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Edward J. Ricciardelli MD

1717 shipyard blvd, Wilmington, N.C., 28403 | (910) 794-5355

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $161 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 2 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,701
Rank: 1st
out of 98 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
7,890
Rank: 1st
out of 98 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
4.6 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 2.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$320K
Rank: 2nd
out of 98 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$188 This Provider
Avg $161

Office Visits

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Top Billing

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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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Edward J. Ricciardelli
Average for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Providers in North Carolina

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, from Jan. 2012 to June 2013.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 25 different services in 2012
CATEGORY
Description of Service
Times Performed (or Units) This Service's Rank Patients Unique Visits
Per Patient
Billed to Medicare Payments from Medicare
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 2-14 skin growths

Service Code: 17003
Performed in an office
2,798
times performed,
35% of his services

1st 3rd

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

524
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$19,586an average of $7 per time performed $13,990
an average of $5 per time performed
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
2,225
times performed,
28% of his services

2nd 2nd

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

1,447
patients got this service, 85% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$149,075an average of $67 per time performed $97,900
an average of $44 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
1,028
times performed,
13% of his services

3rd 7th

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

742
patients got this service, 44% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$81,212an average of $79 per time performed $46,260
an average of $45 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of up to 14 skin growths

Service Code: 17110
Performed in an office
410
times performed,
5% of his services

4th Alert

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

364
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$42,640an average of $104 per time performed $31,980
an average of $78 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
339
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 8th

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

299
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$33,222an average of $98 per time performed $23,730
an average of $70 per time performed
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
212
times performed,
3% of his services

6th 1st

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

167
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$8,904an average of $42 per time performed $5,936
an average of $28 per time performed
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
155
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 12th

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

153
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$15,965an average of $103 per time performed $11,935
an average of $77 per time performed
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
108
times performed,
1% of his services

8th 5th

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

108
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,340an average of $105 per time performed $6,588
an average of $61 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of the scalp, un... +

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of the scalp, underarms, trunk, arms, and/or legs ×

Service Code: 12032
Performed in an office
94
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 22nd

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

83
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$27,448an average of $292 per time performed $15,228
an average of $162 per time performed
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
78
times performed,
0.99% of his services

10th 6th

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

78
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,616an average of $72 per time performed $3,432
an average of $44 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of each additional growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11101
Performed in an office
74
times performed,
0.94% of his services

11th 13th

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

54
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,590an average of $35 per time performed $1,776
an average of $24 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of excessive skin and fat of upper eyelid

Service Code: 15823
Performed in a facility
47
times performed,
0.6% of his services

12th Alert

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

29
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$33,135an average of $705 per time performed $17,813
an average of $379 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) ... +

Destruction of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 17282
Performed in an office
43
times performed,
0.54% of his services

13th Alert

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

39
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$8,342an average of $194 per time performed $5,633
an average of $131 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 15 or more skin growths

Service Code: 17004
Performed in an office
39
times performed,
0.49% of his services

14th Alert

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

35
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,513an average of $167 per time performed $4,173
an average of $107 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of malignant growth (over 4.0 centimeters) of the... +

Removal of malignant growth (over 4.0 centimeters) of the trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 11606
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
0.47% of his services

15th Alert

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

37
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$15,207an average of $411 per time performed $12,173
an average of $329 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) ... +

Destruction of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 17262
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.37% of his services

16th Alert

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

28
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,727an average of $163 per time performed $3,306
an average of $114 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of growth (2.1 to 3.0 centimeters) of the trunk, ... +

Removal of growth (2.1 to 3.0 centimeters) of the trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 11403
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.35% of his services

17th Alert

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

20
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,844an average of $173 per time performed $1,932
an average of $69 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of skin and tissue first 20 sq cm or less

Service Code: 11042
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.34% of his services

18th Alert

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

18
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,133an average of $79 per time performed $1,593
an average of $59 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of up to and including 15 skin tags

Service Code: 11200
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.32% of his services

19th Alert

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

25
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,975an average of $79 per time performed $1,200
an average of $48 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of malignant growth (3.1 to 4 centimeters) of the... +

Removal of malignant growth (3.1 to 4 centimeters) of the trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 11604
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.3% of his services

20th Alert

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

24
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,864an average of $286 per time performed $5,064
an average of $211 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) ... +

Destruction of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of scalp, neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 17272
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.23% of his services

21st Alert

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

18
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,168an average of $176 per time performed $2,142
an average of $119 per time performed
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Biopsy of ear

Service Code: 69100
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.22% of his services

22nd Alert

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

16
patients got this service, 0.94% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,530an average of $90 per time performed $1,003
an average of $59 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.6 to 5.0 centimeters) of face, ears, e... +

Repair of wound (2.6 to 5.0 centimeters) of face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, and/or mouth ×

Service Code: 12052
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.16% of his services

23rd 43rd

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

12
patients got this service, 0.71% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,783an average of $291 per time performed $2,678
an average of $206 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of neck, hands, ... +

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of neck, hands, feet, and/or genitals ×

Service Code: 12042
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.14% of his services

24th Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 0.65% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,300an average of $300 per time performed $1,353
an average of $123 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Drainage of abscess

Service Code: 10060
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.14% of his services

25th Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 0.65% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,144an average of $104 per time performed $869
an average of $79 per time performed

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.

Notes: This provider has a self-reported specialty of "Plastic Surgery." In some cases the self-reported specialty may differ from the specialty listed above, which comes from Medicare. Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients.

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