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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $245 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 6 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
949
Rank: 110th
out of 2,484 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
34,278
Rank: 12th
out of 2,484 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
36.1 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 6.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$582K
Rank: 16th
out of 2,484 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$614 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $245

Note: About 10% of this provider’s Medicare payments were for drugs administered in his office.
This is intended to reimburse the provider for purchasing the drugs, plus an additional percentage for overhead.

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

DEAN KARRAS M.D.

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 214 different services in 2014
All Services

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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
TEMPORARY CODES

Low osmolar contrast material, 300-399 mg/ml iodine conce... +

Low osmolar contrast material, 300-399 mg/ml iodine concentration, per ml ×

Service Code: Q9967
Performed in an office
7,300
times performed,
21% of his services

1st 8th

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

65
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,300an average of $1 per time performed $1,022
an average of $0 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
2,598
times performed,
8% of his services

2nd 3rd

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

867
patients got this service, 91% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$41,568an average of $16 per time performed $7,638
an average of $3 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
1,981
times performed,
6% of his services

3rd 2nd

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

798
patients got this service, 84% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$269,416an average of $136 per time performed $95,861
an average of $48 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, denosumab, 1 mg

Service Code: J0897
Performed in an office
1,800
times performed,
5% of his services

4th 17th

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$126,000an average of $70 per time performed $19,926
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, p... +

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, platelets), automated test ×

Service Code: 85025
Performed in an office
1,516
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 6th

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

830
patients got this service, 87% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$42,448an average of $28 per time performed $15,630
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
1,431
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 9th

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

836
patients got this service, 88% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$42,930an average of $30 per time performed $12,807
an average of $9 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope +

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope ×

Service Code: 81001
Performed in an office
1,375
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 28th

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

782
patients got this service, 82% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$20,625an average of $15 per time performed $5,775
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
1,339
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 12th

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

810
patients got this service, 85% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$77,662an average of $58 per time performed $29,163
an average of $22 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
1,292
times performed,
4% of his services

9th 1st

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

743
patients got this service, 78% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$264,860an average of $205 per time performed $92,352
an average of $71 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
1,251
times performed,
4% of his services

10th 7th

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

786
patients got this service, 83% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$58,797an average of $47 per time performed $16,914
an average of $14 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Ldl cholesterol level

Service Code: 83721
Performed in an office
1,226
times performed,
4% of his services

11th 44th

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

779
patients got this service, 82% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$41,684an average of $34 per time performed $15,570
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of chest, 2 views, front and side

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
697
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 38th

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

604
patients got this service, 64% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$43,214an average of $62 per time performed $8,713
an average of $13 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
695
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 24th

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

596
patients got this service, 63% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$47,955an average of $69 per time performed $7,499
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, di... +

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
554
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 16th

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

131
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
3.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$39,810an average of $72 per time performed $9,518
an average of $17 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Vitamin d-3 level

Service Code: 82306
Performed in an office
537
times performed,
2% of his services

15th 31st

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

446
patients got this service, 47% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$55,848an average of $104 per time performed $21,228
an average of $40 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
513
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 4th

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

118
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$74,898an average of $146 per time performed $27,615
an average of $54 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
409
times performed,
1% of his services

17th 10th

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

31
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
13.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.1)
$5,726an average of $14 per time performed $2,102
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
404
times performed,
1% of his services

18th 13th

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

398
patients got this service, 42% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$16,564an average of $41 per time performed $9,300
an average of $23 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
333
times performed,
0.97% of his services

19th 11th

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

212
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$11,655an average of $35 per time performed $4,289
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood creatinine level

Service Code: 82565
Performed in an office
297
times performed,
0.87% of his services

20th 108th

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

183
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$5,346an average of $18 per time performed $956
an average of $3 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
275
times performed,
0.8% of his services

21st 20th

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

175
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$14,575an average of $53 per time performed $3,193
an average of $12 per time performed
drug
NA

Vaccine for influenza for injection into muscle

Service Code: 90661
Performed in an office
265
times performed,
0.77% of his services

22nd 93rd

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

265
patients got this service, 28% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$16,430an average of $62 per time performed $5,472
an average of $21 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urea nitrogen level to assess kidney function

Service Code: 84520
Performed in an office
251
times performed,
0.73% of his services

23rd 124th

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

164
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$3,514an average of $14 per time performed $587
an average of $2 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
240
times performed,
0.7% of his services

24th 25th

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

212
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$71,760an average of $299 per time performed $23,774
an average of $99 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, ketorolac tromethamine, per 15 mg

Service Code: J1885
Performed in an office
230
times performed,
0.67% of his services

25th 68th

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

27
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,380an average of $6 per time performed $58
an average of $0 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial colony count, urine

Service Code: 87086
Performed in an office
216
times performed,
0.63% of his services

26th 111th

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

154
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$6,264an average of $29 per time performed $2,331
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test panel for electrolytes (sodium potassium, chlo... +

Blood test panel for electrolytes (sodium potassium, chloride, carbon dioxide) ×

Service Code: 80051
Performed in an office
208
times performed,
0.61% of his services

27th 163rd

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

134
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$5,200an average of $25 per time performed $861
an average of $4 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
202
times performed,
0.59% of his services

28th 30th

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

42
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$202an average of $1 per time performed $20
an average of $0 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine microalbumin (protein) level

Service Code: 82043
Performed in an office
200
times performed,
0.58% of his services

29th 53rd

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

158
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,200an average of $21 per time performed $1,516
an average of $8 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, vitamin b-12 cyanocobalamin, up to 1000 mcg

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
183
times performed,
0.53% of his services

30th 43rd

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

23
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.6)
$888an average of $5 per time performed $273
an average of $1 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Creatinine level to test for kidney function or muscle in... +

Creatinine level to test for kidney function or muscle injury ×

Service Code: 82570
Performed in an office
182
times performed,
0.53% of his services

31st 42nd

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

147
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,458an average of $19 per time performed $1,243
an average of $7 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Prostate cancer screening; prostate specific antigen test... +

Prostate cancer screening; prostate specific antigen test (psa) ×

Service Code: G0103
Performed in an office
163
times performed,
0.48% of his services

32nd 62nd

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

163
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$10,595an average of $65 per time performed $4,008
an average of $25 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
159
times performed,
0.46% of his services

33rd 47th

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

35
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
4.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$15,264an average of $96 per time performed $5,055
an average of $32 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver function blood test panel

Service Code: 80076
Performed in an office
140
times performed,
0.41% of his services

34th 33rd

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

92
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$4,060an average of $29 per time performed $1,127
an average of $8 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
135
times performed,
0.39% of his services

35th 35th

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

99
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$24,030an average of $178 per time performed $7,332
an average of $54 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Annual wellness visit; includes a personalized prevention... +

Annual wellness visit; includes a personalized prevention plan of service (pps), initial visit ×

Service Code: G0438
Performed in an office
125
times performed,
0.36% of his services

36th 70th

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

125
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$40,875an average of $327 per time performed $16,073
an average of $129 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Ferritin (blood protein) level

Service Code: 82728
Performed in an office
121
times performed,
0.35% of his services

37th 79th

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

97
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$5,808an average of $48 per time performed $2,144
an average of $18 per time performed
drug
MEDICINE

Vaccine for influenza for injection into muscle

Service Code: 90662
Performed in an office
118
times performed,
0.34% of his services

38th 66th

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

118
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,788an average of $66 per time performed $3,855
an average of $33 per time performed
drug
MEDICINE

Pneumococcal vaccine for injection into muscle

Service Code: 90670
Performed in an office
115
times performed,
0.34% of his services

39th 109th

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

115
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$35,535an average of $309 per time performed $17,351
an average of $151 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Iron level

Service Code: 83540
Performed in an office
113
times performed,
0.33% of his services

40th 86th

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

92
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$2,599an average of $23 per time performed $951
an average of $8 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
107
times performed,
0.31% of his services

41st 54th

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

107
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,387an average of $41 per time performed $2,481
an average of $23 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation +

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation ×

Service Code: 85651
Performed in an office
98
times performed,
0.29% of his services

42nd 97th

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

76
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,274an average of $13 per time performed $460
an average of $5 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, ceftriaxone sodium, per 250 mg

Service Code: J0696
Performed in an office
93
times performed,
0.27% of his services

43rd 40th

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

22
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$3,534an average of $38 per time performed $48
an average of $1 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 80 mg

Service Code: J1040
Performed in an office
90
times performed,
0.26% of his services

44th 80th

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

44
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$3,510an average of $39 per time performed $403
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Iron binding capacity

Service Code: 83550
Performed in an office
87
times performed,
0.25% of his services

45th 92nd

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

76
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$2,697an average of $31 per time performed $1,002
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ct scan chest

Service Code: 71250
Performed in an office
78
times performed,
0.23% of his services

46th 284th

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

65
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$55,146an average of $707 per time performed $6,260
an average of $80 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Administration of 1 vaccine

Service Code: 90471
Performed in an office
76
times performed,
0.22% of his services

47th 105th

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

76
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,116an average of $41 per time performed $1,317
an average of $17 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Cyanocobalamin (vitamin b-12) level

Service Code: 82607
Performed in an office
74
times performed,
0.22% of his services

48th 61st

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

70
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,922an average of $53 per time performed $1,471
an average of $20 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial urine culture

Service Code: 87088
Performed in an office
73
times performed,
0.21% of his services

49th 217th

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

50
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,117an average of $29 per time performed $791
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Evaluation of antimicrobial drug (antibiotic, antifungal,... +

Evaluation of antimicrobial drug (antibiotic, antifungal, antiviral) ×

Service Code: 87184
Performed in an office
73
times performed,
0.21% of his services

50th 277th

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

50
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,825an average of $25 per time performed $673
an average of $9 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Bone density measurement using dedicated x-ray machine

Service Code: 77080
Performed in an office
70
times performed,
0.2% of his services

51st 73rd

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

70
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$30,590an average of $437 per time performed $3,175
an average of $45 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Spine scanning x-ray done with bone density measurement f... +

Spine scanning x-ray done with bone density measurement for spine compression ×

Service Code: 77082
Performed in an office
70
times performed,
0.2% of his services

52nd 185th

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

70
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,300an average of $90 per time performed $1,296
an average of $19 per time performed
medical
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 imple ×

Service Code: G0180
Performed in an office
70
times performed,
0.2% of his services

53rd 77th

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

52
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$10,972an average of $157 per time performed $2,799
an average of $40 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Natriuretic peptide (heart and blood vessel protein) level +

Natriuretic peptide (heart and blood vessel protein) level ×

Service Code: 83880
Performed in an office
64
times performed,
0.19% of his services

54th 144th

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

46
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$7,616an average of $119 per time performed $2,708
an average of $42 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Calcium level

Service Code: 82310
Performed in an office
62
times performed,
0.18% of his services

55th 285th

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

44
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,178an average of $19 per time performed $279
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Uric acid level, blood

Service Code: 84550
Performed in an office
61
times performed,
0.18% of his services

56th 75th

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

49
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$976an average of $16 per time performed $259
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Physician re-certification for medicare-covered home heal... +

Physician re-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 im ×

Service Code: G0179
Performed in an office
59
times performed,
0.17% of his services

57th 88th

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

24
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$7,336an average of $124 per time performed $1,721
an average of $29 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin measurement

Service Code: 85018
Performed in an office
58
times performed,
0.17% of his services

58th 189th

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

43
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$522an average of $9 per time performed $181
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84439
Performed in an office
56
times performed,
0.16% of his services

59th 32nd

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

49
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$1,792an average of $32 per time performed $675
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Red blood cell concentration measurement

Service Code: 85014
Performed in an office
50
times performed,
0.15% of his services

60th 327th

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

38
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$450an average of $9 per time performed $156
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroid hormone, t3 measurement

Service Code: 84481
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
0.14% of his services

61st 137th

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

40
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$2,820an average of $60 per time performed $1,065
an average of $23 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Troponin (protein) analysis

Service Code: 84484
Performed in an office
42
times performed,
0.12% of his services

62nd 327th

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

39
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,470an average of $35 per time performed $552
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Creatine kinase (cardiac enzyme) level

Service Code: 82553
Performed in an office
42
times performed,
0.12% of his services

63rd 365th

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

39
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,722an average of $41 per time performed $648
an average of $15 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 72110
Performed in an office
39
times performed,
0.11% of his services

64th 235th

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

39
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,666an average of $94 per time performed $897
an average of $23 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
33
times performed,
0.1% of his services

65th 69th

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

33
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,220an average of $340 per time performed $3,460
an average of $105 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ct scan head or brain

Service Code: 70450
Performed in an office
33
times performed,
0.1% of his services

66th 233rd

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

32
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$22,770an average of $690 per time performed $1,845
an average of $56 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Lipase (fat enzyme) level

Service Code: 83690
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
0.09% of his services

67th 276th

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

28
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$775an average of $25 per time performed $286
an average of $9 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood glucose (sugar) level

Service Code: 82947
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
0.09% of his services

68th 67th

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

28
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$434an average of $14 per time performed $90
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Imaging of abdomen

Service Code: 74020
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.09% of his services

69th 415th

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

27
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,950an average of $65 per time performed $544
an average of $18 per time performed
drug
MEDICINE

Vaccine for influenza for injection into muscle, patient ... +

Vaccine for influenza for injection into muscle, patient 3 years and older ×

Service Code: 90656
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.08% of his services

70th 84th

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

29
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,044an average of $36 per time performed $342
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ct scan of abdomen and pelvis with contrast

Service Code: 74177
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.08% of his services

71st 317th

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

26
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$24,080an average of $860 per time performed $4,772
an average of $170 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Detection test for influenza virus

Service Code: 87804
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.08% of his services

72nd 141st

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)
$1,148an average of $41 per time performed $429
an average of $15 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Creatine kinase (cardiac enzyme) level

Service Code: 82550
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.08% of his services

73rd 78th

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

25
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$644an average of $23 per time performed $141
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 73510
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.08% of his services

74th 247th

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

24
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,612an average of $62 per time performed $458
an average of $18 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood potassium level

Service Code: 84132
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.07% of his services

75th 168th

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$425an average of $17 per time performed $147
an average of $6 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Psa (prostate specific antigen) measurement

Service Code: 84153
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.07% of his services

76th 101st

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,625an average of $65 per time performed $615
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 3 views

Service Code: 73562
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.07% of his services

77th 452nd

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,525an average of $61 per time performed $467
an average of $19 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ct scan of abdomen and pelvis

Service Code: 74176
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.07% of his services

78th 387th

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: 1.1)
$24,610an average of $1,070 per time performed $1,989
an average of $86 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of paranasal sinus, complete, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 70220
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.07% of his services

79th 326th

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: 1.1)
$1,817an average of $79 per time performed $351
an average of $15 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound of head and neck

Service Code: 76536
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.06% of his services

80th 249th

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,938an average of $179 per time performed $1,448
an average of $66 per time performed
drug
MEDICINE

Vaccine for pneumococcal polysaccharide for injection ben... +

Vaccine for pneumococcal polysaccharide for injection beneath the skin or into muscle, patient 2 years or older ×

Service Code: 90732
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.06% of his services

81st 65th

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)
$4,131an average of $188 per time performed $1,668
an average of $76 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Testosterone (hormone) level

Service Code: 84403
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.06% of his services

82nd 196th

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$1,820an average of $91 per time performed $690
an average of $35 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Stool analysis for blood

Service Code: 82274
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.05% of his services

83rd 219th

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)
$828an average of $46 per time performed $383
an average of $21 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosi... +

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosis up to 1 hour ×

Service Code: 96365
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.05% of his services

84th 167th

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: 1.8)
$3,906an average of $217 per time performed $856
an average of $48 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Infusion, normal saline solution , 1000 cc

Service Code: J7030
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.05% of his services

85th 356th

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$187an average of $11 per time performed $17
an average of $1 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Coagulation function measurement

Service Code: 85379
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.05% of his services

86th 349th

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$561an average of $33 per time performed $209
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ct scan of lower spine

Service Code: 72131
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.04% of his services

87th 342nd

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$10,605an average of $707 per time performed $1,260
an average of $84 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Colorectal cancer screening; fecal occult blood test, imm... +

Colorectal cancer screening; fecal occult blood test, immunoassay, 1-3 simultaneous ×

Service Code: G0328
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.04% of his services

88th 99th

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$690an average of $46 per time performed $319
an average of $21 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound behind abdominal cavity

Service Code: 76770
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.04% of his services

89th 282nd

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)
$2,982an average of $213 per time performed $720
an average of $51 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of upper spine, 4 or 5 views

Service Code: 72050
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.04% of his services

90th 345th

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)
$1,183an average of $91 per time performed $291
an average of $22 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of middle spine, 3 views

Service Code: 72072
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.04% of his services

91st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$975an average of $75 per time performed $198
an average of $15 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ct scan abdomen before and after contrast

Service Code: 74170
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.04% of his services

92nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$15,626an average of $1,202 per time performed $1,660
an average of $128 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of chest, 2 views, front and side

Service Code: 71022
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.04% of his services

93rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$900an average of $75 per time performed $269
an average of $22 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm tracing of 48-hour ekg

Service Code: 93225
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.04% of his services

94th 431st

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)
$1,488an average of $124 per time performed $229
an average of $19 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: 93227
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.04% of his services

95th 416th

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: 1.1)
$936an average of $78 per time performed $247
an average of $21 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of shoulder, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73030
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.03% of his services

96th 254th

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$638an average of $58 per time performed $156
an average of $14 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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Dean H. Karras
Average for Internal Medicine 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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