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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $283 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
874
Rank: 89th
out of 264 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
5,392
Rank: 79th
out of 264 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
6.2 This Provider
Avg 5.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$270K
Rank: 74th
out of 264 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$309 This Provider
Avg $283

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

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 27 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
1,434
times performed,
27% of his services

1st 1st

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

229
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$14,340an average of $10 per time performed $7,170
an average of $5 per time performed
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
1,187
times performed,
22% of his services

2nd 5th

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

547
patients got this service, 63% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$112,765an average of $95 per time performed $65,285
an average of $55 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
776
times performed,
14% of his services

3rd 2nd

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

524
patients got this service, 60% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$72,168an average of $93 per time performed $40,352
an average of $52 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
396
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 3rd

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

295
patients got this service, 34% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$42,768an average of $108 per time performed $18,612
an average of $47 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
376
times performed,
7% of his services

5th 4th

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

323
patients got this service, 37% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$51,888an average of $138 per time performed $26,320
an average of $70 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of each additional growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11101
Performed in an office
248
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 8th

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

142
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$10,912an average of $44 per time performed $6,200
an average of $25 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
109
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 21st

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

97
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$44,472an average of $408 per time performed $24,852
an average of $228 per time performed
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
92
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 22nd

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

71
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$30,084an average of $327 per time performed $8,556
an average of $93 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
90
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 10th

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

90
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,640an average of $96 per time performed $4,770
an average of $53 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 15 or more skin growths

Service Code: 17004
Performed in an office
84
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 12th

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

66
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$19,488an average of $232 per time performed $10,248
an average of $122 per time performed
DRUGS

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

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

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
82
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 15th

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

22
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$410an average of $5 per time performed $82
an average of $1 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
67
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 6th

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

56
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$3,752an average of $56 per time performed $1,943
an average of $29 per time performed
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
64
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 26th

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

64
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,584an average of $56 per time performed $1,728
an average of $27 per time performed
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
58
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 29th

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

47
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$8,410an average of $145 per time performed $4,292
an average of $74 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of up to 14 skin growths

Service Code: 17110
Performed in an office
54
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 7th

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

49
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$7,938an average of $147 per time performed $3,888
an average of $72 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of forehead, che... +

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

Service Code: 13132
Performed in an office
50
times performed,
0.93% of his services

16th 19th

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

45
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$38,850an average of $777 per time performed $21,150
an average of $423 per time performed
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
46
times performed,
0.85% of his services

17th 28th

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

43
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$16,606an average of $361 per time performed $4,600
an average of $100 per time performed
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,
0.43% of his services

18th 47th

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,797an average of $339 per time performed $2,093
an average of $91 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Drainage of abscess

Service Code: 10060
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.41% of his services

19th 32nd

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,234an average of $147 per time performed $1,386
an average of $63 per time performed
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
21
times performed,
0.39% of his services

20th 53rd

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,491an average of $71 per time performed $798
an average of $38 per time performed
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
20
times performed,
0.37% of his services

21st 62nd

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$6,300an average of $315 per time performed $1,840
an average of $92 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
20
times performed,
0.37% of his services

22nd 73rd

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,740an average of $387 per time performed $4,080
an average of $204 per time performed
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
17
times performed,
0.32% of his services

23rd 50th

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)
$3,655an average of $215 per time performed $1,190
an average of $70 per time performed
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
17
times performed,
0.32% of his services

24th 70th

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: 1.3)
$527an average of $31 per time performed $323
an average of $19 per time performed
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, and/or legs ×

Service Code: 12034
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.3% of his services

25th Alert

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,512an average of $407 per time performed $3,312
an average of $207 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Shaving of 1.1 to 2.0 centimeters skin growth of the trun... +

Shaving of 1.1 to 2.0 centimeters skin growth of the trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 11302
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.22% of his services

26th 45th

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,776an average of $148 per time performed $924
an average of $77 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (1.1 to 2.5 centimeters) of forehead, che... +

Repair of wound (1.1 to 2.5 centimeters) of forehead, cheeks, chin, mouth, neck, underarms, genitals, hands, and/or feet ×

Service Code: 13131
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.2% of his services

27th 72nd

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,280an average of $480 per time performed $2,992
an average of $272 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 "Dermatology." 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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