Treatment Tracker

The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

RONALD GOLDBERG M.D.

5565 GROSSMONT CENTER DR BLDG.3, SUITE 455, LA MESA, CA, 91942 | (619) 462-9353

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $357 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
1,226
Rank: 67th
out of 317 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
6,377
Rank: 51st
out of 317 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
5.2 This Provider
Avg 4.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$483K
Rank: 48th
out of 317 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$394 This Provider
Avg $357

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.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 58 different services in 2015
(31 were redacted as they were performed on less than 11 patients)

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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
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
2,292
times performed,
36% of his services

1st 4th

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

850
patients got this service, 69% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$196,172.28an average of $85.59 per time performed $120,330.00
an average of $52.50 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99232
Performed in a facility
901
times performed,
14% of his services

2nd 7th

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

234
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
3.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$106,354.04an average of $118.04 per time performed $51,492.15
an average of $57.15 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, regadenoson, 0.1 mg

Service Code: J2785
Performed in an office
512
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd 9th

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

128
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$38,400.00an average of $75.00 per time performed $21,222.40
an average of $41.45 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted ... +

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted blood flow rate, direction, and valve function ×

Service Code: 93306
Performed in an office
394
times performed,
6% of his services

4th 10th

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

387
patients got this service, 32% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$117,632.64an average of $298.56 per time performed $69,391.28
an average of $176.12 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress te... +

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress test with ekg monitoring, physician supervision, interpretation, and report ×

Service Code: 93015
Performed in an office
284
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 15th

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

281
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$37,933.88an average of $133.57 per time performed $15,364.40
an average of $54.10 per time performed
medical
ADMINISTRATIVE

Technetium tc-99m tetrofosmin, diagnostic, per study dose +

Technetium tc-99m tetrofosmin, diagnostic, per study dose ×

Service Code: A9502
Performed in an office
258
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 30th

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

129
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$39,499.80an average of $153.10 per time performed $22,523.40
an average of $87.30 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Evaluation of parameters of single, dual, or multiple lea... +

Evaluation of parameters of single, dual, or multiple lead pacemaker including device connection, recording, and disconnection ×

Service Code: 93288
Performed in an office
248
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 47th

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

151
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$12,548.80an average of $50.60 per time performed $6,748.08
an average of $27.21 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretat... +

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93000
Performed in an office
211
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 3rd

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

168
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$8,036.99an average of $38.09 per time performed $2,656.49
an average of $12.59 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
199
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 31st

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

165
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$31,933.53an average of $160.47 per time performed $21,448.22
an average of $107.78 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted ... +

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted blood flow rate, direction, and valve function ×

Service Code: 93306
Performed in a facility
162
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 11th

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

157
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$19,891.98an average of $122.79 per time performed $8,181.00
an average of $50.50 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Nuclear medicine study of vessels of heart using drugs or... +

Nuclear medicine study of vessels of heart using drugs or exercise multiple studies ×

Service Code: 78452
Performed in an office
128
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 16th

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

128
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$72,400.64an average of $565.63 per time performed $51,152.64
an average of $399.63 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Remote evaluations of implantable heart recorder system i... +

Remote evaluations of implantable heart recorder system including physician analysis, review, and report up to 30 days ×

Service Code: 93298
Performed in an office
81
times performed,
1% of his services

12th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

25
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
3.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,835.00an average of $35.00 per time performed $1,603.80
an average of $19.80 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
74
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 43rd

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

74
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,480.14an average of $128.11 per time performed $5,167.42
an average of $69.83 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

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

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 5 minutes ×

Service Code: 99211
Performed in an office
66
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 18th

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

49
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.2)
$2,022.24an average of $30.64 per time performed $1,038.84
an average of $15.74 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Insertion of catheter in left heart for imaging of blood ... +

Insertion of catheter in left heart for imaging of blood vessels or grafts and left lower heart ×

Service Code: 93458
Performed in a facility
56
times performed,
0.88% of his services

15th 24th

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

56
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$25,597.04an average of $457.09 per time performed $10,556.56
an average of $188.51 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 a facility
51
times performed,
0.8% of his services

16th 70th

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

42
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$8,925.00an average of $175.00 per time performed $4,495.14
an average of $88.14 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99233
Performed in a facility
49
times performed,
0.77% of his services

17th 8th

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

18
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$6,461.14an average of $131.86 per time performed $4,047.89
an average of $82.61 per time performed
medical

Catheter insertion of stents in major coronary artery or ... +

Catheter insertion of stents in major coronary artery or branch, accessed through the skin ×

Service Code: 92928
Performed in a facility
42
times performed,
0.66% of his services

18th 39th

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

34
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$52,626.00an average of $1,253.00 per time performed $18,521.58
an average of $440.99 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm tracing, analysis, and interpretation of 48-... +

Heart rhythm tracing, analysis, and interpretation of 48-hour ekg ×

Service Code: 93224
Performed in an office
40
times performed,
0.63% of his services

19th 27th

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

39
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$21,440.00an average of $536.00 per time performed $2,678.40
an average of $66.96 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
37
times performed,
0.58% of his services

20th 108th

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

33
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$10,014.79an average of $270.67 per time performed $2,975.17
an average of $80.41 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
26
times performed,
0.41% of his services

21st 37th

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

17
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$2,340.78an average of $90.03 per time performed $805.48
an average of $30.98 per time performed
medical
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Implantation patient-activated heart monitoring device

Service Code: 33282
Performed in a facility
25
times performed,
0.39% of his services

22nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

25
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$12,988.00an average of $519.52 per time performed $4,418.75
an average of $176.75 per time performed
medical
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Insertion of new or replacement of permanent pacemaker in... +

Insertion of new or replacement of permanent pacemaker including upper and lower chamber electrodes ×

Service Code: 33208
Performed in a facility
16
times performed,
0.25% of his services

23rd 114th

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

16
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$63,872.00an average of $3,992.00 per time performed $6,719.68
an average of $419.98 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Insertion of catheter in right and left heart for imaging... +

Insertion of catheter in right and left heart for imaging of blood vessels or grafts and left lower heart ×

Service Code: 93460
Performed in a facility
15
times performed,
0.24% of his services

24th 75th

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,420.20an average of $494.68 per time performed $4,007.55
an average of $267.17 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Insertion of catheter in left heart for imaging of blood ... +

Insertion of catheter in left heart for imaging of blood vessels or grafts and left lower heart ×

Service Code: 93459
Performed in a facility
14
times performed,
0.22% of his services

25th 81st

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,040.00an average of $360.00 per time performed $2,881.76
an average of $205.84 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
13
times performed,
0.2% of his services

26th 38th

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$745.03an average of $57.31 per time performed $424.06
an average of $32.62 per time performed
medical
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Removal and replacement of dual lead permanent pacemaker ... +

Removal and replacement of dual lead permanent pacemaker pulse generator ×

Service Code: 33228
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.19% of his services

27th 180th

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

12
patients got this service, 0.98% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,000.00an average of $500.00 per time performed $3,428.76
an average of $285.73 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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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 2015 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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