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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $230 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
2,750
Rank: 6th
out of 272 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
12,830
Rank: 16th
out of 272 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
4.7 This Provider
Avg 5.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$500K
Rank: 17th
out of 272 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$182 This Provider
Avg $230

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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Lawrence H. Pearson
Average for Dermatology Providers in North Carolina

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 82 different services in 2013
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Medical Services
CATEGORY
Description of Service
Times Performed (or Units) This Service's Rank Patients Unique Visits
Per Patient
Billed to Medicare Payments from Medicare
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of multiple skin growths

Service Code: 17003
Performed in an office
4,302
times performed,
34% of his services

1st 1st

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

1,038
patients got this service, 38% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$69,047an average of $16 per time performed $20,348
an average of $5 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
2,524
times performed,
20% of his services

2nd 2nd

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

1,919
patients got this service, 70% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$349,826an average of $139 per time performed $117,568
an average of $47 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
1,808
times performed,
14% of his services

3rd 3rd

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

1,356
patients got this service, 49% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$353,048an average of $195 per time performed $80,456
an average of $45 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin, tissue, or mouth

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
1,065
times performed,
8% of his services

4th 4th

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

890
patients got this service, 32% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$265,483an average of $249 per time performed $68,554
an average of $64 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
707
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 6th

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

620
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$58,603an average of $83 per time performed $19,888
an average of $28 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of each additional growth of skin, tissue, or mouth +

Biopsy of each additional growth of skin, tissue, or mouth ×

Service Code: 11101
Performed in an office
412
times performed,
3% of his services

6th 9th

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

268
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$31,827an average of $77 per time performed $9,678
an average of $23 per time performed
medical
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
277
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 10th

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

277
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$39,226an average of $142 per time performed $12,349
an average of $45 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (1.1 centimeters to 2.0 c... +

Destruction of malignant growth (1.1 centimeters to 2.0 centimeters) of trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 17262
Performed in an office
166
times performed,
1% of his services

8th 14th

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

136
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$69,655an average of $420 per time performed $17,825
an average of $107 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of up to 14 skin growths

Service Code: 17110
Performed in an office
154
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 8th

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

147
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$41,164an average of $267 per time performed $10,791
an average of $70 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (0.6 centimeters to 1.0 c... +

Destruction of malignant growth (0.6 centimeters to 1.0 centimeters) of trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 17261
Performed in an office
145
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 24th

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

118
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$50,118an average of $346 per time performed $11,794
an average of $81 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of multiple skin growths

Service Code: 17004
Performed in an office
71
times performed,
0.55% of his services

11th 13th

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

57
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$28,871an average of $407 per time performed $8,257
an average of $116 per time performed
medical
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Biopsy of ear

Service Code: 69100
Performed in an office
67
times performed,
0.52% of his services

12th 35th

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

61
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$16,295an average of $243 per time performed $3,455
an average of $52 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of the scalp, un... +

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of the scalp, underarms, trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 12032
Performed in an office
64
times performed,
0.5% of his services

13th 23rd

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

62
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$46,710an average of $730 per time performed $13,896
an average of $217 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of t... +

Removal of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of the face, ears, eyelids, nose, or lips ×

Service Code: 11642
Performed in an office
60
times performed,
0.47% of his services

14th 40th

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

58
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$39,031an average of $651 per time performed $7,510
an average of $125 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 1... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99201
Performed in an office
54
times performed,
0.42% of his services

15th 31st

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

54
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,478an average of $83 per time performed $1,536
an average of $28 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
53
times performed,
0.41% of his services

16th 7th

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

53
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$10,812an average of $204 per time performed $3,977
an average of $75 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of the trunk, ... +

Removal of growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of the trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 11402
Performed in an office
53
times performed,
0.41% of his services

17th 66th

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

45
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$21,013an average of $396 per time performed $3,391
an average of $64 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (0.6 centimeters to 1.0 c... +

Destruction of malignant growth (0.6 centimeters to 1.0 centimeters) of face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 17281
Performed in an office
45
times performed,
0.35% of his services

18th 25th

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

41
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$19,188an average of $426 per time performed $5,079
an average of $113 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (0.6 centimeters to 1.0 c... +

Destruction of malignant growth (0.6 centimeters to 1.0 centimeters) of scalp, neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 17271
Performed in an office
43
times performed,
0.34% of his services

19th 45th

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

41
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$16,881an average of $393 per time performed $4,307
an average of $100 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (1.1 centimeters to 2.0 c... +

Destruction of malignant growth (1.1 centimeters to 2.0 centimeters) of face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 17282
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
0.28% of his services

20th 29th

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

31
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$17,603an average of $489 per time performed $4,791
an average of $133 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of malignant growth (0.6 to 1.0 centimeters) of t... +

Removal of malignant growth (0.6 to 1.0 centimeters) of the face, ears, eyelids, nose, or lips ×

Service Code: 11641
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
0.28% of his services

21st 84th

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

33
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$20,509an average of $570 per time performed $3,599
an average of $100 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (1.1 centimeters to 2.0 c... +

Destruction of malignant growth (1.1 centimeters to 2.0 centimeters) of scalp, neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 17272
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
0.27% of his services

22nd 33rd

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

32
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$15,619an average of $446 per time performed $4,225
an average of $121 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.5 centimeters or less) of the scalp, u... +

Repair of wound (2.5 centimeters or less) of the scalp, underarms, trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 12031
Performed in an office
33
times performed,
0.26% of his services

23rd 86th

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

33
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$18,841an average of $571 per time performed $5,288
an average of $160 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of t... +

Removal of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of the scalp, neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 11622
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.22% of his services

24th 52nd

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

26
patients got this service, 0.95% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$17,207an average of $615 per time performed $3,553
an average of $127 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.6 centimeters to 7.5 centimeters) of f... +

Repair of wound (2.6 centimeters to 7.5 centimeters) of forehead, cheeks, chin, mouth, neck, underarms, genitals, hands, or feet ×

Service Code: 13132
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.22% of his services

25th 37th

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

28
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$32,659an average of $1,166 per time performed $9,760
an average of $349 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (2.1 centimeters to 3.0 c... +

Destruction of malignant growth (2.1 centimeters to 3.0 centimeters) of trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 17263
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.19% of his services

26th 73rd

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

22
patients got this service, 0.8% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$11,464an average of $459 per time performed $3,279
an average of $131 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of t... +

Removal of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of the trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 11602
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.18% of his services

27th 28th

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

22
patients got this service, 0.8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$13,684an average of $595 per time performed $2,613
an average of $114 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.5 centimeters or less) of face, ears, ... +

Repair of wound (2.5 centimeters or less) of face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 12051
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.18% of his services

28th 79th

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

22
patients got this service, 0.8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$14,271an average of $620 per time performed $3,731
an average of $162 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.6 centimeters to 7.5 centimeters) of n... +

Repair of wound (2.6 centimeters to 7.5 centimeters) of neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 12042
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.16% of his services

29th 71st

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

21
patients got this service, 0.76% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$14,536an average of $692 per time performed $3,483
an average of $166 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of growth (0.6 to 1.0 centimeters) of the trunk, ... +

Removal of growth (0.6 to 1.0 centimeters) of the trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 11401
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.14% of his services

30th 63rd

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

17
patients got this service, 0.62% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$6,420an average of $357 per time performed $1,131
an average of $63 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (1.1 centimeters to 2.5 centimeters) of f... +

Repair of wound (1.1 centimeters to 2.5 centimeters) of forehead, cheeks, chin, mouth, neck, underarms, genitals, hands, or feet ×

Service Code: 13131
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.12% of his services

31st 117th

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

16
patients got this service, 0.58% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$14,800an average of $925 per time performed $4,520
an average of $282 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Tissue fungi or parasites

Service Code: 87220
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.09% of his services

32nd 57th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$300an average of $25 per time performed $69
an average of $6 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.6 centimeters to 5.0 centimeters) of f... +

Repair of wound (2.6 centimeters to 5.0 centimeters) of face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 12052
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.09% of his services

33rd 61st

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

12
patients got this service, 0.44% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$8,469an average of $706 per time performed $2,446
an average of $204 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (2.1 centimeters to 3.0 c... +

Destruction of malignant growth (2.1 centimeters to 3.0 centimeters) of face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 17283
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.09% of his services

34th 112th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$6,441an average of $586 per time performed $2,027
an average of $184 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

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

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

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.09% of his services

35th 12th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$396an average of $36 per time performed $14
an average of $1 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Injection of up to 7 skin growths

Service Code: 11900
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.09% of his services

36th 27th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,469an average of $134 per time performed $357
an average of $32 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.5 centimeters or less) of neck, hands,... +

Repair of wound (2.5 centimeters or less) of neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 12041
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.09% of his services

37th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 0.4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,397an average of $582 per time performed $1,373
an average of $125 per time performed

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

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