Treatment Tracker

The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $770 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 55 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
369
Rank: 6th
out of 171 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
84,285
Rank: 6th
out of 171 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
228.4 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 55
Total Paid
by Medicare
$936K
Rank: 5th
out of 171 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$2,537 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $770

Note: About 81% of this provider’s Medicare payments were for drugs administered in his office.
This is intended to reimburse the provider for purchasing the drugs, plus an additional percentage for overhead.

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.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 144 different services in 2015
(103 were redacted as they were performed on less than 11 patients)

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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, darbepoetin alfa, 1 microgram (non-esrd use)

Service Code: J0881
Performed in an office
23,455
times performed,
28% of his services

1st 1st

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

21
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
9.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$266,683.35an average of $11.37 per time performed $72,241.40
an average of $3.08 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, iron sucrose, 1 mg

Service Code: J1756
Performed in an office
12,700
times performed,
15% of his services

2nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

17
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
4.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$32,512.00an average of $2.56 per time performed $2,413.00
an average of $0.19 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, denosumab, 1 mg

Service Code: J0897
Performed in an office
4,860
times performed,
6% of his services

3rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

23
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$214,471.80an average of $44.13 per time performed $56,376.00
an average of $11.60 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
1,024
times performed,
1% of his services

4th 4th

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

11
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
7.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$399.36an average of $0.39 per time performed $112.64
an average of $0.11 per time performed
medical
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample +

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample ×

Service Code: 36415
Performed in an office
571
times performed,
0.68% of his services

5th 9th

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

201
patients got this service, 54% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.6)
$14,246.45an average of $24.95 per time performed $1,673.03
an average of $2.93 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, p... +

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, platelets), automated test ×

Service Code: 85027
Performed in an office
499
times performed,
0.59% of his services

6th 39th

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

180
patients got this service, 49% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$21,686.54an average of $43.46 per time performed $4,276.43
an average of $8.57 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
468
times performed,
0.56% of his services

7th 15th

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

178
patients got this service, 48% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.2)
$33,611.76an average of $71.82 per time performed $5,962.32
an average of $12.74 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
409
times performed,
0.49% of his services

8th 12th

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

198
patients got this service, 54% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$115,108.96an average of $281.44 per time performed $31,358.03
an average of $76.67 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
303
times performed,
0.36% of his services

9th 24th

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

33
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
7.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$19,831.35an average of $65.45 per time performed $6,035.76
an average of $19.92 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection of different drug or substance into a vein for ... +

Injection of different drug or substance into a vein for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96375
Performed in an office
294
times performed,
0.35% of his services

10th 16th

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

37
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
5.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$17,043.18an average of $57.97 per time performed $5,165.58
an average of $17.57 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein up to 1 hour

Service Code: 96413
Performed in an office
216
times performed,
0.26% of his services

11th 17th

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

33
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
6.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$75,129.12an average of $347.82 per time performed $23,109.84
an average of $106.99 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, ondansetron hydrochloride, per 1 mg

Service Code: J2405
Performed in an office
200
times performed,
0.24% of his services

12th 22nd

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

16
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$60.00an average of $0.30 per time performed $12.00
an average of $0.06 per time performed
drug

Injection, zoledronic acid, 1 mg

Service Code: J3489
Performed in an office
195
times performed,
0.23% of his services

13th 25th

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

39
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$63,519.30an average of $325.74 per time performed $5,079.75
an average of $26.05 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Microscopic examination for white blood cells with manual... +

Microscopic examination for white blood cells with manual cell count ×

Service Code: 85007
Performed in an office
186
times performed,
0.22% of his services

14th 65th

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

48
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
3.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.3)
$3,636.30an average of $19.55 per time performed $846.30
an average of $4.55 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, p... +

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, platelets), automated test ×

Service Code: 85025
Performed in an office
179
times performed,
0.21% of his services

15th 10th

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

77
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4)
$7,188.64an average of $40.16 per time performed $1,849.07
an average of $10.33 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection of drug or substance into a vein for therapy, d... +

Injection of drug or substance into a vein for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96374
Performed in an office
155
times performed,
0.18% of his services

16th 80th

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

82
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$22,754.00an average of $146.80 per time performed $6,829.30
an average of $44.06 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Hydration infusion into a vein 31 minutes to 1 hour

Service Code: 96360
Performed in an office
151
times performed,
0.18% of his services

17th 69th

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

49
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$22,449.17an average of $148.67 per time performed $6,817.65
an average of $45.15 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Lactate dehydrogenase (enzyme) level

Service Code: 83615
Performed in an office
148
times performed,
0.18% of his services

18th 29th

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

75
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$4,592.44an average of $31.03 per time performed $651.20
an average of $4.40 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

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

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 40 minutes ×

Service Code: 99215
Performed in an office
132
times performed,
0.16% of his services

19th 23rd

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

75
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$49,738.92an average of $376.81 per time performed $13,852.08
an average of $104.94 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Hydration infusion into a vein

Service Code: 96361
Performed in an office
114
times performed,
0.14% of his services

20th 40th

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

33
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$4,476.78an average of $39.27 per time performed $1,341.78
an average of $11.77 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Ferritin (blood protein) level

Service Code: 82728
Performed in an office
108
times performed,
0.13% of his services

21st 41st

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

53
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$7,533.00an average of $69.75 per time performed $1,904.04
an average of $17.63 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Non-hormonal anti-neoplastic chemotherapy beneath the ski... +

Non-hormonal anti-neoplastic chemotherapy beneath the skin or into muscle ×

Service Code: 96401
Performed in an office
92
times performed,
0.11% of his services

22nd 75th

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

28
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
3.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$17,720.12an average of $192.61 per time performed $5,451.92
an average of $59.26 per time performed
medical
DRUGS

Unclassified drugs

Service Code: J3490
Performed in an office
92
times performed,
0.11% of his services

23rd 63rd

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

21
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
4.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$569.48an average of $6.19 per time performed $320.16
an average of $3.48 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein

Service Code: 96415
Performed in an office
85
times performed,
0.1% of his services

24th 34th

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

17
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
3.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$6,199.05an average of $72.93 per time performed $1,899.75
an average of $22.35 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosi... +

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosis up to 1 hour ×

Service Code: 96365
Performed in an office
79
times performed,
0.09% of his services

25th 31st

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

32
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$14,182.08an average of $179.52 per time performed $4,304.71
an average of $54.49 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, ketorolac tromethamine, per 15 mg

Service Code: J1885
Performed in an office
61
times performed,
0.07% of his services

26th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

14
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$73.20an average of $1.20 per time performed $28.06
an average of $0.46 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Irrigation of implanted venous access drug delivery device +

Irrigation of implanted venous access drug delivery device ×

Service Code: 96523
Performed in an office
55
times performed,
0.07% of his services

27th 76th

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

13
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
4.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$3,548.60an average of $64.52 per time performed $1,052.70
an average of $19.14 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, diphenhydramine hcl, up to 50 mg

Service Code: J1200
Performed in an office
48
times performed,
0.06% of his services

28th 38th

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

11
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
4.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$100.80an average of $2.10 per time performed $21.12
an average of $0.44 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Psa (prostate specific antigen) measurement

Service Code: 84153
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
0.06% of his services

29th 54th

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

13
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
3.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.3)
$4,272.77an average of $90.91 per time performed $1,152.91
an average of $24.53 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

5% dextrose/water (500 ml = 1 unit)

Service Code: J7060
Performed in an office
45
times performed,
0.05% of his services

30th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

16
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$149.85an average of $3.33 per time performed $51.30
an average of $1.14 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 6... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 60 minutes ×

Service Code: 99205
Performed in an office
43
times performed,
0.05% of his services

31st 59th

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

43
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$23,238.49an average of $540.43 per time performed $6,721.76
an average of $156.32 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Cyanocobalamin (vitamin b-12) level

Service Code: 82607
Performed in an office
39
times performed,
0.05% of his services

32nd 83rd

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

32
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,031.47an average of $77.73 per time performed $783.90
an average of $20.10 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Iron level

Service Code: 83540
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
0.04% of his services

33rd 47th

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

27
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$1,126.08an average of $33.12 per time performed $293.42
an average of $8.63 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Iron binding capacity

Service Code: 83550
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
0.04% of his services

34th 48th

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

27
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$1,520.82an average of $44.73 per time performed $396.44
an average of $11.66 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Red blood count, automated test

Service Code: 85045
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.04% of his services

35th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

26
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$685.76an average of $21.43 per time performed $170.56
an average of $5.33 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
0.04% of his services

36th 84th

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

31
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,129.95an average of $36.45 per time performed $779.03
an average of $25.13 per time performed
drug
MEDICINE

Vaccine for influenza for injection into muscle

Service Code: 90662
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.03% of his services

37th 96th

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

29
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,387.07an average of $47.83 per time performed $1,029.21
an average of $35.49 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
28
times performed,
0.03% of his services

38th 20th

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

22
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$5,340.72an average of $190.74 per time performed $1,444.80
an average of $51.60 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Folic acid level

Service Code: 82746
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.02% of his services

39th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

21
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,606.71an average of $76.51 per time performed $411.81
an average of $19.61 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 4... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 45 minutes ×

Service Code: 99204
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.02% of his services

40th 74th

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

15
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,507.60an average of $433.84 per time performed $1,793.40
an average of $119.56 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope +

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope ×

Service Code: 81001
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.02% of his services

41st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$315.90an average of $24.30 per time performed $52.13
an average of $4.01 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.

Suresh Devineni
Average for Hematology & Oncology Providers in Minnesota

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 2015 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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