joint deformity

Service Code: 28285
Performed in a facility
45
times performed,
0.69% of his services

17th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in NC perform this service

24
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$30,375an average of $675 per time performed $8,033
an average of $179 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

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

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99212
Performed in an office
39
times performed,
0.59% of his services

18th 5th

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

26
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$2,340an average of $60 per time performed $1,117
an average of $29 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 2... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 20 minutes ×

Service Code: 99202
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
0.55% of his services

19th 9th

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

36
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,780an average of $105 per time performed $1,665
an average of $46 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of nail

Service Code: 11750
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
0.52% of his services

20th 18th

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

29
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$15,538an average of $457 per time performed $5,178
an average of $152 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Incision to straighten toe bone

Service Code: 28308
Performed in a facility
30
times performed,
0.46% of his services

21st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in NC perform this service

22
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$27,860an average of $929 per time performed $4,157
an average of $139 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Incision of joint capsule of foot and toe

Service Code: 28270
Performed in a facility
25
times performed,
0.38% of his services

22nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in NC perform this service

17
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$15,000an average of $600 per time performed $3,044
an average of $122 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of anesthetic agent, other peripheral nerve or ... +

Injection of anesthetic agent, other peripheral nerve or branch ×

Service Code: 64450
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.27% of his services

23rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in NC perform this service

12
patients got this service, 0.97% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,520an average of $140 per time performed $1,008
an average of $56 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of ankle, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73610
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.26% of his services

24th 32nd

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

17
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,700an average of $100 per time performed $378
an average of $22 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of ankle, 2 views

Service Code: 73600
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.2% of his services

25th 35th

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

12
patients got this service, 0.97% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,014an average of $78 per time performed $233
an average of $18 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.

Hover over each slice to see percentage breakdown.

Thomas Eugene Curd
Average for Podiatrist, Primary Podiatric Medicine Providers in North Carolina

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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