ProPublica

Journalism in the Public Interest

Cancel

Treatment Tracker

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $152 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
801
Rank: 66th
out of 256 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
3,070
Rank: 74th
out of 256 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.8 This Provider
Avg 3.9
Total Paid
by Medicare
$96.3K
Rank: 107th
out of 256 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$120 This Provider
Avg $152

Office Visits

Story image rib

Top Billing

Related story »

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.

Paul R. Glaser
Average for Podiatry Providers in North Carolina

Who Patients See Before and After This Provider

Providers often refer their patients to a small network of other providers and organizations. Here’s who patients saw the most patients within 30 days before or after this provider, from Jan. 2012 to June 2013.

Patients saw before

Paul R. Glaser

Patients saw after

Individuals

DEMIR BASTUG

JEFFREY KOTZAN

JOHN LEWIS

MELVIN GERALD

SHOBHA FARIAS

Organizations

COMMUNITY CARE OF THE L...

NEW HANOVER REGIONAL ME...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 19 different services in 2012
CATEGORY
Description of Service
Times Performed (or Units) This Service's Rank Patients Unique Visits
Per Patient
Billed to Medicare Payments from Medicare
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

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

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

Service Code: 99212
Performed in an office
688
times performed,
22% of his services

1st 2nd

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

397
patients got this service, 50% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$48,160an average of $70 per time performed $19,952
an average of $29 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of tissue from 6 or more finger or toe nails

Service Code: 11721
Performed in an office
513
times performed,
17% of his services

2nd 3rd

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

219
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$46,683an average of $91 per time performed $14,877
an average of $29 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Trimming of dystrophic nails, any number

Service Code: G0127
Performed in an office
396
times performed,
13% of his services

3rd 4th

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

175
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$26,928an average of $68 per time performed $4,356
an average of $11 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of foot, 2 views

Service Code: 73620
Performed in an office
350
times performed,
11% of his services

4th 10th

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

181
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$21,700an average of $62 per time performed $4,550
an average of $13 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of tissue from 1 to 5 finger or toe nails

Service Code: 11720
Performed in an office
239
times performed,
8% of his services

5th 7th

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

101
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$21,749an average of $91 per time performed $4,780
an average of $20 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of 2 to 4 thickened skin growths

Service Code: 11056
Performed in an office
191
times performed,
6% of his services

6th 6th

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

90
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$17,954an average of $94 per time performed $6,876
an average of $36 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 3... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 30 minutes ×

Service Code: 99203
Performed in an office
181
times performed,
6% of his services

7th 5th

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

181
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$31,856an average of $176 per time performed $12,670
an average of $70 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of skin and tissue first 20 sq cm or less

Service Code: 11042
Performed in an office
87
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 14th

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

29
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$10,092an average of $116 per time performed $6,264
an average of $72 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

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

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

Service Code: 20600
Performed in an office
71
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 30th

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

50
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$10,792an average of $152 per time performed $2,485
an average of $35 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of single thickened skin growth

Service Code: 11055
Performed in an office
61
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 15th

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

36
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$3,904an average of $64 per time performed $2,013
an average of $33 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Strapping of ankle and/or foot

Service Code: 29540
Performed in an office
58
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 29th

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

45
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,494an average of $43 per time performed $1,044
an average of $18 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of up to 14 skin growths

Service Code: 17110
Performed in an office
57
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 27th

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

23
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$7,068an average of $124 per time performed $4,161
an average of $73 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injections of tendon sheath, ligament, or muscle membrane +

Injections of tendon sheath, ligament, or muscle membrane ×

Service Code: 20550
Performed in an office
54
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 17th

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

34
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$8,208an average of $152 per time performed $2,052
an average of $38 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of nail

Service Code: 11750
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 18th

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

31
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$19,075an average of $545 per time performed $5,390
an average of $154 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 2... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 20 minutes ×

Service Code: 99202
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.81% of his services

15th 11th

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

25
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,825an average of $153 per time performed $1,275
an average of $51 per time performed
MEDICINE

Removal of tissue from wounds per session

Service Code: 97597
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.72% of his services

16th 12th

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$2,310an average of $105 per time performed $1,232
an average of $56 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Drainage of abscess

Service Code: 10060
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.52% of his services

17th 28th

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,856an average of $116 per time performed $1,136
an average of $71 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

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

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

Service Code: 20605
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.49% of his services

18th 32nd

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,280an average of $152 per time performed $600
an average of $40 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Separation of nail plate from nail bed

Service Code: 11730
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.36% of his services

19th 19th

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: 1.3)
$2,332an average of $212 per time performed $792
an average of $72 per time performed

Sources: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, National Plan and Provider Enumeration System, American Medical Association

Services that begin with a letter come from CMS. All other codes and descriptions of the medical procedures are from the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code set, copyright 2013 American Medical Association. All rights reserved. Where practical, AMA’s consumer friendly translation of the CPT descriptor was used. ProPublica has received permission from the AMA to use these codes on this site.

Notes: This provider has a self-reported specialty of "Podiatrist." In some cases the self-reported specialty may differ from the specialty listed above, which comes from Medicare. Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients.

Incorrect Info? If you are a provider and you believe your address is incorrect, check the listing you created on the National Provider Identifier registry. If you change your listing, send a note to checkup@propublica.org and we will update your information. If you have other questions about this data, send a note to checkup@propublica.org. Here's a link to Medicare's data on this provider.


Read our methodology.


Credits: Warning icon designed by Stefan Parnarov from the Noun Project.