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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $467 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,693
Rank: 34th
out of 435 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
11,830
Rank: 25th
out of 435 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
7 This Provider
Avg 4.5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$409K
Rank: 110th
out of 435 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$241 This Provider
Avg $467

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

DONALD STEWART MD

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 31 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, onabotulinumtoxina, 1 unit

Service Code: J0585
Performed in an office
8,133
times performed,
69% of his services

1st 5th

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

38
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$48,798an average of $6 per time performed $34,565
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
1,385
times performed,
12% of his services

2nd 1st

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

1,280
patients got this service, 76% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$332,400an average of $240 per time performed $110,412
an average of $80 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
541
times performed,
5% of his services

3rd 12th

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

458
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$66,673an average of $123 per time performed $24,686
an average of $46 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement of corneal curvature and depth of eye

Service Code: 92136
Performed in an office
274
times performed,
2% of his services

4th 8th

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

178
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$45,232an average of $165 per time performed $12,848
an average of $47 per time performed
medical
EYE

Removal of cataract with insertion of lens

Service Code: 66984
Performed in a facility
274
times performed,
2% of his services

5th 9th

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

165
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$349,273an average of $1,275 per time performed $135,085
an average of $493 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Diagnostic imaging of optic nerve of eye

Service Code: 92133
Performed in an office
221
times performed,
2% of his services

6th 13th

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

213
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$19,006an average of $86 per time performed $6,734
an average of $30 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
147
times performed,
1% of his services

7th 20th

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

147
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$46,825an average of $319 per time performed $16,535
an average of $112 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
132
times performed,
1% of his services

8th 7th

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

105
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$18,322an average of $139 per time performed $6,364
an average of $48 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
130
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 10th

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

101
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$27,089an average of $208 per time performed $9,803
an average of $75 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
84
times performed,
0.71% of his services

10th 44th

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

71
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$10,584an average of $126 per time performed $3,951
an average of $47 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of chemical for destruction of nerve muscles on... +

Injection of chemical for destruction of nerve muscles on one side of face ×

Service Code: 64612
Performed in an office
82
times performed,
0.69% of his services

11th 61st

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

38
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$36,009an average of $439 per time performed $10,256
an average of $125 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
75
times performed,
0.63% of his services

12th 17th

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

75
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$21,664an average of $289 per time performed $6,716
an average of $90 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
72
times performed,
0.61% of his services

13th 21st

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

35
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$5,984an average of $83 per time performed $2,280
an average of $32 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Diagnostic imaging of retina

Service Code: 92134
Performed in an office
63
times performed,
0.53% of his services

14th 2nd

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

59
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$5,544an average of $88 per time performed $1,949
an average of $31 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
40
times performed,
0.34% of his services

15th 39th

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

32
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$25,889an average of $647 per time performed $9,090
an average of $227 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
33
times performed,
0.28% of his services

16th 50th

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

33
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,102an average of $94 per time performed $1,114
an average of $34 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 an office
26
times performed,
0.22% of his services

17th 25th

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

21
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$16,822an average of $647 per time performed $6,568
an average of $253 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
20
times performed,
0.17% of his services

18th 37th

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

20
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,531an average of $277 per time performed $1,962
an average of $98 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.

Donald H Stewart
Average for Ophthalmology 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.

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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 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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