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The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $529 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
563
Rank: 9th
out of 42 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
4,258
Rank: 3rd
out of 42 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
7.6 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 4.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$543K
Rank: 1st
out of 42 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$964 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $529

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 79 different services in 2015
(41 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
drug
DRUGS

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

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

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
1,911
times performed,
45% of his services

1st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

179
patients got this service, 32% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$17,199.00an average of $9.00 per time performed $2,522.52
an average of $1.32 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
273
times performed,
6% of his services

2nd 2nd

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

214
patients got this service, 38% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$53,235.00an average of $195.00 per time performed $19,213.74
an average of $70.38 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of substances into lower or sacral spine

Service Code: 62311
Performed in an office
240
times performed,
6% of his services

3rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

180
patients got this service, 32% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$144,000.00an average of $600.00 per time performed $37,879.20
an average of $157.83 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
157
times performed,
4% of his services

4th 21st

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

146
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$43,960.00an average of $280.00 per time performed $15,371.87
an average of $97.91 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of lower spinal canal

Service Code: 72148
Performed in an office
156
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 13th

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

153
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$234,000.00an average of $1,500.00 per time performed $14,082.12
an average of $90.27 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 72100
Performed in an office
134
times performed,
3% of his services

6th 3rd

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

105
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$15,427.42an average of $115.13 per time performed $3,043.14
an average of $22.71 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 80 mg

Service Code: J1040
Performed in an office
133
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 26th

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

123
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,261.00an average of $17.00 per time performed $595.84
an average of $4.48 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
131
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 1st

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

115
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$15,065.00an average of $115.00 per time performed $6,255.25
an average of $47.75 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Insertion of spinal instrumentation for spinal stabilization +

Insertion of spinal instrumentation for spinal stabilization ×

Service Code: 22851
Performed in a facility
119
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 14th

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

76
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$214,200.00an average of $1,800.00 per time performed $37,517.13
an average of $315.27 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Partial removal of spine bone with release of spinal cord... +

Partial removal of spine bone with release of spinal cord and/or nerves ×

Service Code: 63048
Performed in a facility
82
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 17th

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

43
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$90,200.00an average of $1,100.00 per time performed $13,404.54
an average of $163.47 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of upper spinal canal

Service Code: 72141
Performed in an office
66
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 22nd

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

66
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$99,000.00an average of $1,500.00 per time performed $6,452.82
an average of $97.77 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Fusion of lower spine bones with removal of disc, posteri... +

Fusion of lower spine bones with removal of disc, posterior or posterolateral approach ×

Service Code: 22633
Performed in a facility
51
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 29th

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

51
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$473,535.00an average of $9,285.00 per time performed $70,358.07
an average of $1,379.57 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Partial removal of middle spine bone with release of spin... +

Partial removal of middle spine bone with release of spinal cord and/or nerves ×

Service Code: 63047
Performed in a facility
50
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 18th

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

50
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$283,250.00an average of $5,665.00 per time performed $21,817.50
an average of $436.35 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
46
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 5th

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

46
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$14,444.00an average of $314.00 per time performed $4,920.62
an average of $106.97 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of pelvis, 1 or 2 views

Service Code: 72170
Performed in an office
41
times performed,
0.96% of his services

15th 27th

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

41
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,444.00an average of $84.00 per time performed $778.59
an average of $18.99 per time performed
drug
ADMINISTRATIVE

Injection, gadolinium-based magnetic resonance contrast a... +

Injection, gadolinium-based magnetic resonance contrast agent, not otherwise specified (nos), per ml ×

Service Code: A9579
Performed in an office
41
times performed,
0.96% of his services

16th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

41
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$164.00an average of $4.00 per time performed $54.53
an average of $1.33 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of lower spinal canal before and after contrast +

Mri scan of lower spinal canal before and after contrast ×

Service Code: 72158
Performed in an office
39
times performed,
0.92% of his services

17th 52nd

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

39
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$85,800.00an average of $2,200.00 per time performed $6,766.11
an average of $173.49 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood creatinine level

Service Code: 82565
Performed in an office
39
times performed,
0.92% of his services

18th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

39
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,365.00an average of $35.00 per time performed $231.27
an average of $5.93 per time performed
medical
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample +

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample ×

Service Code: 36415
Performed in an office
39
times performed,
0.92% of his services

19th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

39
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$624.00an average of $16.00 per time performed $106.08
an average of $2.72 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of upper spine, 4 or 5 views

Service Code: 72050
Performed in an office
38
times performed,
0.89% of his services

20th 20th

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

36
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,814.00an average of $153.00 per time performed $1,073.50
an average of $28.25 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Insertion of posterior spinal instrumentation at base of ... +

Insertion of posterior spinal instrumentation at base of neck for stabilization, 1 interspace ×

Service Code: 22840
Performed in a facility
32
times performed,
0.75% of his services

21st 42nd

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

32
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$132,480.00an average of $4,140.00 per time performed $18,021.12
an average of $563.16 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 72040
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.63% of his services

22nd 7th

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

22
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,970.00an average of $110.00 per time performed $554.85
an average of $20.55 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Fusion of spine bones with removal of disc at upper spina... +

Fusion of spine bones with removal of disc at upper spinal column, anterior approach ×

Service Code: 22551
Performed in a facility
24
times performed,
0.56% of his services

23rd 41st

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

24
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$204,000.00an average of $8,500.00 per time performed $31,228.56
an average of $1,301.19 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Fusion of spine bones with removal of disc at upper spina... +

Fusion of spine bones with removal of disc at upper spinal column, anterior approach ×

Service Code: 22552
Performed in a facility
23
times performed,
0.54% of his services

24th 52nd

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

17
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$43,700.00an average of $1,900.00 per time performed $7,268.00
an average of $316.00 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of middle spinal canal

Service Code: 72146
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.45% of his services

25th 61st

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

17
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$28,500.00an average of $1,500.00 per time performed $1,662.69
an average of $87.51 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 40 mg

Service Code: J1030
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.42% of his services

26th 4th

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

18
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$198.00an average of $11.00 per time performed $41.76
an average of $2.32 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of lower and sacral spine, minimum of 4 views

Service Code: 72110
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.4% of his services

27th 8th

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

17
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,754.00an average of $162.00 per time performed $391.17
an average of $23.01 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 20 mg

Service Code: J1020
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.4% of his services

28th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

17
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$102.00an average of $6.00 per time performed $35.70
an average of $2.10 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Fusion of lower spine bones, posterior or posterolateral ... +

Fusion of lower spine bones, posterior or posterolateral approach ×

Service Code: 22612
Performed in a facility
17
times performed,
0.4% of his services

29th 31st

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

17
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$107,100.00an average of $6,300.00 per time performed $14,700.75
an average of $864.75 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Insertion of posterior spinal instrumentation for spinal ... +

Insertion of posterior spinal instrumentation for spinal stabilization, 3 to 6 vertebral segments ×

Service Code: 22842
Performed in a facility
16
times performed,
0.38% of his services

30th 30th

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

16
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$73,600.00an average of $4,600.00 per time performed $9,651.52
an average of $603.22 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, ketorolac tromethamine, per 15 mg

Service Code: J1885
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.35% of his services

31st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$918.00an average of $61.20 per time performed $3.60
an average of $0.24 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Insertion of anterior spinal instrumentation for spinal s... +

Insertion of anterior spinal instrumentation for spinal stabilization, 2 to 3 vertebral segments ×

Service Code: 22845
Performed in a facility
14
times performed,
0.33% of his services

32nd 40th

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$55,720.00an average of $3,980.00 per time performed $8,110.62
an average of $579.33 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Reinsertion of spinal fixation device

Service Code: 22849
Performed in a facility
14
times performed,
0.33% of his services

33rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$48,062.00an average of $3,433.00 per time performed $7,055.44
an average of $503.96 per time performed
medical

Injection of bone cement into body of middle spine bone a... +

Injection of bone cement into body of middle spine bone accessed through the skin using imaging guidance ×

Service Code: 22513
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.28% of his services

34th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$96,000.00an average of $8,000.00 per time performed $62,230.08
an average of $5,185.84 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Release of lower spinal cord and/or nerves

Service Code: 63056
Performed in a facility
11
times performed,
0.26% of his services

35th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$67,100.00an average of $6,100.00 per time performed $6,378.24
an average of $579.84 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Smoking and tobacco use intermediate counseling, greater ... +

Smoking and tobacco use intermediate counseling, greater than 3 minutes up to 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99406
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.26% of his services

36th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$220.00an average of $20.00 per time performed $107.69
an average of $9.79 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Fusion of lower spine bones with removal of disc, posteri... +

Fusion of lower spine bones with removal of disc, posterior or posterolateral approach ×

Service Code: 22634
Performed in a facility
11
times performed,
0.26% of his services

37th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$27,291.00an average of $2,481.00 per time performed $4,320.91
an average of $392.81 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Re-exploration of spine repair with release of lower spin... +

Re-exploration of spine repair with release of lower spinal cord or nerves ×

Service Code: 63042
Performed in a facility
11
times performed,
0.26% of his services

38th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$67,606.00an average of $6,146.00 per time performed $6,045.82
an average of $549.62 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.

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Average for Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine Providers in Georgia

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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