ProPublica

Journalism in the Public Interest

Treatment Tracker

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $437 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,830
Rank: 38th
out of 452 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
12,167
Rank: 27th
out of 452 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
6.6 This Provider
Avg 4.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$437K
Rank: 118th
out of 452 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$239 This Provider
Avg $437

Office Visits

Story image rib 8a2c1e812d78fea39cf7fb4926cf598dbc8604e0a950a7f60c1e192c8c412b43

Top Billing

Related story »

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.

Donald H. Stewart
Average for Ophthalmology Providers in North Carolina

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 35 different services in 2013
All Services

Show Only:

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, onabotulinumtoxina, 1 unit

Service Code: J0585
Performed in an office
8,160
times performed,
67% of his services

1st 5th

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

33
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$47,981an average of $6 per time performed $34,517
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Eye and medical examination for diagnosis and treatment, ... +

Eye and medical examination for diagnosis and treatment, established patient, 1 or more visits ×

Service Code: 92014
Performed in an office
1,494
times performed,
12% of his services

2nd 1st

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

1,359
patients got this service, 74% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$356,782an average of $239 per time performed $121,104
an average of $81 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement of field of vision during daylight conditions +

Measurement of field of vision during daylight conditions ×

Service Code: 92083
Performed in an office
528
times performed,
4% of his services

3rd 10th

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

433
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$68,756an average of $130 per time performed $25,191
an average of $48 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement of corneal curvature and depth of eye

Service Code: 92136
Performed in an office
291
times performed,
2% of his services

4th 9th

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

203
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$50,459an average of $173 per time performed $14,847
an average of $51 per time performed
medical
EYE

Removal of cataract with insertion of lens

Service Code: 66984
Performed in a facility
259
times performed,
2% of his services

5th 8th

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

169
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$383,470an average of $1,481 per time performed $126,835
an average of $490 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
178
times performed,
1% of his services

6th 11th

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

149
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$36,196an average of $203 per time performed $13,008
an average of $73 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Diagnostic imaging of optic nerve of eye

Service Code: 92133
Performed in an office
173
times performed,
1% of his services

7th 12th

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

165
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$14,878an average of $86 per time performed $5,112
an average of $30 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
159
times performed,
1% of his services

8th 7th

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

132
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$21,866an average of $138 per time performed $7,740
an average of $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
152
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 20th

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

152
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$47,679an average of $314 per time performed $16,127
an average of $106 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
134
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 21st

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

43
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$11,214an average of $84 per time performed $4,271
an average of $32 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Eye and medical examination for diagnosis and treatment, ... +

Eye and medical examination for diagnosis and treatment, new patient, 1 or more visits ×

Service Code: 92004
Performed in an office
114
times performed,
0.94% of his services

11th 16th

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

114
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$32,767an average of $287 per time performed $11,243
an average of $99 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of chemical for destruction of facial nerve mus... +

Injection of chemical for destruction of facial nerve muscles ×

Service Code: 64612
Performed in an office
84
times performed,
0.69% of his services

12th 59th

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

33
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$34,196an average of $407 per time performed $10,494
an average of $125 per time performed
medical
EYE

Removal of recurring cataract in lens capsule using laser +

Removal of recurring cataract in lens capsule using laser ×

Service Code: 66821
Performed in a facility
76
times performed,
0.62% of his services

13th 37th

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

57
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$53,568an average of $705 per time performed $18,020
an average of $237 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement of eye muscles to detect deviation of eyeball +

Measurement of eye muscles to detect deviation of eyeball ×

Service Code: 92060
Performed in an office
68
times performed,
0.56% of his services

14th 45th

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

62
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$8,748an average of $129 per time performed $2,912
an average of $43 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement of field of vision during daylight conditions +

Measurement of field of vision during daylight conditions ×

Service Code: 92082
Performed in an office
57
times performed,
0.47% of his services

15th 39th

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

57
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,624an average of $99 per time performed $1,956
an average of $34 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 40 minutes ×

Service Code: 99215
Performed in an office
55
times performed,
0.45% of his services

16th 31st

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

55
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$15,028an average of $273 per time performed $5,579
an average of $101 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Diagnostic imaging of retina

Service Code: 92134
Performed in an office
51
times performed,
0.42% of his services

17th 3rd

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

50
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$4,480an average of $88 per time performed $1,615
an average of $32 per time performed
medical
EYE

Removal of eyelid growth with suture closure

Service Code: 67840
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.1% of his services

18th 61st

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

12
patients got this service, 0.66% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,798an average of $567 per time performed $2,305
an average of $192 per time performed

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.

Read our methodology.



Credits: Warning icon designed by Stefan Parnarov from the Noun Project.