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This Provider: At A Glance

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Number of
Patients
1,460
Services
Performed
15,977
Avg Services
Per Patient
10.9
Total Paid
by Medicare
$624K
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$427

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

Mark Earl Brenner M.D.

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 258 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, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specif... +

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

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
6,554
times performed,
41% of his services

1st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

658
patients got this service, 45% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$52,432an average of $8 per time performed $8,717
an average of $1 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
2,062
times performed,
13% of his services

2nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

1,057
patients got this service, 72% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$237,130an average of $115 per time performed $102,956
an average of $50 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, betamethasone acetate 3mg and betamethasone so... +

Injection, betamethasone acetate 3mg and betamethasone sodium phosphate 3mg ×

Service Code: J0702
Performed in an office
1,094
times performed,
7% of his services

3rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

263
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,658an average of $7 per time performed $4,803
an average of $4 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
609
times performed,
4% of his services

4th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

413
patients got this service, 28% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$154,034an average of $253 per time performed $26,163
an average of $43 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of hand, 2 views

Service Code: 73120
Performed in an office
568
times performed,
4% of his services

5th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

399
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$75,748an average of $133 per time performed $11,195
an average of $20 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of shoulder, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73030
Performed in an office
540
times performed,
3% of his services

6th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

346
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$57,926an average of $107 per time performed $11,594
an average of $21 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

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

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

Service Code: 20600
Performed in an office
323
times performed,
2% of his services

7th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

206
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$49,774an average of $154 per time performed $9,393
an average of $29 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
322
times performed,
2% of his services

8th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

322
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$54,740an average of $170 per time performed $22,791
an average of $71 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
299
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

278
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$53,222an average of $178 per time performed $22,356
an average of $75 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
203
times performed,
1% of his services

10th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

183
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,263an average of $21 per time performed $593
an average of $3 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
201
times performed,
1% of his services

11th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

126
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$29,840an average of $148 per time performed $6,613
an average of $33 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injection of carpal tunnel

Service Code: 20526
Performed in an office
166
times performed,
1% of his services

12th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

149
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$55,671an average of $335 per time performed $10,501
an average of $63 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
154
times performed,
0.96% of his services

13th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

145
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,698an average of $37 per time performed $1,565
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) with tracing using at lea... +

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) with tracing using at least 12 leads ×

Service Code: 93005
Performed in an office
149
times performed,
0.93% of his services

14th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

148
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,152an average of $48 per time performed $805
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
148
times performed,
0.93% of his services

15th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

140
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$8,436an average of $57 per time performed $1,538
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of wrist, 2 views

Service Code: 73100
Performed in an office
140
times performed,
0.88% of his services

16th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

79
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$16,111an average of $115 per time performed $3,060
an average of $22 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of arm joint

Service Code: 73221
Performed in an office
134
times performed,
0.84% of his services

17th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

127
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$176,612an average of $1,318 per time performed $17,411
an average of $130 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 3 views

Service Code: 73562
Performed in an office
121
times performed,
0.76% of his services

18th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

91
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$20,252an average of $167 per time performed $3,179
an average of $26 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
109
times performed,
0.68% of his services

19th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

85
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$17,934an average of $165 per time performed $3,739
an average of $34 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of elbow, 2 views

Service Code: 73070
Performed in an office
99
times performed,
0.62% of his services

20th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

61
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$8,831an average of $89 per time performed $1,983
an average of $20 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of spine of neck, 2 or 3 views

Service Code: 72040
Performed in an office
63
times performed,
0.39% of his services

21st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

61
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$8,379an average of $133 per time performed $1,554
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of fingers, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73140
Performed in an office
63
times performed,
0.39% of his services

22nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

48
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,930an average of $110 per time performed $1,530
an average of $24 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of shoulder, 1 view

Service Code: 73020
Performed in an office
62
times performed,
0.39% of his services

23rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

55
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,772an average of $93 per time performed $1,046
an average of $17 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Shaving of shoulder bone using an endoscope

Service Code: 29826
Performed in a facility
59
times performed,
0.37% of his services

24th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

59
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$158,946an average of $2,694 per time performed $7,724
an average of $131 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
56
times performed,
0.35% of his services

25th 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
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,672an average of $137 per time performed $1,587
an average of $28 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Release and/or relocation of median nerve of hand

Service Code: 64721
Performed in an office
53
times performed,
0.33% of his services

26th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

50
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$81,832an average of $1,544 per time performed $16,214
an average of $306 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Prosthetic repair of shoulder joint

Service Code: 23472
Performed in a facility
51
times performed,
0.32% of his services

27th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

50
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$293,903an average of $5,763 per time performed $54,609
an average of $1,071 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Bone density measurement using dedicated x-ray machine

Service Code: 77080
Performed in an office
44
times performed,
0.28% of his services

28th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

44
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$14,124an average of $321 per time performed $1,996
an average of $45 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Repair of shoulder rotator cuff using an endoscope

Service Code: 29827
Performed in a facility
42
times performed,
0.26% of his services

29th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

42
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$185,052an average of $4,406 per time performed $33,374
an average of $795 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 30 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 30 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99221
Performed in a facility
40
times performed,
0.25% of his services

30th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

40
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,610an average of $190 per time performed $3,012
an average of $75 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of foot, 2 views

Service Code: 73620
Performed in an office
38
times performed,
0.24% of his services

31st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

23
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,252an average of $86 per time performed $721
an average of $19 per time performed
medical
NA

Nerve transmission studies, 3-4 studies

Service Code: 95908
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
0.21% of his services

32nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

34
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$10,948an average of $322 per time performed $2,860
an average of $84 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of hand, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73130
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
0.21% of his services

33rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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
$4,436an average of $130 per time performed $663
an average of $20 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
31
times performed,
0.19% of his services

34th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

31
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$8,649an average of $279 per time performed $3,409
an average of $110 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injections of tendon attachment to bone

Service Code: 20551
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.19% of his services

35th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

26
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,110an average of $137 per time performed $1,187
an average of $40 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ct scan of arm

Service Code: 73200
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.19% of his services

36th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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
$22,350an average of $745 per time performed $2,506
an average of $84 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of upper arm, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73060
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.18% of his services

37th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,372an average of $82 per time performed $508
an average of $18 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Incision of tendon covering

Service Code: 26055
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.18% of his services

38th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

26
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$41,888an average of $1,496 per time performed $10,905
an average of $389 per time performed
medical
NA

Nerve transmission studies, 1-2 studies

Service Code: 95907
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.18% of his services

39th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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
$7,308an average of $261 per time performed $1,771
an average of $63 per time performed
medical
MEDICAL AND SURGICAL SUPPLIES

Slings

Service Code: A4565
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.17% of his services

40th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

27
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$540an average of $20 per time performed $172
an average of $6 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of both hips minimum 2 views

Service Code: 73520
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.15% of his services

41st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

21
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,906an average of $121 per time performed $634
an average of $26 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of leg joint

Service Code: 73721
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.15% of his services

42nd 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
$31,632an average of $1,318 per time performed $3,015
an average of $126 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of wrist, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73110
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.15% of his services

43rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,750an average of $156 per time performed $653
an average of $27 per time performed
medical
TEMPORARY CODES

Finger splint, static

Service Code: Q4049
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.15% of his services

44th 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
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$216an average of $9 per time performed $33
an average of $1 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of t... +

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

Service Code: 11622
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.14% of his services

45th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

19
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$13,616an average of $592 per time performed $3,972
an average of $173 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation +

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation ×

Service Code: 85651
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.14% of his services

46th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

23
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$736an average of $32 per time performed $109
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injections of trigger points in 1 or 2 muscles

Service Code: 20552
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.14% of his services

47th 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
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,586an average of $163 per time performed $848
an average of $39 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 1 or 2 views

Service Code: 73560
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.13% of his services

48th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

14
patients got this service, 0.96% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,965an average of $94 per time performed $437
an average of $21 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Release and/or relocation of median nerve of hand

Service Code: 64721
Performed in a facility
19
times performed,
0.12% of his services

49th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

19
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$29,336an average of $1,544 per time performed $4,508
an average of $237 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of ankle, 2 views

Service Code: 73600
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.11% of his services

50th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

13
patients got this service, 0.89% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,856an average of $103 per time performed $374
an average of $21 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Removal of bone joints between wrist and fingers

Service Code: 25447
Performed in a facility
17
times performed,
0.11% of his services

51st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

16
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$39,015an average of $2,295 per time performed $10,259
an average of $603 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
16
times performed,
0.1% of his services

52nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

14
patients got this service, 0.96% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,938an average of $121 per time performed $433
an average of $27 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 72100
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.1% of his services

53rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

16
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,208an average of $138 per time performed $407
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Tendon graft

Service Code: 20924
Performed in a facility
15
times performed,
0.09% of his services

54th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

14
patients got this service, 0.96% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$22,230an average of $1,482 per time performed $2,773
an average of $185 per time performed
medical
NA

Nerve transmission studies, 7-8 studies

Service Code: 95910
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.09% of his services

55th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,620an average of $508 per time performed $2,081
an average of $139 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
15
times performed,
0.09% of his services

56th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,690an average of $246 per time performed $1,575
an average of $105 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Red blood cell concentration measurement

Service Code: 85014
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.09% of his services

57th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

14
patients got this service, 0.96% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$238an average of $17 per time performed $44
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin measurement

Service Code: 85018
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.09% of his services

58th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

14
patients got this service, 0.96% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$434an average of $31 per time performed $44
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Removal of tissue of palm

Service Code: 26123
Performed in a facility
14
times performed,
0.09% of his services

59th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

14
patients got this service, 0.96% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$40,922an average of $2,923 per time performed $8,674
an average of $620 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Uric acid level, blood

Service Code: 84550
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.08% of his services

60th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

13
patients got this service, 0.89% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$312an average of $24 per time performed $76
an average of $6 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Open treatment of broken of lower forearm or growth plate... +

Open treatment of broken of lower forearm or growth plate separation with insertion of hardware 3 or more fragments ×

Service Code: 25609
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
0.08% of his services

61st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

13
patients got this service, 0.89% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$36,023an average of $2,771 per time performed $10,160
an average of $782 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Removal of shoulder joint tissue using an endoscope

Service Code: 29822
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
0.08% of his services

62nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

13
patients got this service, 0.89% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$27,274an average of $2,098 per time performed $5,059
an average of $389 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Application of non-moveable, short arm splint (forearm to... +

Application of non-moveable, short arm splint (forearm to hand) ×

Service Code: 29125
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.08% of his services

63rd 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, 0.82% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,100an average of $175 per time performed $493
an average of $41 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of upper spinal canal

Service Code: 72141
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.07% of his services

64th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 0.75% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$14,487an average of $1,317 per time performed $1,174
an average of $107 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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Mark Earl Brenner
Average for Orthopaedic Surgery 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.

Incorrect Info? If you are a provider and you believe your address is incorrect, check the listing you created on the National Provider Identifier registry. If you change your listing, send a note to checkup@propublica.org and we will update your information. If you have other questions about this data, send a note to checkup@propublica.org. Here's a link to Medicare's data on this provider.

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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