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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $271 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
810
Rank: 76th
out of 183 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
5,325
Rank: 62nd
out of 183 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
6.6 This Provider
Avg 5.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$260K
Rank: 59th
out of 183 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$321 This Provider
Avg $271

Office Visits

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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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Alan M. Gardner
Average for Dermatology Providers in Georgia

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 83 different services in 2013
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Medical Services
CATEGORY
Description of Service
Times Performed (or Units) This Service's Rank Patients Unique Visits
Per Patient
Billed to Medicare Payments from Medicare
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of multiple skin growths

Service Code: 17003
Performed in an office
1,604
times performed,
30% of his services

1st 1st

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

243
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$15,463an average of $10 per time performed $8,245
an average of $5 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
843
times performed,
16% of his services

2nd 2nd

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

541
patients got this service, 67% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$78,652an average of $93 per time performed $44,477
an average of $53 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Pathology examination of tissue using a microscope, inter... +

Pathology examination of tissue using a microscope, intermediate complexity ×

Service Code: 88305
Performed in an office
592
times performed,
11% of his services

3rd 5th

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

311
patients got this service, 38% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$55,968an average of $95 per time performed $15,534
an average of $26 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
446
times performed,
8% of his services

4th 3rd

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

312
patients got this service, 39% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$47,967an average of $108 per time performed $22,808
an average of $51 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin, tissue, or mouth

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
318
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 4th

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

286
patients got this service, 35% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$43,983an average of $138 per time performed $23,300
an average of $73 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of each additional growth of skin, tissue, or mouth +

Biopsy of each additional growth of skin, tissue, or mouth ×

Service Code: 11101
Performed in an office
178
times performed,
3% of his services

6th 8th

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

111
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,837an average of $44 per time performed $4,516
an average of $25 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

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

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

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
115
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 14th

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

28
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$575an average of $5 per time performed $155
an average of $1 per time performed
medical
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, or legs ×

Service Code: 12032
Performed in an office
113
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 19th

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

99
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$46,125an average of $408 per time performed $25,251
an average of $223 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 trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 11602
Performed in an office
82
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 22nd

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

69
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$26,830an average of $327 per time performed $8,033
an average of $98 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

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

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

Service Code: 99202
Performed in an office
82
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 10th

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

82
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,878an average of $96 per time performed $4,283
an average of $52 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of multiple skin growths

Service Code: 17004
Performed in an office
80
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 12th

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

63
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$18,564an average of $232 per time performed $8,759
an average of $109 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of up to 14 skin growths

Service Code: 17110
Performed in an office
72
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 7th

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

62
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$10,567an average of $147 per time performed $5,350
an average of $74 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 1... +

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

Service Code: 99201
Performed in an office
72
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 24th

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

72
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,005an average of $56 per time performed $2,260
an average of $31 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
63
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 6th

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

57
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,533an average of $56 per time performed $2,025
an average of $32 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.6 centimeters to 7.5 centimeters) of f... +

Repair of wound (2.6 centimeters to 7.5 centimeters) of forehead, cheeks, chin, mouth, neck, underarms, genitals, hands, or feet ×

Service Code: 13132
Performed in an office
59
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 20th

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

55
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$45,865an average of $777 per time performed $21,928
an average of $372 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 face, ears, eyelids, nose, or lips ×

Service Code: 11642
Performed in an office
50
times performed,
0.94% of his services

16th 31st

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

48
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$18,031an average of $361 per time performed $5,386
an average of $108 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Special stained specimen slides to identify organisms inc... +

Special stained specimen slides to identify organisms including interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 88312
Performed in an office
41
times performed,
0.77% of his services

17th 51st

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

32
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,936an average of $145 per time performed $3,198
an average of $78 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection into tissue or muscle for therapy, diagnosis, o... +

Injection into tissue or muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
33
times performed,
0.62% of his services

18th 45th

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

31
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,034an average of $31 per time performed $601
an average of $18 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.6 centimeters to 7.5 centimeters) of n... +

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

Service Code: 12042
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
0.58% of his services

19th 78th

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

29
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$12,005an average of $387 per time performed $6,739
an average of $217 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
26
times performed,
0.49% of his services

20th 55th

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

26
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$8,827an average of $339 per time performed $2,744
an average of $106 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of the trunk, ... +

Removal of growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of the trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 11402
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.38% of his services

21st 52nd

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)
$4,303an average of $215 per time performed $1,297
an average of $65 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of malignant growth (2.1 to 3.0 centimeters) of t... +

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

Service Code: 11603
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.34% of his services

22nd 35th

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: 1.1)
$6,688an average of $372 per time performed $2,094
an average of $116 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Pathology examination of tissue using a microscope, moder... +

Pathology examination of tissue using a microscope, moderately low complexity ×

Service Code: 88304
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.34% of his services

23rd 57th

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,261an average of $70 per time performed $483
an average of $27 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Drainage of abscess

Service Code: 10060
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.32% of his services

24th 34th

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: 1.1)
$2,499an average of $147 per time performed $1,460
an average of $86 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of malignant growth (0.6 to 1.0 centimeters) of t... +

Removal of malignant growth (0.6 to 1.0 centimeters) of the face, ears, eyelids, nose, or lips ×

Service Code: 11641
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.26% of his services

25th 68th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,407an average of $315 per time performed $1,477
an average of $106 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (7.6 to 12.5 centimeters) of the scalp, u... +

Repair of wound (7.6 to 12.5 centimeters) of the scalp, underarms, trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 12034
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.26% of his services

26th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,693an average of $407 per time performed $2,925
an average of $209 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound scan of veins of arms or legs including assess... +

Ultrasound scan of veins of arms or legs including assessment of compression and functional maneuvers ×

Service Code: 93970
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.24% of his services

27th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,550an average of $350 per time performed $1,910
an average of $147 per time performed

Note: Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients.

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Sources: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, National Plan and Provider Enumeration System, American Medical Association

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