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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $261 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,124
Rank: 13th
out of 659 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
5,748
Rank: 67th
out of 659 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
5.1 This Provider
Avg 5.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$405K
Rank: 25th
out of 659 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$361 This Provider
Avg $261

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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Brian J. Rosenberg
Average for Orthopedic Surgery Providers in North Carolina

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.

Patients saw before

Brian J. Rosenberg

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 38 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
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
1,386
times performed,
24% of his services

1st 7th

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

784
patients got this service, 70% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$119,196an average of $86 per time performed $40,194
an average of $29 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule +

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule ×

Service Code: 20610
Performed in an office
864
times performed,
15% of his services

2nd 4th

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

410
patients got this service, 36% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$209,088an average of $242 per time performed $43,200
an average of $50 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
529
times performed,
9% of his services

3rd 2nd

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

401
patients got this service, 36% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$61,364an average of $116 per time performed $25,392
an average of $48 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
489
times performed,
9% of his services

4th 1st

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

370
patients got this service, 33% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$10,758an average of $22 per time performed $489
an average of $1 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 1 or 2 views

Service Code: 73560
Performed in an office
296
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 13th

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

266
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$37,888an average of $128 per time performed $6,512
an average of $22 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of ribs of one side of body, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73510
Performed in an office
226
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 17th

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

200
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$28,702an average of $127 per time performed $5,876
an average of $26 per time performed
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
224
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 8th

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

224
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$48,832an average of $218 per time performed $15,456
an average of $69 per time performed
DRUGS

Hyaluronan or derivative (euflexxa), for intra-articular ... +

Hyaluronan or derivative (euflexxa), for intra-articular injection, per dose ×

Service Code: J7323
Performed in an office
216
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 39th

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

91
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$125,496an average of $581 per time performed $25,920
an average of $120 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of both knees, standing, front to back view

Service Code: 73565
Performed in an office
203
times performed,
4% of his services

9th 20th

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

201
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$17,661an average of $87 per time performed $5,278
an average of $26 per time performed
DRUGS

Hyaluronan or derivative (hyalgan or supartz), for intra-... +

Hyaluronan or derivative (hyalgan or supartz), for intra-articular injection, per dose ×

Service Code: J7321
Performed in an office
198
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 23rd

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

54
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
3.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.7)
$79,200an average of $400 per time performed $13,860
an average of $70 per time performed
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of substances into lower or sacral spine

Service Code: 62311
Performed in a facility
161
times performed,
3% of his services

11th Alert

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

74
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$120,428an average of $748 per time performed $10,465
an average of $65 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
118
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 35th

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

118
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$18,644an average of $158 per time performed $5,428
an average of $46 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health ... +

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health services under a home health plan of care (patient not present), including contacts with home health agency and review of reports of patient status required by physicians to affirm the initial implementation of the plan of care that meets patient's needs, per certification period ×

Service Code: G0180
Performed in an office
96
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 31st

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

93
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$15,360an average of $160 per time performed $3,552
an average of $37 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of shoulder, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73030
Performed in an office
95
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 12th

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

83
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$13,870an average of $146 per time performed $2,090
an average of $22 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of lower and sacral spine, 2 or 3 views

Service Code: 72100
Performed in an office
94
times performed,
2% of his services

15th 16th

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

86
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$12,690an average of $135 per time performed $2,350
an average of $25 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Replacement of thigh bone and hip joint prosthesis

Service Code: 27130
Performed in a facility
66
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 41st

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

65
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$191,598an average of $2,903 per time performed $70,290
an average of $1,065 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Repair of knee joint

Service Code: 27447
Performed in a facility
53
times performed,
0.92% of his services

17th 26th

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

51
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$172,303an average of $3,251 per time performed $61,215
an average of $1,155 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of wrist, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73110
Performed in an office
49
times performed,
0.85% of his services

18th 29th

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

32
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$6,517an average of $133 per time performed $1,274
an average of $26 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule +

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule ×

Service Code: 20610
Performed in a facility
33
times performed,
0.57% of his services

19th 72nd

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

31
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$7,788an average of $236 per time performed $1,122
an average of $34 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of ankle, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73610
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.52% of his services

20th 24th

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

26
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$3,480an average of $116 per time performed $720
an average of $24 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of foot, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73630
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.49% of his services

21st 21st

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

25
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$3,500an average of $125 per time performed $588
an average of $21 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Treatment of broken leg bone with assistance of an endoscope +

Treatment of broken leg bone with assistance of an endoscope ×

Service Code: 29855
Performed in a facility
24
times performed,
0.42% of his services

22nd Alert

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

24
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$50,880an average of $2,120 per time performed $13,968
an average of $582 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of spine of neck, 2 or 3 views

Service Code: 72040
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.38% of his services

23rd 33rd

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

22
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,300an average of $150 per time performed $572
an average of $26 per time performed
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
19
times performed,
0.33% of his services

24th 63rd

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)
$5,719an average of $301 per time performed $1,406
an average of $74 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Insertion of hardware to stabilize broken thigh bone or s... +

Insertion of hardware to stabilize broken thigh bone or separated growth plate, accessed through the skin ×

Service Code: 27509
Performed in a facility
19
times performed,
0.33% of his services

25th Alert

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$26,676an average of $1,404 per time performed $5,263
an average of $277 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Removal of one knee cartilage using an endoscope

Service Code: 29881
Performed in a facility
19
times performed,
0.33% of his services

26th 103rd

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)
$27,341an average of $1,439 per time performed $6,517
an average of $343 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injections of tendon attachment to bone

Service Code: 20551
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.31% of his services

27th 84th

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,790an average of $155 per time performed $720
an average of $40 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Shaving of shoulder bone using an endoscope

Service Code: 29826
Performed in a facility
18
times performed,
0.31% of his services

28th 54th

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)
$27,864an average of $1,548 per time performed $2,394
an average of $133 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of fingers, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73140
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.3% of his services

29th 42nd

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,904an average of $112 per time performed $374
an average of $22 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Surgical treatment of broken thigh bone

Service Code: 27245
Performed in a facility
17
times performed,
0.3% of his services

30th 92nd

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

16
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$50,218an average of $2,954 per time performed $15,691
an average of $923 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Repair of shoulder rotator cuff using an endoscope

Service Code: 29827
Performed in a facility
16
times performed,
0.28% of his services

31st 76th

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)
$40,304an average of $2,519 per time performed $12,864
an average of $804 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of hand, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73130
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.26% of his services

32nd 37th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.98% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,725an average of $115 per time performed $360
an average of $24 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of both hips minimum 2 views

Service Code: 73520
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.26% of his services

33rd 34th

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: 1.2)
$2,445an average of $163 per time performed $330
an average of $22 per time performed
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
14
times performed,
0.24% of his services

34th 18th

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,060an average of $290 per time performed $1,666
an average of $119 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injections of tendon sheath, ligament, or muscle membrane +

Injections of tendon sheath, ligament, or muscle membrane ×

Service Code: 20550
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.23% of his services

35th 32nd

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

11
patients got this service, 0.98% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,704an average of $208 per time performed $559
an average of $43 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration and/or injection of medium joint or joint capsule +

Aspiration and/or injection of medium joint or joint capsule ×

Service Code: 20605
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.23% of his services

36th 43rd

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: 1.2)
$2,444an average of $188 per time performed $468
an average of $36 per time performed
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
12
times performed,
0.21% of his services

37th 102nd

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: 1.3)
$2,880an average of $240 per time performed $588
an average of $49 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injection of carpal tunnel

Service Code: 20526
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.21% of his services

38th 98th

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)
$2,112an average of $176 per time performed $672
an average of $56 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 4 or more views

Service Code: 73564
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.19% of his services

39th 22nd

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

11
patients got this service, 0.98% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,639an average of $149 per time performed $363
an average of $33 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 "Orthopaedic Surgery." 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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