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, $324 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 21 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
958
Rank: 33rd
out of 200 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
11,227
Rank: 68th
out of 200 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
11.7 This Provider
Avg 21
Total Paid
by Medicare
$307K
Rank: 39th
out of 200 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$320 This Provider
Avg $324

Note: About 31% 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 120 different services in 2015
(79 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
TEMPORARY CODES

Low osmolar contrast material, 300-399 mg/ml iodine conce... +

Low osmolar contrast material, 300-399 mg/ml iodine concentration, per ml ×

Service Code: Q9967
Performed in an office
1,800
times performed,
16% of his services

1st 2nd

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,518.00an average of $2.51 per time performed $234.00
an average of $0.13 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
1,051
times performed,
9% of his services

2nd 3rd

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

714
patients got this service, 75% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$149,515.26an average of $142.26 per time performed $49,533.63
an average of $47.13 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
613
times performed,
5% of his services

3rd 4th

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

405
patients got this service, 42% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$7,515.38an average of $12.26 per time performed $2,580.73
an average of $4.21 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Automated urinalysis test

Service Code: 81003
Performed in an office
586
times performed,
5% of his services

4th 10th

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

469
patients got this service, 49% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$4,213.34an average of $7.19 per time performed $1,758.00
an average of $3.00 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
583
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 8th

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

448
patients got this service, 47% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$5,048.78an average of $8.66 per time performed $1,714.02
an average of $2.94 per time performed
drug
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Leuprolide acetate (for depot suspension), 7.5 mg

Service Code: J9217
Performed in an office
516
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 13th

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

50
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$223,231.92an average of $432.62 per time performed $93,937.80
an average of $182.05 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Psa (prostate specific antigen) measurement

Service Code: 84153
Performed in an office
436
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 12th

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

354
patients got this service, 37% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$25,955.08an average of $59.53 per time performed $10,677.64
an average of $24.49 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Creatinine level to test for kidney function or muscle in... +

Creatinine level to test for kidney function or muscle injury ×

Service Code: 82570
Performed in an office
279
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 11th

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

232
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$5,022.00an average of $18.00 per time performed $1,925.10
an average of $6.90 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial urine culture

Service Code: 87088
Performed in an office
201
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 34th

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

139
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$5,107.41an average of $25.41 per time performed $2,148.69
an average of $10.69 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
181
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 20th

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

181
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$38,268.83an average of $211.43 per time performed $13,124.31
an average of $72.51 per time performed
medical
URINARY SYSTEM

Ultrasound measurement of bladder capacity after voiding +

Ultrasound measurement of bladder capacity after voiding ×

Service Code: 51798
Performed in an office
169
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 9th

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

129
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$7,267.00an average of $43.00 per time performed $2,110.81
an average of $12.49 per time performed
medical
URINARY SYSTEM

Diagnostic examination of the bladder and bladder canal (... +

Diagnostic examination of the bladder and bladder canal (urethra) using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 52000
Performed in an office
161
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 16th

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

138
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$80,178.00an average of $498.00 per time performed $23,423.89
an average of $145.49 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
151
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 17th

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

81
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.2)
$8,616.06an average of $57.06 per time performed $2,573.04
an average of $17.04 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial culture for aerobic isolates

Service Code: 87077
Performed in an office
147
times performed,
1% of his services

14th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

106
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,432.45an average of $23.35 per time performed $1,562.61
an average of $10.63 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Evaluation of antimicrobial drug (antibiotic, antifungal,... +

Evaluation of antimicrobial drug (antibiotic, antifungal, antiviral) ×

Service Code: 87186
Performed in an office
144
times performed,
1% of his services

15th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

105
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,935.52an average of $27.33 per time performed $1,637.28
an average of $11.37 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99231
Performed in a facility
105
times performed,
0.94% of his services

16th 33rd

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

45
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$8,715.00an average of $83.00 per time performed $3,088.05
an average of $29.41 per time performed
medical
URINARY SYSTEM

Insertion of indwelling bladder catheter

Service Code: 51702
Performed in an office
102
times performed,
0.91% of his services

17th 39th

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

29
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
3.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$22,032.00an average of $216.00 per time performed $4,923.54
an average of $48.27 per time performed
medical
URINARY SYSTEM

Bladder irrigation and/or instillation

Service Code: 51700
Performed in an office
91
times performed,
0.81% of his services

18th 32nd

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

49
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$18,041.66an average of $198.26 per time performed $5,225.22
an average of $57.42 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
90
times performed,
0.8% of his services

19th 81st

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

80
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,484.00an average of $27.60 per time performed $933.30
an average of $10.37 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
81
times performed,
0.72% of his services

20th 19th

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

74
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$6,863.13an average of $84.73 per time performed $2,426.76
an average of $29.96 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Catheterization for collection of specimen, single patien... +

Catheterization for collection of specimen, single patient, all places of service ×

Service Code: P9612
Performed in an office
73
times performed,
0.65% of his services

21st 68th

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

54
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$438.00an average of $6.00 per time performed $211.70
an average of $2.90 per time performed
medical
URINARY SYSTEM

Insertion of temporary bladder catheter

Service Code: 51701
Performed in an office
65
times performed,
0.58% of his services

22nd 48th

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

58
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$10,660.00an average of $164.00 per time performed $2,366.00
an average of $36.40 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
64
times performed,
0.57% of his services

23rd 84th

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

58
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,872.32an average of $44.88 per time performed $736.00
an average of $11.50 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99222
Performed in a facility
59
times performed,
0.53% of his services

24th 44th

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

58
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$16,520.00an average of $280.00 per time performed $6,072.87
an average of $102.93 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, garamycin, gentamicin, up to 80 mg

Service Code: J1580
Performed in an office
52
times performed,
0.46% of his services

25th 25th

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

25
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$156.00an average of $3.00 per time performed $52.00
an average of $1.00 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood creatinine level

Service Code: 82565
Performed in an office
50
times performed,
0.45% of his services

26th 37th

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

46
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$844.00an average of $16.88 per time performed $280.50
an average of $5.61 per time performed
medical
URINARY SYSTEM

Insertion of stent in urinary duct (ureter) using an endo... +

Insertion of stent in urinary duct (ureter) using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 52332
Performed in a facility
39
times performed,
0.35% of his services

27th 38th

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

33
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$73,272.81an average of $1,878.79 per time performed $4,012.32
an average of $102.88 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound of rectum

Service Code: 76872
Performed in a facility
38
times performed,
0.34% of his services

28th 58th

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

37
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,569.94an average of $67.63 per time performed $977.36
an average of $25.72 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasonic guidance imaging supervision and interpretatio... +

Ultrasonic guidance imaging supervision and interpretation for insertion of needle ×

Service Code: 76942
Performed in a facility
38
times performed,
0.34% of his services

29th 64th

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

36
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,534.00an average of $93.00 per time performed $957.60
an average of $25.20 per time performed
medical
MALE GENITAL SYSTEM

Biopsy of prostate gland

Service Code: 55700
Performed in a facility
37
times performed,
0.33% of his services

30th 60th

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

37
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$16,835.00an average of $455.00 per time performed $3,848.37
an average of $104.01 per time performed
medical
URINARY SYSTEM

Dilation of bladder canal (urethra), female

Service Code: 53660
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.26% of his services

31st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,365.00an average of $185.00 per time performed $1,344.15
an average of $46.35 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.22% of his services

32nd 75th

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

25
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$596.00an average of $23.84 per time performed $230.00
an average of $9.20 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urea nitrogen level to assess kidney function

Service Code: 84520
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.2% of his services

33rd 135th

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

23
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$253.00an average of $11.00 per time performed $63.71
an average of $2.77 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Prostate cancer screening; prostate specific antigen test... +

Prostate cancer screening; prostate specific antigen test (psa) ×

Service Code: G0103
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.17% of his services

34th 83rd

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,189.97an average of $62.63 per time performed $466.07
an average of $24.53 per time performed
medical
URINARY SYSTEM

Dilation of narrowing of bladder canal (urethra), male

Service Code: 53601
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.17% of his services

35th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,420.00an average of $180.00 per time performed $1,010.99
an average of $53.21 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
18
times performed,
0.16% of his services

36th 6th

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$3,875.94an average of $215.33 per time performed $1,116.36
an average of $62.02 per time performed
medical
URINARY SYSTEM

Removal of foreign body, stone, or stent from bladder can... +

Removal of foreign body, stone, or stent from bladder canal (urethra) or bladder using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 52310
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.15% of his services

37th 71st

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)
$15,164.00an average of $892.00 per time performed $2,854.64
an average of $167.92 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Smear for infectious agents

Service Code: 87210
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.14% of his services

38th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$188.00an average of $11.75 per time performed $87.84
an average of $5.49 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,
0.13% of his services

39th 18th

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,881.00an average of $325.40 per time performed $1,557.15
an average of $103.81 per time performed
medical
URINARY SYSTEM

Shock wave crushing of kidney stones

Service Code: 50590
Performed in a facility
15
times performed,
0.13% of his services

40th 67th

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$30,000.00an average of $2,000.00 per time performed $5,769.00
an average of $384.60 per time performed
medical
URINARY SYSTEM

Irrigation and removal of multiple blood clots from bladd... +

Irrigation and removal of multiple blood clots from bladder and bladder canal (urethra) using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 52001
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.11% of his services

41st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$10,188.00an average of $849.00 per time performed $2,615.40
an average of $217.95 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.

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Average for Urology Providers in Tennessee

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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